Competitors and performance

Competitors must arrive at the venue at their allocated time on the day for rehearsals. Competitors must ensure they have warmed up and stretched properly prior to performing. Competitors must not consume alcohol or any prohibited substance prior to performing.


Performances must be between 3 and 4min long.


Any significant changes to the performance as described in the application stage are not permitted without Organiser approval. Competitors MUST ADVISE the Organiser if there will be a clean up required after their performance, and must gain Organiser approval.


Waiver of liability

The competitors acknowledge and accept that Pole Theatre National Organiser and its owners and staff (the Organisers) their directors, instructors, employees, agents, landlords, leases or franchises (“Related Parties”) and Pole Theatre venue and its owners and staff (Venue) their directors, instructors, employees, agents, landlords, leases or franchisees (“Venue Related Parties”) are not responsible for injury or damage resulting from participation in the competition, including the competitors’ arrival and departure from the competition.


The competitors acknowledge that pole dance is a dangerous activity and as such the competitors voluntarily accept the risks associated in participating in the competition. The competitors waive to the fullest extent permitted by law all legal rights of action against and fully releases the Venue and Venue Related Parties and the Organisers and Related Parties for the loss, damages, or injury howsoever arising out of or in relation to the participation by the competitors in the activities conducted or organised by the Organisers and Related Parties including without limitation, liability for any negligent or tortious act or omission, breach of duty,breach of contract or breach of statutory duty on the part of the Organisers or Related Parties.




Competitors are aware that they may be photographed or videoed during their performance. The competitor acknowledges that photos or video may be published by the Organisers. The competitor releases all rights or claims over any photos or videos, and acknowledges that such material is the property of and can be used by the Organisers for promotional or other uses, without compensation to the competitor. Competitors may film their own performances and are free to use them as they see fit.