70th Annual Townsville Eisteddfod
Recitation
16 Sep 2019 to 20 Sep 2019
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)
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           SPEECH & DRAMA DIVISION
               PLEASE CHECK FOR CHANGES IN 2019

ADJUDICATORS: SOLO: Pamela Cassidy, Tamworth  GROUP: Carolyn McKenzie, Sydney

                                                                                                                                              RULES & CONDITIONS
1. CHOIRS AND GROUPS

  1. Choir risers are placed in a static position.
  2. Choir risers provided: 3 sets of 4 levels (plus floor)
  3. School choirs or Groups shall consist solely of current bona-fide students of that school.
  4. Competitors must not enter in more than one Group or choir in the same Section.

2. DUOS AND TRIOS

a. One of the competitors may be under the Age Limit but may not enter BOTH the higher Age Section and their own Age Section, excluding Duologue.

b. If any competitor is prevented from performing due to the withdrawal of one member, a substitute may be used. The Backstage Marshall must be notified of the change prior to the commencement of the Section

3. CONDUCTING - Conducting is restricted to Choral Speaking Sections.

4. MATERIALS FOR DRAMA

The material for Drama Sections is to be selected with a view to the age of the competitors and with the realisation that there will be children in the audience.

5. SYNOPSIS (Optional)

If competitors wish for a short synopsis to be read by the Chairman, a typed copy must be handed to the Registrar prior to the commencement of the Section.

This must be kept to a maximum of 25 words and typed in block letters in double line spacing

6. MICROPHONE

No microphone will be allowed in the s Speech & Drama Sections to amplify vocal tone.

7. OWN CHOICE SCRIPTS - Please refer to General Rules Number 3

8. PREPARATION TIME

Preparation time in Extemporised Sections will equal stated performance Time Limit.

9. PROMPTING

With the exception of Group Drama, there will be no prompting except from Adjudicator. Penalties will apply at the discretion of the Adjudicator.

10. PROPS
  1. No costume, dramatisation or props will be allowed in any Recitation Section.
  2. See General Rule 7
  3. 1 x Table, 1x Chair – will be provided
11. STAGE
  1. Blackouts and special lighting effects will not be allowed.
  2. Performance must remain on stage, upstage of the proscenium.
  3. Once a competitor has registered with the Backstage Marshal, they are required to remain backstage until the Section has been adjudicated.
  4. Curtains are allowed for Drama Sections only.
12. TIME LIMITS

Time Limits will be strictly adhered to as outlined in General Rule 2.

13. VENUE ETIQUETTE NO loud yelling or calling out from the auditorium OR back stage area.



ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 9/06/2019 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
Age 15 to 18
210 Recitation Championship Solo     Age 15 to 18

Set. Must compete in appropriate Age Solo

Donated by the Heron Family

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.101st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 17 & 18
211 Poetry Solo     Age 17 & 18

Own Choice

Donated by Townsville Eisteddfod

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 16
212 Poetry Solo     Age 16

Own Choice

Donated by Glennys Perry

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 15
213 Poetry Solo     Age 15

Choice of 2 set pieces.

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 14
214 Poetry Solo     Age 14

Choice of 2 set pieces.

Donated by Margaret Coventry

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 13
215 Poetry Solo     Age 13

Choice of 2 set pieces.

Donated by Anne Henderson

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 12
216 Poetry Solo     Age 12

Choice of 2 set pieces.

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 11
217 Poetry Solo     Age 11

Choice of 2 set pieces.

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 10
218 Poetry Solo     Age 10

Choice of 2 set pieces.

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 9
219 Poetry Solo     Age 9

Choice of 2 set pieces.

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 8
220 Poetry Solo     Age 8

Choice of 2 set pieces.

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 7
221 Poetry Solo     Age 7

Own Choice; no costume or props

Donated by Mrs Joyce Chock Man

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 6
222 Poetry Solo     Age 6

Own Choice; no costume or props

Donated by the Quigley Family

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 5 & Under
223 Poetry Solo     Age 5 & Under

Own Choice; no costume or props

Donated by Dr Harry Stalewski, Paediatric Surgeon/Urologist

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 14 to 18
224 Australian Bush Poetry Solo     Age 14 to 18

Choice of 2 set pieces; Costume and movement recommended.

Donated by Bush Poet Mates Inc.

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 11 to 13
225 Australian Bush Poetry Solo     Age 11 to 13

Choice of 2 set pieces; Costume and movement recommended.

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 10 & Under
226 Australian Bush Poetry Solo     Age 10 & Under

Choice of 2 set pieces; Costume and movement recommended.

Donated by Bush Poet Mates Inc.

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 14 to 18
227 Australian Bush Poetry - Own Choice Solo     Age 14 to 18

Costume and movement recommended.

Donated by Bush Poet Mates Inc.

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 11 to 13
228 Australian Bush Poetry - Own Choice Solo     Age 11 to 13

Costume and movement recommended.

Donated by Bush Poet Mates Inc.

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 10 & Under
229 Australian Bush Poetry - Own Choice Solo     Age 10 & Under

Costume and movement recommended.

Donated by Bush Poet Mates Inc.

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 12 & Under
230 Poem In Pairs Duo     Age 12 & Under

Own Choice Unison, Part or combination; costume optional

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.101st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 10 & Under
231 Poem In Pairs Duo     Age 10 & Under

Own Choice Unison, Part or combination; costume optional

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.101st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 7 & 8
232 Poem In Pairs Duo     Age 7 & 8

Own Choice Unison, Part or combination; costume optional

Donated by Ann Murrell

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.101st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 11 & 12
233 Character Poem Solo     Age 11 & 12

Own Choice; first or third person

The Mick Lamont Trophy

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 9 & 10
234 Character Poem Solo     Age 9 & 10

Own Choice; first or third person

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 7 & 8
235 Character Poem Solo     Age 7 & 8

Own Choice; first or third person

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 6 & Under
236 Nursery Rhyme Solo     Age 6 & Under

Own Choice; costume optional

Donated by June Pryor

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 13 to 18
237 Humorous Poem Solo     Age 13 to 18

Own Choice; costume optional; age appropriate

Donated by the Shield Family

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Trophy          3rd Trophy