Competition Rules

[1] Entry Fee per category: $30 (Non-Refundable) through October 31st.
Late registration fee per category: $50 (Non-Refundable) from November 1st - November 6th.

The last day to register is November 6th. **If we reach capacity before the deadline, you will be added to a waiting list and we will only accept participants from the waitlist on a first come first serve basis depending on whether we have any dropouts.** Please register early to ensure your registration goes through!

For Duets, both participants need their own individual participant pass.
For Dance groups, only one participant pass is required for the group.

General Admission for the three days of competition is $20. After the registration period closes, you can only buy General Admission tickets at the door.
[2] Category Time Limits: 6 minutes for all categories
[3] Going over the time limits will incur a 10 point penalty from the overall score of the participants.
[4] Judges' decisions are FINAL and cannot be APPEALED.
[5] Prizes for groups with 10 or more will be as follows otherwise only trophies and certificates will be provided.
********[1st Prize: $150.00********[2nd Prize: $100.0*0] ********[3rd Prize: $50.00]********
[6] Age Groups: [1] 12 & Under [2] 13 to 20 [3] 21 and over.
Please email us and select the checkbox in the registration form if Participant is under 7 years old.
[7] There is a limit of 3 Categories for participants under 21 years old and a limit of 2 Categories for participants over the age of 21, however the Duet category does not apply to this rule. A participant (of any age) may only be entered in one duet with one partner. No participant can be registered for more than 4 categories in total (including duet).
[8] The Performance category is a non-competitive category, any person may enter in this category once and can perform any discipline listed in the categories of the competition. This is strictly a showcase in the competition for those who want to display their talents. Participation is first-come first-serve, only 10 participants will be taken. An audition tape maybe requested.
[9] The Academy may cancel any category when there is not enough participants entered. You will be notified and entry fees for that category will be returned.
[10] Dances of India can consist of Folk, Regional, Bollywood Film, Solo or Group. We ask that you upload the tracks you intend to use by Friday, Nov. 10th using the Music Upload Form so we can create playlists to save time during each category. Please bring a USB backup with you to the hall. It is your responsibility to have the tracks playble from a USB drive at the hall - especially if you do not submit the tracks before Nov 10th. If we do not have your music before the start of the category, a time penalty will be incurred.
[11] DEADLINE: ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY MONDAY November 6, 2017 If we reach full capacity before the deadline, we will start adding people to a waitlist. We will only accept participants from the waitlist on a first come first serve basis depending on whether we have any dropouts. Please do not wait to register if you are interested.
[12] If you do not receive a receipt for your participant pass, you have not finished the registration process!
[13] Please email us with any questions: aimfa.administration@aimfa.org
[14] Entry forms can be submitted online or downloaded and mailed to us.

Competition Prizes

FIRST PRIZE: $150

TROPHY & CERTIFICATE

SECOND PRIZE: $100

TROPHY & CERTIFICATE

THIRD PRIZE: $50

TROPHY & CERTIFICATE