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JAKARTA

 

RULES
AND REGULATIONS

Asian Grand Prix International Ballet Competition (AGP)

 

2022 Rules and Regulations

 

Mission

 

AGP is an educational journey for young ballet dancers worldwide, to demonstrate their talent and learn from international dance experts. Outstanding dancers are recognized by awards and scholarships to assist their career development. 

 

Age and divisions


AGP is for female and male dancers aged 5 to 28 of any nationality. Candidates are divided into Divisions listed below. Age is defined by 1st September 2022.

Solo Division Perform Classical and/or Contemporary
Age
Birthday From
Birthday To
Performance A
9~10 years old
2 September, 2011
1 September, 2013
Performance B
11~12 years old
2 September, 2009
1 September, 2011
Junior A
13~14 years old
2 September, 2007
1 September, 2009
Junior B
15~16 years old
2 September, 2005
1 September, 2007
Senior
17~19 years old
2 September, 2002
1 September, 2005
Duo/Trio (2~3 dancers) Group (4~20 dancers) *for Global Regional competition only
Age
Birthday From
Birthday To
Children
5~8 years old
2 September, 2013
1 September, 2017
Performance
9~12 years old
2 September, 2009
1 September, 2013
Junior
13~16 years old
2 September, 2005
1 September, 2009
Senior
17~28 years old
2 September, 1993
1 September, 2005

Jury and tutors

AGP invites international dance experts and educators to be jury and tutors. Details will be announced on AGP website at least 30 days before competition.

Procedure of Competition

AGP Global Regional Competitions (AGP Global Regionals) are PHYSICALLY held in different cities globally. Selected candidates from the AGP Global Regionals and AGP Video Audition are invited to join the AGP Finals Competition (AGP Finals). 

General registration condition

 

Registration fee is non-refundable. AGP reserves the right to deny any registration at its discretion. Any change of registered information including variation selection must be sent to AGP by email 30 days before the competition, and approved by the AGP management. An administrative fee of HK$500 will be charged for each change of information within 30 days or during the competition.

Solo variation (please refer to the AGP Classical variation list and Contemporary music list)

Division
Shoes
Global Regionals
Finals
Senior
Pointe shoes
Mandatory: Classical variation chosen from AGP Classical variation list Optional: Contemporary Ballet music chosen from AGP Contemporary music list (by your own choreography)
Classical variation and Contemporary Ballet (by your own choreography)
Junior B
Pointe shoes
Mandatory: Classical variation chosen from AGP Classical variation list Optional: Contemporary Ballet music chosen from AGP Contemporary music list (by your own choreography)
Classical variation and Contemporary Ballet (by your own choreography)
Junior A
Soft shoes
Mandatory: Classical variation chosen from AGP Classical variation list Optional: Contemporary Ballet music chosen from AGP Contemporary music list (by your own choreography)
Classical variation and Contemporary Ballet (by your own choreography)
Performance A & B
Soft shoes
Mandatory: Classical variation chosen from AGP Classical variation list Optional: Contemporary Ballet music chosen from AGP Contemporary music list (by your own choreography)
Classical variation only

Attendance at class, variation competition, and seminars

 

Attendance at class, variation performance, and seminars listed on schedule for specific divisions and candidates is compulsory. Failure to attend compulsory activity will lead to disqualification from the competition.


 

Access for teachers and accompanying persons

 

Competition tickets and Class Viewing Passes may be purchased online or at the specific locations listed on the website.  Availability and type of ticket and pass varies in each location.

 

Backstage entry is strictly for candidates only. Teachers and accompanying persons are not allowed to enter the backstage area.


 

Venue dimension and lighting

 

Venue dimension varies in different locations of AGP Regionals. Please refer to the information on the website. Lighting on stage is set as regular lighting.

 

Stage dimensions of AGP Finals (AKSRA THEATER, Bangkok, Thailand) can be found at AGP website www.asiangrandprix.org.  Lighting on stage is set as performance soft spotlights. 



 

Right of photographs, visual and audio recording

 

AGP assigns an official photographer and videographer. AGP owns the permanent right to all photographs, visual and audio recordings of the performance and participation of candidates during competition. Candidates agree to waive all rights to all recordings made by AGP or by any authorized third party on behalf of AGP, and allow such recordings to be used by AGP or authorized sponsors and third party for any form of promotional and commercial purpose. Photography and video filming by audience at the auditorium or in class studio of AGP Competition is forbidden. 


 

Travel arrangement

 

Travel visa, expenses to attend the competition, and insurance against accidents, injury, illness and theft, are at participants’ own cost and responsibility.


 

Decision

 

AGP has the right to all final decisions of the rules and regulations, and the results of competition. Decision of Jury on distribution of any award, medal, scholarship and prize is final and irrevocable. AGP Jury reserves the right to offer or not to offer any published award, medal, scholarship or prize if no suitable candidate is identified. 

 

A jury member, who either has worked closely with a candidate or is associated with the school of a candidate for the past six months, does not give a mark to this specific candidate during the competition.


 

Legal responsibility

 

All candidates and participants must agree to indemnify AGP from any legal action and/or cost resulting from any physical injury sustained during the participation in any activities in AGP. This Rules and Regulations is created in English and subject to Hong Kong law, and the content is subject to change. Translated versions in other languages are for reference only. In case of dispute, the decision of AGP remains final.