Bundaberg Country Music Club
35th Annual BUNDY EASTER ROUNDUP 19th to 21st April 2019
BUNDABERG RECREATIONAL PRECINCT
7 Kendall’s Road, Bundaberg 4670.
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Talent Search and Competition
ELIGIBILITY / DEFINITIONS: This competition is open to Non-Professional performers - individuals who perform for their own satisfaction as opposed to performing for the majority of their income.
INELIGIBLE to compete are Festival Judges and Trainee Judges who have judged at any Country Music Event and Professional Music Teachers who have earned the majority of their income as a teacher. They may assist in the musical backing of contestants.
COUNTRY: All performances must be within this genre, Modern or Traditional with the exception of PERFORMER’S CHOICE.
MUSICAL BACKING: Must be all LIVE Backing, with the exception of PERFORMER’S CHOICE.
Our object is to promote new Talent of the future and encourage and support the new generations as they embrace their own modern style in keeping COUNTRY alive. Assistance is offered to ALL competitors to ensure the Band is familiar with your Backing. Send Song title, artist, key, chording requirements to Paula Gray M: 0429 470 559 - Email: [email protected]
MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL OF FESTIVAL.
The Festival Committee will have general management and control and shall have the authority to interpret and apply these Rules and Conditions, and where a matter has not been specifically addressed within, a ruling shall be made by the said Committee.
MINORS: Junior and Juveniles must be under authorized adult or parental supervision during the entire Event.
VISUAL / AUDIO IMAGES: Please indicate on Entry Form agreement or otherwise for Permission to take and release VISUAL and AUDIO Images to be used by Bundaberg Country Music Club Inc. and the Media, for Promotional purposes.
Conduct and Regulations within the Bundaberg Recreational Precinct must be appropriate as for any Venue of this type.
Loss or Damage: The Bundaberg Country Music Club Inc. its Sponsors, Volunteers, and the Bundaberg Regional Council, and its servants shall not be liable for any loss or damage sustained during the Festival.
AGE GROUPS: Effective from first day of Competition 19/04/2019
JUVENILE: 12 years and under. JUNIOR: 13 to17 years.
OPEN JUVENILE & JUNIOR: Under 12 to 17 years. SENIOR: 18 to 59 years may enter all Senior Sections and Open Senior Sections with the exception of Golden Oldies.
GOLDEN OLDIES: 60 yrs and Over may enter all Open & Senior Sections with the exception of Male and Female Vocal 18 to 59 yrs.
OPEN SECTIONS: Open to ALL Age Groups including Junior & Juvenile.
SENIOR DUO: A Junior or Juvenile may enter with a SENIOR in the Senior Duo as well as a Junior Duo.
OPEN INSTRUMENTAL: If more than 5 Junior/Juveniles enter any OPEN event, a new Junior Section will be added.
CHORD CHARTS: CHORDS over WORDS. 5 Copies per Song in clear refill display books with Name on each book. Page Size A4 – limit of 2 pages per Song. ARIAL Font – All Bold /Caps. Size14.
Include Song Title & KEY (not Capo position) Indicate Chorus / lead breaks etc.
ALL CONTESTANTS must check in Back Stage,15 minutes before the start of each Section and must remain in the Back Stage Area, ready to perform at least 3 Contestants before yourself. NOISE must be kept to a minimum please.
DRESS CODE: Neat and respectable attire must be worn, including own Backing Band, and for presentation of Awards and Photos.
CONTESTANTS: To appear once per Section as numbered, unless directed otherwise by the Stage Manager.
SOUND MANAGEMENT is controlled by our Professional Audio Engineer and assistant whose AREA is totally out of bounds to ALL except AUTHORIZED personnel.
PA / AMPS / DRUMS / KEYBOARD is supplied and will be the only equipment used in Competition with the exception of own instruments. Own Keyboard if required must be set up before Section commences.
JUDGES must NOT be approached while Judging is in progress. The Judges’ decisions are final.
ADJUDICATION FORMS will be available for collection by Competitors or a Club representative AFTER the AWARDS at the Adjudication area. Most Judges are open to discussion then, also.
RESTRICTED AREAS are the reserved ADJUDICATION, JUDGING, BACK STAGE and SOUND MANAGEMENT Areas.
SECRETARY’S OFFICE: Any Festival business, Enquiries, Suggestions, Complaints, stage Announcements to be made here.
BUNDY EASTER ROUND UP 2019 – SECTION RULES – AWARDS AND GENERAL INFORMATION.
SOLO VOCALS: The Age Categories are JUVENILE, JUNIOR, SENIOR and GOLDEN OLDIES.
BACKING BAND requirements: Please indicate choice for each Section. VOCAL backing is not permitted.
DUOS: 2 Performers. * A Junior or Juvenile may appear in the OPEN Duo as well as Junior Duo.
GROUP VOCAL: At least 3, and up to 5 performers. Own or Host Backing Band.
GOSPEL: Solo / Vocal. Song of Praise, Celebration, Country in content, not a Hymn.
OPEN: DUO OR GROUP GOSPEL: Vocal. Group - 3 to 5 performers.
COUNTRY ROCK: Solo / Vocal. Must be an original upbeat Country Rock song.
OPEN: AUSTRALIAN BUSH BALLAD: Solo / Vocal. Content must be purely Australian, may be Traditional or Contemporary.
OPEN AUSTRALIAN TRUCKING: Solo /vocal. Songs of AUSSIE life involving Trucks.
OPEN: INSTRUMENTAL: Solo, Instrument of own choice, no special effects. Own or Host Backing Band.
PERFORMERS CHOICE: Solo, Duo, Groups. Example: Comedy, Mime, Verse, Musicals, Movie themes, Opera. *ANYTHING GOES AS LONG AS TASTEFULLY EXECUTED. Time: Average song length. May have CD Backing. Please hand in to Check in Desk, back Stage, before Section starts with Name and Contestant Number on CD as per Program.
OWN COMPOSITION: ONE SONG performed on the day by ONE VOCALIST with ONE INSTRUMENT Backing allowed. 3 COPIES OF THE LYRICS MUST BE SENT WITH THE ENTRY FORM FOR JUDGING AND WILL BE RETURNED WITH THE ADJUDICATION FORMS AFTER THE AWARDS.
Prize Money & Medallions for 1st, 2nd and 3rd for all Sections
OVERALL JUVENILE - Trophy, $100 Cash
OVERALL JUNIOR - Trophy, $150 Cash
OVERALL SENIOR - Trophy, $200 Cash
TROPHY SENIOR OVERALL GOSPEL and the PEOPLE’S CHOICE – BEST ENTERTAINER AWARD
LONG YARD AWARD
Juvenile and Junior Encouragement Awards and Incentive Awards.
Senior Male and Female Encouragement Awards.
GOOD FRIDAY begins with the GOSPEL Sections at 1pm. The Festival may need to start earlier if entries exceed quota. Talent Quest Entries and Fees need to be received by the closing date Sunday 7th April 2019. Fees are Non-refundable.
The Festival Committee reserves the right to make any changes deemed necessary in the running of a successful event.
The Host BACKING BAND is of professional status, however, if competitors need reassurance that their choice of song is familiar to the Band, an Email & Phone contact is available. Please ensure CHORD CHARTS are well presented as per required Format.
ADMISSION, CAMPING, CATERING
Venue is close to Airport, Motel Accommodation, Service Station, Sugarland Shops, R.V. Sales & Service, Dump Point –
Childers Road and the Tourist Information Centre. The venue has disability access to Parking, Toilets and Hot Showers.
CATERING: Meals and Refreshments are provided Friday to Sunday during the Event.
The Bundaberg Regional Council Recreational Precinct is a GLASS FREE area. DOGS must not roam free at any time. DOGS and SMOKING are not permitted in the Entertainment and Catering areas.
ADMISSION: Adult 3 Day Pass -$25 Adult 2 Day Pass -$20 – Adult Single Day Entry -$10
PROGRAMS: $3.00 each.
CAMPING: 4 NIGHTS – THURSDAY to SUNDAY.
CAMP FEES: Powered $25 per site per night. Unpowered $19 per site per night.
Site Fees cover: 1 Motor Home, 1 Caravan or 1 Tent, with 1 – 2 Adults and Children.
CAMP BOOKINGS via Website: www.bundycmc.com OR Treasurer/Coord: Paula on 0429 470 559. *Please advise number of Persons, Nights, RV type / Tent, Disability needs etc.