Rules & Regulations

WORLD BALLET GRAND PRIX NORWAY

Copyright

The WBGP Norway has all copyrights of photography and videos taken during the WBGP Norway including. The WBGP Norway also has the copyrights of video and photography of the contemporary works. The WBGP Norway also reserves the exclusive right to sign contracts with third parties for merchandising of the abovementioned material.

Competitors

Divisions are divided based on the age as of 1st June 2022. Proof of age is required with a copy of the passport or child`s birth certificate.

The order of appearance on competition date will be determined by WBGP Norway. Competitors must accept and follow the order. Under no circumstances will this order change.

Competitors must wear their own costumes and make-up suitable for the choreography.

Media and recordings

WBGP Norway owns exclusive rights to the competition and related activities, including press interviews, all audio and video recordings during the competition, master classes, rehearsals, backstage, lobby, live broadcasting, reporting, photographs, production and distribution of presswork and audio-visual products created during the competition, opening ceremony and galas. Participants and their parents and/or legal guardians give their express permission for WBGP Norway to make any photo/video recordings at any time. By participating in WBGP Norway, participants and their parents or legal guardians give WBGP Norway their permission to use any such photo/video recordings including those containing their name for promotional purposes (including any uses in print, video, online, or in social media).

  • 1. Without the written approval of WBGP Norway, none of the above shall be conducted by any person.
  • 2. WBGP Norway and any third party authorized by WBGP Norway are entitled to arrange for competitors to attend activities like photo sessions, interviews, broadcasting, audio and video recordings.
  • 3. Competitors release to WBGP Norway and any third party authorised by WBGP Norway the following rights during the competition and activities described in (2) as above:
  • A. Live broadcasting and public transmitting
  • B. Audio and video recording
  • C. Reproduction and distribution of audio-visual products
  • D. Transmitting through internet
  • E. WBGP Norway warrants that no competitors’ images will be distorted or misused.
  • 4. Competitors and their parents/guardians consent to WBGP Norway and any third party authorized by WBGP Norway in using their name, portrait, photos, voices and resumes in the following conditions and on the following products:
  • A. During introduction, presentation and promotion of the competition and related activities.
  • B. During production, recording, publishing, promotion and distribution of presswork and audiovisual products of the competition and related activities.
  • 5. All the above rights mentioned in (3) and (4), which competitors and their parents/guardians release to WBGP Norway free of any charge, are permanent and cannot be changed or limited by location and time.
  • 6. In the case that competitors use music, choreography, and stage design copyrighted by any third, or provide photos and resumes to WBGP Norway which belong to any third party, competitors must obtain a thorough and complete written authorization from the royalty owner, and provide it to WBGP Norway. Competitors warrant that such authorization will not only grant them the right to use these works during their competition, but also ensure no rights granted to WBGP Norway or any third party authorized by WBGP Norway in (3) and (4) are in violations of rights against the royalty owner. Otherwise, competitors must compensate WBGP Norway for any damage caused by compromising their warrants.
  • 7. During the competition, competitors must not accept any interview about the competition by any news agency, organization or individual not authorized by WBGP Norway, or release to any third party any information about the competition not publicly announced by WBGP Norway. WBGP Norway reserves the right to disqualify competitors who violate this rule.

Insurance and security

WBGP Norway does not take responsibility for any previous injuries, chronic health conditions or stolen properties. Competitors must purchase their own insurances for accidents, disease and personal property.

Non-competitors are not allowed to enter the stage and wings area for safety reasons.

No one is allowed to take photos or make video recordings during the competition unless authorized by WBGP Norway.


Notes

All competitors must agree and follow all contents of this regulation when they sign up for WORLD BALLET GRAND PRIX Norway.

Resolution to any arguments should be based on this regulation, WBGP Norway holds the right of final interpretation of this regulation.


Publicity and participation

Accepted competitors must ensure that they have the choreography and music rights to perform the contemporary pieces. Performers featured in any events will be selected by the Jury panel. 


Refunds

There are no refunds for entry fees.

Email us at: [email protected] for more information.


Consent and rights

Competitors and their partners shall declare on the registration form that they consent to disclosing their relevant personal details to the Competition Organiser (GDPR).

Competitors shall declare on the registration form that they have the right to perform the competition choreographies.

Other rules concerning the competitors

If a competitor who is also the partner of another competitor is eliminated in the course of the Competition, the eliminated competitor shall agree to continue to perform as a partner in further through the finals, and at the final Gala and Award Ceremony.

Competitors and their partners shall themselves be responsible for their costumes and makeup for their performances. 

Competitors and their partners shall themselves be responsible for their insurance coverage.

The registration fee shall not be refunded under any circumstances.

For more information regarding the pandemic about traveling from abroad, please visit the Norwegian institute for health and welfare website. 

Competitors who require a visa in order to enter Norway shall themselves be responsible for obtaining such a visa.


Accomodation and travel

Accomodation and food is not included in the registration fee for the competition, but must be booked directly with the hotel: [email protected]. Prices include breakfast, lunch and dinner. 


Travel and expenses to and from Norway and to and from the airport/hotel in Valdres are the responsibility of the competitor. But local transportation to/from the theater/hotel is included.


Therefore for organization reasons all participants and their companions are asked to be accommodated at the “Sanderstølen”and “Hovda fjellhotell”, which are the official hotels of the competition and from where there will be transportation to the theater and back to the hotel.

Participants will have to contact Henrik at “Sanderstølen” directly to arrange their booking of the hotel and food.


Schedule solo/pas de deux participants

Day 1: Masterclass, group routine

Day 2: Masterclass, group routine

Day 3: Masterclass, Semifinals, group routine

Day 4: Final Gala and Award ceremony. 

After Gala and Award ceremony, you are all invited to a party at Sanderstølen to celebrate each other and the competition.

Masterclass and preparation of group routine for the final Gala

– Pre-junior A age 9-10

– Pre-junior B age 11-12

– Junior A age 13-14

– Junior B age 15-16

– Senior A age 17-18

– Senior B age 19-21


Schedule group participants

Day 1: Workshop 

Day 2: Workshop

Day 3: Semifinals, Workshop

Day 4: Final Gala and Award ceremony

After Gala and Award ceremony, you are all invited to a party at Sanderstølen to celebrate each other and the competition. 

Workshops, with preparation of a groups routine for the final Gala, obliged for group participants: 

– Pre-junior, age 9-12

– Junior, age 13-16

– Senior, age 17-21


Awards & prizes

For the Grand Prix Winners, a round trip ticket to Moscow for WBGP Moscow Final held at Bolshoi Ballet Academy. 

We celebrate the winners with Grand Prix, Gold, Silver, Bronze and Jury encouragement awards.

Scholarships from the Jury members.

World Ballet Grand Prix Norway Grenseveien 32A, 0571 Oslo

Account number: 6072 05 28641

IBAN number: NO65 6072 0528 641

SWIFT: NDEANOKK 

BIC: NDEANOKK


Nordea Bank Abp, filial in Norway, Address: Essendrops gate 7, 0368 Oslo, Norway.


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