Get the Beat National Dance Championships is a culmination of 20 Regional events from around Australia, NZ and Asia
Over 20,000 routines attempt to qualify for a place at the prestigious National Finals held at the Flinders Performance Centre in September
Get The Beat National Dance Championships, 2023 Dates & RegistrationRun over five days with over $200,000 in Cash and Prizes, Get the Beat National Dance Championships are the most spectacular dance event of the year and are held right in the middle of the Sunshine Coast
There are heaps of trophies up for grabs, as up to 9 winners and runners-up will be awarded prizes at the end of the competition. Three age groups are competing, and those wanting to qualify for the Championships must win their section leading up to the Gala
The competition is open to ‘Amateur’ competitors, which means that the dancer is not working full-time as a dance teacher or performer. There are many categories in which dancers can perform, including Ballet, Contemporary, Musical Theatre/Cabaret, Song & Dance, Hip Hop, Tap, Slow Modern/Lyrical, Student Choreography, Modern Expressive, Broadway Jazz, Jazz, Acro, Improv and Open. Those competing must abide by the time allocated, which are. a solo performance is 3 minutes, song and dance are 3. 30 minutes, duos/trios are 3 minutes, and groups are 5 minutes
For spectators, cameras, camcorders, or other recording devices are not permitted to use within the performance or dressing areas. Come along to Get the Beat National Championships and join in on the fun
PRESENTED BY SUNSHINE COAST DANCE EISTEDDFOD
SESSION PASSES are sold as general admission (no allocation) and allows access to both the Kings Theatre and Playhouse during the purchased session
DAY PASSES are sold as general admission (no allocation) and allows access to morning, afternoon and evening sessions in both the Kings Theatre and Playhouse on the purchased day. Day passes can be purchased by selecting the first session of the day
WRISTBANDS. Patrons will be issued with wristbands reflecting the day and session they have purchased. Wristbands must be collected from the Box Office
The Nambour Junior Eisteddfod was revived in 1967, previous to this an Eisteddfod had been held in the 1930's and 1940's
The main aim was to showcase the talents of the young people, to give them experience before an audience and to be build self-confidence. the music section consisting of piano, organ, and call was held in the Masonic Hall, Blackall Terrace, Nambour with just one adjudicator. School choirs performed in the old cicvic hall in Currie Street.
All programs of the Sunshine Coast Dance Eisteddfod will be running under the COVID SAFE PLAN FOR QUEENSLAND’S LIVE PERFORMANCE VENUES /THEATRES. All updates and current covid related information will be posted here and on both our Facebook and Instagram pages.
Please stay at home & do not attend our event if showing any signs of COVID-19–. Fever, a cough, sore throat, fatigue, shortness of breath & we encourage you to download the COVIDSafe App
We will be practicing strict hygiene & social distancing measures according to this plan. Our committee will be working hard to ensure all of the details are in order so everyone can be safe whilst enjoying this competition
What is a novice solo?
NOVICE SOLO. Must be a dancer who is performing a solo for the first time in any dance category . They may have competed in a duet/trio or group/line other years. NOVICE DUET/TRIO. Performing a duet/trio for the first time. Dancers who have competed a solo in the past are NOT considered NOVICE for duets/trios.