TAP, BALLET, JAZZ, MODERN/CONTEMPORARY, LYRICAL, SHOWDANCE, HIP HOP

Sun City, South Africa

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September 3-7, 2017

Sun City is a luxury  resort and casino, situated in the North West Province of South Africa.  It is located between the Elands River and the Pilanesberg, about 2 hours drive from Johannesburg, near the city of Rustenburg.  The complex borders the Pilanesberg Game Reserve.


The resort has four hotels:

  1. Soho Hotel (Formerly known as Sun City Hotel or The Main Hotel)
  2. Cascades Hotel
  3. The Cabanas
  4. The Palace of the Lost City  (loosely seen in the Hollywood movie "Blended")

Notable facilities at Sun City include:

  • THE VALLEY OF THE WAVES & WATERWORLD (water park)
  • THE GARY PLAYER COUNTRY CLUB AND GOLF COURSE (designed by golfer Gary Player, the 18-hole course is built in an extinct volcanic crater and confroms to stringent US PGA secifications  and is ranked as one of the most prestigious golf courses on the African continent!)
  • ZIP 2000
  • SUNSTAR (zip lining)
  • SUN CENTRAL
  • THE MAZE OF THE LOST CITY
  • SUN CITY CASINO  (the largest casino in Africa)
  • SOUTH AFRICAN HALL OF FAME
  • MOTSENG CULTURAL VILLAGE
  • MANKWE GAMETRACKERS & PILANESBERG GAME RESERVE
  • KWENA GARDENS (and camp)

2017 ADJUDICATORS & MASTER WORKSHOP EDUCATORS

RULES & REGULATIONS

This link will take you to our RULES & REGULATIONS page.  In this section, you will find information on age divisions, time limits and awards.

RULES & REGULATIONS

INFORMATION YOU NEED TO KNOW

This link will take you to the page with other INFORMATION YOU WILL NEED TO KNOW.  This includes stage dimensions, marshal areas, rules on 'scratches' and 'no-shows', as well as judging information.

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DISCIPLINE DESCRIPTIONS

This link will take you to our DISCIPLINE DESCRIPTIONS and what is expected and allowed in each.

DISCIPLINE DESCRIPTIONS

2017 COMMONWEALTH OVERVIEW

This is a tentative schedule of events

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 3, 2017 – LUPATA ROOM 

(Located on the upper level on the right hand side of Sun Central at Sun City) 


Dancers Check-In 17h00 – 20h00 to get wristbands for entrance to competition, as well as Arm bands for Registration of workshops and too buy spectators admission tickets for the Super bowl. 

5:30 - 6:15 Teachers/Choreographers Meeting 

6:45 – 7:30 Judges Meeting 

8:00 pm Officials Dinner (Judges, VIP Guest, Staff)  


MONDAY SEPTEMBER 4, 2017 - SUN CENTRAL SUPERBOWL 

Competition: Performing Arts 


TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 5, 2017 - SUN CENTRAL SUPERBOWL 

Competition: Performing Arts 

Dance Classes: Street Dance Workshops 11:00 - 17:30 


WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 6, 2017 - SUN CENTRAL SUPERBOWL 

Competition: Finish Performing Arts Start: Street Dance: Hip Hop/ Adults 2

Dance Classes: Dance Workshops 9:30am – 19:30 


THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 7, 2017 

Dance Classes:  9:30 -15:30

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EVENING GALA / FINALS

17:30 -18:45   Red Carpet Mingle and Photo Shoot 


 19:00  Showtime! Finals Competition


Top 5 High Scores in each of the 6 categories listed below (30 routines in total) 

  1. Children: 10 & Under solos & duets (5 routines) 
  2. Children: 10 & under Groups (5 routines) 
  3. Junior: 11-14 Solos and Duets (5 routines) 
  4. Junior: 11-14 Groups (5 routines)  
  5. Seniors: 15&over solos & duets (5 routines)  
  6. Seniors: 15&over Groups (5 routines)


FINALS


All high score disciplines will compete against each other for the Commonwealth Cup Dance Championships and Cash Awards 


CHILDREN: 10 & UNDER (10 numbers) 

  • The total top 5 scores from all the Dance Disciplines in Solo and Duet Trio will dance-off in the finals for the Commonwealth Dance Cup and CASH AWARDS 
  • The top 5 scores from all the Dance Disciplines in Groups will dance-off in the finals for the Commonwealth Dance Cup and CASH AWARDS

JUNIOR: AGES 11-14 (10 NUMBERS) 

  • The total top 5 scores from all the Dance Disciplines in Solo and Duet Trio will dance-off in the finals for the Commonwealth Dance Cup and CASH AWARDS 
  • The top 5 scores from all the Dance Disciplines in Groups will dance-off in the finals for the Commonwealth Dance Cup and CASH AWARDS 

ADULT: AGES 15 & OVER (10 NUMBERS)

  • The total top 5 scores from all the Dance Disciplines in Solo and Duet/Trio will dance-off in the finals for the Commonwealth Dance Cup and CASH AWARDS 
  • The total top 5 scores from all the Dance Disciplines in Groups will dance-off in the finals for the Commonwealth Dance Cup and CASH AWARDS


Commonwealth Dance Championships FINALS! 

(30 Dances in total)

FINALS CASH AWARDS

CHILDREN SOLO/DUO/TRIO

one division - all discipline high scores

CHILDREN 1st Place:     R  2,080

CHILDREN 2nd Place:    R  1,560

CHILDREN 3rd Place:     R  1,040

CHILDREN 4th Place:     R    780

CHILDREN 5th Place:     R    520



CHILDREN GROUPS


one division - all discipline high scores

CHILDREN 1st Place:     R  3,120

CHILDREN 2nd Place:    R  2,600

CHILDREN 3rd Place:     R  2,080

CHILDREN 4th Place:     R  1,040

CHILDREN 5th Place:     R    520

JUNIOR SOLO/DUO/TRIO


one division - all discipline high scores

CHILDREN 1st Place:     R  3,120

CHILDREN 2nd Place:    R  2,600

CHILDREN 3rd Place:     R  2,080

CHILDREN 4th Place:     R  1,040

CHILDREN 5th Place:     R    520

JUNIOR GROUPS

one division - all discipline high scores

CHILDREN 1st Place:     R 10,390

CHILDREN 2nd Place:    R  5,200

CHILDREN 3rd Place:     R  2,600

CHILDREN 4th Place:     R  2,080

CHILDREN 5th Place:     R  1,040

ADULT SOLO/DUO/TRIO

one division - all discipline high scores

CHILDREN 1st Place:     R 10,390

CHILDREN 2nd Place:    R  5,200

CHILDREN 3rd Place:     R  2,600

CHILDREN 4th Place:     R  2,080

CHILDREN 5th Place:     R  1,040

ADULT GROUPS

one division - all discipline high scores

CHILDREN 1st Place:    R  20,780

CHILDREN 2nd Place:   R  10,390

CHILDREN 3rd Place:   R  5,200

CHILDREN 4th Place:   R  2,600

CHILDREN 5th Place:   R  1,560

CHOREOGRAPHY AWARD

IT IS AWARDED TO A CHOREOGRAPHER OF THE JUDGES CHOICE


R 10,000

2017 COMMONWEALTH CUP GRAND CHAMPION

HIGHEST SCORE OF ENTIRE COMPETITION


R 10,000

COMPETITION ENTRY FEES

Please contact one of the following:

  • National Federation
  • Bonnie Dyer (in contacts)
  • Bev Wood (in contacts)

Contact Us

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Commonwealth Dance Cup

Sun City, North West, South Africa

CALL

T  Bonnie:  001 705 689 1844

            001 941 828 1155

T  Bev:  +278 328 27734


EMAIL

BONNIE DYER  (Canada)

bonnie@cdo-online.org


BEV WOOD  (South Africa)

bevwood@vodmail.co.za