42nd Annual Wellington Eisteddfod
Speech & Drama
31 Jul 2018 to 04 Aug 2018
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)

RULES GOVERNING ENTRIES FOR THE WELLINGTON EISTEDDFOD


Please read all rules carefully.  Failure to adhere to these conditions may result in disqualification or withholding of prizes.  The decision of the society in all questions of dispute arising out of, or not providing for these rules

and conditions, shall be final.  All entries received are subject to this decision, which shall be subject to any appeal at law; such as would be contrary to the spirit of friendly competition upon which the Eisteddfod is based. 

All competitors, teachers, parents and guardians are bound by the rules governing entry and competition as set out below.

1. Definitions:

AMATEUR: 

Any person who does not derive nor has ever derived his or her main income or a substantial income as a teacher and/or performer in the particular category of performing arts for which he/she wishes to enter.


RESTRICTED:

Any person who has not won a first place in a class of that description (regardless of age) at any eisteddfod in the previous 36 months, up until the closing date of entries.  E.g. “Classical Ballet Solo - Restricted” is open

only to a competitor who has not won a 1st place in a class described as “Classical Ballet Solo” in the previous 36 months. The competitor could however enter a class titled “Demi-Character Solo - Restricted”.


BEGINNERS / NOVICES: 

  • are defined as competitors who have been receiving tuition for less than eighteen (18) months.


SOCIETY 

  • shall mean the Wellington Eisteddfod Society Inc.


2. This competition is open only to AMATEURS except where otherwise stated.  (See Rule 1 for definition).

 

3. Entries:   

  • Entries close June 9, 2017.

  • NO LATE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED

  • Full payment for entries must be received within 7 days of entering or the entry will be cancelled. 

  • Enter online at http://www.stardom.com.au

  • An Administration Fee of $2.00 will be included on every entry invoice issued through STARDOM. All entries will be processed through this program.

  • Please check your entry invoice very carefully to ensure there are no missed or incorrect classes.

  • Payment can be made by direct credit to our bank account shown on your STARDOM invoice or by cheque/money order posted to:


The Treasurer

PO Box 217

Wellington 2820


  • Notification of programme details will not be given unless a programme is ordered through STARDOM on Extras page.

  • A fine of $5.00 will apply to incorrect entries.  Entries will not be recorded until the fine is paid.

  • No refund will be made for any entry fee paid after the entry has been accepted.

  • No entry will be accepted from a competitor who is, or was, during the last six (6) months, receiving tuition from the adjudicator for that section.

 

4.  Places and Prizes:

  • The Society invests the adjudicator with the authority to withhold or alter places or prize money where he or she is of the opinion that sufficient merit has not been displayed.  The adjudicator will explain the reasons for such a decision in giving the results of the class.

Places may be given by the adjudicator, but prizes and places will be given as follows:-


Senior prizes and all Championships will be awarded on the following scale:

1 to 3 entries in class      1st prize

4 to 5 entries                     1st & 2nd prize

6 or more entries              1st, 2nd & 3rd prize


  • Prize monies may be altered if insufficient entries are received, or if classes are combined.

 

5.  Copyright Requirements

  • Except where a Licensed Copy has been obtained, competitors are responsible for ALL royalty & copyright payments and liabilities (if any). 

  • Any music taped from copyright is the responsibility of the competitor and not the Eisteddfod Society.

 

6. Adjudications:

  • The adjudicator’s decision is final unless a protest is lodged under Rule 7, in which case the decision of the protest committee will be final. 

  • No competitor, teacher, parent or relative of a competitor may approach the adjudicator. Any communication must be through the Section Registrar.

  • A report will be available after completion of the class at the results table.  Only the competitor, parent or teacher may collect and sign for the adjudication sheet.

 

7. Protests:  

Any protest must be lodged verbally to the session registrar within ten (10) minutes of the adjudicator’s decision, followed by a written explanation outlining the reasons for the protest before the end of the session, and

must be accompanied by a deposit of ($10) ten dollars.  The protest will be heard by the Section Registrar and one other member of the Eisteddfod Society.  Should the protest be upheld, the deposit will be returned.

 

8. The chairperson is in control of each session.  Any requests must go through the Section Registrar.

 

9. Prompting: 

No prompting is permitted (except by the adjudicator) during a performance.  Non-compliance of this rule will result in the competitor being disqualified.  Only competitors appearing in each section will be allowed

backstage except with prior approval from the stage manager. No teachers allowed backstage.

 

10. Accompaniment:

There will be no official accompanist, however individual competitors may provide their own.  In addition, some local accompanists can be obtained by phoning the Vocal & Instrumental Registrar.  Recorded accompaniment

will be accepted (tapes and CDs).

 

11. Groups:

  • A choir, group or duo is one competitor.

  • Groups shall consist of a minimum of (4) four performers, unless stated otherwise.


12. Age limit:

The competitor’s age is recognised as at the opening date of the eisteddfod.  Date of birth must be stated on the entry form where age limits apply.  The Society reserves the right to ask for proof of age.  Where

competitors of different ages compete together, the age limit or school year for entry is determined by the oldest competitor.


  • The age of the group members will be as at 1 January.  This rule does not apply to solos, duos and trios where the age is as at the commencement of the eisteddfod (29th July).

 

13. Championships:

  • There must be (2) two or more competitors in a championship for these classes to be held.  If there is only one competitor on the day, they may perform for a Certificate only.  Alternatively, we will refund their entry fee and the Championship will not be held.

  • For specific requirements regarding entry to championship classes, please refer to the relevant sections of the syllabus.

  • Competitors must complete qualifying conditions.

  • Performances out of section which receive adjudication only, will count towards eligibility for a championship.

  • Trophies for all championships will be presented at the conclusion of the championship.                               

 

14. Perpetual Trophies

  • Perpetual trophies will remain with the Society for public display at the Wellington Civic Hall.

 

15. Performing out of section:

  • Competitors performing out of section will be at the discretion of the registrars.  The competitor will be ineligible for a place or prize, but may receive adjudication. 

 

16. Time limits: 

  • Competitors must comply with the times stated.  Adjudication after the time has lapsed will be at the discretion of the adjudicator.

 

17. Rehearsals: 

  • No rehearsals are allowed on stage during the eisteddfod without prior consent from the registrar.

 

18. Camera, Tape or Video Recording:

  • Due to Child Protection Legislation, NO person shall be allowed to use photographic or video equipment, including mobile phones, inside the venue, except the professional video and photographic operators appointed by the committee.

 

19. Mobile phones and pagers are not to be used or switched on inside the hall.

 

General:

  • Competitors compete strictly at their own risk.  No responsibility will be taken for any accident, injury or loss of property.  This includes all people present as well as competitors.

  • While all care has been taken in compiling this Syllabus, the Committee reserves the right to rectify any errors or omissions that appear.

  • The Society reserves the right to refuse an entry, to cancel or combine any class if there are less than (3) three competitors, or to split a class if deemed too large.

  • Competitors are required to keep a copy of their entry form or a record of section entries.

  • Special Needs competitors are encouraged to enter. Please advise the Eisteddfod Society of any requirements when entering.

  • NO competitor is permitted backstage unless permission is given by the stage manager.


Rules for the Speech & Drama Section

Please read the general rules set down at the front of the syllabus, as they also apply to this section. Failure to adhere to these rules may result in disqualification.

1. Entries close 9th June, 2017.

  • Final date for entries 9th June, 2017.

NO LATE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED. Payment for entries must be received within 7 days of entering through STARDOM or the entry will be cancelled.

 

2. Groups

Groups must be called by names, not letters and numbers e.g. Hot Shots, not SM1 or WCPS.


3. Own Choice Items - Copy for Adjudicator

Competitors must hand in a printed copy of their music, words or recitation to the session registrar before commencement of the class or face disqualification.  All papers must be clearly marked with the class number,

competitor number and no visible name. The Society accepts no responsibility for the loss or damage of any original papers.

For competitors in the first two classes of each session: Copy of work must be in 15 minutes prior to the commencement of each session, or it will not be accepted.  It is preferred that copies of work be submitted at the

beginning of each session, for all classes.


4. Costumes/Props

No costumes or props are permitted for Poetry Recitation (except for Nursery Rhyme in Costume & Dramatic Verse).


5. No competitor in Speech and Drama is to repeat an item that has been performed in a previous Wellington Eisteddfod.

 

6. No competitors may perform the same item in more than one class, including championships. Choirs or ensembles may perform a maximum of two different items within the same class.

 

7. Copyright Requirements  

  • The Law of Copyright applies to the eisteddfod.  It is the responsibility of each competitor to adhere to the Act.  Anyone in breach of the Act will not be able to perform.

  • Original poetry etc. must be used for performance.  If out of print a licensed stamped copy may be used.

  • The adjudicator will accept copies of poetry etc., but originals must be brought onto the stage.

  • All non-licensed copies will be destroyed.


8. Championships

Competitors entering in championships must also enter and perform in two (2) other solo classes of the same style.


There must be two (2) competitors entered for championship classes to be held. If one (1) competitor only performs on the day, a prize Certificate only will be awarded. Alternatively, this competitor’s entry fee will be

refunded and the Championship will not be held.

 

9. Minimum Props

Minimum props means “Only the props required to enhance performance. These must be able to be carried on stage by the competitor without extra assistance”.


10. Time Limits

Unless otherwise stated, performance time limits will be:

12 years & under      2 minutes

13 years & over         3 minutes

                                     

11.  General

  • Any competitor who has been taught or coached by the adjudicator six (6) months prior to the eisteddfod shall be ineligible to compete.

  • Classes will be combined and prize monies changed if deemed necessary.

  • NO competitor is permitted back-stage unless the stage manager gives permission.

  • Competitors must be ready to take their place when required by the program.


 

School Section: Verse Speaking Choirs will be programmed on Wednesday 2nd August. School Drama Groups will be programmed on Friday 4th August, 2017.

Speech & Drama Dates:  31st July - 4th August, 2017.

Grand Concert:                19th August, 2017   2:00 pm


Speech & Drama Adjudicator:    TBA

    

Speech & Drama Registrar:

Chris Campion                0408 454 991 or (02) 6845 4199


General Eisteddfod Enquiries:

Phone:                             (02) 6845 4434 


ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 25/05/2018 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
006A VERSE SPEAKING CHOIR     Special Needs Group

Session: 01/08/2018 9:45 AM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $13.001st Banner, Certificate & Cards          2nd Banner, Certificate & Cards          3rd Banner, Certificate & Cards          HC Banner, Certificate & Cards          
018 READER'S THEATRE for 2 or more Readers - (PROSE/DRAMA) - GROUP     Stage 2

Session: 01/08/2018 1:30 PM    

One hand held prop per reader and/or one chair per reader.

Entries Closed
Entry: $13.001st Banner, Certificate & Cards          2nd Banner, Certificate & Cards          3rd Banner, Certificate & Cards          HC Banner, Certificate & Cards          
052 VERSE SPEAKING - SOLO     7 - 8 Years

Session: 31/07/2018 8:30 AM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
054 VERSE SPEAKING - SOLO     11 - 12 Years

Session: 03/08/2018 10:45 AM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
055 VERSE SPEAKING - SOLO     13 - 18 Years

Session: 31/07/2018 5:30 PM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
086 POEM FOR TWO - DUO     8 Years & Under

Session: 31/07/2018 2:15 PM    

No costumes or props.

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
089 POEM FOR TWO - DUO     13 Years & Over

Session: 03/08/2018 8:30 AM    

No costumes or props.

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Certificate + $24          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
094 PROSE READING - SOLO     13 - 18 Years

Session: 01/08/2018 5:30 PM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
104 STORYTELLING - SOLO     12 Years & Under

Session: 03/08/2018 2:00 PM    

Competitors will be required to tell a story about three items supplied by the adjudicator. This is a test of the imagination. 1 minute preparation time.

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
124 CHARACTER SKETCH FROM BOOK OR PLAY - SOLO     9 - 10 Years

Session: 02/08/2018 1:15 PM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
149 BINJANG RADIO NEWS READING - SOLO     14 Years & Under

Session: 02/08/2018 6:00 PM    

BINJANG RADIO will provide adjudication for this class. The presentation is to be a radio news bulletin read from the transcript provided. Competitors will be allowed (2) two minutes preparation time. The transcript could include an international item, a national item, a local item, a sports item and a weather item. Competitors will use the microphone provided. Adjudication will be on voice presentation only. No additional wording is permitted. Binjang Radio will offer an audition to any local place getters whom the Adjudicator feels may be suitable to train as a broadcaster with the station.

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Trophy & Certificate + $30          2nd Certificate + $20          3rd Certificate + $10          HC Certificate          
001 VERSE SPEAKING CHOIR     Pre-School / Day Care

Session: 01/08/2018 9:45 AM    

No costumes allowed.

Entries Closed
Entry: $13.001st Banner, Certificate & Cards          2nd Banner, Certificate & Cards          3rd Banner, Certificate & Cards          HC Banner, Certificate & Cards          
005 VERSE SPEAKING CHOIR     Secondary Schools

Session: 04/08/2018 6:30 PM    

No costumes allowed.

Entries Closed
Entry: $13.001st Banner & Certificate          2nd Banner & Certificate          3rd Banner & Certificate          HC Banner & Certificate          
019 READER'S THEATRE for 2 or more Readers - (PROSE/DRAMA) - GROUP     Stage 3

Session: 01/08/2018 1:30 PM    

One hand held prop per reader and/or one chair per reader.

Entries Closed
Entry: $13.001st Banner, Certificate & Cards          2nd Banner, Certificate & Cards          3rd Banner, Certificate & Cards          HC Banner, Certificate & Cards          
035 PROSE READING - SOLO     8 Years & Under

Session: 31/07/2018 2:15 PM    

Competitors will use the microphone provided. Adjudication will be on voice presentation only.

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
036 PROSE READING - SOLO     9 - 10 Years

Session: 02/08/2018 1:15 PM    

Competitors will use the microphone provided. Adjudication will be on voice presentation only.

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Certificate + $24          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
037 PROSE READING - SOLO     11 - 12 Years

Session: 02/08/2018 6:00 PM    

Competitors will use the microphone provided. Adjudication will be on voice presentation only.

Entries Closed
Entry: $13.001st Banner, Certificate & Cards          2nd Banner, Certificate & Cards          3rd Banner, Certificate & Cards          HC Banner, Certificate & Cards          
059Restricted VERSE SPEAKING - SOLO     8 Years & Under

Session: 31/07/2018 8:30 AM    

Refer to General Rule 1 Restricted definition.

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
061Restricted VERSE SPEAKING - SOLO     11 & 12 Years

Session: 03/08/2018 10:45 AM    

Refer to General Rule 1 Restricted definition.

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
062Restricted VERSE SPEAKING - SOLO     13 Years & Over

Session: 31/07/2018 5:30 PM    

Refer to General Rule 1 Restricted definition.

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
099 READING AT SIGHT - SOLO     13 - 18 Years

Session: 01/08/2018 5:30 PM    

Competitor will be given two (2) minutes to prepare reading before presentation.

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
103 PICTURE DESCRIPTION - SOLO     11 - 12 Years

Session: 03/08/2018 2:00 PM    

Competitor has one (1) minute to study a picture chosen by the Adjudicator, then to describe it and tell a story. Warning bell 10 seconds before time is up.

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
144 SHAKESPEAREAN MONOLOGUE - SOLO     14 Years & Under

Session: 03/08/2018 8:30 AM    

Black clothing or costume only.

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
002 VERSE SPEAKING CHOIR     Early Stage 1 / Stage 1

Session: 01/08/2018 9:45 AM    

No costumes allowed.

Entries Closed
Entry: $13.001st Banner, Certificate & Cards          2nd Banner, Certificate & Cards          3rd Banner, Certificate & Cards          HC Banner, Certificate & Cards          
009 PREPARED SKIT - GROUP     Early Stage 1 / Stage 1

Session: 04/08/2018 6:30 PM    

Performance time limit 5 mins. Set up and dismantle time should not exceed 10 mins.

Entries Closed
Entry: $13.001st Banner, Certificate & Cards          2nd Banner, Certificate & Cards          3rd Banner, Certificate & Cards          HC Banner, Certificate & Cards          
012 DRAMATIC SCENE OR PLAY - GROUP     Early Stage 1 / Stage 1

Session: 01/08/2018 1:30 PM    

Performance time limit 5 mins. Set up and dismantle time should not exceed 10 mins.

Entries Closed
Entry: $13.001st Banner, Certificate & Cards          2nd Banner, Certificate & Cards          3rd Banner, Certificate & Cards          HC Banner, Certificate & Cards          
056 VERSE SPEAKING - SOLO     Open

Session: 31/07/2018 5:30 PM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
079 SACRED / INSPIRATIONAL POEM - SOLO     11 - 12 Years

Session: 03/08/2018 10:45 AM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
092.1 PROSE READING - SOLO     9 - 10 Years

Session: 02/08/2018 1:15 PM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
093 PROSE READING - SOLO     11 - 12 Years

Session: 02/08/2018 6:00 PM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
109 BIBLE READING - SOLO     8 Years & Under

Session: 31/07/2018 2:15 PM    

Genesis 37:3 - 11. Any version acceptable. (Competitors should submit a copy of the passage to be read for the adjudicator).

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
112 BIBLE READING - SOLO     13 - 18 Years

Session: 01/08/2018 5:30 PM    

Exodus 3: 1 - 15. Any version acceptable. (Competitors should submit a copy of the passage to be read for the adjudicator).

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
114 SPECIAL NEEDS - SOLO     8 Years & Under

Session: 31/07/2018 8:30 AM    

Item may be a recitation, character sketch, musical drama, mime or reading.

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
134 PREPARED MIME - SOLO     11 - 12 Years

Session: 03/08/2018 2:00 PM    

Competitors should have a sign large enough for the audience to read the title of the mime. No props, except for one chair permitted.

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
145 SHAKESPEAREAN MONOLOGUE - SOLO     15 - 18 Years

Session: 03/08/2018 8:30 AM    

Black clothing or costume only.

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
013 DRAMATIC SCENE OR PLAY - GROUP     Stage 2 / Stage 3

Session: 01/08/2018 1:30 PM    

Performance time limit 10 mins. Set up and dismantle time should not exceed 10 mins.

Entries Closed
Entry: $13.001st Banner, Certificate & Cards          2nd Banner, Certificate & Cards          3rd Banner, Certificate & Cards          HC Banner, Certificate & Cards          
014 DRAMATIC SCENE OR PLAY - GROUP     Secondary Schools

Session: 04/08/2018 6:30 PM    

Performance time limit 15 mins. Set up and dismantle time should not exceed 10 mins.

Entries Closed
Entry: $13.001st Banner & Certificate          2nd Banner & Certificate          3rd Banner & Certificate          HC Banner & Certificate          
015 DRAMATIC VERSE - GROUP     Early Stage 1 / Stage 1

Session: 01/08/2018 9:45 AM    

A minimum of (2) two competitors may recite a dramatic interpretation of a poem of their own choice.

Entries Closed
Entry: $13.001st Banner, Certificate & Cards          2nd Banner, Certificate & Cards          3rd Banner, Certificate & Cards          HC Banner, Certificate & Cards          
057 VERSE SPEAKING SOLO     Open

Session: 31/07/2018 5:30 PM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
071.1 HUMOROUS POEM - SOLO     7 - 8 Years

Session: 31/07/2018 8:30 AM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
073 HUMOROUS POEM - SOLO     11 - 12 Years

Session: 03/08/2018 10:45 AM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
091 PROSE READING - SOLO     8 Years & Under

Session: 31/07/2018 2:15 PM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
092.2 PROSE READING - SOLO     9 - 10 Years

Session: 02/08/2018 1:15 PM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
098 READING AT SIGHT - SOLO     11 - 12 Years

Session: 02/08/2018 6:00 PM    

Competitor will be given two (2) minutes to prepare reading before presentation.

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
113 BIBLE READING - SOLO     Open

Session: 01/08/2018 5:30 PM    

Genesis 1: 1 - 2:3. Any version acceptable. (Competitors should submit a copy of the passage to be read for the adjudicator).

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
138 IMPROMPTU MIME - SOLO     11 - 12 Years

Session: 03/08/2018 2:00 PM    

Subject to be chosen by Adjudicator.

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
148 SHAKESPEAREAN DUOLOGUE - DUO     Open

Session: 03/08/2018 8:30 AM    

Black clothing or costume only.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Certificates + $24          2nd Certificates          3rd Certificates          HC Certificates          
006 VERSE SPEAKING CHOIR     Small Schools (1 - 3 Primary Teachers)

Session: 01/08/2018 9:45 AM    

No costumes allowed.

Entries Closed
Entry: $13.001st Banner, Certificate & Cards          2nd Banner, Certificate & Cards          3rd Banner, Certificate & Cards          HC Banner, Certificate & Cards          
010 PREPARED SKIT - GROUP     Stage 2 / Stage 3

Session: 01/08/2018 1:30 PM    

Set up and dismantle time should not exceed 10 minutes.

Entries Closed
Entry: $13.001st Banner, Certificate & Cards          2nd Banner, Certificate & Cards          3rd Banner, Certificate & Cards          HC Banner, Certificate & Cards          
011 PREPARED SKIT - GROUP     Secondary Schools

Session: 03/08/2018 8:30 AM    

Performance time limit 10 mins. Set up and dismantle time should not exceed 10 mins.

Entries Closed
Entry: $13.001st Banner & Certificate          2nd Banner & Certificate          3rd Banner & Certificate          HC Banner & Certificate          
017 DRAMATIC VERSE - GROUP     Secondary Schools

Session: 04/08/2018 6:30 PM    

A minimum of (2) two competitors may recite a dramatic interpretation of a poem of their own choice.

Entries Closed
Entry: $13.001st Banner & Certificate          2nd Banner & Certificate          3rd Banner & Certificate          HC Banner & Certificate          
053.1 VERSE SPEAKING - SOLO     9 - 10 Years

Session: 02/08/2018 8:30 AM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
066 VERSE SPEAKING - AUSTRALIAN POEM - SOLO     11 - 12 Years

Session: 03/08/2018 10:45 AM    

By Australian poet Australian content.

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
071.2 HUMOROUS POEM - SOLO     7 - 8 Years

Session: 31/07/2018 8:30 AM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
096 READING AT SIGHT - SOLO     7 - 8 Years

Session: 31/07/2018 2:15 PM    

Competitor will be given two (2) minutes to prepare reading before presentation.

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
097 READING AT SIGHT - SOLO     9 - 10 Years

Session: 02/08/2018 1:15 PM    

Competitor will be given two (2) minutes to prepare reading before presentation.

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
106 IMPROMPTU TELEPHONE CONVERSATION FOR TWO - DUO     12 Years & Under

Session: 03/08/2018 2:00 PM    

Subject given by the Adjudicator. 1 minute preparation time.

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
111 BIBLE READING - SOLO     11 - 12 Years

Session: 02/08/2018 6:00 PM    

Genesis 50: 15 - 21. Any version acceptable. (Competitors should submit a copy of the passage to be read for the adjudicator).

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
120 PREPARED SPEECH - SOLO     Secondary

Session: 01/08/2018 5:30 PM    

Own choice of topic. Cue cards may be used, but the speech must not be read. A warning bell will be given 15 seconds before time limit is up.

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
003 VERSE SPEAKING CHOIR     Stage 2

Session: 01/08/2018 9:45 AM    

No costumes allowed.

Entries Closed
Entry: $13.001st Banner, Certificate & Cards          2nd Banner, Certificate & Cards          3rd Banner, Certificate & Cards          HC Banner, Certificate & Cards          
007 PREPARED MIME - GROUP     Primary

Session: 01/08/2018 1:30 PM    

Competitors must commence performance with a sign large enough for the audience to read the title of the mime. No props except for one (1) single chair.

Entries Closed
Entry: $13.001st Banner, Certificate & Cards          2nd Banner, Certificate & Cards          3rd Banner, Certificate & Cards          HC Banner, Certificate & Cards          
008 PREPARED MIME - GROUP     Secondary Schools

Session: 03/08/2018 8:30 AM    

Competitors must commence performance with a sign large enough for the audience to read the title of the mime. No props except for one (1) single chair.

Entries Closed
Entry: $13.001st Banner & Certificate          2nd Banner & Certificate          3rd Banner & Certificate          HC Banner & Certificate          
020 READER'S THEATRE for 2 or more Readers - (PROSE/DRAMA) - GROUP     Secondary Group

Session: 04/08/2018 6:30 PM    

One hand held prop per reader and/or one chair per reader.

Entries Closed
Entry: $13.001st Banner & Certificate          2nd Banner & Certificate          3rd Banner & Certificate          HC Banner & Certificate          
023 IMPROVISATION GROUP     Secondary Group

Session: 04/08/2018 6:30 PM    

2 or more Competitors. Topic supplied by the adjudicator for each group. One person from each group is to announce the topic prior to commencing the improvisation. One table and two chairs will be available as props, if required. No other props will be permitted. Please note Speech & Drama Rule 2. Preparation time 2 minutes Performance time: 2 minutes Warning bell at 1 minute 50 seconds.

Entries Closed
Entry: $13.001st Banner & Certificate          2nd Banner & Certificate          3rd Banner & Certificate          HC Banner & Certificate          
053.2 VERSE SPEAKING - SOLO     9 - 10 Years

Session: 02/08/2018 8:30 AM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
064.1 VERSE SPEAKING - AUSTRALIAN POEM - SOLO     7 - 8 Years

Session: 31/07/2018 8:30 AM    

By Australian poet Australian content.

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
074 HUMOROUS POEM - SOLO     13 - 18 Years

Session: 31/07/2018 5:30 PM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
101 PICTURE DESCRIPTION - SOLO     8 Years & Under

Session: 31/07/2018 2:15 PM    

Competitor has one (1) minute to study a picture chosen by the Adjudicator, then to describe it and tell a story. Warning bell 10 seconds before time is up.

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
110 BIBLE READING - SOLO     9 - 10 Years

Session: 02/08/2018 1:15 PM    

1 Samuel 3:1 - 10. Any version acceptable. (Competitors should submit a copy of the passage to be read for the adjudicator).

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
119 PREPARED SPEECH - SOLO     Primary

Session: 02/08/2018 6:00 PM    

Own choice of topic. Cue cards may be used, but the speech must not be read. A warning bell will be given 15 seconds before time limit is up.

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
122 IMPROMPTU SPEECH SOLO     Secondary

Session: 01/08/2018 5:30 PM    

Competitor will have (2) two minutes to prepare a speech on a topic provided by the adjudicator. Pen and paper and cue cards will be provided but no reference material of any kind, including mobile phones are permitted.

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
141 IMPROVISATION SOLO     11 - 12 Years

Session: 03/08/2018 2:00 PM    

A topic will be provided for dramatic interpretation. There will be as many topics as there are competitors. Each competitor will make a selection prior to their preparation time. Each competitor will announce the title. One table and chair will be available as props, if needed. No other props may be used. Warning bell at 1 minute 50 seconds. Preparation time 1 minute.

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
004 VERSE SPEAKING CHOIR     Stage 3

Session: 01/08/2018 9:45 AM    

No costumes allowed.

Entries Closed
Entry: $13.001st Banner, Certificate & Cards          2nd Banner, Certificate & Cards          3rd Banner, Certificate & Cards          HC Banner, Certificate & Cards          
016 DRAMATIC VERSE - GROUP     Stage 2 / Stage 3

Session: 01/08/2018 9:45 AM    

A minimum of (2) two competitors may recite a dramatic interpretation of a poem of their own choice.

Entries Closed
Entry: $13.001st Banner, Certificate & Cards          2nd Banner, Certificate & Cards          3rd Banner, Certificate & Cards          HC Banner, Certificate & Cards          
021 IMPROVISATION GROUP     Stage 2

Session: 01/08/2018 1:30 PM    

2 or more Competitors. Topic supplied by the adjudicator for each group. One person from each group is to announce the topic prior to commencing the improvisation. One table and two chairs will be available as props, if required. No other props will be permitted. Please note Speech & Drama Rule 2. Preparation time: 2 minutes Performance time: 2 minutes Warning bell at 1 minute 50 seconds.

Entries Closed
Entry: $13.001st Banner, Certificate & Cards          2nd Banner, Certificate & Cards          3rd Banner, Certificate & Cards          HC Banner, Certificate & Cards          
024 ORIGINAL WORK BY A SCHOOL GROUP     Stage 2

Session: 04/08/2018 6:30 PM    

Minimum Props Refer S & D Rule 9. The script for this item is to be written by the performers. Set up and dismantle time should not exceed 10 minutes. Performance time 5 minutes.

Entries Closed
Entry: $13.001st Banner, Certificate & Cards          2nd Banner, Certificate & Cards          3rd Banner, Certificate & Cards          HC Banner, Certificate & Cards          
060.1Restricted VERSE SPEAKING - SOLO     9 - 10 Years

Session: 02/08/2018 8:30 AM    

Refer to General Rule 1 Restricted definition.

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
064.2 VERSE SPEAKING - AUSTRALIAN POEM - SOLO     7 - 8 Years

Session: 31/07/2018 8:30 AM    

By Australian poet Australian content.

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
076 HUMOROUS POEM - SOLO     Open

Session: 31/07/2018 5:30 PM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
083 RECITATION - BANJO PATERSON or HENRY LAWSON - SOLO     12 Years & Under

Session: 03/08/2018 10:45 AM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
102 PICTURE DESCRIPTION - SOLO     9 - 10 Years

Session: 02/08/2018 1:15 PM    

Competitor has one (1) minute to study a picture chosen by the Adjudicator, then to describe it and tell a story. Warning bell 10 seconds before time is up.

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
105 STORYTELLING - SOLO     13 Years & Over

Session: 01/08/2018 5:30 PM    

Competitors will be required to tell a story about three items supplied by the adjudicator. This is a test of the imagination. 1 minute preparation time.

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
132 PREPARED MIME - SOLO     8 Years & Under

Session: 31/07/2018 2:15 PM    

Competitors should have a sign large enough for the audience to read the title of the mime. No props, except for one chair permitted.

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
Championship
JUNIOR SPEECH & DRAMA
151 JUNIOR SPEECH & DRAMA CHAMPIONSHIP     12 Years & Under

Session: 03/08/2018 2:00 PM    

Please Note General Rules 4 & 13 and Speech & Drama Rule 8. Competitors must enter and perform in two (2) other solo classes. Competitors are to perform one (1) Poetry Recitation of their own choice and (1) one Monologue. No repeats.

Entries Closed
Entry: $11.001st Trophy & Certificate + $50          2nd Certificate + $25          3rd Certificate + $15          
022 IMPROVISATION GROUP     Stage 3

Session: 01/08/2018 1:30 PM    

2 or more competitors. Topic supplied by the adjudicator for each group. One person from each group is to announce the topic prior to commencing the improvisation. One table and two chairs will be available as props, if required. No other props will be permitted. Please note Speech & Drama Rule 2. Preparation time: 2 minutes Performance time: 2 minutes Warning bell at 1 minute 50 seconds.

Entries Closed
Entry: $13.001st Banner, Certificate & Cards          2nd Banner, Certificate & Cards          3rd Banner, Certificate & Cards          HC Banner, Certificate & Cards          
025 ORIGINAL WORK BY A SCHOOL GROUP     Stage 3

Session: 04/08/2018 6:30 PM    

Minimum Props Refer S & D Rule 9. The script for this item is to be written by the performers. Set up and dismantle time should not exceed 10 minutes. Performance time 10 minutes.

Entries Closed
Entry: $13.001st Banner, Certificate & Cards          2nd Banner, Certificate & Cards          3rd Banner, Certificate & Cards          HC Banner, Certificate & Cards          
050.1 NURSERY RHYME IN COSTUME - SOLO     6 Years & Under

Session: 31/07/2018 8:30 AM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
060.2Restricted VERSE SPEAKING - SOLO     9 - 10 Years

Session: 02/08/2018 8:30 AM    

Refer to General Rule 1 Restricted definition.

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
080 SACRED / INSPIRATIONAL POEM - SOLO     13 - 18 Years

Session: 31/07/2018 5:30 PM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
088 POEM FOR TWO - DUO     12 Years & Under

Session: 03/08/2018 10:45 AM    

No costumes or props.

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
133 PREPARED MIME - SOLO     9 - 10 Years

Session: 02/08/2018 1:15 PM    

Competitors should have a sign large enough for the audience to read the title of the mime. No props, except for one chair permitted.

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
136 IMPROMPTU MIME - SOLO     8 Years & Under

Session: 31/07/2018 2:15 PM    

Subject to be chosen by Adjudicator.

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
142 IMPROVISATION SOLO     13 - 18 Years

Session: 01/08/2018 5:30 PM    

A topic will be provided for dramatic interpretation. There will be as many topics as there are competitors. Each competitor will make a selection prior to their preparation time. Each competitor will announce the title. One table and chair will be available as props, if needed. No other props may be used. Warning bell at 1 minute 50 seconds. Preparation time 1 minute.

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
154 LOCAL SPEECH & DRAMA SCHOLARSHIP SCHOLARSHIP     Junior: 12 Years & Under

Session: 03/08/2018 2:00 PM    

Local Scholarships are offered by the Wellington Eisteddfod Society Inc in Dance, Speech & Drama and Vocal & Instrumental Sections. The award encourages participation and excellence in the Performing Arts by 'local' competitors. In awarding the scholarship, each adjudicator will be making judgement on the competitor's overall performance in the section entered and encouraging further studies in their chosen field. CONDITIONS OF ENTRY: 1. Entry is open to all eligible 'local' competitors those residing in or receiving tuition in the postcodes of 2820 (Wellington), 2868 (Yeoval) and 2818 (Geurie). 2. Competitors entering the Local Scholarships must compete in a minimum of (3) solo classes at this eisteddfod. 3. A minimum of four (4) competitors is required before the full Scholarship can be awarded. If less than four (4) competitors, prizemoney may be reduced. 4. The winners of all Scholarships must perform at the Grand Concert on Saturday 19th August, 2017 when prize money will be awarded. Non performance of scholarship winner will result in forfeiture of prize money.

Entries Closed
Entry: $0.001st Trophy          
026 ORIGINAL WORK BY A SCHOOL GROUP     Secondary Group

Session: 04/08/2018 6:30 PM    

Minimum Props Refer S & D Rule 9. The script for this item is to be written by the performers. Set up and dismantle time should not exceed 10 minutes. Performance time 15 minutes.

Entries Closed
Entry: $13.001st Banner & Certificate          2nd Banner & Certificate          3rd Banner & Certificate          HC Banner & Certificate          
028 MOVEMENT DRAMA GROUP     Stage 2 / Stage 3

Session: 01/08/2018 1:30 PM    

In this class a minimum of (3) THREE competitors will give a nonverbal, dramatic interpretation of their selected item using movement and music. Adjudication will be based on interpretation, sensitivity, presentation and dramatic impact. A standard of technical excellence consistent with that expected in dance competition is NOT part of the marking criteria.

Entries Closed
Entry: $13.001st Banner, Certificate & Cards          2nd Banner, Certificate & Cards          3rd Banner, Certificate & Cards          HC Banner, Certificate & Cards          
050.2 NURSERY RHYME IN COSTUME - SOLO     6 Years & Under

Session: 31/07/2018 8:30 AM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
082 SACRED / INSPIRATIONAL POEM - SOLO     Open

Session: 31/07/2018 5:30 PM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
107 IMPROMPTU TELEPHONE CONVERSATION FOR TWO - DUO     18 Years & Under

Session: 01/08/2018 5:30 PM    

Subject given by the Adjudicator. 1 minute preparation time.

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Certificate + $24          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
125 CHARACTER SKETCH FROM BOOK OR PLAY - SOLO     11 - 12 Years

Session: 03/08/2018 10:45 AM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
129 DUOLOGUES - Own Choice - DUO     12 Years & Under

Session: 03/08/2018 10:45 AM    

Excerpt from any play.

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
137 IMPROMPTU MIME - SOLO     9 - 10 Years

Session: 02/08/2018 1:15 PM    

Subject to be chosen by Adjudicator.

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
153 ROTARY SPEECH & DRAMA SCHOLARSHIP     Open

Session: 03/08/2018 2:00 PM    

Rotary Scholarships are offered by the Wellington Eisteddfod Society Inc each year in Dance, Speech & Drama and Vocal & Instrumental Sections. The award encourages participation and excellence in the Performing Arts. In awarding the scholarship, each adjudicator will be making judgment on the competitor's overall performance in the section entered and encouraging further studies in their chosen field. CONDITIONS OF ENTRY: 1. Entry is open to all eligible competitors. 2. Competitors entering the Speech & Drama Scholarship must compete in a minimum of four (4) contrasting Solo classes at this Eisteddfod. 3. A minimum of four (4) competitors is required before the full Scholarship can be awarded. If less than four (4) competitors, prizemoney may be reduced. 4. The winners of all Scholarships must perform at the Grand Concert on Saturday 19th August, 2017 when prize money will be awarded. Non performance of scholarship winner will result in forfeiture of prize money. 5. Previous Scholarship winners are ineligible to enter. (Prize money amount to be advised.)

Proud sponsors of our Rotary Scholarships.

Entries Closed
Entry: $15.001st Perpetual Trophy          
027 MOVEMENT DRAMA GROUP     Early Stage 1 / Stage 1

Session: 04/08/2018 6:30 PM    

In this class a minimum of (3) THREE competitors will give a nonverbal, dramatic interpretation of their selected item using movement and music. Adjudication will be based on interpretation, sensitivity, presentation and dramatic impact. A standard of technical excellence consistent with that expected in dance competition is NOT part of the marking criteria.

Entries Closed
Entry: $13.001st Banner, Certificate & Cards          2nd Banner, Certificate & Cards          3rd Banner, Certificate & Cards          HC Banner, Certificate & Cards          
051 VERSE SPEAKING - SOLO     6 Years & Under

Session: 31/07/2018 8:30 AM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
065.1 VERSE SPEAKING - AUSTRALIAN POEM - SOLO     9 - 10 Years

Session: 02/08/2018 8:30 AM    

By Australian poet Australian content.

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
067 VERSE SPEAKING - AUSTRALIAN POEM - SOLO     13 - 18 Years

Session: 31/07/2018 5:30 PM    

By Australian poet Australian content.

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
135 PREPARED MIME - SOLO     13 - 18 Years

Session: 01/08/2018 5:30 PM    

Competitors should have a sign large enough for the audience to read the title of the mime. No props, except for one chair permitted.

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
140 IMPROVISATION SOLO     10 Years & Under

Session: 02/08/2018 1:15 PM    

A topic will be provided for dramatic interpretation. There will be as many topics as there are competitors. Each competitor will make a selection prior to their preparation time. Each competitor will announce the title. One table and chair will be available as props, if needed. No other props may be used. 1 minute preparation time.Performance time: 2 minutes. Warning bell at 1 minute 50 seconds.

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
029 MOVEMENT DRAMA GROUP     Secondary Group

Session: 04/08/2018 6:30 PM    

In this class a minimum of (3) THREE competitors will give a nonverbal, dramatic interpretation of their selected item using movement and music. Adjudication will be based on interpretation, sensitivity, presentation and dramatic impact. A standard of technical excellence consistent with that expected in dance competition is NOT part of the marking criteria.

Entries Closed
Entry: $13.001st Banner & Certificate          2nd Banner & Certificate          3rd Banner & Certificate          HC Banner & Certificate          
058Restricted VERSE SPEAKING - SOLO     6 Years & Under

Session: 31/07/2018 8:30 AM    

Refer to General Rule 1 Restricted definition.

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
065.2 VERSE SPEAKING - AUSTRALIAN POEM - SOLO     9 - 10 Years

Session: 02/08/2018 8:30 AM    

By Australian poet Australian content.

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
069 VERSE SPEAKING - AUSTRALIAN POEM - SOLO     Open

Session: 31/07/2018 5:30 PM    

By Australian poet Australian content.

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HM Certificate          
139 IMPROMPTU MIME - SOLO     13 - 18 Years

Session: 01/08/2018 5:30 PM    

Subject to be chosen by Adjudicator.

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
030 DRAMA PERFORMANCE PIECE SOLO     HSC

Session: 04/08/2018 6:30 PM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
070 HUMOROUS POEM - SOLO     6 Years & Under

Session: 31/07/2018 8:30 AM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
084 RECITATION - BANJO PATERSON or HENRY LAWSON - SOLO     13 - 18 Years

Session: 31/07/2018 5:30 PM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
Championship
SENIOR SPEECH & DRAMA
152 SENIOR SPEECH & DRAMA CHAMPIONSHIP     13 Years & Over

Session: 01/08/2018 5:30 PM    

Please Note General Rules 4 & 13 and Speech & Drama Rule 8. Competitors must enter and perform in two (2) other solo classes. Competitors are to perform one (1) Poetry Recitation of their own choice and (1) one Monologue. No repeats.

Entries Closed
Entry: $13.001st Trophy & Certificate + $100          2nd Certificate + $50          3rd Certificate + $25          
031 DRAMA PERFORMANCE PIECE GROUP     HSC

Session: 04/08/2018 6:30 PM    

3 - 6 students.

Entries Closed
Entry: $13.001st Banner, Certificate & Cards          2nd Banner, Certificate & Cards          3rd Banner, Certificate & Cards          HC Banner, Certificate & Cards          
038 PROSE READING - SOLO     13 Years & Over

Session: 04/08/2018 6:30 PM    

Competitors will use the microphone provided. Adjudication will be on voice presentation only.

Entries Closed
Entry: $13.001st Banner & Certificate          2nd Banner & Certificate          3rd Banner & Certificate          HC Banner & Certificate          
072.1 HUMOROUS POEM - SOLO     9 - 10 Years

Session: 02/08/2018 8:30 AM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
085 RECITATION - BANJO PATERSON or HENRY LAWSON - SOLO     Open

Session: 31/07/2018 5:30 PM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
063 VERSE SPEAKING - AUSTRALIAN POEM - SOLO     6 Years & Under

Session: 31/07/2018 8:30 AM    

By Australian poet Australian content.

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
068 VERSE SPEAKING - AUSTRALIAN POEM - SOLO     15 - 18 Years

Session: 04/08/2018 6:30 PM    

By Australian poet Australian content.

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
072.2 HUMOROUS POEM - SOLO     9 - 10 Years

Session: 02/08/2018 8:30 AM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
090 POEM FOR TWO - DUO     Open

Session: 31/07/2018 5:30 PM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Certificate + $24          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
072.3 HUMOROUS POEM - SOLO     9 - 10 Years

Session: 02/08/2018 8:30 AM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
075 HUMOROUS POEM - SOLO     15 - 18 Years

Session: 04/08/2018 6:30 PM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
126 CHARACTER SKETCH FROM BOOK OR PLAY - SOLO     13 - 18 Years

Session: 31/07/2018 5:30 PM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
077 SACRED / INSPIRATIONAL POEM - SOLO     8 Years & Under

Session: 04/08/2018 6:30 PM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
078 SACRED / INSPIRATIONAL POEM - SOLO     9 - 10 Years

Session: 02/08/2018 8:30 AM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
131 DUOLOGUES - Own Choice - DUO     Open

Session: 31/07/2018 5:30 PM    

Excerpt from any play.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Certificate + $24          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificates          HC Certificate          
081 SACRED / INSPIRATIONAL POEM - SOLO     15 - 18 Years

Session: 04/08/2018 6:30 PM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
087 POEM FOR TWO - DUO     10 Years & Under

Session: 02/08/2018 8:30 AM    

No costumes or props.

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
100 READING AT SIGHT - SOLO     15 - 18 Years

Session: 04/08/2018 6:30 PM    

Competitor will be given two (2) minutes to prepare reading before presentation.

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
128 DUOLOGUES - Own Choice - DUO     10 Years & Under

Session: 02/08/2018 8:30 AM    

Excerpt from any play.

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
108 IMPROMPTU TELEPHONE CONVERSATION FOR TWO - DUO     Open

Session: 04/08/2018 6:30 PM    

Subject given by the Adjudicator.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Certificate + $24          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
115 SPECIAL NEEDS - SOLO     9 - 10 Years

Session: 04/08/2018 6:30 PM    

Item may be a recitation, character sketch, musical drama, mime or reading.

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
116 SPECIAL NEEDS - SOLO     11 - 12 Years

Session: 04/08/2018 6:30 PM    

Item may be a recitation, character sketch, musical drama, mime or reading.

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
117 SPECIAL NEEDS - SOLO     13 - 14 Years

Session: 04/08/2018 6:30 PM    

Item may be a recitation, character sketch, musical drama, mime or reading.

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
118 SPECIAL NEEDS - SOLO     15 Years & Over

Session: 04/08/2018 6:30 PM    

Item may be a recitation, character sketch, musical drama, mime or reading.

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
121 IMPROMPTU SPEECH SOLO     Primary

Session: 04/08/2018 6:30 PM    

Competitor will have (2) two minutes to prepare a speech on a topic provided by the adjudicator. Pen and paper and cue cards will be provided but no reference material of any kind, including mobile phones are permitted.

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
123 CHARACTER SKETCH FROM BOOK OR PLAY - SOLO     8 Years & Under

Session: 04/08/2018 6:30 PM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal & Certificate          2nd Ribbon & Certificate          3rd Ribbon & Certificate          HC Ribbon & Certificate          
127 CHARACTER SKETCH FROM BOOK OR PLAY - SOLO     Open

Session: 04/08/2018 6:30 PM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
130 DUOLOGUES - Own Choice - DUO     18 Years & Under

Session: 04/08/2018 6:30 PM    

Excerpt from any play.

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Certificate + $24          2nd Certificates          3rd Certificates          HC Certificate          
143 IMPROVISATION SOLO     Open

Session: 04/08/2018 6:30 PM    

A topic will be provided for dramatic interpretation. There will be as many topics as there are competitors. Each competitor will make a selection prior to their preparation time. Each competitor will announce the title. One table and chair will be available as props, if needed. No other props may be used. Warning bell at 1 minute 50 seconds. Preparation time 1 minute.

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
146 SHAKESPEAREAN MONOLOGUE - SOLO     Open

Session: 04/08/2018 6:30 PM    

Black clothing or costume only.

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
147 SHAKESPEAREAN DUOLOGUE - DUO     14 Years & Under

Session: 04/08/2018 6:30 PM    

Black clothing or costume only.

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Certificates + $24          2nd Certificates          3rd Certificates          HC Certificates          
150 BINJANG RADIO NEWS READING - SOLO     15 Years & Over

Session: 04/08/2018 6:30 PM    

BINJANG RADIO will provide adjudication for this class. The presentation is to be a radio news bulletin read from the transcript provided. Competitors will be allowed (2) two minutes preparation time. The transcript could include an international item, a national item, a local item, a sports item and a weather item. Competitors will use the microphone provided. Adjudication will be on voice presentation only. No additional wording is permitted. Binjang Radio will offer an audition to any local place getters whom the Adjudicator feels may be suitable to train as a broadcaster with the station.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st Trophy & Certificate + $30          2nd Certificate + $20          3rd Certificate + $10          HC Certificate          
155 LOCAL SPEECH & DRAMA SCHOLARSHIP SCHOLARSHIP     Senior: 13 Years & Over

Session: 04/08/2018 6:30 PM    

Local Scholarships are offered by the Wellington Eisteddfod Society Inc in Dance, Speech & Drama and Vocal & Instrumental Sections. The award encourages participation and excellence in the Performing Arts by 'local' competitors. In awarding the scholarship, each adjudicator will be making judgement on the competitor's overall performance in the section entered and encouraging further studies in their chosen field. CONDITIONS OF ENTRY: 1. Entry is open to all eligible 'local' competitors those residing in or receiving tuition in the postcodes of 2820 (Wellington), 2868 (Yeoval) and 2818 (Geurie). 2. Competitors entering the Scholarships must compete in a minimum of (3) solo classes at this eisteddfod. 3. A minimum of four (4) competitors is required before the full Scholarship can be awarded. If less than four (4) competitors, prizemoney may be reduced. 4. The winners of all Scholarships must perform at the Grand Concert on Saturday 19th August, 2017 when prize money will be awarded. Non performance of scholarship winner will result in forfeiture of prize money.

Entries Closed
Entry: $0.001st Trophy