75th Bathurst Eisteddfod
Speech-Solos
22 Aug 2020 to 12 Sep 2020
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)
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 BATHURST EISTEDDFOD SOCIETY INC.

"Encourage ......Entertain......Enjoy"

The 2020 Bathurst Eisteddfod will held at:

Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre - William Street Bathurst - Music and Dance

Walshaw Hall - 9 Church Street Bathurst - Speech and Drama

Entry Guidelines

 1. Entries are to be completed online by Wednesday 8th July 2020, via the Stardom Online Management System "Stardom" at www.stardom.com.au   

 2. If you are unable to access Stardom, please contact the Secretary at bathursteisteddfod@gmail.com or 0427372358

 3. Stardom will provide you with an entry confirmation upon completion of the entry. Responsibility for correct entry rests with the entrant.

4. Each individual invoice includes an Administration Fee $3.00 and an Insurance Fee of $2.00 per individual competitor. Each solo competitor needs to have their own Stardom entry. That is one competitor per entry on Stardom. This does not apply to duos/trios or groups/troupes.

5. All 2020 Bathurst Eisteddfod entries are to be paid by Credit Card. 

6. If the eisteddfod is unable to proceed due to Covid 19 restrictions entries will be refunded minus the $3 Stardom Admin fee.

7. The Bathurst Eisteddfod Committee reserves the right in its sole discretion to implement policies and procedures, restrictions and requirements for the running of the 2020 Bathurst Eisteddfod to comply with government restrictions as a result of Covid - 19 pandemic. All competitors, guardians of competitors and audience members may be required to provide contact details. There may also be delays in relation to hygiene and sanitization procedures implemented by the Bathurst Eisteddfod Committee or BMEC that need to be adhered to for the competitors, family members and our volunteers safety.


Late Entries

No late entries will accepted.


The Bathurst Eisteddfod reserves the right to :

a) refuse an entry.

b) cancel or combine sections due to entry numbers.

c) demand proof of age of an entrant.

d) appoint a substitute adjudicator.


General Rules

1. Age Limits for Solos, Duos, Trios, Quartets, groups up to five members, large ensembles six members or more and groups are to be taken as at 30th September, 2020.  

2. Time limits set our in the Syllabus music be adhered to. Entrants who exceed the time limit may have marks deducted and may not be considered for a prize.  

3. Restricted Sections are strictly for those competitors who have never won a first prize in that section in any Eisteddfod in any age group. 

4. As a legal requirement of this event NO unofficial photography or recording of any kind is permitted within the venue. An official Bathurst Eisteddfod photographer/ videographer has been appointed.
  
5. All personal electronic devices must be turned off to avoid distraction and/or interruption to the performers, the Adjudicator and other audience members. 

6. Competitors ARE NOT to be in possession of electronic devices during any improvisation sections (DANCE and SPEECH) Failure to comply will result in instant disqualification in that section.

7. No teacher is to be on stage with a competitor unless as an official, an accompanist or conductor. Parents and teachers will not be allowed side/back stage unless required by the Eisteddfod Committee (with the exception of School choirs, Bands and Dance Groups).


Photography / Videography

1. The Bathurst Eisteddfod has appointed an official photographer/videographer for 2020. Bathurst Eisteddfod therefore reserves the right to record or photograph any entrant, item or event in the Eisteddfod without notification.

2. In extenuating circumstances an entrant or family member of an entrant may advise the Eisteddfod via email: bathursteisteddfod.p@gmail.com or bathursteisteddfod.vp@gmail.com at least 24 hours or more prior to a scheduled that their child must not be photographed and their photo is not to be shared.


Performance Rules

1. All competitors compete AT THEIR OWN RISK. The Eisteddfod Society takes no responsibility for any accident or personal loss or injury, however caused. This includes any loss, theft or damage to any personal property.

2. Professionals - This Eisteddfod is not open to professionals. A professional is defined as a person who earns the major part of their income from the practice of the art or who uses the art as a primary means of livelihood. 

3. Dress Code - standard of dress is as important as the performance. Personal presentation appropriate to a stage appearance may be taken into consideration. Care should be taken with language and gesture.

Competitors in all Championship events should ensure that their dress and presentation is appropriate to a concert performance. 

4. All competitors, teachers and parents should ensure that works performed are suitable for a "family audience". Care should be taken with language, gesture, costuming, movement, lyrics and concepts. Adjudicators may reserve the right to  disqualify performers presenting unsuitable material.

5. Rehearsals - Rehearsals are not permitted on stage during the Eisteddfod. 

6. Supervision - All school aged performers are to be supervised at all times.

7. Props and equipment must be brought into the Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre through the designated back door of either the Theatre or the Hall no later than half an hour before the session commences. All equipment must be removed from the stage and the venue at the conclusion of the session.

8. Entrants are to appear in numerical order as listed in the program - with the exception of circumstances approved but the Eisteddfod committee. No person may take another person's place in the program.

9. No competitor shall perform the same item in more than one section - unless specifically noted in the syllabus. (The exception is the Scholarship).

10. No competitor shall perform the same item which they won first place in 2019. All performances will be checked and those found to be repeating a winning piece will not be considered for a place. (This does not include Dance sections)

11. Should a competitor (10 years and under) break down and leave stage during a performance for any cause  - they shall be allowed to perform again. This is subject to the Adjudicators discretion and time constraints for "adjudicator comments only"


Check in

1. Competitors in ALL sections must report to the Copies Table upon arrival to "Check In". This must be NO later than Fifteen Minutes prior to the commencement of the session. The Copies Table can be found inside the main door of both the Theatre and Hall.

2. Competitors who have not reported as present prior to the beginning of their section may be considered ineligible to perform unless notification has been given to the presiding Committee member.

3. ADJUDICATOR COPIES - Music and Speech and Drama require a copy of the sheet music, band chart or scripts being performed to be handed in at the Copies Table for the Adjudicator. This must not contain any names of the competitors.

4. All music and scripts to be marked:    Competitor number and Section Number ONLY!

5. Dance CD's and Accompaniment backing tracks must also be submitted at the Copies Table -  Competitor number and Section Number - Starting on or off stage.


Technical Rules

1. Whilst all care will be taken in compiling the Syllabus and Program, the Committee reserves the right to make any changes necessary to preserve the integrity and efficiency of the Bathurst Eisteddfod.
  
2. The decision of the Bathurst Eisteddfod Committee will be final. All entries are therefore deemed to be made subject to this condition. 

3. ALL sections are run at the discretion of the Committee - The Bathurst Eisteddfod Society Committee reserves the right to combine/split or remove any sections due to entries where required.

4. Prompting or coaching is not permitted by anyone other than the Adjudicator. Anyone found to be doing so will not be considered for a prize.

5. Protests must be lodged in writing at the Eisteddfod Office within 30 minutes of the Adjudicator's decision accompanied by a $25 fee which is refundable if the protest is upheld. A decision will be provided within 48 hours. The Committee's decision will be final.

 

Copyright 

The Bathurst Eisteddfod holds an Australian Performing Rights Association (APRA) licence. An entrant may supply the adjudicator with an unlicensed copy of the piece providing that:

1. The original is used by the entrant for the performance and / or 

2. The Eisteddfod destroys any copies supplied immediately following the performance.

The performance of an "Own Composition" is not liable to copyright laws. When supplying an adjudicators copy of an own composition, competitors must write "OWN COMPOSITION"  in bold at the top to the piece  


Prizes / Trophies

1. Trophies - All perpetual trophies remain the property of the Eisteddfod and will need to be returned approximately 3 weeks prior to the 2020 Eisteddfod.

2. Prize Money -  All monetary prizes
must be collected from the Eisteddfod Office by the last day of the Eisteddfod. Failure to do so will result in forfeiture of prize money.
   

Adjudicator

1. Competitors must not have been a pupil/pupils of the adjudicator during the six months prior to the Eisteddfod.  Competitors may not be a family member of the adjudicator.

2. Communication with the adjudicator either by entrants, teachers or other interested parties during the Eisteddfod is strictly prohibited. The Committee reserves the right to disqualify any entrant for breach of this rule.

3. The decision of the Adjudicator is final. No discussion will be entered into, with the exception of an official protest.


Tickets and Programs

1. Printed Programs may be pre ordered on the Stardom Website. Due to time constraints programs will not be posted but available for pick up from Donna Callista, 54 Keppel St. Bathurst. Any left at commencement of Eisteddfod will be taken to the eisteddfod office for collection. Cost will be $10.00

2. A limited numbered of printed programs will be available at Eisteddfod venues. 

3. An online program can be preordered on Stardom and emailed directly. These are available at a cost of $5 per discipline.

4. Daily session tickets, day passes and season passes are available at Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre from the commencement of the Eisteddfod.


Enquiries:

Enquiries can be directed to the relevant coordinators on:  

President: Mrs Renee Fowler - bathursteisteddfod.p@gmail.com

Vice President: Mrs Donna Miller - bathursteisteddfod.vp@gmail.com

Dance Coordinator - Mrs Sue Ellis -  bathursteisteddfod.dance@gmail.com

Music Coordinator - Mrs Hollie Coleman - bathursteisteddfod.music@gmail.com

Speech Coordinator - Mrs Jane Kensit -  bathursteisteddfod.speech@gmail.com

Secretary - Ms Reema Doueihi - bathursteisteddfod@gmail.com


Eisteddfod Dates 2020:  (Please note these are proposed dates and may be subject to change)     


Music - Solo - Saturday 22nd August - Wednesday 26th August

Speech and Drama - Solos - TBA. Please watch FB and our Website for updates. Proposed Saturday 22nd August - Monday 24th August and Saturday 29th August - Monday 31st August. 

Dance Solos & Duos/Trios Thursday 27th August - Sunday 6th September.   

         



 




         

ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 8/07/2020 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
200 Recitation Solo     5 years and under

Time Limit: 01:00

Poem own choice. No props permitted except hand held. There are no placings for this age group.

Sponsored by Bathurst Eisteddfod Society

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.00EA Each competitor will receive a medal          
202 Recitation Solo     7 years only

Time Limit: 02:00

Poem own choice. No props permitted except hand held.

Sponsored by Mrs Nona Dart

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
205 Recitation Solo     10 years only

Session: 30/08/2020 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 03:00

Poem own choice. No props permitted except hand held.

Sponsored by Bathurst Eisteddfod Society

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
206 Recitation Solo     11 years only

Time Limit: 03:00

Poem own choice. No props permitted except hand held.

Sponsored by Fox Music and Living Sound

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
208 Recitation Solo     13 years only

Time Limit: 03:30

Poem own choice. No props permitted except hand held.

Sponsored by Paul Toole MP

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          HC Certificate          
210 Recitation Solo     15 and 16 years only

Time Limit: 04:00

Poem own choice. No props permitted except hand held.

Sponsored by Western Sydney University

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st $40          2nd $30          3rd $20          HC Certificate          
211 Recitation Solo     Open

Session: 23/08/2020 6:00 PM    Time Limit: 04:00

Poem own choice. No props permitted except hand held.

Sponsored by Bathurst Arts Council

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st $60          2nd $40          3rd $30          HC Certificate          
213 Recitation Restricted Solo     9 years only

Session: 30/08/2020 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 02:00

Poem own choice. Open to competitors who have not won first place in a Recitation section in any Eisteddfod or competition up until the closing date of the Eisteddfod. Competitors may enter only Recitation 9 years OR Recitation Restricted 9 years NOT BOTH. No props permitted except hand held.

Sponsored by Susan Morris

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
256 Sight Reading Solo     11 years only

Session: 23/08/2020 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 00:00

Sight Reading passage to be supplied by the Adjudicator. One minute preparation time.

Sponsored by Bowman Dental

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
258 Sight Reading Solo     13 and 14 years only

Time Limit: 00:00

Sight Reading passage to be supplied by the Adjudicator. One minute preparation time.

Sponsored by Rotary Club of Bathurst East Inc

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          HC Certificate          
261 Prepared Reading Solo     8 years and under

Time Limit: 01:30

Prepared reading passage to be selected by the competitor. This is a reading section only, not a memory section.

Sponsored by Mrs Nona Dart

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
262 Prepared Reading Solo     9 and 10 years only

Time Limit: 02:00

Prepared reading passage to be selected by the competitor. This is a reading section only, not a memory section.

Sponsored by Bathurst Eisteddfod Society

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
263 Prepared Reading Solo     11 and 12 years only

Time Limit: 02:30

Prepared reading passage to be selected by the competitor. This is a reading section only, not a memory section.

Sponsored by Mason Mia & Associates

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
271 Ask the Expert Solo     9 and 10 years only

Time Limit: 02:00

Competitors will present a talk about an area of personal interest or one in which they are personally involved. At the conclusion of their talk they will answer questions from the Adjudicator. The talk should engage the audience. This is not the reading of a script. Answers should be full, detailing further information for the audience. Marks are allocated on the presentation of the talk, audience engagement and quality of answers.

Sponsored by Bathurst Eisteddfod Society

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
275 2BS 95.1 FM Solo     11 and 12 years only

Time Limit: 00:45

Brock will provide the script and adjudicate on reading and voice presentation only. The script will present international, national, local and sports items. Competitors will use the microphone provided.

Sponsored by Radio 2BS

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
278 Special Needs Performers Poem Solo     12 years and under

Time Limit: 03:00

Own Choice poem for performers with Special Needs. Each competitor will receive a medal.

Sponsored by Barlow Property Services

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Each competitor will receive a medal          2nd Medals          3rd Medals          
204 Recitation Solo     9 years only

Session: 30/08/2020 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 02:30

Poem own choice. No props permitted except hand held.

Sponsored by Bathurst District Vietnam Veterans Association

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
219 Australian Verse Solo     10 years only

Session: 30/08/2020 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 03:00

Poem is own choice. Australian verse chosen MUST have Australian content ie flora, fauna, icons etc. It should not just be a piece written by an Australian author.

Sponsored by Bathurst Eisteddfod Society

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
220 Australian Verse Solo     11 years only

Session: 23/08/2020 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 03:00

Poem is own choice. Australian verse chosen MUST have Australian content ie flora, fauna, icons etc. It should not just be a piece written by an Australian author.

Sponsored by Barlow Property Services

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
222/223 Australian Verse Solo     13 years only

Time Limit: 03:30

Poem is own choice. Australian verse chosen MUST have Australian content ie flora, fauna, icons etc. It should not just be a piece written by an Australian author.

Sponsored by Burke's Transport Bathurst

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          HC Certificate          
224 Australian Verse Solo     15 and 16 years only

Time Limit: 04:00

Poem is own choice. Australian verse chosen MUST have Australian content ie flora, fauna, icons etc. It should not just be a piece written by an Australian author.

Sponsored by Narellan Pools Central West & Blue Mountains

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st $40          2nd $30          3rd $20          HC Certificate          
225 Australian Verse Solo     Open

Session: 23/08/2020 6:00 PM    Time Limit: 04:00

Poem is own choice. Australian verse chosen MUST have Australian content ie flora, fauna, icons etc. It should not just be a piece written by an Australian author.

Sponsored by Bathurst RSL Club

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st $60          2nd $40          3rd $30          HC Certificate          
265 Public Speaking Solo     11 and 12 years only

Time Limit: 02:00

Topic is own choice. The speech should be well organised, delivered with enthusiasm and given in such a manner as to create an effective measure of communication with the audience. There should be evidence of originality and enjoyment in speech making and speech delivery.

Sponsored by Ray Morcom Auto Body Repairs

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
276 2BS 95.1 FM Solo     13 and 14 years only

Time Limit: 01:00

Brock will provide the script and adjudicate on reading and voice presentation only. The script will present international, national, local and sports items. Competitors will use the microphone provided.

Sponsored by Radio 2BS

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          HC Certificate          
209 Recitation Solo     14 years only

Time Limit: 03:30

Poem own choice. No props permitted except hand held.

Sponsored by David and Julianne Sherley

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          HC Certificate          
218 Australian Verse Solo     9 years only

Session: 30/08/2020 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 02:30

Poem is own choice. Australian verse chosen MUST have Australian content ie flora, fauna, icons etc. It should not just be a piece written by an Australian author.

Sponsored by Kevin & Margaret Miller

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
230 Humorous Verse Solo     10 years only

Session: 30/08/2020 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 03:00

Poem is own choice. One poem.

Sponsored by Mrs Nona Dart

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
234 Humorous Verse Solo     15 and 16 years only

Time Limit: 04:00

Poem is own choice. One poem.

Sponsored by Narellan Pools Central West & Blue Mountains

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st $40          2nd $30          3rd $20          HC Certificate          
235 Humorous Verse Solo     Open

Session: 23/08/2020 6:00 PM    Time Limit: 04:00

Poem is own choice. One poem.

Sponsored by Barlow Property Services

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st $60          2nd $40          3rd $30          HC Certificate          
277 2BS 95.1 FM Solo     15 Years & Over

Time Limit: 01:00

Brock will provide the script and adjudicate on reading and voice presentation only. The script will present international, national, local and sports items. Competitors will use the microphone provided.

Sponsored by Radio 2BS

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st $60          2nd $40          3rd $30          HC Certificate          
201 Recitation Solo     6 years only

Session: 29/08/2020 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 01:30

Poem own choice. No props permitted except hand held.

Sponsored by Ray Morcom Auto Body Repairs

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
214 Restricted recitation Solo     10 years and under

Session: 30/08/2020 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 02:30

Poem own choice. Open to competitors who have not won first place in a Recitation section in any Eisteddfod or competition up until the closing date of the Eisteddfod. Competitors may enter only Recitation 9 years OR Recitation Restricted 9 years NOT BOTH. No props permitted except hand held.

Sponsored by Bathurst & District Vietnam Veterans Association

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Medal          
229 Humorous Verse Solo     9 years only

Session: 30/08/2020 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 02:00

Poem is own choice. One poem.

Sponsored by Mason Mia & Associates

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
231 Humorous Verse Solo     11 years only

Session: 23/08/2020 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 03:00

Poem is own choice. One poem.

Sponsored by Toby Gough

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
233 Humorous Verse Solo     13 and 14 years only

Time Limit: 03:30

Poem is own choice. One poem.

Sponsored by the Griffith Family

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          HC Certificate          
239 Prose Solo     11 and 12 years only

Time Limit: 03:00

Prose passage is own choice. Prose passage must be from memory. Time limit, not word count will be strictly adhered to.

Sponsored by Bathurst Self Contained Accommodation

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
241 Prose Solo     15 and 16 years only

Time Limit: 04:00

Prose passage is own choice. Prose passage must be from memory. Time limit, not word count will be strictly adhered to.

Sponsored by Ray Morcom Auto Body Repairs

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st $40          2nd $30          3rd $20          HC Certificate          
242 Prose Solo     Open

Session: 23/08/2020 6:00 PM    Time Limit: 04:00

Prose passage is own choice. Prose passage must be from memory. Time limit, not word count, will be strictly adhered to.

Sponsored by Barlow Property Services

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st $60          2nd $40          3rd $30          HC Certificate          
266 Public Speaking Solo     13 and 14 years only

Time Limit: 03:00

Topic is own choice. The speech should be well organised, delivered with enthusiasm and given in such a manner as to create an effective measure of communication with the audience. There should be evidence of originality and enjoyment in speech making and speech delivery.

Sponsored by the Griffith Family

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          HC Certificate          
215 Australian Verse Solo     6 years and under

Session: 29/08/2020 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 01:30

Poem is own choice. Australian verse chosen MUST have Australian content ie flora, fauna, icons etc. It should not just be a piece written by an Australian author.

Sponsored by Chelsea Billington - Encore Speech and Drama Studio

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
238/237 Prose Solo     10 years only

Session: 30/08/2020 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 02:30

Prose passage is own choice. Prose passage must be from memory. Time limit, not word count will be strictly adhered to.

Sponsored by Bathurst Eisteddfod Society

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
240 Prose Solo     13 and 14 years only

Time Limit: 04:00

Prose passage is own choice. Prose passage must be from memory. Time limit, not word count will be strictly adhered to.

Sponsored by Susan Morris

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          HC Certificate          
246 Sacred Reading Solo     15 and 16 years only

Time Limit: 03:00

Bible or Sacred Text must be used. Own choice.

Sponsored by Barlow Property Services

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st $40          2nd $30          3rd $20          HC Certificate          
249 Sacred or Inspirational Verse Solo     11 and 12 years only

Time Limit: 03:00

One poem own choice. Poem must have either a sacred or inspirational theme.

Sponsored by Bathurst Heritage Motor Inn

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
272/273 Ask the Expert Solo     11 and 12 years only

Time Limit: 03:00

Competitors will present a talk about an area of personal interest or one in which they are personally involved. At the conclusion of their talk they will answer questions from the Adjudicator.The talk should engage the audience. This is not the reading of a script. Answers should be full, detailing further information for the audience. Marks are allocated on the presentation of the talk, audience engagement and quality of answers.

Sponsored by Barlow Property Services

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          HC Certificate          HC Certificate          
226 Humorous Verse Solo     6 years and under

Session: 29/08/2020 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 02:00

Poem is own choice. One poem.

Sponsored by Encore Speech & Drama Studio

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
244 Sacred Reading Solo     11 and 12 years only

Time Limit: 02:00

Bible or Sacred Text must be used. Own choice.

Sponsored by Ray Morcom Auto Body Repairs

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
247 Sacred Reading Solo     Open

Session: 23/08/2020 6:00 PM    Time Limit: 03:00

Bible or sacred text must be used. Own choice.

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Bathurst Daybreak

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st $60          2nd $40          3rd $30          HC Certificate          
248 Sacred or Inspirational Verse Solo     10 years and under

Session: 30/08/2020 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 02:30

One poem own choice. Poem must have either a sacred or inspirational theme.

Sponsored by Paul Toole MP

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
250 Sacred or Inspirational Verse Solo     13 and 14 years only

Time Limit: 03:30

One poem own choice. Poem must have either a sacred or inspirational theme.

Sponsored by Barlow Property Services

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          HC Certificate          
259 Sight Reading Solo     15 and 16 years only

Time Limit: 00:00

Sight Reading passage to be supplied by the Adjudicator. No Preparation time.

Sponsored by Barlow Property Services

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st $40          2nd $30          3rd $20          HC Certificate          
207 Recitation Solo     12 years only

Session: 23/08/2020 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 03:00

Poem own choice. No props permitted except hand held.

Sponsored by Mrs Nona Dart

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
243 Sacred Reading Solo     10 years and under

Session: 30/08/2020 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 02:00

Bible or Sacred Text must be used. Own choice.

Sponsored by McDonald's Family Restaurants Bathurst and Orange

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
245 Sacred Reading Solo     13 and 14 years only

Time Limit: 03:00

Bible or Sacred Text must be used. Own choice.

Sponsored by Paul Toole MP

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          HC Certificate          
257 Sight Reading Solo     12 years only

Time Limit: 00:00

Sight Reading passage to be supplied by the Adjudicator. One minute preparation time.

Sponsored by Barlow Property Services

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
260 Sight Reading Solo     Open

Session: 29/08/2020 6:00 PM    Time Limit: 00:00

Sight Reading passage to be supplied by the Adjudicator. No Preparation time.

Sponsored by Mrs Inez Funnell

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st $60          2nd $40          3rd $20          HC Certificate          
267 Public Speaking Solo     15 and 16 years only

Time Limit: 04:00

Topic is own choice. The speech should be well organised, delivered with enthusiasm and given in such a manner as to create an effective measure of communication with the audience. There should be evidence of originality and enjoyment in speech making and speech delivery.

Sponsored by Australian Speech and Communication Association

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st $40          2nd $30          3rd $20          HC Certificate          
274 Ask the Expert Solo     15 Years & Over

Session: 23/08/2020 6:00 PM    Time Limit: 04:00

Competitors will present a talk about an area of personal interest or one in which they are personally involved. At the conclusion of their talk they will answer questions from the Adjudicator.The talk should engage the audience. This is not the reading of a script. Answers should be full, detailing further information for the audience. Marks are allocated on the presentation of the talk, audience engagement and quality of answers.

Sponsored by Barlow Property Services

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st $40          2nd $30          3rd $20          HC Certificate          
203 Recitation Solo     8 years only

Session: 29/08/2020 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 02:00

Poem own choice. No props permitted except hand held.

Sponsored by Mrs Nona Dart

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
221 Australian Verse Solo     12 years only

Session: 23/08/2020 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 03:00

Poem is own choice. Australian verse chosen MUST have Australian content ie flora, fauna, icons etc. It should not just be a piece written by an Australian author.

Sponsored by Barlow Property Services

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
254 Sight Reading Solo     9 years only

Session: 30/08/2020 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 00:00

Sight Reading passage to be supplied by the Adjudicator. One minute preparation time.

Sponsored by Susan Morris

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
268 Public Speaking Solo     Open

Session: 29/08/2020 6:00 PM    Time Limit: 05:00

Topic is own choice. The speech should be well organised, delivered with enthusiasm and given in such a manner as to create an effective measure of communication with the audience. There should be evidence of originality and enjoyment in speech making and speech delivery.

Sponsored by Barlow Property Services

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st $60          2nd $40          3rd $30          HC Certificate          
270 Story from a Picture Solo     9 and 10 years only

Session: 30/08/2020 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 01:30

The picture is chosen by the Adjudicator. Each competitor is allowed 1 minute to study the picture before telling the story on stage. A warning bell will be rung 30 seconds before finishing time.

Sponsored by Weiss Family

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
217 Australian Verse Solo     8 years only

Session: 29/08/2020 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 02:00

Poem is own choice. Australian verse chosen MUST have Australian content ie flora, fauna, icons etc. It should not just be a piece written by an Australian author.

Sponsored by Susan Morris

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
232 Humorous Verse Solo     12 years only

Session: 23/08/2020 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 03:00

Poem is own choice. One poem.

Sponsored by Ray Morcom Auto Body Repairs

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
251/252 Sacred or Inspirational Verse Solo     15 and 16 years only

Session: 23/08/2020 6:00 PM    Time Limit: 04:00

One poem own choice. Poem must have either a sacred or inspirational theme..

Sponsored by Barlow Property Services

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st $40          2nd $30          3rd $20          HC Certificate          
228 Humorous Verse Solo     8 years only

Session: 29/08/2020 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 02:00

Poem is own choice. One poem.

Sponsored by Susan Morris

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
212 Recitation Restricted Solo     8 years only

Session: 29/08/2020 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 02:00

Poem is own choice. Open to competitors who have not won first place in a Recitation section in any Eisteddfod or competition up until the closing date of the Eisteddfod. Competitors may enter only Recitation 8 years OR Recitation Restricted 8 years NOT BOTH. No props permitted except hand held.

Sponsored by Nola and Ian Ramsay

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
227 Humorous Verse Solo     7 years only

Session: 29/08/2020 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 02:00

Poem is own choice. One poem.

Sponsored by Encore Speech & Drama Studio

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
216 Australian Verse Solo     7 years only

Session: 29/08/2020 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 02:00

Poem is own choice. Australian verse chosen MUST have Australian content ie flora, fauna, icons etc. It should not just be a piece written by an Australian author.

Sponsored by Encore Speech & Drama Studio

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
264 Public Speaking Solo     10 years and under

Session: 30/08/2020 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 02:00

Topic is own choice. The speech should be well organised, delivered with enthusiasm and given in such a manner as to create an effective measure of communication with the audience. There should be evidence of originality and enjoyment in speech making and speech delivery.

Sponsored by Australian Speech and Communication Association

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
255 Sight Reading Solo     10 years only

Session: 30/08/2020 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 00:00

Sight Reading passage to be supplied by the Adjudicator. One minute preparation time.

Sponsored by McDonald's Family Restaurants Bathurst and Orange

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
269 Story from a Picture Solo     8 years and under

Session: 29/08/2020 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 01:00

The picture is chosen by the Adjudicator. Each competitor is allowed 1 minute to study the picture before telling the story on stage. A warning bell will be rung 30 seconds before finishing time.

Sponsored by Susan Morris

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
236 Prose Solo     8 years and under

Session: 29/08/2020 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 02:00

Prose passage is own choice. Prose passage must be from memory. Time limit, not word count will be strictly adhered to.

Sponsored by Bronni Colley Drama

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
253 Sight Reading Solo     8 years and under

Session: 29/08/2020 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 00:00

Sight Reading passage to be supplied by the Adjudicator. One minute preparation time.

Sponsored by Bathurst Eisteddfod Society

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate