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SDAA&A

Southern Competition including

SDAA Championship

(Closed to NSW & ACT)

Registered with the NSW State Committee of Highland Dancing Inc and ABHDI: NSW03/2019 and C02/2019

Sunday 24 February 2019

VENUE: Trinity College, Clinton Street, Goulburn

Judges – Kathy Ferguson, Qld; Gillian Meincke, Vic; Dianne Harrison, NSW.

Early bird discount - entries recieved by Friday 8 February 2019 will be 10% off 
Discount automatically calculated for online entries

For more information contact:
SDAAA Competition Co-ordinator
Elizabeth Munro
M: 0408 612 808

Remember to renew your registration! Contact NSW Registrar, Julie Joseph on 0402 780 785.

 

Syllabus

Commencing at 10:00 am with Championships 
Intermediate to start at approximately 11:30 with Jig 
Beginners and Novice Lilt to start at approximately 11:45. 
Primary to start at approximately 12:30. 

Ages for each section will be determined according to the amount of entries received. 
Prizes for Primary, Beginners and Novice sections will be medals. 
Prizes for Intermediate and Premier - choice of medals or cash. 
Trophies are awarded for each Trophy Dance, including perpetual trophies. 

 

SDAA Campionships (Closed to NSW & ACT)

Championships commence at 10:00am. Age groups will run concurrently. 

7 - 11 years; 12-15 years; 16 years and over 

PRIZES - Perpetual trophy for 1st and sashes for 1st - 6th. Individual prize money per dance. 

In the Under 16 sections the Heather & Carmel and William Harrison Trophies will be awarded. 

 

Events

Primary
Pas de Basque (16)
Pas de Basque & HC
Highland Fling (4)
Sword Dance (2&1)

Beginners & Novice
Sword Dance (2&1)
Seann Truibhas (3&1)
Strathspey & Highland Reel
Lilt (4)
Flora (4)
Fling (4)
TROPHY Fling (4)
 
Intermediate
Jig (3&1)
Seann Truibhas (3&1)
Strathspey & Highland Reel
Barracks (4)
Fling (4)
Lilt (4)
Flora (4)
TROPHY Swords (3&1)
 
Premier
SPECIAL Jig (4&1) Juvenile, Junior, Senior
TROPHY Lilt (6) 16 and over
Barracks (4)
Lilt under 16 (4) 
Blue Bonnets (4)
 
 

SOBHD 2018 CHAMPIONSHIP STEPS 

7-11 YEARS:

HIGHLAND FLING: Intro: 1st, 5th, 6th, 8th 

SWORD DANCE: Intro: 4 count bow, step to 1d, 1st, 2nd, 8th

SEANN TRIUBHAS: Intro: Alternative, 1st, 2nd, 8th, 14th Finish: Entrechat Method 1

STRATHSPEY and REEL of TULLOCH: Intro: Basic, Ending: Basic, Setting Steps: 4th (ending 2 rocks), 6th, Reel Steps: 1st, 8th, 5th (finish with 4 highcuts), Last Step

12-15 YEARS:

HIGHLAND FLING: Intro: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 6th (2nd Alt.), 8th 

SWORD DANCE: Intro: 4 count bow, step to 1d, 1st, 5th, 3rd, 8th 

SEANN TRIUBHAS: Intro: Alternative, 1st, 2nd, 5th, 8th, 17th, 14th Finish: Entrechat Method 1 

STRATHSPEY and REEL of TULLOCH: Intro: Basic, Ending: 2nd Alt., Setting Steps: 4th (ending 2 rocks), 6th (1st Alt.), Reel Steps 1st, 8th, 6th (1st Alt.), Last Step 

16 YEARS & OVER: 

HIGHLAND FLING: Intro: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 6th (4th Alt.), 8th 

SWORD DANCE: Intro: 4 count bow, step to 1d, 1st, 5th, 3rd, 8th 

SEANN TRIUBHAS: Intro: Alternative, 1st, 2nd, 6th, 10th Alt. (with travel),  17th, 14th Finish: Entrechat Method 2

STRATHSPEY and REEL of TULLOCH: Intro: Alternative, Ending: 3rd Alt, Setting Steps: 4th (ending 2 rocks), 6th (3rd Alt.), Reel Steps 1st, 8th, 6th (1st Alt.), Last Step 
 

CHAMPIONSHIP RULES 

1. This competition is registered with NSW03/2019 and C02/2019 and will be conducted under the rules and conditions as set down by SOBHD and as adopted by ABHDI. 

2. Teachers, interested parties or any other unauthorised person must not communicate with Judges during the Championships. All enquiries to the official table. 

3. A competitor who has taken part in any so called Championship not recognised by the Board or any person who has acted as a judge at such an event, shall be ineligible to compete or judge in any recognised Championship or Competition under SOBHD rules until given permission to do so by the Board. Such permission may be withheld for as long as a Board may decide. 

4. According to SOBHD rules, there must be at least six entries in advance of the competition date, and at least six of these must take part on the day for the Championship to go ahead. In the event of less than six competitors dancing in any one championship, section will be danced but the Championship will not be recognised. No certificate, trophy or sash will be presented, but individual prize money will be paid. 

5. Competitors do not have to remain in the marshalling area but must return for the correct order of ballot. The onus is on the competitor to return in time for the correct order of ballot. (ABHDI Technical 5/10/85 P 3 ratified ABHDI 6/10/85 P 8). 

6. Any complaint made by an individual against the organisation or adjudication of an event, must be made in writing giving the complainants full name and address, and shall be lodged with the Organiser, if possible, on the day of the event, certainly not later than 48 hours after the event. Such complaint to be accompanied by a fee as determined by the ABHDI which is refundable if protest upheld. 

7. All placegetters in Championships are to be dressed in KILT for trophy presentation. 

8. Judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. 

9. a) With the advent of electronic recording equipment there be no restrictions on the usage of electronic recording equipment provided permission is obtained from the organisers and judges and it does not interfere with the smooth organisation of the competition/championship or in any way restrict the view of the judge/s. 

b) That judges and organisers should bear in mind that the judge’s decision is final and cannot be subjected to an electronic recording equipment replay. 

 

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