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Membership Tiers

Full Member

Open to experienced adjudicators with a minimum of 10 adjudications, holding appropriate dance qualifications, and endorsed by two references. Enjoy full membership benefits and contribute to our vibrant community.

Trainee Member

Ideal for dancers and teachers aged 25 and above with suitable dance qualifications. Engage in an online training program with mentoring to further develop your adjudication skills.

Junior Trainee Member

Tailored for dancers and teachers aged 18 to 24 years with appropriate dance qualifications. Participate in an online training program alongside mentoring to kickstart your career as an adjudicator.

Join the Australian Dance Adjudicators

Open the door to a wealth of resources, support, and opportunities that will elevate your career as a dance adjudicator.

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Membership Benefits

Guidelines & Code of Ethics

​Access our comprehensive guidelines and a robust code of ethics, providing you with a framework for professional conduct.​

Exclusive Training & Seminars

Enjoy exclusive access to ongoing training programs and seminars tailored exclusively for ADA members. Stay at the forefront of industry trends and enhance your adjudication skills.

Working Conditions & Minimum Standards

Benefit from common-sense working conditions and minimum pay standards, ensuring fair compensation for your expertise.

Professional Recognition

ADA members are recognised as professionals in the dance community. Eisteddfods and competitions trust ADA’s reputation, providing you with the confidence that you’ll be booked as a respected adjudicator.

Interested in becoming a Member?

All membership applications are subject to review, approval, and confirmation of eligibility by the ADA’s Membership Committee.

Review and


Applications will be thoroughly reviewed by the Membership Committee. Approval is contingent upon meeting the association’s eligibility criteria.

Payment of Membership Fee

Successful applicants are required to submit the applicable membership fee. Membership benefits and privileges will commence upon receipt of the payment

Verification of 


ADA will conduct a verification process to confirm the provided references and qualifications. Submission of accurate and verifiable information is crucial.

Important Notes:

Membership approval is at the sole discretion of the ADA and its Membership Committee.

Incomplete or inaccurate applications may result in delayed processing or denial of membership.

The ADA reserves the right to reject applications that do not meet the association’s standards or criteria.

Approved members are expected to adhere to the ADA’s Code of Ethics and guidelines.

Contact us to enquire about membership today.

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