7. Safety & Public Liability

7.1 ITC competitions or events are not responsible/liable for any kind of injury, damage or loss sustained by competitors or spectators or their property while attending any area of the venue premises.
7.2 Participating in any/all ITC competitions or events, competitors/parental/guardians agree that they are in good health and physical condition.
7.3 Competitors understand that there are risks involved in any physical activity and participation in this competition indicates their acceptance. Therefore, upon registration to any ITC competitions or events, it is agreed that participants will not hold ITC competitions or events, it’s directors or employees responsible for injuries that occur or illnesses that may be contracted during the competition event.
7.4 Studio Owner/Directors agree to adhere to the Release of Liability Clause, which is completed during the registration process.
​7.5 ITC competitions or events are held at a public event, ITC competitions or events encourage all attendees to; supervise children at all times, be responsible for all personal belongings, be aware of surroundings and inform an ITC competition or events employee of unsuitable or suspicious activity.

13. Auditorium Admission

13.1 Registration fees cover the cost of admission for all family and friends at all ITC competitions or events.
13.2 Doors will open approximately 15 minutes prior to the first performance and the general public is welcome to view the competition.
13.3 If the stage is littered during a performance, it is the competitors responsibility to clean it up immediately following the performance.
13.4 Performers may not enter or exit the stage from anywhere other than the wings. Jumping off the front of the stage is not permitted. Starting the performance from the audience or ending in the audience is also not permitted.
13.5 Approaching the panel of judges is strictly not allowed.
13.6 No gifts can be presented to the judges in conjunction with a performance.
13.7 Special stage or house lighting will not be provided for any performance.
13.8 At no time are teachers, parents or competitors allowed to practice, rehearse or meet on stage.
13.9 Dressing rooms are limited at each venue. A cleaning fee of $300 minimum will be assessed to any studio that leaves the dressing area in an untidy condition.
13.10 No food, drinks or smoking is allowed in the competition area or inside the auditorium.
13.11 Failure to comply with any/all of the points outlined in section 13 can result in immediate disqualification and loss of privileges to participate in future ITC competitions or events.
13.12 ITC competitions or events staff have the right to deny any person/persons entry to the auditorium if he/she does not comply with any of the housekeeping rules.

16. Prohibited/Unacceptable Props

16.1 Fire (including candles, matches, lighters), fireworks (including sparklers), explosives, swords, knives, weapons and use of animals are strictly prohibited.
16.2 Toy weapons are acceptable. However, toys may not fire projectile objects or have blunt points or sharp edges.
16.3 Hoverboards and motor vehicles are not allowed. 16.4 All props should be non-toxic substances. No form of liquid, gel, powder, glass objects, aerosol cans of any type (including hairspray or spray paint) or similar substances may be used that will physically alter the backdrop, wings or surface of the floor.
16.5 Prohibited items include: water (on body, costume, or prop), wet paint (on body, costume, or prop), fake blood, fake snow, silly string, haze or fog machines, strobe lights, bubbles, bubble machines, confetti, streamer or confetti cannons, loose feathers, candy, chalk, crushed cork, flour, corn starch, loose glitter (on body, costume or prop), sand, sawdust, dry ice or any other similar substances. Any act that uses a substance that is not permitted and creates a safety hazard for performers or on the floor may be penalised and/or disqualified.
16.6 Hanging backdrops and special lighting may not be used.
16.7 Helium balloons are only allowed if they are weighted and if permitted by the contracted venue.
16.8 Rosin must be self-contained and cannot be applied directly on the floor. If your performance requests the use of rosin, please let the stage director of the competition upon arriving to allocate a safe space.