The 54th annual festival runs from Friday 6th July to Sunday 12th August 2018

Entries have now closed. If you would like to request a late entry, email lynda@sapacs.org.nz as soon as possible. 

Download Festival Overview (PDF)Download Competition Rules (PDF)Adjudicators' Profiles

2018 Syllabus Sections

Acoustic Instrument Section
Vocal Section
Pianoforte Section
Speech & Drama Section
Ballet
Troupes
Tap

Piano, Instrumental, Adult Vocal, Ballet, Tap & Troupes: Hawkins Theatre, 13 Ray Small Drive, Papakura
Vocal Groups: Franklin Baptist Church, 128-142 Victoria St West, Pukekohe
Junior Vocal and Speech & Drama: The Salvation Army, 3 Tobin Street, Pukekohe

Highland Dance:  Karaka Hall on Sunday 8th July  

For this year’s festival, age will be taken as at 25 June 2018.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE MODERN/JAZZ SECTION IS IN RECESS FOR 2018 while decisions are made on the future of this section.

However, we are very excited to be running an expanded Troupe Section (including the nomination award). The Troupe Section this year includes additional classes:
JAZZ, CONTEMPORARY, LYRICAL, TAP, HIP-HOP, BALLET classes are offered for Seniors (mixed age) and Juniors. Please see the syllabus for details.

2018 PIANO, VOCAL & SPEECH SECTIONS
Entries are now closed and should have been paid for. Thank you for your assistance with this.
Contact lynda@sapacs.org.nz for any queries.

2018 INSTRUMENTAL, TAP, BALLET, TROUPE SECTIONS
Entries are now closed. Please pay by 11th June to confirm your entry for our programme. Entries should be paid for by 11th June (or sooner) to confirm your entry. Contact lynda@sapacs.org.nz for any queries.

Note that we need a full two-month period to process your entries and get the programme online for you in plenty of time.
THERE IS NO CHARGE FOR A PRINTED PROGRAMME ON YOUR ENTRY FORM THIS YEAR AS EACH SECTION WILL BE AVAILABLE AS A FREE PDF DOWNLOAD.

SAPACS uses ONLY online registration for our festival. There is no downloadable or printed entry form available, as ALL entries MUST be done via the SAPACS website. Note that the festival has TWO cut-off dates this year due to the spread of competition dates. Please contact lynda@sapacs.nz or phone 09 2385861 if you need assistance, however, please note that SAPACS is not able to do your online entries for you. Teachers: please get your students to do their own entries. Your students will all get an invoice/summary of their classes entered for you to check.

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