The 55th annual festival runs from Friday 5th July to Sunday 11th August 2019

2019 Syllabus Sections

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

For this year’s festival, age will be taken as at 25 June 2019.

2019 PIANO, VOCAL & SPEECH SECTIONS    Entries close Tues 16th April at 10pm.  Late entries will be accepted online until 10pm on Wednesday 1st May.  The late fee payment of $2 extra per class will automatically be added to your entry form from 10pm,  16th April.   All entries for these three sections must be paid for by 7th May  to be included in the programme.
 

 2019 INSTRUMENTAL, BALLET, TROUPE, TAP SECTIONS    Entries close Tuesday 21st  May at 10pm.  Late entries will be accepted online until 10pm on Tuesday 4th June (just after Queen’s Birthday weekend).  The late fee payment of $2 extra per class will automatically be added to your entry form from 10pm, 21st May.  All entries for these four sections must be paid for by 11th June to be included in the programme.  

Highland Section: Sunday 7th July at the Karaka War Memorial Hall

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE MODERN/JAZZ SECTION REMAINS IN RECESS FOR 2019 while decisions are made on the future of this section.

Remember that we have an expanded Troupe Section (including the nomination award). The Troupe Section 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.

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 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 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.

Download Competition Rules (PDF)Adjudicators' Profiles2018 Festival (for reference only)
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