31st EDITION

RULES AND REGULATIONS 2019
8-13 years old

Article 1

COMPETITION PROCESS

  • Thursday, July 11th, 2019: Welcoming of the participants, Master Class, Rehearsals in the studios
  • Friday, July 12th, 2019 : Selections
  • Saturday, July 13th 2019 : Master Class, Rehearsals in the studios
  • Sunday, July 14th 2019 : Finals, Gala, Awards Ceremony
  • Welcoming location of participants: STANLOWA - 250 rue du Faubourg St Honoré - 75008 Paris
  • Location of Selections and Finals: SALLE PLEYEL Theater - 252 rue du Faubourg Saint Honoré - 75008 Paris
  • Masters Class location: INSTITUT STANLOWA - 129 Boulevard Hausmann - 75008 Paris (10 minutes walk from the Theater)

The organizing committee reserves its right to adjust the course of the competition.

Article 2

CATEGORIES

The competition is open to girls and boys of all nationalities from 8 to 13 years old, who have not reached 14 years old on the first day of the competition.

The competition is reserved to students wishing to train for a professionnal career.

PREPARATORY/PREPARATOIRE: participants from 8 to 9 years old who are not 10 years old on the first day of the competition.
ELEMENTARY/ELEMENTAIRE: participants from 10 to 11 years old who are not 12 years old on the first day of the competition.
STUDY/ETUDE: participants from 12 to 13 years old who are not 14 years old on the first day of the competition.

Exemptions of age may be granted after due consideration of every case presented to the organizing committee.

Article 3

Variations

Girls:

  • Preparatory and Elementary Categories: Free classical variation on half-pointes shoes (ballet shoes).
  • Etude Category: Free classical variation on pointes.

Boys:

  • Preparatory, Elementary and Etude Categories: Free classical variation on half-pointes shoes (ballet shoes).

VARIATIONS DURATION 

Preparatory: 1 mn 30 maximum
Elementary: 1 mn 50 maximum
Etude: 2 mn maximum


ORDER OF APPEARENCE

The order of appearence will be in alphabetical order, the first letter being chosen by drawing lots.
Only one teacher can accompany his or her participant backstage and for stage rehearsals.

Article 4

REGISTRATION

Participants must pay the registration fee of €85 (Eighty-five euros) non-refundable. This sum must be paid by credit card during registration and no later than June 16th, 2019, on the competition website for the Chausson d’Or: https://www.chausson-or.com/concours-de-paris-inscription-8-13-ans/

Registration to the competition implies full acceptance of the Rules and Regulations of the competition.

As soon as the registration is received via the competition website, a confirmation email will be automatically sent for validation. If you don’t receive this email, please contact us by email at the following adress: .


NOTIFICATIONS

Following your registration, your convocation will be sent by email on the June 17th 2019 at the latest. If you don’t receive the notification, please contact us by email at the following adress: .


MUSIC

A link allowing you to upload the music of the variation will be sent along with the notification.
Only high quality WAVE et MP3 files are authorized.
Music files must be sent no later than July 1st, 2019. Any music sent after this date will be excluded.
Music files must be titled according to the following presentation before being uploaded on the competition website: Category, Surname, Firstname, Age
Non-compliant files will not be accepted.

Article 5

SELECTIONS OUTFITS

Girls: Light colored leotard, short skirts authorized, pink tights. (Any ornamentation forbidden)
Boys: White tunic, grey tights, grey half-pointes (ballet shoes).


FINALS OUTFITS

Costumes for all participants.

Article 6

TICKETS

  • Access to the Theater is free for all participants. A nominative badge will be given on Thursday, July 11th, 2019 during the welcoming of participants.
  • Each participant, in addition to his or her badge, will benefit of a place at the preferential rate of 20 euros for Friday, July 12th and Sunday July 14th 2019. To purchase this ticket, a link will be sent by email on June 17th, 2019, first day of the ticket opening.
    This ticket will be given on Thursday, July 11th, 2019 during the welcoming of participants.
  • These tickets will not be sold during the duration of the competition.
  • A nominative give-away will be given to the teachers presenting one or more participants. This give-away will only be applicable on Friday, July 12th, 2019 and Sunday, July 14th, 2019. It will be given on Thursday, July 11th, 2019 during the welcoming of participants.

It will be forbidden to circulate without a badge, a ticket or a give-away.
Any loss or oversight will not be replaced.

Competition is open to the public.
Tickets will be purchased directly on line on the Salle Pleyel’s website, by phone or in situ, on the day of the competition. Rates and purchasing date will be announced later.

Article 7

Master Classes

During the course of the competition, Master Classes will be organized.

Master Classes will be given by teachers or companies’ directors of international renown. They are not mandatory but we strongly advise participants to attend for their benefits. Participation in one or more Master Class will in no way affect the score of the participant. It is preferable to register on-line to reserve your place.

The schedule and prices of the Master Classes will be sent by email with the convocation, no later than June 17th, 2019, a link will be set to register directly on line.

The organizing committee reserves its right to modify the Master Class schedule.

Article 8

PRIZES

  • FIRST PRIZE
  • SECOND PRIZE
  • THIRD PRIZE
  • SCHOLARSHIPS
  • INTERNSHIPS
  • GIFTS CERTIFICATES FROM OUR PARTNERS
  • SPECIAL PRIZES

The Jury reserves its right to not allocate every prizes.
Awards will be delivered on the stage by the Jury and participants have to stay in their costumes and present themselves as such for the Awards Ceremony.


RESULTS

  • Results to reach Finals will be on-line and displayed at the end of the Selections for every categories.
  • The results of the Finals will be on-line, at the end of the competition.

SCORINGS

Scores are awarded on a 20 points basis for artistic grade and 20 points basis for technical grade.

Selections : The jury will proceed to the technical and artistic evaluation of the participants. A ranking will be established according to the results. Participants who will not have obtained enough points, will not access the Finals.

Finals : The jury will proceed again to the technical and artistic evaluation of the participants. The final classification will be obtained by adding the points from Selections and from Finals.


Jury

The jury is composed of internationally renowned personalities from the world of dance.

Article 9

SCENE

Dimensions of the Salle Pleyel are as follows:
Width 18m, Depth 12m, Slope 0%

The competition, scheduled on stage, will take place with spotlights and a cyclo background with colors.

Article 10

VOCATION OF THE CHAUSSON D’OR

The competition is open to the young dancers from 8 to 13 years old who tend to follow a classical formation. It enables them to perform on a beautiful and prestigious Parisian scene and to confront themselves to students from all over the world.

In a friendly atmosphere of cultural and training exchange, this competition’s vocation is to promote the meetings between students, teachers and jury members.

The Chausson d’Or distinguishes itself by its welcoming atmosphere and its rigourous organization.
A pleasant ambiance where dancing remains at the center of all passions.

Article 11

ACCOMODATION

Participants have to ensure all of their travel and housing expenses.

Article 12

PICTURES, SHOOTINGS, AUDIO OR VISUAL RECORDINGS AND THEIR BROADCAST

The Chausson d’Or reserves its rights to make pictures or videos during all the duration of the competition. This includes Master Classes, studio rehearsals, on stage and all activities in locations frequented by participants.

By registering, parents and participants give their express authorization to use these pictures and videos for promotional purposes (reproduction, recopying, broadcast, distribution, videos, social medias, posters, online websites).

All photographs, shootings, visual and audio recordings of the participants’ variations and performances regardless of the means or supports used to record, are the exclusive property of the Chausson d’Or.

Participants and parents cede definitively and irrevocably all rights discribed in the present article to the Chausson d’Or, without any restrictions of time or location, and renounce to all claim, payment or any other compensations of any kind whatsoever from the Chausson d’Or or any other third-party users of the aforementioned recordings, in relation to the rights thus ceded to the Chausson d’Or.

Participants and parents agree that the sponsors who are financing the prizes awarded to finalists and winners may use the entirety or parts of the said recordings in their advertising campaign.
The organizing committee of the Chausson d’Or alone decides on the contracts with television channels or private users and broadcasters.

No visual or audio recordings of participants’ variations and performances may be made without the written authorisation of the organizing committee.

Article 13

DECISION MAKING BODY

The Chausson d’Or is alone empowered to decide on a possible derogation from these Rules and Regulations of the competition. Jury’s decisions regarding the Selections and Finals and the awarding of prizes are definitive and unappealable. Jury’s members are forbidden from judging their own students with whom they might have worked directly or any participant from a school he is linked.


LIABILITY

The organizing committee assumes, in any case, no responsability for any physical accident or injury or material damage caused by or to any participants or anyone, during the performances or during all transits and in any locations. Participants must have insured themselves against accidents, illnesses and theft.
Participants entering the competition with a disability or an injury not enabling him or her of performing will not be covered by the organizing committee.


SECURITY

In order to respect the safety standards of the theater, we thank the participants, teachers and parents for bringing their nominative badges, their tickets or their passes.
Any loss will not be replaced.


REFUNDS

Refunds will only be issued in case of injuries of the registered participant after deduction of the administrative fee of 40 euros (forty euros). The organizing committee must be informed at least one week before the beginning of the competition by email: , with a medical certificate.


Participants will be sanctionned in case of non-compliance with these Rules and Regulations.

Only the regulation in French language is authentic.

Artistic and executive Board
Isabelle Stanlowa et Patricia Stanlowa

33 + 1 45 63 20 96
www.chausson-or.com