2014 NBTA Massachusetts State Baton Twirling Championships

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2014 NBTA MA STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS
MA CLASSIC OPEN CONTEST
Fabulous Facility
Long Distance Judges
Sr Adv Traveling Trophy

ONLINE REGISTRATION

You MUST review your registration carefully! Confirm that there is NO ERROR in the processing of the registration, either the payment method or the registration itself. Double check: > contest age--check the year, > age group, > ability level, > double entered events--none allowed for State events, and > eligibility--Nov, Beg, Int soloists 10 yrs. and older may NOT enter Adv State Solo to qualify for National Majorette EXCEPT if self-advancing.

STATE TITLES QUALIFYING FOR NATIONALS

> Top 8 Adv State Solo Finalists in Pre-teen, Jr & Sr divisions qualify for National Majorette Championships

GENERAL INFO

1. Individual registration, duets and trios-online only. Team entries-U.S.mail only. 2. No late entries. No refunds after deadline.3. Facility fee of $15 per contestant. Only one charge per family. 4. All current NBTA solo and team rules are in effect. No gymnastics.5. Sp Nov Solo-never won 1st in solo; win doesn't count toward advancement.

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6. Baby Basic, Best Appearing & Solo - ages 4 & under. All will receive a prize. Plaques/plates will not be awarded for these events.7. Food will be served throughout the competition. No outside food allowed. Per school, no unauthorized cooking on school grounds.

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8. Contestants are responsible for reporting to their lanes on time. Failure to do so may result in disqualification. No refunds.9. Only contestants and officials permitted on competition floor.10. Parents are responsible for damage to the building and grounds. Property taken into the building at own risk. Belchertown High School, contest directors & officials are not responsible for loss, accidents, or injury.

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11. Reverse order of entry; first received will be last on.12. Open College Ms Maj Style Solo - offered for those preparing for College Miss Majorette of America.13. Double Entering is permitted in all OPEN events.14. Adv Queens model in dress/gown, Beg Queens model in costume. Queen is a modeling only event, not a multi-part pageant.

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15. Backup Music-We will accept a cd for rhythmic, college halftime & team music, however it is the twirler's/director's responsibility to have a backup cassette tape or iPod in the case of the cd not being read.

TIDBITS

> Pre-order (only) your 2014 MA State T-shirt online. > Volunteers are needed for clerking and starting. Please notify the directors if you would like to help!

TRAVELING AWARDS

> Traveling Trophy awarded to Sr Adv State Solo Champion

SCHEDULE (tentative)

Teams start at 8:30 am; followed by all Modeling, Basic, Military, followed by all other individual events; all State Solo and Adv State Strut Awards presented at the completion of the competition

DIRECTIONS

FROM MASS PIKE - Take Exit 7 Ludlow/Belchertown; Turn right onto Rte 21 North; Continue on Rte 21 for 8 miles; Turn right onto Springfield Road; Follow for 1.3 miles; School entrance is on leftFROM RTE 91 NORTH & SOUTH - Take Exit 16 & follow Rte 202 North into Belchertown; Continue for 12 miles; Take a right onto Rte 21 South; Continue on Rte 21 South for 1.6 miles; Take left onto Springfield Road; Continue 1.3 miles; School entrance is on left;Gym is on right side of building

HOTELS

Holiday Inn Express, 321 Center St., Ludlow, MA 01056,413-589-9300; Ask for MA State Twirling Rate by March 7th/Group Code MST: $99; 20 minutes from the school. Newly renovated! Indoor pool and continental breakfast will open at 6 a.m..

NEARBY AIRPORTS

Closest: Bradley Airport, Hartford, CT

Register all siblings together by clicking on button "Register Another Child."Do NOT use this to register non-siblings in the same transaction.

Fees

Fees Vary

Additional Date Information
Doors Open 7:30 a.m., Starts 8:30 a.m.

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