Dear Ralf Lepehne Trophy / DM GAL 2014 Competitors,

Greetings from the RL Trophy / DM GAL 2014 Team!

As the competition is coming soon, we would like to send you some reminders and information. Please read carefully:

BEFORE RALF LEPEHNE TROPHY / DM GAL 2014

1) COMPETITION DRESS REGULATIONS

Beginners & Pre-Amateur League: Casual clothes. No competition clothes, meaning no stones and no shiny materials allowed.

Challenge Class – National League: You could choose a dress of your choice.

Super League – International Amateur League: You could choose a dress of your choice.

All costumes worn in competitions except for beginners & pre-amateur league must be in compliance with the characteristics for each of the Ballroom and Latin-american disciplines.

2) NOTICE ABOUT PARKING SPACE IN BEETHOVENHALLE ON THE DAY OF EVENT

Please note that on the 20th at Beethovenhalle is another event, so it might be a bit difficult for you to find a parking space in front of Beethovenhalle if you’re coming by car. We advise you to find it somewhere near the hall, or in the back of Beethovenhalle, near the Rhine river is a parking space.

DURING THE DAY SESSION

1) REGISTRATION – WHEN & WHERE ?

The registration will be open from 10.00 to 18.00. The registration counter can be found right after you enter the entrance of Forum Süd where all day session competitions are held.

Please register at least 45 minutes before your competition starts; otherwise, we may cancel you from the competition. Thank you for your understanding.

For DM GAL Standard Senior 45+ couples, please register before 18.00 in Forum Süd even if you’re competing in the evening directly. Thank you.

From 10.30am to 11.20am in Forum Süd, all couples can do a floor testing before the competitions start.

2) PAYMENT FOR THE ENTRY FEE

All entry fees are to be paid in CASH in EURO. The entry fees are on a person basis:

1 Comp 15,00 € per Person
2 Comps 25,00 € per Person
3 Comps 30,00 € per Person
4 Comps 35,00 € per Person
5 Comps & More 40,00 € per Person

Please try your best to bring the exact amount of entry fees for a more efficient registration. Thank you.

3) PASS + WRISTBAND

A PASS and a WRISTBAND which you will get upon registration are for the identification as a competitor. We can’t admit you into our day or evening events if you have lost one of them.

4) PRIZE PRESENTATION OF THE DAY TIME COMPETITIONS

The prize presentations for day time competitions are in Forum Süd in the afternoon. We will publish a prize presentation time table in Forum Süd on the day of the event.

DURING THE EVENING SESSION

1) DOOR OPENING FOR THE EVENING SESSION

The evening session will be held in “Großer Saal” and the door will be open at 19.00.

2) DRESS CODE for the EVENING SESSION

All competitors can be admitted for free for the evening events in “Großer Saal” to watch DM GAL & Super League Adult Latin / Standard finals. You must present your competitor PASS + your WRISTBAND which you will get upon registration to be admitted to the evening events.

The DRESS CODE for the evening events is FORMAL ATTIRE, meaning no jeans, no T-shirt and no sports shoes are allowed. If you don’t follow this dress code, we won’t be able to allow you into the evening events. Thank you for understanding.

3) PRE-AMATEUR HONOR DANCE

All pre-amateur finalists have the chance to do a honor dance together in the evening. Please let us know at the prize presentation in the afternoon, if you would like to do the honor dance in the evening.

The evening honor dance of pre-amateur finalists is scheduled at 20.45. Mr. Frank Alda will pick you up at the changing room at Forum Süd about 30 minutes before the event starts.

4) EVENING COMPETITIONS CHANGING ROOM

The changing room for the day and evening session is in Forum Süd. If you are going to compete in the competitions in the evening, please stay in the changing room in Forum Süd. Mr. Frank Alda will pick you up there about 30 minutes before the competition starts.

5) PRIZE PRESENTATION FOR THE FINALS IN THE EVENING

The prize presentation for the finals in the evening is at 23:20, and the prize presentation shares the same sequence as the competition sequence:

Ralf Lepehne Trophy Super League – International Amateur League Standard (Adult)
DM GAL Latin (Senior 35+)
DM GAL Latin (Senior 45+)
DM GAL Standard (Adult)
DM GAL Standard (Senior 35+)
DM GAL Standard (Senior 55+)
DM GAL Standard (Senior 45+)
Ralf Lepehne Trophy Super League – International Amateur League Latin (Adult)

AFTER RALF LEPEHNE TROPHY / DM GAL 2014 – in JANUARY 2015

1) FREE DANCE CAMP

We would like to invite ALL RL Trophy / DM GAL 2014 competitors to join our 2-day free dance camp in Bonn on 10-11 January, 2015. Entry deadline: 25 December 2014.

If you would like to join the free dance camp, please submit the entry form on: https://www.balibonndancecamp.com/free-dance-camp-in-bonn-for-rl-trophy-competitors/

** only participants who send the entry form by 25 December 2014 can join the dance camp **

We’re looking forward to seeing you soon in the Beethovenhalle, Bonn!

Ralf & the RL Trophy / DM GAL 2014 Team