Grading

WZ Physical Culture operates under a grading system, to allow fair and/or challenging competitive levels for all members.


 Advanced:

  • By invitation only from WZ Physical Culture
  • Advanced gradings will be reviewed at the beginning of each year and those going to Advanced will be advised by letter
  • If a place is not achieved after two years in the Advanced Section, the WZ Physical Culture member may be requested to return to the A Grade Section.

A Grade:

  • Members who have gained 1st or 2nd Place in ‘B’ Grade WZ Physical Culture Grand Final
  • New members who have competed in Open and 2nd year, Opera House, Town Hall and Semi Final sections in BJP, APDA, Burns and Edith Parsons associations
  • Teachers unsure of what grade a girl or lady should be should notify the WZ Physical Culture Manager who will decide the grade.

B Grade:

  • Members who have completed two or more years of physical culture with WZ Physical Culture or any other Physical Culture association
  • Competitors who have gained 1st or 2nd place in Grand Final in C Grade in the previous year and those C Grade Grand Finalists from the previous year deemed suitable for B Grade.

C Grade:

  • Members who have never participated with WZ Physical Culture or any other Physical Culture association
  • Competitors who place 1st or 2nd in C Grade at Grand Final will automatically go up to B Grade
  • Competitors who make the Grand Final to be assessed by the WZ Physical Culture Manager in consultation with their Teacher and Judges as to suitability for B Grade
  • Competitors who do not make the Grand Final in this section or are deemed ‘not ready’ can remain C Grade for a maximum of 2 years.

Open Seniors:

  • Seniors aged 25 and over
  • This section will do the B Grade Seniors work and no dance for all competitions
  • It is not compulsory for Seniors aged 25 and over to compete in this section, if they were A Grade prior to this age, they have the choice of remaining in B/A Grade or going to the Open Senior Section.

Open Ladies One:

  • Ladies aged 45 to 54
  • This section will do B Grade Ladies work for all competitions
  • It is not compulsory for Ladies aged 45 and over to compete in this section, if they were A Grade prior to this age, they have the choice of remaining in A Grade or going to the Open Ladies One section.

Open Ladies Two:

  • Ladies aged 55 and over
  • This section will do B Grade Ladies work for all competitions
  • It is not compulsory for Ladies aged 55 and over to compete in this section, if they were A Grade prior to this age, they have the choice of remaining in A Grade or going to the Open Ladies Two section.

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