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Currently the festival will have guests arriving on Friday 23/11 ​​/18 with the competition starting on the 24/11/18 and finishing on the evening of 25/​11​/18 but if it continues to grow there may possibly be some dances starting on the 23/11​/18.

​The competition sections for entries and relevant classes are below.  

There are limited spaces for each so will be on a first come first serve basis. Please send us your enquiry on these and I will confirm availability




Classical: Ballet

Cabaret: Tap, Modern, Lyrical, Song & Dance, Acro, Street, Contemporary



Classical: Ballet

Cabaret: Tap, Modern, Lyrical, Song & Dance, Acro, Street, Contemporary

Troupes & Groups:

Classical: Ballet

Cabaret: Musical Theatre, Street, Lyrical, Song & Dance, Tap, Acro, Contemporary 


Age Groups for Duets,Troupes and Groups:

BABY Up to 5 yrs 

PRIMARY 6 – 8 yrs 

JUNIOR 9 – 10 yrs 

INTER 11 – 14 yrs 

SENIOR 15 yrs and over 

Times allowed for each section:

 Classes - A & B (1 minute 30 seconds)  

Classes - C, D, E & F (2minutes)  

Duets – 2 minutes 30 seconds 

Trios - 3 minutes 

Troupes and Groups - 5 minutes 


Tots - Up to 3 yrs

Baby - 4 & 5 yrs

A - 6 & 7 yrs 

B - 8 & 9 yrs

C - 10 & 11 yrs

D- 12 & 13 yrs

E - 14 & 15 yrs 

F - 16 – 21 yrs

Adult 22 yrs & Over


Winners Show

The adjudicator will select up to 20 dances they would like to see perform again in a show at the end of the competition on the evening of 25/03/18. Performers chosen will be WINNERS ONLY that have stood out to the adjudication, not every winner will be selected. 

This could be a solo, duet, trio or troupe and there will be a prize awarded to the winner of the show. 

The show will run at the end of the last day of the competition

Awards and certificates

Certificates for all solo candidates

Certificate & medal for all soloists who gain a 1st, 2nd or 3rd place

Trophies for group awards for ALL categories including a costume award, highest mark of the competition, talented and gifted award and a 1st place award at the all winners show

£50 Cash Prize for 1st place at the all winners show!!   This will be awarded to one special routine... (could be any dance category section or ability level) not necessarily a high-scoring award but a dance chosen by the adjudicator for winning 1st place and showing exceptional creativity along with the LOVE OF DANCE

 One teacher will be awarded "Best Musicality" title with a trophy for choreography and adaptation of a routine to an inspiring and outstanding musical selection

One Dancer will be named “Competition Angel” at each Competition. Angels receive a titled printed T-Shirt and trophy award

TWO Dancers will be offered a scholarship for David Stinson’s International Talent Agency 




​Free ​Entry Fees for Performers


Accommodation for all Participants and Spectators

As this is a weekend festival to be enjoyed by the whole family each participant and spectator will be required to purchase a ticket for a 3-night stay from 23/11/18 checking out on 26/11/18.  No day passes are available.

Below are the tariffs for the different room types.  All the information on each room type can be found by visiting

A deposit  will be required 

3 nights -  Friday 23rd, Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th November 2018

Bronze £99 (Pontins Popular)

Silver £109 (Pontins Classic)

Gold £119 (Pontins Club) 

The price includes all entertainment as listed below, masterclasses and workshops for dancers and spectators, spectator wrist bands and free bedding and electricity (Not usually supplied by Pontins)


And finally, the below lists some of the acts performing and entertainment provided (This is not an exhaustive list as new acts are still being added!) So keep your eyes peeled on our website for up and coming acts!

Use of all leisure facilities

Tom Boogie – Workshops based on London’s West End Musicals

Live Fire Performer

Performance by Twist and Pulse – Runners up on Britain’s Got Talent 2010

Performance by Kade Smith from The Voice UK

Inflatable Aqua Party


If you wish to participate in this event please email us at and our team will be in touch with all the finer details about the event. 

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