62nd Australian National Square Dance Convention
Thursday 21st - Monday 25th April 2022
Day & Night ~ Let's make it bright
A convention for you
Venue: The Goulburn Recreation Area (Veolia Arena) is located at 45 Braidwood Rd, Goulburn NSW 2580 and will be the venue for the 62nd ANSDC. Goulburn is a regional city in southern NSW. It is approx. 1 hour drive from Canberra and 2 hours from Sydney.
Dance sessions at a glance: Thursday evening, Friday afternoon (Rounds only), Friday evening, Saturday morning (Clogging only), Saturday afternoon, Saturday evening, Sunday afternoon, Sunday evening, Monday afternoon (Squares only), Monday evening (Theme night: "Day & Night, IT'S PYJAMA NIGHT").
Parking: The stadium has an abundance of free parking with ample lighting. The closest parking access to our main venue, Veolia Arena, is from Gate #3 and #4.
Accommodation: Goulburn is a large rural town which has a variety of accommodation. The venue has some powered and non-powered camp sites available for those wishing to stay onsite. For onsite powered and unpowered sites please contact Anne Ruddell (Recreation Facility Manager) directly via phone 02 4823 4901 or email email@example.com. Other accommodation options can be found at https://www.goulburnaustralia.com.au/visit-and-explore/stay/
Dancer Registration: Please ensure you complete your registration form clearly and ensure financial details are correct. Any expense incurred by the committee for incorrect or illegible details will be passed on to the credit card holder or first listed dancer. Non-dancers should also register to receive a non-dancer ribbon (there is no charge for non-dancers). Spectators may be admitted free of charge to a designated area. Dancers are encouraged to complete their registration online where possible - link available on website.
Caller/Cuer Registration: Callers and cuers interested in being programmed must register as a dancer as well as completing the caller/cuer registration. Registration does not guarantee inclusion on the program. Closing date for caller/cuer registrations is 31st December 2021.
Junior Dancer/Child Minding: A registration fee of $70 will be charged for Junior Dancers aged under 18 and/or child minding (children under 12 only). Child minding will not be available during daytime sessions, only evening dance sessions. Parents/caregivers of registered children will be contacted individually regarding further information such as dietary requirements, items to bring etc.
Convention Packs: Convention packs will be available for collection at the venue on Thursday 21st April between 1pm and 3pm. After this time, they will be available between 7pm and 8.30pm on Thursday and Friday. If you would like to have your Program Booklet and Convention Ribbon posted, please complete the appropriate section on the registration form. There will be a cost of $5 per postal address for this service and they will be posted in the first week of April 2022.
Refreshments: The cafe will be open at various times during the convention for the purchase of drinks and snacks and light meals.
Booths: Booth space is available to suitable vendors for a cost of $50 (1 table and 2 chairs will be provided with additional tables available at a cost of $20 each). Booth holders will be contacted after registration has been received to discuss specific needs such as power requirements etc.
Theme: Our "Day & Night, Let's Make it Bright" theme will be the theme for the convention. Dancers are encouraged to dress in bright colours for all convention sessions. Monday night will be our theme night: "Day and Night, IT'S PYJAMA NIGHT".
Dressed Set Parade: Clubs wishing to be included in the Dressed Set Parade should provide relevant details on the registration form. Our Dressed Set parade will be held on Saturday evening.
Advertising in the Program: We welcome advertising in our Program Booklet at a cost of $50 for a full page (A6 size). Please complete the appropriate section on the registration form. Artwork should be emailed in MS Word, PDF or JPG format no later than 31st December 2021 to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Inclusion of advertisements is at the discretion of the committee.
COVID-19: Please note changes may apply to any of the above, at the discretion of the committee, based on COVID-19 restrictions or concerns at the time of the convention. Numbers may be limited.
For more information please email us at email@example.com or contact Jason on 0408 429 270 or Leanne
on 0413 459 974
Our postal address is 62nd ANSDC, PO Box 5101, Hoppers Crossing, VIC Australia 3029