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Scottish Country Dancing – Classes 501 to 519

Presented in association with the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society (Glasgow Branch)

Class 501 – SCD – Primary Schools (P7)

For Primary 7 children from a school (see regulation 9). The Marion B Hamilton Certificate may be awarded (see page 48).

Test Piece: “Either Reel: The Maids of Currie (8 x 32) from Jigs and Reels Book or Reel: Hedwig’s Reel (8 x 32) from Jigs and Reels Book or Jig: Granville Market (8 x 32) from Jigs and Reels Book

Class 502 – SCD – Primary Schools (P6)

For Primary 6 children from a school (see regulation 9). The Marion B Hamilton Certificate may be awarded (see page 48).

Test Piece: “Either Reel: The Maids of Currie (8 x 32) from Jigs and Reels Book or Reel: Hedwig’s Reel (8 x 32) from Jigs and Reels Book or Jig: Granville Market (8 x 32) from Jigs and Reels Book

Class 503 – SCD – Primary Schools (P5)

For Primary 5 children from a school (see regulation 9). The Marion B Hamilton Certificate may be awarded (see page 48).

Test Piece: “Either Reel: The Maids of Currie (8 x 32) from Jigs and Reels Book or Reel: Hedwig’s Reel (8 x 32) from Jigs and Reels Book or Jig: Granville Market (8 x 32) from Jigs and Reels Book

Class 504 – SCD – Primary Schools (P4)

For Primary 4 children from a school (see regulation 9). The Marion B Hamilton Certificate may be awarded (see page 48).

Test Piece: “Either Reel: The Maids of Currie (8 x 32) from Jigs and Reels Book or Reel: Hedwig’s Reel (8 x 32) from Jigs and Reels Book or Jig: Granville Market (8 x 32) from Jigs and Reels Book

Class 505 – SCD – Primary Schools (P6/7 non-competitive)

For children from a primary school (see regulation 9) with little or no experience of Scottish Country Dancing. Performers will receive an adjudication but no comparison will be made between performances.

Test Piece: Own choice of any 8 x 32 Reel or Jig from an RSCDS publication    

Class 506 – SCD – Primary Schools (P4/5 non-competitive)

For children from a primary school (see regulation 9) with little or no experience of Scottish Country Dancing. Performers will receive an adjudication but no comparison will be made between performances.

Test Piece: Own choice of any 8 x 32 Reel or Jig from an RSCDS publication    

Class 507 – SCD – Secondary Schools

For young people from a secondary school (see regulation 9). The Marion B Hamilton Certificate may be awarded (see page 48).

Test Piece:

Class 508 – SCD – Secondary Schools (S3 and under)

For young people from a secondary school (see regulation 9). The Marion B Hamilton Certificate may be awarded (see page 48).

Test Piece: Own choice of any 8 x 32 Reel or Jig from an RSCDS publication    

Class 509 – SCD – Secondary Schools (non-competitive)

For young people from a secondary school (see regulation 9) with little or no experience of Scottish Country Dancing. Performers will receive an adjudication but no comparison will be made between performances.

Test Piece: Own choice of any 8 x 32 Reel or Jig from an RSCDS publication    

Class 510 – SCD – Youth Organisations (16 and under)

For dancers from a youth organisation in which members participate in a varied programme of activities, one of which is Scottish country dancing. The Marion B Hamilton Certificate may be awarded (see page 48).

Test Piece: Own choice of any 8 x 32 Reel or Jig from an RSCDS publication    

Class 511 – SCD – Youth Organisations (10 and under)

As for class 510. The Marion B Hamilton Certificate may be awarded (see page 48).

Test Piece: Own choice of any 8 x 32 Reel or Jig from an RSCDS publication    

Class 512 – Scottish Country Dancing (18 and under)

For dancers aged 18 and under. The Marion B Hamilton Certificate may be awarded (see page 48).

Test Piece: “Own choice of Reel or Jig and Strathspey from RSCDS Books 1-52 or an RSCDS leaflet One dance must be taken from Books 1-28 and the other from Books 29-52 or an RSCDS leaflet. Two couples dance Reel or Jig and two couples dance Strathspey.

Class 513 – Scottish Country Dancing (15 and under)

For dancers aged 15 and under. The Marion B Hamilton Certificate may be awarded (see page 48).

Test Piece: “Either Reel: Mary Erskine (RSCDS Graded Book 2) or Jig: Own Choice of any 8 x 32 Jig from an RSCDS publication

Class 514 – Scottish Country Dancing (12 and under) A

For dancers aged 12 and under. The Marion B Hamilton Certificate may be awarded (see page 48).

Test Piece: “Either Reel: Own Choice of any 8 x 32 Reel from an RSCDS publication or Jig: The Laird of Milton’s Daughter (RSCDS Book 22)

Class 515 – Scottish Country Dancing (12 and under) B

For dancers aged 12 and under from groups which have not previously entered a Scottish country dance festival. The Festival reserves the right to redirect entries for this class. The Marion B Hamilton Certificate may be awarded (see page 48).

Test Piece: “Either Reel: Easy Peasy (RSCDS Graded Book 2) or Jig: Own Choice of any 8 x 32 Jig from an RSCDS publication

Class 516 – Scottish Country Dancing (10 and under)

For dancers aged 10 and under. The Marion B Hamilton Certificate may be awarded (see page 48).

Test Piece: “Either Reel: Own Choice of any 8 x 32 Reel from an RSCDS publication or Jig: A Jig for Mrs Dunn (from ‘Jigs and Reels’)

Class 517 – Scottish Country Dancing – Open – Ladies

For dancers who regularly attend a class. The RSCDS Glasgow Branch Quaich Certificate may be awarded (see page 48).

Test Pieces: “Own choice of Reel or Jig and Strathspey from RSCDS Books 1-52 One dance must be taken from Books 1-28 and the other from Books 29-52. Two couples dance Reel or Jig and two couples dance Strathspey.

Class 518 – Scottish Country Dancing – Open – Mixed

For dancers who regularly attend a class. The RSCDS Glasgow Branch Quaich Certificate may be awarded (see page 48).

Test Pieces: “Own choice of Reel or Jig and Strathspey from RSCDS Books 1-52 One dance must be taken from Books 1-28 and the other from Books 29-52. Two couples dance Reel or Jig and two couples dance Strathspey.

Class 519 – Scottish Country Dancing – Open

For dancers who regularly attend a class. The RSCDS Glasgow Branch Quaich Certificate may be awarded (see page 48).

Test Piece: “Square Dance – RSCDS Headquarters or RSCDS Branch publication. (If Branch publication, instructions and music must be sent with the entry form.)

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