COMPETITION REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!  GO TO THE COMPETITORS SECTION FOR REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS AND TO REGISTER.

Ballroom & Country Dance Studio along with Sound To Light DJ proudly presents

THE 23nd ANNUAL CALGARY OPEN DANCE COMPETITION

SATURDAY MAY 9th 2015

SANCTIONED BY CDF & NDCC

FEATURING

American Style and International Style Events
Solos, Group Flights, Multi-Dances,
Open Multi-Dances & Scholarship Events
Newcomer to Pre-Championship Events in all Age Categories
Calgary Open Championship titles in both the International &
American Styles in the Adult and Senior Age Categories.
Amateur Showdance Challenge

VENUE INFORMATION

The Calgary Open Dance Competition will be held at the
RED & WHITE CLUB
1833 Crowchild Trail N.W
Calgary AB T2M 4S7

Please refer to the Downloads page for key General Rules & Regulations or to obtain a copy of any Calgary Open Dance Competition document!

Deadline for all Fees, Vendor Forms, Advertisement Submission & Competitor Entries is April 20th, 2015!!

Ticket Info & Prices

To obtain tickets please contact

Ballroom & Country Dance Studio
Full event tickets includes day and evening admission

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Advertising

We provide the opportunity to attract new clients by advertising in our program book viewed by competitors, their friends & family members and dance enthusiasts.

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Downloads

Competitor Registration can be done online or by filling in a paper entry form.  All entry form packages along with the Rules and Regulations can be found in our Downloads section.

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I have no desire to prove anything by dancing. I have never used it as an outlet or a means of expressing myself. I just dance.

- FRED ASTAIRE

Ticket Info & Prices

Information

To obtain tickets please contact

Ballroom & Country Dance Studio
Phone: (403) 277-0500
Fax: (403) 276-6411
Email: info@ballroomcountry.com

Full event tickets includes day and evening admission

All competitors require Full Event Admission tickets!

Full Event General Admission

(Evening – Reserved Seating, Daytime – Open Seating)

DAYTIME ONLY ADMISSION TICKETS PRICE
SATURDAY $20.00
FULL EVENT TICKETS (INCLUDES DAYTIME ADMISSION) ADULT KIDS 12 & UNDER
SATURDAY FRONT ROW TABLE with DINNER $90.00 N/A
SATURDAY SECOND ROW TABLE with DINNER $85.00 $70.00
SATURDAY THIRD ROW TABLE without DINNER $55.00 $40.00
SATURDAY DAY TIME & EVENING 2ND ROW TABLE with DINNER (COMPETITOR PASS) $80.00
CODC Floor Plan
RED & WHITE CLUB 1833 Crowchild Trail N.W

Competitors

The Calgary Open Dance Competition has many Pro-Am categories, please reference the Division & Age combinations from the below chart to help you register for your desired event.  This chart references details found in the Calgary Open Pro-Am Form Package found in the Downloads section.

Ex: To Register for a Closed Syllabus Group Flight with the Lady as the Amateur and the Gentleman as the Pro.
1. Log into O2CM
2. Selected Pro/Am Ladies from the Divisions drop down
3. Select the appropriate age, in this example Adult A1.  Adult I is incorrect even if it’s also listed as 18-34.
4. Select the appropriate Skill level
5. Select the Event to enter and click Add Couple to Event

Event Division Age
Closed Syllabus Group Flight
Page 1
Pro/Am Ladies
Pro/Am Gents
Student/Student
Juvenile 0 -11
Junior 12 – 17
Adult A1 18-34
Adult A2 35-44
Adult B1 45-55
Adult B2 56-65
Adult C1 66-75
Adult C2 76+
Open Syllabus Group Fights
Page 2
Open Pro/Am Ladies
Open Pro/Am Gents
Open Student/Student
Juvenile 0 -11
Junior 12 – 17
Adult A1 18-34
Adult A2 35-44
Adult B1 45-55
Adult B2 56-65
Adult C1 66-75
Adult C2 76+
Solo
Page 3a
Pro/Am Ladies
Pro/Am Gents
Student/Student
Open (All Ages)
Multi-Dance Events
Page 3b
Pro/Am Ladies
Pro/Am Gents
Student/Student
Under 18 0-17
Adult I 18-34
Adult II 35-49
Adult III 50+
Open Multi-Dance Events
Page 4a
Open Pro/Am Ladies
Open Pro/Am Gents
Open Student/Student
Under 18 0-17
Over 18 18+
BG to B
S to G
PreChamp to Champ
BG-Advanced
Scholarship
Page 4b
Pro/Am Ladies
Pro/Am Gents
Student/Student
Under 18 0-17
Over 18 18+
BG-Bronze Scholarship
Silver-Gold Scholarship
PC-Champ Scholarship
BG-Advanced Scholarship

COMPETITION REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

Calgary Open Dance Competition is Sanctioned by CDF & NDCC
Further details available in the Full Calgary Open Rules & Regulations downloadable file found in the Downloads section.

All competitors require Full Event Admission tickets!
Entry Deadline for competitors is April 20th, 2015.
Entries submitted after will subject to a Late Penalty of $30. No Events or additional rounds will be added to the program to accommodate late entries.
All competitors must be lined up “ON DECK”, and ready to go on the floor 15 minutes before they are to compete in an event.
In case of tardiness, the competition will not be delayed.
Any competitor who is not on the dance floor for an event when the music begins will be disqualified in that event.

Amateur Showdance Challenge

FREE to Enter!

(Each participant must purchase a Saturday evening ticket in order to enter.)

The Showdance Challenge will be held during the Saturday evening events and will feature a cash scholarship award for the top 3 couples!

First: $400, Second: $200, Third: $100

All amateur competitors of all levels are encouraged to put together a Showdance routine to participate in this exciting new event!

Each couple may enter one showdance routine in the this competition not to exceed 5 minutes in duration.

This event will be limited to maximum of 10 entries. Organizer reserves the right to cancel the even if there are fewer than 3 entries. Prize amounts will be halved if there are fewer than 5 couples entered.

My Mother Told Me I Was Dancing Before I Was Born. She Could Feel My Toes Tapping Wildly Inside Her For Months.

- GINGER ROGERS

Hotel Accommodations

THIS IS A SPECIAL RATE.
MENTION “CALGARY OPEN DANCE COMPETITION” WHEN CALLING IN

Best Western Village Park Inn
1804 Crowchild Trail Northwest
Calgary, AB T2M 3Y7
(403) 289-0241
Prices: $149.00 + taxes for single/ double occupancy,
each additional person over 2 is $10.00; hot buffet breakfast included.

Telephone: (403) 289-0241
Toll Free: 1 (800) 774-7716
Website: http://www.villageparkinn.com

Please note: Reservation deadline at the hotel is April 8, 2015. If room(s) is not reserved by this time, the hotel will release the rooms available for resale that they have set aside for us, so please reserve early.

Advertising

FULL PAGE: $150.00 + GST (BLACK & WHITE)
HALF PAGE: $90.00 + GST (BLACK & WHITE)

Please note:

All artwork must be in a digital format (eg. Jpeg or pdf) ready or a fee of $20.00 will be required
Inside Front Cover, Inside Back Cover and Back Cover space is reserved by Ballroom & Country Dance Studio
Submit Electronic File Ads to info@ballroomcountry.com

Please submit payment to
(cheques payable to Sound To Light DJ)

Attn: Thu Luu
Ballroom & Country Dance Studio
121c – 17th Ave N.E
Calgary, AB T2E 1L7

Phone: (403) 277-0500
Email: info@ballroomcountry.com

Deadline for Program Advertising is: April 20th, 2015

Vendor Tables

$300 + GST

Price Package includes:

1 Display table (extra tables $20.00+gst ea. & tablecloths $10.00+gst ea.)
2 Full Event Admission tickets (day & evening)
One Full Page (b/w) Ad in the Program Book
Vendor recognition on Calgary Open Dance Competition website
MC promotion throughout event

Please note:

All artwork must be in a digital format (eg. JPEG or PDF) ready or a fee of $20.00 will be required
Inside Front Cover, Inside Back Cover and Back Cover space is reserved by Ballroom & Country Dance Studio
Submit Electronic File Ads to info@ballroomcountry.com

Please contact Thu Luu at 403-277-0500 to request a vendor table and submit payment to
(cheques payable to Sound To Light DJ)

Attn: Thu Luu
Ballroom & Country Dance Studio
121c – 17th Ave N.E
Calgary, AB T2E 1L7

Phone: (403) 277-0500
Email: info@ballroomcountry.com

Table(s) available on priority basis!

Deadline to reserve a Vendor Table is: April 20th, 2015

Dance enables you to find yourself and lose yourself at the same time.

Downloads

CALGARY OPEN IS SANCTIONED BY CDF & NDCC

General Rules & Regulations

Further details available in the Full Calgary Open Rules & Regulations downloadable file above.

All competitors require Full Event Admission tickets!
Entry Deadline for competitors is April 20th, 2015.
Entries submitted after will subject to a Late Penalty of $30. No Events or additional rounds will be added to the program to accommodate late entries.
All competitors must be lined up “ON DECK”, and ready to go on the floor 15 minutes before they are to compete in an event.
In case of tardiness, the competition will not be delayed.
Any competitor who is not on the dance floor for an event when the music begins will be disqualified in that event.

403.277.0500

INFO@BALLROOMCOUNTRY.COM  121C – 17TH AVE N.E. CALGARY, AB

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