Dance Competition House Rules



  • River Run Centre opens 1 hour prior to first dance. Includes dressing rooms.
  • All dancers must enter the building through the Stage Door.
  • No overnight prop storage.


  • Entrance to the theatre will be permitted between numbers.
  • Food or drink, with the exception of bottled water, is not permitted in the theatre.
  • Photography and video are strictly prohibited during competition pieces. Photography is permitted during awards.
  • All patrons must sit in the theatre seats. Sitting or standing on the steps or in the aisles is not permitted. Patrons may not sit in restricted seats (judges’ area.)
  • Strollers are only permitted in designated areas, as space allows.

Public Areas

  • Tap shoes are restricted to the stage and warm up areas.
  • Footwear must be worn in the theatre seats.
  • Canada Company Hall, Sleeman Atrium, hallways and washrooms may not be used for make up or changing.
  • Dancers using rosin must use the rosin trough supplied backstage for application.


  • No on-site parking, including trailers – loading/unloading on site is permitted.
  • Temporary parking for trailers may be available but is not guaranteed and cannot be requested in advance.

Dancer’s Diner

  • Available at the lobby bar, “Dancer’s Diner” offers beverages, snacks and breakfast/lunch items for purchase.

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