VERMILION UKRAINIAN DANCE FESTIVAL

INFORMATION

Fri April 24, Sat April 25 and Sun April 26, 2020

ENTRY DEADLINE: January 15, 2020

Festival Venue: Lakeland College (5707 College Dr, Vermilion, AB)

Entry Forms:

  • Each dance may only be entered once in the festival. 

  • One dance per form. 

  • Please fill the entry form in its entirety, including names and ages. 

  • Entry forms are to be completed and submitted by the dance instructors and accompanied with a club cheque (payable to VUCA) or money order to cover all entries. 

  • There will be no refunds on cancellations. 

 

Time Limits have been set as follows:

  • Solos…………………………….......2 minutes

  • Duets………………………………….2 minutes

  • Small Groups………………………4 minutes

  • Large Groups………………………5 minutes

  • Hopak…………………………………7 minutes

*We ask that time limits are adhered to in fairness to every dancer, a $50 fine will be charged for over time dances*

 

Age Limits:

  • The age of the dancer shall be considered as of December 31, 2019. 

  • For duets age is determined by the older dancer. 

  • The group age is determined by averaging their age in years to the nearest year. 

  • Novice entries (first year of Ukrainian dance instruction) - group entries 75% or greater are to be first year dancers.

  • Proof of age may be required upon request. 

 

Classification and categories may be adjusted according to entries and at the discretion of the Festival Committee. 

 

Fees:

  • Solo……………………………………………………………………….….$15/dancer

  • Duet………………………………………………………………………….$15/dancer

  • Small Group (3-7 dancers)..............…………………………..$12.00/dancer

  • Large Group (8 or more dancers)………………………………$12.00/dancer

 

Music:

  • Is to be cued by the instructor or parent designate. 

  • iPod/iPad/iPhone compatible devices are encouraged. 

  • The music will be played through the theatre stereo system. 

  • Quality of music and accuracy of track is the responsibility of the instructor.

  • Remember to turn phones to airplane safe mode to avoid any alerts or phone calls during a performance. 

  • The stereo system does have a CD player available.

 

Backstage:

  • It is the instructor’s responsibility that for every dance number they assist their group in getting to the backstage area and assisting them on and off stage. 

  • The Vermilion Festival is not responsible in any capacity for transporting the dancers back and forth to the stage or that they are in their right spot.

  • We encourage instructors and dancers to arrive early to ensure there is adequate time for everything to run smoothly. 

 

Theatre Rules:

  • All flash photography and video recording devices are not permitted. This behavior could result in disqualification. 

  • Turn off cell phones prior to entering the theatre and please leave them in your pocket or purse.

  • Please refrain from excessive cheering during performances. 

  • Theatre entry and exit will be permitted only between dance numbers or session breaks. 

 

Dressing Rooms:

  • Are available for dancers and signs will be posted. 

  • Change rooms backstage will be exclusively for quick changes. 

 

Rehearsal Space:

  • Is available in the College cafeteria with a stereo system available. 

 

Adjudication Rules:

  • The Adjudicator will be respected and is not to be approached at any time.   

  • Medals will be awarded as follows:

    • Bronze with a mark of 75 and over

    • Silver with a mark of 80 and over

    • Gold with a mark of 90 and over

  • All marks are at the discretion of the adjudicator and are FINAL. 

  • Scholarships are awarded according to dance marks and the adjudicator’s choice.

  • Video adjudication will be forwarded to the instructor within 1 week, please include the email address on entry form.

 

The Festival Committee, Vermilion Ukrainian Cultural Association, and Lakeland College are not responsible for any injuries incurred during the festival

Accommodations: Vermilion

 

Pomeroy Inn & Suites Vermilion
4111 51st Street      Vermilion, Alberta
Phone: 780-853-3066    Toll-Free: 1-844-853-3066

http://www.pomeroyinnandsuites.com/hotel-vermilion/contact

 

Super 8 Motel

5808 – 47th Ave     Vermilion, Alberta

Phone: 780-853-4741

https://www.wyndhamhotels.com/super-8/vermilion-alberta/super-8-vermilion-ab/overview?WID=LC:SE:20150901:Rio:Local

 

Days Inn

4807-51 Street      Vermilion, Alberta

Phone: 780-853-4771

https://www.wyndhamhotels.com/en-ca/days-inn/vermilion-alberta/days-inn-vermilion/overview?CID=LC:DI:20160927:Rio:Local&iata=00093796

 

Accommodations: Lloydminster

           Meridian Inn and Suites

 8150 45th St, Lloydminster, AB T9V 3R8

Phone: (780) 875-3030

http://www.meridianinn.ca/

 

Hampton Inn Lloydminster

8288 44 St, Lloydminster, AB T9V 3R8

Phone: (780) 874-1118

https://hamptoninn3.hilton.com/en/hotels/alberta/hampton-inn-by-hilton-lloydminster-YLLYDHX/index.html?SEO_id=GMB-HP-YLLYDHX

 

 

 

 

 

The Town of Vermilion is in East Central Alberta located on Highway 16 approximately 60 kilometers from the Saskatchewan border and 200 kilometers east of Edmonton, AB.  Vermilion and the Lakeland College have many amenities for participants and their families.  The Alumni Theatre Hall is an intimate theatre that has a capacity for 443 people between the main level and balcony seating and a beautiful large stage with stage lighting to highlight the spectacular dancers!

The Samostvit Ukrainian Dance Club welcomes you

to our community and our Festival.

 

Any feedback or questions please do not hesitate to contact the Festival Committee at vucafestival@gmail.com.

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