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Competition Terms and Conditions
Welcome to Dance Fitness by Dame Darcey Bussell DBE, a dance competition hosted by DDMIX (Darcey Bussell
conceived and produced by Purple Shows Ltd designed to get boys and girls active and excited about
these Competition terms
of use tell you who is eligible to participate in the Competition and how those eligible people (mainly
Purple Shows Ltd collectively as "we, "us" or "our". The Competition website and its content are usually
to as the "Dance Fitness Competition".
Purple Shows Ltd
liability and disclaim warranties for the Dance Fitness Competition as permitted by law. These terms of
explain how your contributions to the Dance Fitness Competition will be used by the us. Please read
1. WHO TO CONTACT IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS
The Dance Fitness Competition team can be contacted using the email address email@example.com.
The team will respond to any questions or comments that you may have about the competition.
2. HOW DOES THE DDMIX AND PURPLE SHOWS USE MY PERSONAL INFORMATION?
The personal information that you provide will be handled safely and securely, for more
information about how
each company handles individual's information please visit our separate privacy policies.
can be found here
and Purple Shows
Ltd can be found here.
We will only use your information to administer this Project and will not contact you for any
other reason unless
we have your permission to do so.
The registration information provided by you may be shared with specialist companies providing
services to us for
the Competition. These companies are not permitted to use your information for their own
All data is opt-in and fully GDPR compliant. The Data Protection Act 2018 regulates the
processing of personal
information, setting rules for processing and increasing individuals' rights to control how
them is used. You hereby grant the Purple Shows Ltd and DDMIX (Darcey Bussell Ltd) permission to
information for the duration of Project and its wind down.
DDMIX and Purple Shows Ltd reserve the right at their sole discretion to cancel, terminate,
modify or suspend the
Competition and/or your involvement with the Competition at any time.
These terms and conditions shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of
You should only register for the Competition if you are authorised by your school to participate
and provide the
information required by the us. By registering you agree to be bound by these terms and
conditions on behalf of
Any content on the Dance Fitness Competition that is not otherwise identified is copyright of
either DDMIX and
Purple Shows Ltd or our partners to the Project.
The Dance Fitness Competition website may contain links to third-party websites. These
third-party websites are
not under either DDMIX’s or Purple Shows’ control. If the we have included these links in the
Competition, we provide them to you as a convenience only. The inclusion of these links is not
an endorsement by
us of any third-party website, service or product. We reserve the right to disable links to any
website that you post on the Dance Fitness Competition.
relevant pages on the
Competition website regularly. If you access the Dance Fitness Competition you agree to be bound
Teachers who want to enter their school in the Competition should register their contact details
instructions given on the Competition website.
The DDMIX and Purple Shows Ltd will validate every registration request it receives and may use
provided by teachers to verify that the information provided is accurate. Please make sure that
details you provide are accurate and up to date.
Only online registrations will be accepted.
The closing date for registrations is 31st January 2019 at 11:59pm.
5. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
The number of children in a participating group should be between 24-30 pupils.
Only one group per school are permitted to enter the competition.
The competition 2019 is open only to groups of children in school years 3 to 7 (ages 7-12 years
The competition 2019 is open only to schools with the Council areas of Salisbury, Liverpool,
Newcastle, Aylesbury, Cardiff & Aberdeen.
Schools that have registered for the Competition will receive a video file of a DDMIX dance
routine performed by
Dame Darcey Bussell DBE and her team. School teams are required to rehearse their routine and
submit a video
recording for entry to the competition . This video recording of your school group shall be your
for the first stage of the competition.
The films should be rehearsed by the schools privately and not shared, as you are participating
in a competition.
There are five different genres of fitness dance routines, each school will receive access to
one of these chosen
at random. Changing of your given video is not permitted.
The essence of this competition is fitness through dance for school children, not complex
DDMIX Darcey Bussell Ltd has asked that school teachers and anyone you give access to and any
involved in your performance ensure to the best of their abilities that the dance film from
DDMIX and distributed
by Purple Shows Ltd is kept safely so that it is not shared through any media especially on
social media, to
protect copyright in the films.
6. COMPETITION SUBMISSIONS
Only schools that have registered before the registration closing date can submit a video entry
The closing date for video submissions in each region are as follows;
Salisbury: 29th April 2019 at 11:59pm
Liverpool: 29th April 2019 at 11:59pm
Portsmouth: 29th April 2019 at 11:59pm
Newcastle: 29th April 2019 at 11:59pm
Cardiff: 29th April 2019 at 11:59pm
Aberdeen: 29th April 2019 at 11:59pm
Aylesbury: 29th April 2019 at 11:59pm
Only videos entered online via website will be accepted as submissions to the competition. The
form can be found here.
PROPS are not to be used in the recorded dance routine.
Costumes can be worn. Judging will be based on the quality of the performance and the enthusiasm
of the dancers.
The video submission should be a wide shot that includes all dancers, full video recommendations
can be found here.
The maximum file size of the submitted video cannot exceed 2 GB (Gigabytes).
Before being judged, video submissions will be briefly viewed to ensure that they have uploaded
and to ensure they can be played/judged by Darcey Bussell. A video may be converted to a
different video format if necessary to allow it to play on Purple Shows system.
When a video is shared with Darcey Bussell the school's name is replaced with a unique code so
she does not know which school she is judging.
The videos will only ever be viewed by employees or
contractors of Purple Shows Ltd and DDMIX Ltd to administrate the competition and the videos
will never be shared on social media or to third parties.
Six months after the competition
closes all submitted videos and backups will be deleted.
7. FINALIST SELECTION
DDMIX and Purple Shows Ltd reserve the right to add or reduce competition days, number of groups
move the competition locations due to unforeseen circumstance.
Any change in competition days, number of participating groups and/or times is at the sole
discretion of DDMIX
and Purple Shows Ltd and will be determined by the amount of time available at each regional
The school dance groups selected to perform at the regional finals will be based on their
performance in their
submitted video entry.
Submitted videos will be judged by Dame Darcey Bussell DBE, and all her decisions will be
accepted as final.
All school dance groups that submit a video entry for the competition will be notified whether
they have been
selected to participate in the regional finals via the email address they used to register for
Schools will be notified if they will be participating in the regional finals by late April
early May 2019.
8. REGIONAL FINALS
It is the responsibility of the participating schools to ensure they have the correct number of
adults with DBS
certification, care and safeguarding accreditation for the number and ages of children in their
Preferably this would include the teacher who registered the group for the competition. DDMIX
and Purple Shows
Ltd are not acting in a care or safeguarding role of your school pupils; nor are they acting in
Performance Times: All successful school dance groups taking part in a regional final must
compete on the date
and time assigned. You will be notified of this schedule by email to the registered teacher.
Timing is subject to
change and is at the sole discretion of DDMIX and Purple Shows Ltd. Please alert DDMIX and
Purple Shows Ltd staff
via firstname.lastname@example.org if there are
The organisers, staff or representatives of DDMIX and Purple Shows are not
responsible for any
claims for damages, loss or injuries sustained while taking part in any activity related to the
Competition. All schools must have their own liability insurance.
All schools are responsible for their dancers, parent and guardians behaviour. Anyone failing to
follow rules of
the Dance Fitness Competition or causing a disturbance will be asked to leave the competition.
We hold a zero
tolerance of verbal abuse to any staff member or partners of the Dance Fitness Competition.
No form of liquids (including water), gels, aerosols, glitter, or confetti, etc. which may
affect the stage
surface, may be used during a routine.
Please leave changing/practise areas as you found them, any damage/mess made by your school may
be invoiced for
the damage or cleaning if necessary.
VIDEO TAPING AND PHOTOGRAPHY IS STRICTYLY PROHIBITED.
9. JUDGING AT THE FINAL
Contestants will be judged by Dame Darcey Bussell DBE, and all her decisions will be accepted as
10. TICKETS SALES
Tickets for the regional finals will be available to the schools and the general public to
purchase when the
finalists are announced.
Details of the process to purchase tickets will be communicated once successful school dance
Children aged 16 and under MUST be accompanied by a paying adult. A maximum of 3 children in the
care of 1 adult.
Child tickets are for those aged 2 to 16.
Toddlers and babies under 2 are free and do not require a ticket. However please note that you
may not be able to
take pushchairs into the theatre and may be asked to leave them outside with a member of staff.
All events are general admission unless stated otherwise.
No professional camera or visual recording equipment (small handheld cameras without enhanced
No audio recording equipment.
No animals (except those trained to assist the visually impaired).
No food or drink permitted unless for medical reasons.
Bags may be subject to search.
No refunds issued unless the event is cancelled by DDMIX and Purple Shows Ltd.
Ticket holders consent to being photographed, filmed and sound recorded as an audience without
payment, and to
their image being used by the promoters in all matters relating to the event and any future
The promoters reserve the right to refuse admission, void tickets and/or eject, without refund,
refuses a security (person or belongings) search, fails to produce proof of identity or age, are
influence of alcohol or drugs or in their opinion, may provoke a breach of the peace, jeopardies
safety and enjoyment of others, or damage the reputation of the event.
11. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Entering the Dance Fitness Competition you are giving permission to be on social media with the
competitors photography and videos (Facebook, Instagram, twitter etc.)
Purple Shows Ltd details
Purple Shows Ltd is a company incorporated in England and Wales with registered number 11621929
address is Boathouse 6, 19 College Road, Historic Dockyard,
Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, PO1 3LR. You can contact Purple Shows Ltd by email on email@example.com.
DDMIX (Darcey Bussell Ltd) details
DDMIX (Darcey Bussell Ltd) is a company incorporated in England and Wales with registered number
address is Oak Gates, 157 Queens Road, Weybridge, Surrey, KT13 0AD. You can contact DDMIX
(Darcey Bussell Ltd) by
email on firstname.lastname@example.org.