Referring director must have traveled within the last three years on a WorldStrides Heritage Performance program. Referred director must not have traveled within the last three years on a WorldStrides Heritage Performance program. Scholarships must be applied to current year trip. Scholarship applied to final invoice. If scholarship option is not applied to current year trip, the option reverts to an airfare reward. The incentive only applies to the core, base package at the quad occupancy rate. Optional activities, bussing, upgrades, etc., do not apply. The incentive package does not apply to non-Canadian international programs, performance-only, event-only, or festival-only. Additional $250 reward is redeemable as an airline ticket reward (see below) or scholarship. Limit one $10 gift card per director.

This referral program applies to standard festival, Festival of Gold, Festival at Carnegie Hall, bowl game, custom dance, and parade programs.

Airline Ticket Reward in Lieu of Scholarship: WorldStrides Heritage Performance will reimburse airline tickets purchased for personal travel made by the group director up to $500. Offer is not transferable or redeemable for cash. Airline ticket must be purchased within one year from the date WorldStrides travel is complete. Not valid for multiple airline ticket purchases. Airline tickets costing less than $500 will be reimbursed at purchase price. Receipt and boarding passes for airline travel must be submitted after travel has been completed. Reimbursements will be sent via check within 30 days of receipt submission. For directors qualifying for the additional $250 reward, airline reimbursement value increases to $750.

Eligibility:

  • This offer is only valid for groups traveling on a 2015 WorldStrides Heritage Performance festival program.
  • In order to qualify for the rewards, group must return a completed application, signed tour agreement, and group deposit no later than the advertised date.
  • In the event that a group is transferring money from a previously canceled program toward a 2015 festival, the group still must submit a new application and an additional deposit.
  • Group must meet the requirement of 25 full-paying participants at time of registration.
  • Initial deposit for standard festivals and Festival of Gold due by May 23, 2014, is $850. Initial deposit for Festival at Carnegie Hall and International Festivals due by May 23, 2014, is $1,500.
  • In the event that more than one director registers under one group (that is Band Director, Orchestra Director, and/or Choral Director), each sub-group is then eligible for a reward as long as each ensemble has at least 25 unique full-paying participants.

 

Scholarship:

  • Scholarships will be posted within 4 weeks of the end of the promotional period.
  • Scholarships are non-refundable and non-transferrable.

 

iPad® Air and iPod® Touch:

  • iPad® Air and iPod® Touch will be shipped within 4 weeks of end of promotional period (June 30, 2014).
  • iPad® can be substituted for an additional $500 scholarship.
  • iPod® Touch can be substituted for an additional $350 scholarship.
  • iPad® Air – 16 GB. No changes, special requests, or upgrades are allowed.
  • iPod® Touch ® – 32 GB – No changes, special requests, or upgrades are allowed.
  • In the case the group receives an iPad® Air or an iPod® Touch following its registration but later decides to cancel its participation to a spring 2015 program, then WorldStrides Heritage Performance will retain an additional $500 for the iPad® or $350 for the iPod Touch® that has already been distributed if the group is eligible for a refund.
  • For Audition Groups- iPad® Air will be shipped after the group is accepted by Carnegie.
  • WorldStrides’ display and use of iPad® or iPod® Touch – Apple does not imply endorsement or sponsorship of or by the brand.
  • Apple is not a participant in or sponsor of this promotion. iPad® and iPod® Touch is a registered trademark of Apple Inc.
  • WorldStrides complies with federal guidelines for reporting income to teachers. Recipients are responsible for knowing and complying with state laws and school policies regarding acceptance, disclosure, and use of financial rewards and prizes.
  • WorldStrides reserves the right to substitute prizes of an equal or lesser value.

 

  • A director will be qualified to join the Directors Club after the first trip with WorldStrides Heritage Performance programs.
  • Only lead directors and assistant directors leading the performance groups on stage or on the field will receive the credit for the travel years.
  • Accompanists/Trip Coordinators/Administrators are not eligible for the Directors Club.
  • Travel years are on a cumulative basis and will be retroactive to your first trip. Director’s travel history follows the director in case of relocation to another school(s). WorldStrides Heritage Performance programs will count the number of years travelled, not number of trips.
  • A full credit (equal to 1 year for Directors Club) is earned when the group travels on a regular package option.
  • Directors of groups traveled on “Festival Only” packages will receive half credit for each trip. Two such trips will qualify for a full credit.
  • Directors Club awards are given once at each milestone level. All monetary benefits but be redeemed within three years of qualification. Unclaimed benefits will expire.
  • WorldStrides Heritage Performance programs comply with federal guidelines for reporting income to teachers. Directors are responsible for knowing and complying with state laws and school policies regarding acceptance, disclosure, and use of financial rewards and prizes.
  • WorldStrides Heritage Performance programs reserve the right to make any changes in the awards levels and director gifts in order to best meet the needs of the Directors Club.