General Information

Gateway DanceSport Festival is the first competition to be a totally gender-neutral, all-inclusive competition.

 

  • A COUPLE CONSISTS OF TWO PEOPLE REGARDLESS OF GENDER OR WHO LEADS OR FOLLOWS. All couples registered for the same style, proficiency level, and age group will compete in the same event and be judged against each other. 

  • THE COMPETITION IS OPEN TO ALL INDIVIDUALS REGARDLESS OF MEMBERSHIP STATUS IN ANY DANCE ORGANIZATION.

  • No smoking will be allowed anywhere on the premises of the competition.

    REFUND POLICY: Competitors may request a refund of their entry fees in writing at least one week prior to the competition (May 18, 2019) by sending an email to competingcouples@gmail.com. Refunds will be honored less a 15% processing fee. Spectator tickets will not be refunded. 

Photography/Video

  • This event may be photographed by video, photography or other method. All persons attending this event may be photographed and, by their presence, waive any claim related to the use of that photography and the rights of any copyright, privacy or publicity associated with said photography. The Gateway DanceSport Festival and its organizers reserve all print, electronic, and broadcast rights and reserve the right to use all photography taken at the Gateway DanceSport Festival, for future promotional purposes.

  • There are no restrictions on any family member, friend, or competitor from videographing or photographing the events. Please just make sure that you don’t block anyone else’s sight line by standing in front of them, or by standing on the dance floor where you would block the dancers.

Responsibility

  • The Gateway DanceSport Festival and its organizers accept no responsibility for damage, loss, or theft of property left in the changing rooms, ballroom, guest rooms, or hotel. The organizer or the event facilities cannot be held liable for any injury sustained while in attendance at this event and the hotel including public outdoor and parking lot. Persons attending do so at their own risk. 

  • Every person attending the Gateway DanceSport Festival does so at their own risk and expressly and irrevocably waves any claim or claims against Gateway DanceSport Festival, its organizers, employees and representatives arising from any loss, personal injury, death or damage associated with this event.

 

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