Australian Circus Championships

Perform onstage, win a trophy, thousands of dollars of prizes to be won!

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What is ACC?

ACC stands for Australian Circus Championships. It is an Aerial and Circus Arts competition for professional and aspiring performers.

Amateur and Professional divisions are separate.

Acts like aerial silks, aerial hoop, all other aerial acts, contortion, hand balancing and all other circus acts are highly encouraged to participate.

Prizes are awarded for place winners! You will also have access to professional photographs and film of your performance/s.

This is a fantastic opportunity to create and work towards a unique act. You will have fantastic experience performing in front of a live audience, and receive valuable feedback from our expert judges.

How to enter:

  1. Film yourself performing your routine. This can be footage from a previous show or competition, or filmed at your studio or training facility. Please make sure it is the appropriate length for your division. Learn more
  2. Upload the video to YouTube or any accessible platform
  3. Please complete your Registration Form​ by 31st May. (please link that bold and underlined text to the registration form). Be sure to add the URL for your YouTube video entry. Be sure to pay your $15 registration fee.

Click here to see our Rules and Judging Criteria. Rule Book.

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Previous Winners and Participants

Competitors Important Dates

Due Date for Entries

Please make sure your Registration Form, Registration Fee and Video Entry are submitted by this date - 31st May 2017

Finalists will be announced

Our adjudicators will have made the final decision on the finalists for the Australian Circus Championships 2017. Invitations will be sent by email to the finalists. - 12th June, 2017

Acceptance Due

Finalists need to accept their offer to the National Final by this date - 30th June, 2017

Second Round Offers

In the event that not all finalists accept their offer to compete in the National Final, a second round of offers will go out to the competitors with the next highest scores - 8th July, 2017

Second Round Offers Acceptance Offers Due

Second round finalists need to accept their offer to the National Final by this date - 15th July, 2017

Music Due

All finalists must submit their music (cut to the required time limit) but this date - 1st of September, 2017

Saturday 7th October 2017

Australian Circus Championships National Finals

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Rules and Regulations

You can download the rule book from the button below.

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