Gladstone Eisteddfod 2022
Solos
04 Aug 2022 to 06 Aug 2022
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)
View Discipline Rule

The definition of an Australian Poet is as follows:

 "A poet who is Australian born, a naturalized Australian, or a Poet who is widely published in Australian Anthologies or whose themes are recognizably Australian."


In group improvisation, all groups must be completely unique with no individual competing in more than one performance.


Group Mimes: Individuals may compete in more than one group as long as they are the correct age.


School groups will not be programmed to start before 9.30am.


All pieces must show title and Author where applicable.


In Speech & Drama competitors must not use pre-recorded electronic accompaniment or backing for character recitals or dramatic scenes unless specified for that particular section.

Individuals may compete up to 2 times within one Duo/Trio category (not improvisation) provided there is a change of partner.

ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 9/05/2022 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
6 years & under
400 Nursery Rhyme - Own Choice - In Costume Solo     6 years & under

Time Limit: 02:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
8 years & under
405 Any Poem by Australian Poet - Own Choice Solo     8 years & under

Time Limit: 02:00

See above for clarification of Australian Poet

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
9 & 10 years.
406 Any Poem by Australian Poet - Own Choice Solo     9 & 10 years.

Time Limit: 03:00

See above for clarification of Australian Poet

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
11 & 12 years
407 Any Poem by Australian Poet - Own Choice Solo     11 & 12 years

Time Limit: 04:00

See above for clarification of Australian Poet

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
13 & 14 years
408 Any Poem by Australian Poet - Own Choice Solo     13 & 14 years

Time Limit: 04:00

See above for clarification of Australian Poet

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
15-18 years
409 Any Poem by Australian Poet - Own Choice Solo     15-18 years

Time Limit: 04:00

See above for clarification of Australian Poet

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
8 years & under
414 Verse (Other than Australian Author - Own Choice Solo     8 years & under

Time Limit: 02:00

May be an extract from a longer poem

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
9 & 10 years.
415 Verse (Other than Australian Author - Own Choice Solo     9 & 10 years.

Time Limit: 02:00

May be an extract from a longer poem

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
11 & 12 years
416 Verse (Other than Australian Author - Own Choice Solo     11 & 12 years

Time Limit: 03:00

May be an extract from a longer poem

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
13 & 14 years
417 Verse (Other than Australian Author - Own Choice Solo     13 & 14 years

Time Limit: 04:00

May be an extract from a longer poem

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
15-18 years
418 Verse (Other than Australian Author - Own Choice Solo     15-18 years

Time Limit: 04:00

May be an extract from a longer poem

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
12 years & under.
423 Lyric Verse - Own Choice (may be a section of a longer poem) Solo     12 years & under.

Time Limit: 04:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
13-18 years
424 Lyric Verse - Own Choice (may be a section of a longer poem) Solo     13-18 years

Time Limit: 04:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
12 years & under
429 Write & Read/Recite Own Poem Solo     12 years & under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
13-18 years
430 Write & Read/Recite Own Poem Solo     13-18 years

Time Limit: 04:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
19 years & over
431 Write & Read/Recite Own Poem Solo     19 years & over

Time Limit: 05:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
436 Read/Recite Any Poem by Australian Poet - Own Choice Solo     19 years & over

Time Limit: 05:00

See above for clarification of Australian Poet

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
437 Read/Recite Lyric Verse - Own Choice (may be a section of a longer poem) Solo     19 years & over

Time Limit: 05:00

May be an extract from a longer poem

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
438 Read/Recite Verse (Other than Australian Author) - Own Choice Solo     19 years & over

Time Limit: 05:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
439 Read/Recite Character Recital - Title and Author clearly stated - Own Choice Solo     19 years & over

Time Limit: 05:00

Portable/Minimum props - in Costume

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
440 Read/Recite Storytelling - may be retelling or own composition Solo     19 years & over

Time Limit: 05:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
8 years & under
445 Prose Recital - Own Choice Solo     8 years & under

Time Limit: 02:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
9 & 10 years.
446 Prose Recital - Own Choice Solo     9 & 10 years.

Time Limit: 03:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
11 & 12 years
447 Prose Recital - Own Choice Solo     11 & 12 years

Time Limit: 04:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
13 & 14 years
448 Prose Recital - Own Choice Solo     13 & 14 years

Time Limit: 04:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
15-18 years
449 Prose Recital - Own Choice Solo     15-18 years

Time Limit: 05:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
19 years & over
450 Prose Recital - Own Choice Solo     19 years & over

Time Limit: 05:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
8 years & under
455 Prose Reading - Own Choice Solo     8 years & under

Time Limit: 02:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
9 & 10 years.
456 Prose Reading - Own Choice Solo     9 & 10 years.

Time Limit: 03:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
11 & 12 years
457 Prose Reading - Own Choice Solo     11 & 12 years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
13 & 14 years
458 Prose Reading - Own Choice Solo     13 & 14 years

Time Limit: 04:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
15-18 years
459 Prose Reading - Own Choice Solo     15-18 years

Time Limit: 04:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
19 years & over
460 Prose Reading - Own Choice Solo     19 years & over

Time Limit: 05:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
8 years & under
465 Character Recital - Title and Author clearly stated - Own Choice Solo     8 years & under

Time Limit: 03:00

Portable/Minimum props - in Costume

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
9 & 10 years.
466 Character Recital - Title and Author clearly stated - Own Choice Solo     9 & 10 years.

Time Limit: 03:00

Portable/Minimum props - in Costume

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
11 & 12 years
467 Character Recital - Title and Author clearly stated - Own Choice Solo     11 & 12 years

Time Limit: 03:00

Portable/Minimum props - in Costume

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
13 & 14 years
468 Character Recital - Title and Author clearly stated - Own Choice Solo     13 & 14 years

Time Limit: 05:00

Portable/Minimum props - in Costume

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
15-18 years
469 Character Recital - Title and Author clearly stated - Own Choice Solo     15-18 years

Time Limit: 05:00

Portable/Minimum props - in Costume

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
12 years & under
474 Bible Reading - Own Choice Solo     12 years & under

Time Limit: 03:00

Please mark own choice copies wtih version of Bible, Book and Verses

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
13-18 years
475 Bible Reading - Own Choice Solo     13-18 years

Time Limit: 04:00

Please mark own choice copies wtih version of Bible, Book and Verses

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
19 years & over
476 Bible Reading - Own Choice Solo     19 years & over

Time Limit: 05:00

Please mark own choice copies wtih version of Bible, Book and Verses

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
12 years & under
481 Impromptu Reading Solo     12 years & under

Time Limit: 00:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
13-18 years
482 Impromptu Reading Solo     13-18 years

Time Limit: 00:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
19 years & over
483 Impromptu Reading Solo     19 years & over

Time Limit: 00:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
6 years & under
488 Prepared Mime - Own Choice Solo     6 years & under

Time Limit: 02:00

No props, costumes, shoes, sound effects etc. - one chair only

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
7 & 8 years
489 Prepared Mime - Own Choice Solo     7 & 8 years

Time Limit: 02:00

No props, costumes, shoes, sound effects etc. - one chair only

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
9 & 10 years.
490 Prepared Mime - Own Choice Solo     9 & 10 years.

Time Limit: 03:00

No props, costumes, shoes, sound effects etc. - one chair only

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
11 & 12 years
491 Prepared Mime - Own Choice Solo     11 & 12 years

Time Limit: 03:00

No props, costumes, shoes, sound effects etc. - one chair only

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
13 & 14 years
492 Prepared Mime - Own Choice Solo     13 & 14 years

Time Limit: 04:00

No props, costumes, shoes, sound effects etc. - one chair only

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
15-18 years
493 Prepared Mime - Own Choice Solo     15-18 years

Time Limit: 04:00

No props, costumes, shoes, sound effects etc. - one chair only

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
19 years & over
494 Prepared Mime - Own Choice Solo     19 years & over

Time Limit: 04:00

No props, costumes, shoes, sound effects etc. - one chair only

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
18 years & under
499 Prepared Speech - to be entertaining, informative or persuasive Solo     18 years & under

Time Limit: 10:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
19 years & over
500 Prepared Speech - to be entertaining, informative or persuasive Solo     19 years & over

Time Limit: 10:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
12 years & under
505 Improvisation Solo     12 years & under

Time Limit: 02:00

On a situation suggested by the Adjudicator - including mime and response - Warning bell at 1.5 mins, Perusal 2 mins

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
13-18 years
506 Improvisation Solo     13-18 years

Time Limit: 02:00

On a situation suggested by the Adjudicator - including mime and response - Warning bell at 1.5 mins, Perusal 2 mins

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
19 years & over
507 Improvisation Solo     19 years & over

Time Limit: 02:00

On a situation suggested by the Adjudicator - including mime and response - Warning bell at 1.5 mins, Perusal 2 mins

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
18 years & under
520.1 Shakespeare Monologue - Costume Optional Solo     18 years & under

Time Limit: 10:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
19 years & over
541.1 Read/Recite Shakespeare Monologue - Costume Optional Solo     19 years & over

Time Limit: 05:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC