IGNITE


 

Physipole Studios is once again hosting the annual ‘Ignite’ inhouse studio competition, as a chance for current PhysiPole students to display their pole and aerial skills, while representing their PhysiPole studio.


The final will be held on

Friday 24 August & Saturday 25 August 2018

at Thornbury Theatre VIC



Friday 24 August - JUNIORS, AERIALS, GROUPS & MENS
Saturday 25 August - POLE SOLOS



STUDIO HEATS


ALBURY - Sunday 11th August 2018
BALLARAT - Sunday 19th August 2018
BENDIGO - Sunday 19th August 2018
CARLTON - Saturday 18th August 2018
CRAIGIEBURN - Saturday 18th August 2018
GEELONG - Friday 17th August 2018
GLADSTONE - Saturday 11th August 2018
HERVEY BAY - Sunday 12th August 2018
ROCKHAMPTON - Saturday 11th August 2018
TRARALGON - Friday 17th August 2018
WARRNAMBOOL - Friday 10th August 2018
WERRIBEE - Saturday 11th August 2018
YARRAVILLE - TBC

COMPETITION RULES & ENTRY


There are 5 divisions:
1. Pole (woman’s solo)
2. Aerials (silks/tissu & hoop)
3. Groups
4. Men’s Pole
5. Kids

There are 3 Levels in the Pole and Aerials division:
1. Beginner (Levels 3-6 inclusive)
2. Intermediate (Levels 7-10 inclusive)
3. Advanced & Elite (Pre Elite, Junior Elite, Elite and Teachers)

RULES & REGULATIONS
Eligibility
- You must be a current PhysiPole Studios student and enrolled in a pole or aerial course at the time of the heats and finals
- You must be at least 16 years old for divisions other than kids which is from 7-15 years old
- You must enter the correct division according to what level you will be in as of the 31st of August 2018
Entry
- You must fill in all fields of the entry form prior to the preliminary heats. Entries close Saturday 28 July 2018 at 9am.
- You may enter one or more divisions
- The winner of each division will be granted entry into the finals. Performers will travel/fly to the finals at their own expense. Accommodation and costs related to the performer’s stay will also be at their own expense.

Preliminary Heats
- All performers must fill in an entry form found online at www.physipolestudios.com
- Solo Pole (male & female divisions), Hoop and Silks performances must be between 2 – 3 minutes in length.
- Groups performances must between 3 – 4 minutes in length.
- Groups can be mixed levels as the division is open.
- No more than 2 competitors on each pole at any given time throughout the performance.
- Performer’s must not engage with the judges prior to, or on the day of the heats
- No Performance shall make any offensive and/or derogatory references to any religion and/or race.

Finals
- Performers must have placed first in their division in the studio heats. Should the winner of that division be unable or unwilling to compete in the final, the place will be offered to the 1st runner up.
- Solo Pole (male & female divisions), Hoop and Silks performances must be between 2 – 3 minutes in length.
- Groups performances must between 3 – 4 minutes in length.
- Groups can be mixed levels as the division is open.
- No more than 2 competitors on each pole at any given time throughout the performance.
- No more than 2 competitor on the aerial apparatus (hoop & silk/tissu) at any given time throughout the performance.
- Performers must not engage with the judges prior to or on the day of the final.
- The poles used for the solo divisions in the finals will be 45mm stainless X-Poles. There will be two poles – one static (stage right), the second spinning (stage left).
- The poles used for the Groups divisions in the finals will be 45mm stainless X-Poles. There will be two poles and it is to the discretion of the performers as to whether both poles will be spinning or both will be on static (this must be noted on the entry form).
- Aerial hoop & silks heights are to be confirmed.
- No Performance shall make any offensive and/or derogatory references to any religion and/or race.

PROPS/COSTUMES
- Performers are permitted to use any props, sets, costuming, additional performers, sound effects, performance apparatus or footwear, provided that:
a) the space allows for it physically;
b) it can be feasibly/theoretically transported on a plane; and
c) it can be set up and completely removed in under 1 minute.
- Any use of the above items should be described in the applicant’s entry.
- The performer may not perform nude or partially nude. G-strings are not permissible. Heels are optional.
- No outfit shall make any offensive and/or derogatory references to any religion and/or race.
- The use of grip aids are permitted.

Entry for the 2018 IGNITE Studio Heats opens on Sunday July 1st, 2018, and will close Saturday 28th July, 2018.



ENTRY GUIDELINES:
Step 1: Copy & paste the below fields into a new email to comps@physipolestudios.com.au, answering all relevant questions:
- Your full name:
- Stage name (if applicable):
- Email:
- PhysiPole Studio you are representing:
- Division you are entering (please choose): Pole Solo's (women) / Aerials / Groups / Mens
- Which pole/aerial level will you be in on the date of your studio heat:
- If you have entered aerials, are you performing Hoop or Silks/Tissu?
- If you have entered groups, what is your group name? (Please note only one entry form per group):
- What is the name of the song & artist you will performing to in the Studio Heats?
- Do you have any props?:
- Additional comments:
- Have you read and do you agree to the competition guidelines and terms and conditions.? Yes / No
- Have you paid the $25 entry fee? Yes / No

Step 2: Pay the $25 entry fee at www.physipolestudios.gettimely.com for your entry to be successfull! Select your class as being "IGNITE 2018 Entry" and proceed from there.

Please contact comps@physipolestudios.com.au if you have any queries.

COMPETITION RULES & ENTRY


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JUDGING CRITERIA (HEATS & FINALS)


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TERMS & CONDITIONS


DOWNLOAD T&Cs HERE


By submitting an entry into the Ignite competition, you fully understand and agree to all Terms & conditions.