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2024 Dates

Saturday 20 April and Sunday 21 April

Saturday 27 April and Sunday 28 April

Saturday 4 May, Sunday 5 May and Monday 6 May

Entries close on 20 February

Please note that it is not an AED qualifying year for Blackburn in 2024. Our next qualifier is 2025 for 2026. We've kept the date of the age in line with AED to prevent (mostly our) confusion when it is a qualifier.

To be consistent with AED rulings, the age of performer is that on 31 August 2024.

Miss Dance and Dance Master Blackburn Heat

Sunday 5 May

This is a change of date - if you have entered but can no longer make the new date, please contact the Dance Secretary

Entries open 28 January and close at the Secretary's discretion.

The Dance syllabus (V4) is downloadable here.

Adjudicator's Choice: six prizes of £150 will be awarded in junior, intermediate and senior sections, cabaret and non-cabaret.

Entries for 2024 will be facilitated by AED's Festival Connect system - click here to access the AED site where you can log into your portal. AED have also produced a guide about how to enter available here.

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