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Grand Bay Strathspey

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Grand Bay Strathspey

Highland Dance Competition USMW – 0213

Saturday September 16, 2017

Interlochen Center for the Arts

Corson Auditorium

4000 M-137

Interlochen, MI 49637

Judge: Catherine MacLeod, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

Piper: Bill Weaver, St. Louis, Michigan

Hosted by: The Scottish Arts & Heritage Association of the Upper Great Lakes (SAHAUGL)

and Celtic Fire Highland Dancers

Facebook Page: facebook.com/grandbaystrathspey/

COMPETITION RULES

  • SOBHD & FUSTA rules govern all events.
  • Pre-registration is required. NO REFUNDS. No field entries EXCEPT for Mother-Dancer Fling and Daddy Pas de Basque events.
  • All dancers must present a 2017 Registration Card to compete.
  • Age groups are determined by the number of dancers competing and are subject to change without notice.
  • Dancers may only compete in one category
  • Age as of September 16, 2017 applies.
  • First to enter, last to dance in each category.
  • Siblings dancing in the same category and age group will be separated if possible.
  • The judge’s decisions are final.
  • Number of places awarded at the judge’s discretion.
  • All dances count toward Age Group trophy
  • Beginner stamps awarded for Highland Dances only.
  • Trophies awarded to the highest aggregate point winner in each age group for Beginner through Premier levels; Most Promising Dancer Awards given at judge’s discretion.
  • Competitors must be ready to perform when event or number is called to avoid disqualification from that event.
  • Competitors MUST BE IN COMPLETE COSTUME for awards.
  • The Grand Bay Strathspey Organizing Committee reserves the right to make changes to schedule of events.

Regarding Interlochen Center for the Arts and Corson Auditorium:

  • Interlochen Center for the Arts is a boarding school for high school students from all over the world. The entire campus is a smoke-free, alcohol-free environment.
  • Interlochen Center for the Arts DOES NOT allow food or beverage, other than bottled water, inside the auditorium itself. Please consume food and non-water beverages in other areas of the building only. Thank You!

DANCES

PRIMARY

16 Pas de Basque, Pas de Basque & High Cuts, Fling (4step), Sword (2+1)

BEGINNER

Lilt (4 step), Fling (4 step), Sword (2+1), Seann Triubhas (3+1)

NOVICE

Lilt (4 step), Fling (4 step), Sword (2+1), Seann Triubhas (3+1)

INTERMEDIATE

Hornpipe (3+1), Fling (4 step), Sword (2+1), Strathspey & Highland Reel

PREMIER

Blue Bonnets (4 step) , Fling (4 step), Sword (2+1), Strathspey & Highland Reel

FUN EVENTS – non-competitive

Mother-Dancer Highland Fling $5.00: Moms and their dancers (competing or non-competing) are invited to perform a traditional 4-step Fling together. Any four steps allowed! Kilt/Highland dress enthusiastically encouraged but not required. Participants receive a personalized recognition certificate.

Daddy Pas de Basque & Highcuts $5.00: Start Practicing now and enter ahead or on event day! This is always a fun event, and each year the number of participating dads, brothers and uncles increases, making the event ever more exciting! Audience donations determine the winner with proceeds benefiting Duchenne’s Muscular Dystrophy. Kilt/Highland dress enthusiastically encouraged but not required.

MEN IN KILTS CALENDAR 2018 PHOTO SHOOT - Free: We invite men to don their kilts and pose for the 2018 Men in Kilts Calendar. The photo shoot will take place on the campus of Interlochen Center for the Arts on competition day. Proceeds of the calendar sales will support the Harbor Springs Highland Fling 2018, so bring your kilt (or borrow one), and a nice shirt as well.




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