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24th ACA National Convention - Currimundi Qld

29 Aug - 01 Sep 2019

The ACA National Convention is the premier clogging event of the year in Australia. Each year it is held in different regions on behalf of the ACA. It attracts leaders and dancers from around Australia and New Zealand. It is a weekend event, with social dancing in the evenings and workshops during the day.

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Convention News


Travel Option
Brisbane Airport to Convention Venue via Airtrain, train, Suncoast Cabs


Thur 04 April 2019

For any cloggers wishing to travel from the Brisbane Airport (both Domestic & International Terminals) to the Currimundi Recreation Centre we would like to suggest an alternative transport option if you would like to take the scenic route and also avoid the busy highway north coast traffic. This is a good option for those who have flights out on the Sunday night after the Convention.

Upon arrival at either terminal, you can simply catch the Airtrain to Eagle Junction Station and change to a Nambour train that will allow you to either get off at a station along the way or go to Nambour where we have been able to arrange with Suncoast Cabs a set rate that will transport cloggers from the Nambour Railway Station to our Convention Venue.

The Brisbane Airtrain (airtrain.com.au) has an excellent website that will give you all the information you need about pricing (including discounted pre-booking), timetables, network maps, journey planner and even videos of how easy it is to get from the terminals to board the Airtrain on the elevated Skywalk.

Once you have left the Domestic Terminal Station and go through the International Terminal Station, you need to travel only one stop to arrive at Eagle Junction Station where you change trains to the line north - all-inclusive in your fare!!

If you choose to travel through to Nambour Station, you will be picked up at your pre-arranged time by Suncoast Cabs for transport to the Venue.

Suncoast Cabs have been able to offer us set rates for this trip - for 4 people or less the rate would be $75, for 5-11 passengers the rate would be $105. N.B. If you are unable to get a group together, the Cab Co. will make up the groups (so people can get the discounts) from people who are arriving/departing Nambour Station on the same train!!

To take advantage of this offer please phone Suncoast Cabs on (07)5441 8888 and ask for Tim between 8.30am-4.30pm, Monday to Thursday, or Andrew for the same hours on Friday. Simply mention you are part of the Convention Group!

As a very general guideline - for a person taking advantage of a pre-booked, discounted Airtrain trip and being in a group of 8 people for the taxi ride from Nambour to the Convention Venue the price would be approx. $45 each way. Obviously if you can arrange to get your own group together, you will know the exact number in your group and the amount you will pay for your split of the taxi fare!

For any further enquiries email currimundi24.info@gmail.com or phone Dell on 0402 103 799 or Sue on 0438 309 878

https://www.willyweather.com.au/qld/sunshine-coast/currimundi.html

Attention ACA Member Under 16 Dancers!!

We sincerely hope many Under 16 Dancers throughout Australia will be able to attend our Convention and take part in the Youth Workshop that will be run by Nathan Ballard and Amanda Lim. Between fund-raising by our Committee and generous sponsorship from East Coast Precision, our Committee is able to offer to all ACA Member Under 16 Dancers a further discount off their Registration price. This offer will be $50 off for 3 nights stay and $35 off for 2 nights stay and will be available until the Registration closing date, 10th July, 2019.

If you need any further information on the above pricing please contact Dell Sutcliffe on 0402 103 799 or email currimundi24.info@gmail.com .

Early Bird Prize

Many thanks to all those who registered for the 2019 ACA Currimundi Convention by 30th November, 2018 - the Early Bird cut-off date.

The EARLY BIRD PRIZE of the Play, Taste & Discover Bundle valued at $165 from the Ginger Factory at Yandina was won by KIELLY PARKER from Jo-King Cloggers, W.A.

The FAMILY OF 4 PASS TO AUSSIE WORLD raffle was also drawn before Christmas with the winner being SHABI GUL from East Coast Precision. Second prize went to a non-clogger, Jenny Bishop.

Congratulations to all winners - enjoy your prizes!!

Enquiries?

See below for Convention Documentation with downloads of brochures and forms containing many useful links. If you have a general enquiry, click on this link to send us an email.

Guest Instructor

ANDREW PERRY, CCI
New York, NY, USA

Andrew Perry has been clogging since 2006, started teaching in 2007 and started his own clogging group, The Drew Crew Cloggers in 2009. The club is now comprised of more than 35 members with half of his dancers being under the age of 15!

Andrew has always been proud to teach the ways of clogging to all age groups. Since he began teaching, Andrew has performed in demonstrations and taught at numerous regional, national and international workshops and Conventions throughout the United States and Canada. He has extensive fundraising and administrative experience and is a proud board member of the Western New York Cloggers Association which is the organization responsible for putting on the Nickel City Clogging Festival in Buffalo, NY every April as well as the Salt City workshop and competition in Syracuse, NY every October.

Andrew's travels for clogging have taken him to many amazing and far-off places, but this will be his first trip to Australia. He is looking forward to meeting everyone at the 2019 Currimundi Convention as well as renewing already established friendships with Australian Cloggers he has met along the way!

Convention Venue

SUNSHINE COAST RECREATION CENTRE
80 Currimundi Road, Currimundi, Qld

Our Venue is located between Currimundi Beach and the mouth of Currimundi Lake - just north of Caloundra. It is approx. 90 mins drive from Brisbane City and the Brisbane Domestic and International Airports and 20 mins drive from the Sunshine Coast Airport (transport options from airports to the venue are listed on the back page of this brochure). Having recently undergone a multi-million dollar facelift, the Venue now offers high-quality accommodation; great facilities; new dining areas and heated swimming pool. The Venue is a non-smoking & alcohol free area.

Convention Documentation

Click the thumbnails below to download the required documentation...

Invitation and Information Brochure
Participant Registration Form
Cuer and Instructor Nomination Form

Reading Downloads

There are PDF downloads on this page. If you do not have the free Adobe Reader, you can get it from Adobe using this link.