Sunday, October 21, 2018
Georgia World Congress Center

** REGISTRATIONS ARE NOT COMPLETE UNTIL MUSIC HAS BEEN SUBMITTED **

AGE RANGES
All ages are as of January 1, 2018.  Junior BODL entries in the Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical, Hip Hop, Praise and Tap, Marching Unit and Open categories will compete in the following age ranges: 5-6,7-8,9-11,12-14,15-16,17-19 (Note:  Small Groups, Large Groups and average age determines the age range into which you may enter).  Add the ages of all the contestants, then, divide by the number of contestants.  When an average age ends in point five (.5) or above, round DOWN.

JUDGING

2018 COMPETITION DIVISION ENTRY RULES
A panel of highly qualified, competent judges will judge all performances.

All contestants, teachers, and parents agree that the method of judging shall be solely within the discretion of the directors of BODL and that all decisions of the judges are final.

Contestants will be adjudicated against a point system. In this way, the contestants receive a more accurate evaluation of their performance.

Also, participants must have at least two groups competing to be awarded a top score award.

With this scoring system, multiple, First, Second, and Third adjudication awards may be presented within each age division for each category of competition.  A Scoring Summary can be picked up at the Auditor's table at the end of competition day. 

MUSIC SUBMISSION

Each Director must furnish their own music for each entry via Dance Comp Genie online registration process. 

All teams must bring a backup CD of their music on the day of the competition.
ACCEPTABLE MUSIC FILE FORMAT (MP3 ONLY).  (Be sure to have a back-up mp3 CD available for each of your entries.
ALL MUSIC should be uploaded by MONDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2018, two weeks before the competition day.   Music WILL NOT  be played from other sources such as YouTube, Cell Phone, Tablet or USB/External Device on the day of event.

This year Battle of The Dancelines is entering its 12th Annual Dance line Competition.  As the Founder/Director I would like to thank you for your support over the years as we continue to thrive and reach new heights.  My staff and I are excited about this year’s event and ask that you show your support by inviting family and friends to come join us as we compete and celebrate the 12th Annual Battle of The Dancelines in 2018.

** REGISTRATIONS ARE NOT COMPLETE UNTIL MUSIC HAS BEEN SUBMITTED **

GROUP PHOTO SUBMISSION
To be included in the BODL event advertisement, please submit Group Photos by Monday, OCTOBER 1, 2018 to:  dazzwjazz@comcast.net     

PERFORMANCE TRACK REQUIREMENTS

Dancers music is not to exceed 4 minutes. Performance tracks EXCEEDING the required time will be EDITED to meet the requirements.

CONTESTANTS: Creative Dance and Stage Routine contestants must provide their own music. Stands Battle competition music will be selected and provided by BODL. 

AGE CATEGORIES
Senior BODL              Age 8-19 (Danceline Stands/Stage Required)

Junior BODL               Age 5-19

Mega BODL                Ages 8-19

Drum Lines                Ages 5 & up

College Alumni          Ages 20 & over

TIME LIMITS

Jr. BODL Small Group                 Stage/Creative Routine 3-4 minutes          Stand Routine – 1 minute

Jr. BODL Large Group                 Stage/Creative Routine 3-4 minutes          Stand Routine – 1 minute

Sr. BODL Small Group                Stage/Creative Routine 3-4 minutes          Stand Routine – 1 minute

Sr. BODL Large Group                Stage/Creative Routine 3-4 minutes          Stand Routine – 1 minute

Small Group – Jr. BODL              Drum Lines Routine 5 - minutes

Large Group – Senior BODL     Drum Lines Routine 5 - minutes


(1 point will be deducted for every 5 seconds or every portion thereof over the time limit)

RULES

Kim Coln - Founder/Director of BODL

Dance Company - Owner                                                                         

Dazz with Jazz Studio

2132 Campbellton Rd SW Suite J

Atlanta, GA 30311

Phone: (404) 399-5743

2018 Division Entry Rules

ACCEPTANCE

2018 COMPETITION DIVISION ENTRY RULES

Entries must be received in the BODL office by Online Registration no later than Monday, October 8, 2018.

No phone, fax or e-mail entries will be accepted.  All entries must be from a school, studio community, organizations and churches or faith based organizations and will be accepted on a “First Reserved, First come” basis.  All studio entries are limited to the amount of performance time available.  Entries are not considered received in the office without full payment and a Master Contestant List.  Names and birth dates or all contestants must appear on the official Master Contestant List or the entry cannot be accepted.

Release Forms:  Each Director MUST electronically or manually sign the official BODL Release form (located at the top of the Master Contestant List) in order for each participant to perform.  This signed release form must be received in the BODL office with all the completed entry forms by the deadline date.

ENTRY DIVISIONS

Small Group (4-10 performers), Large Group (over 10 performers).  College Small Group (4-10 performers), Large Group (over 10 performers).  The division placement of an entry is determined by the number of contestants.  Dance Styles are: The traditional/HBCU Style Senior and Junior Division, Majorette Style Senior and Junior Division and NEW! Step Teams Senior and Junior Division.

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