Terms and Conditions  −  ON STAGE Performing Arts Competitions

EVENT TERMS & CONDITIONS
• For more information about this event please visit our website www.onstagepac.com.au
• Online ticket sales close 60 minutes before session start time. If session is not sold out, tickets can be purchased from the Box Office (situated at the kiosk) in the venue foyer.
• No refunds available on tickets or merchandise sold.
• In the case of the event being cancelled, tickets or merchandise will be refunded minus any processing and/or transaction fees.
• All tickets must be checked-in and presented to the Box Office in the venue foyer to receive a wristband for admission.
• All patrons entering the auditorium are required to use hand sanitiser before entry (provided).
• Anyone attending this event must abide by operating procedures throughout the venue.
• Children 2 years and under do not need to purchase a ticket but are required to sit on the lap of a paying Adult.
• Performer's Passes will be issued for the April 2022 competitions.
To receive free entry into the auditorium, Performers must present their pass at the designated theatre door. (Theatre door near Competitor Check-in).
Please note: We cannot exceed auditorium capacity allocations if there are restrictions in place at the time of the event, so numbers of Performer's Passes allowed in each session, may be limited.
• Complimentary passes will be issued to some Studio Principals & Teachers, dependent on number of entries from their studio.
• All Principals and Teachers with a complimentary pass must check-in at the Box Office (kiosk) to receive a wristband for entry into the auditorium. Valid I.D. must be presented.
• Please respect others by practicing appropriate physical distancing throughout the venue wherever possible.
• Please observe all Covid regulations in place for this event.
• ON STAGE P.A.C. takes no responsibility for anyone contracting COVID-19 or any other health issues during this event.


COVID-19 REQUIREMENTS
At the time of the program being released, the following requirements were set in place (as at 21/03/2022):
• Everyone aged 16 years & over, must check-in via the venue QR code or manual register.
• Everyone aged 16 years & over, must be at least double vaccinated to attend or perform at this event.
• Everyone aged 16 years & over, must show proof of vaccination to enter this venue.
• Everyone 8 years & over, must wear an appropriate face mask at all times inside the venue, other than when performing on stage. We encourage any younger children to also wear a face mask if possible.
This includes in the foyer, auditorium, dressing rooms, Green room (check-in) and backstage areas.
• Please practice good hygiene and respect physical distancing practices.
• Wash your hands regularly and use the hand sanitisers provided throughout the venue.
• As the venue is at 50% audience capacity (with a possible increase to 75%), please spread out and social distance from each other when sitting inside the auditorium.
• Please observe capacity limits in all dressing room areas, as these are capped at the 2 square metre rule.
• If anyone tests positive for COVID-19 & is in their 7-day isolation period during the event - stay home.
• If you are deemed a close contact, or display any symptoms relating to COVID-19, stay home and get tested. Please do not attend this event. Please follow all Government COVID-19 guidelines that are in place at the time of this event.
• Please advise the Government departments if you test positive after attending this event.
• ON STAGE P.A.C. takes no responsibility for anyone contracting COVID-19, or other health issues during this event.


AUDITORIUM TERMS & CONDITIONS
These competitions offer a great platform for students of all ages and levels of experience and expertise to perform their items in a safe, positive and friendly environment. Our aim is to help build confidence and self esteem, whilst encouraging their technical growth and performance development.

To assist with the smooth running of the ON STAGE Performing Arts Competitions, and to preserve the spirit of our ‘friendly comps’, please observe and adhere to the following:
• Everyone should ensure that they have read and understand the competition rules*. These can be viewed at the following places: Information package, on our website www.onstagepac.com.au, on the online registration website, as well as hardcopies at the various stations at this event.
*You will be informed of further updates if needed to meet operating requirements at the time of this event running.
• The competition venue is a non-smoking venue and does not allow chewing gum in any area.
• Due to copyright conditions and regulations, the recording of performances (either visual or sound) is not permitted.
No private or unauthorised video, sound or camera equipment is to be brought or used in the auditorium, backstage or holding/dressing rooms. Mobile phones with camera facility must not be used.
Contravention of this condition may result in disqualification of the competitor(s).
A ‘one warning policy’, followed by ‘eviction’ from the theatre or backstage area will be in place for all people who
ignore this rule or any of the competition rules.
• Our photographer and videographer reserve the right to photograph/video all performances, as well as still shots in the foyer. They also have the right to use images from this event for promotions.
ON STAGE P.A.C. reserve the right to take photos and use images for promotions, social media & websites.
All photographers, videographers and ON STAGE Committee members hold current ‘Working With Children’ cards.
• Mobile phones must be turned off in the Auditorium, Backstage Areas and dressing rooms.
(Don’t put on ‘silent’, as incoming calls & texts still affect the sound system). A ‘one warning policy’, followed by
‘eviction’ from the theatre or backstage area will be in place for all people who ignore this rule or any of the rules.
• Please do not approach the adjudicators.
• Food and drinks are NOT permitted inside the auditorium or dressing rooms. (Water only permitted.)
• All audience members are expected to be quiet & behave in an acceptable manner whilst in the auditorium.
This must be respected or you will be asked to leave.
• Please respect physical distancing and operating procedures. Observe all Covid regulations in place for this event.
• Please ensure that all young children are accompanied by an adult inside the auditorium.
No child is to sit unattended in the front three rows of the auditorium.
• No prams are permitted in the auditorium as per venue regulations. (Safety/evacuation hazard)
• Audience members will only be allowed to enter and exit the auditorium in between items.
This will be strictly enforced so as not to disrupt the performer(s) on stage.
• Performer's Passes will be issued for the April 2022 competitions. To receive free entry into the auditorium, Performers must present their pass at the designated theatre door. (Theatre door near Competitor Check-in).
Please note: We cannot exceed auditorium capacity allocations if there are restrictions in place at the time of the event, so numbers of Performer's Passes allowed in each session, may be limited.
• All passes allocated must be worn at all times for admittance to the auditorium or the backstage area.
You’ll be refused entry without your pass and be required to pay for entry.
Passes will be confiscated if misused or worn by anyone other than for whom they are intended.
Penalties will be in place, including being banned from the competitions – watching or performing.
• Complimentary passes for Studio Principal(s), Teachers or Principal’s family, may be offered once entries have been submitted and processed. The number of passes offered will be dependent on the number of entries received.
• Anyone attending this event must abide by operating procedures throughout the venue & observe all Covid regulations.
• Lost property: Please check at kiosk during the competitions or contact the Theatre Manager of the venue.
• In the case of an emergency, please follow instructions from compere, teachers and competition helpers.

DRESSING ROOMS
• Due to COVID-19 regulations, each dressing room will have a restricted capacity that must be adhered to.
For this event, they will not be holding areas – strictly changing rooms only. We encourage arriving in first costume and using change rooms only if necessary, to change for other performances in that session.
• No personal belongings are to be left in the change rooms. No responsibility will be taken for personal belongings.
• Males will not be permitted in the Female dressing rooms, nor will females be permitted in the Male dressing rooms. Guests & friends are not permitted in the dressing rooms. One dresser per person if required.
• At no point are any photos or videos to be taken inside the change room space.
• Individuals found in these areas, that shouldn’t be there, will be asked to move on by workers and teachers.


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