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 11
217A Poetry Solo     Age 11

Session: 18/09/2019 12:30 PM    Time Limit: 02:00

Choice of 2 set pieces.

Donated Richard & Rachael White,Townsville Neurosciences

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

Session: 17/09/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 01:00

Own Choice; no costume or props

Donated by the Quigley Family

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

Session: 16/09/2019 12:30 PM    Time Limit: 02:00

Choice of 2 set pieces; Costume and movement recommended.

Donated by Bush Poet Mates Inc.

Sponsored by Townsville City Council

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

Session: 17/09/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 02:00

Own Choice Unison, Part or combination; costume optional

Donated by the Horner Family

Sponsored by Friends of The Theatre

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.101st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
230B Poem In Pairs Duo     Age 12 & Under

Session: 19/09/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 02:00

Own Choice Unison, Part or combination; costume optional

Donated by Adrian & Janine Gabrielli

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

Session: 18/09/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 02:00

Own Choice Unison, Part or combination; costume optional

Donated by the Stanton Family

Sponsored by St Margaret Mary's College

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

Session: 20/09/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 02:00

Own Choice Unison, Part or combination; costume optional

Donated by The Mayor of the City of Townsville

Sponsored by Townsville City Council

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

Session: 17/09/2019 6:00 PM    Time Limit: 02:00

Own Choice; first or third person

The Mick Lamont Trophy

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

Session: 19/09/2019 12:30 PM    Time Limit: 02:00

Own Choice; first or third person

Donated by Lyn Tarring

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

Session: 19/09/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 02:00

Own Choice; first or third person

The Lil Kratzman Trophy

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

Session: 18/09/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 00:45

Own Choice; costume optional

Donated by June Pryor

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

Session: 18/09/2019 12:30 PM    Time Limit: 02:00

Choice of 2 set pieces.

Donated by Magic House

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

Session: 17/09/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 01:00

Own Choice; no costume or props

Donated by Mrs Joyce Chock Man

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

Session: 19/09/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 00:45

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 11 to 13
225 Australian Bush Poetry Solo     Age 11 to 13

Session: 16/09/2019 12:30 PM    Time Limit: 02:00

Choice of 2 set pieces; Costume and movement recommended.

Donated by Bush Poet Mates Inc.

Sponsored by Townsville City Council

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 7 & 8
232 Poem In Pairs Duo     Age 7 & 8

Session: 18/09/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 02:00

Own Choice Unison, Part or combination; costume optional

Donated by Ann Murrell

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.101st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 9 & 10
234B Character Poem Solo     Age 9 & 10

Session: 19/09/2019 12:30 PM    Time Limit: 02:00

Own Choice; first or third person

Donated by Lyn Tarring

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

Session: 19/09/2019 6:00 PM    Time Limit: 02:00

Choice of 2 set pieces.

Donated by Bernie Lanigan Optometrist

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

Session: 20/09/2019 12:30 PM    Time Limit: 02:00

Choice of 2 set pieces.

Donated by Margaret Coventry

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

Session: 17/09/2019 6:00 PM    Time Limit: 02:00

Choice of 2 set pieces.

Donated by Anne Henderson

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

Session: 17/09/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 02:00

Choice of 2 set pieces.

Donated by Belinda Dagleish

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

Session: 18/09/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 02:00

Choice of 2 set pieces.

Donated by Mr & Mrs F Colley

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

Session: 16/09/2019 12:30 PM    Time Limit: 02:00

Choice of 2 set pieces; Costume and movement recommended.

Donated by Bush Poet Mates Inc.

Sponsored by Townsville City Council

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

Session: 19/09/2019 12:30 PM    Time Limit: 02:00

Own Choice; costume optional; age appropriate

Donated by the Shield Family

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Trophy          3rd Trophy          
Age 15 to 18
210 Recitation Championship Solo     Age 15 to 18

Session: 20/09/2019 12:30 PM    Time Limit: 05:00

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
211/212 Poetry Solo     Age 17 & 18

Session: 17/09/2019 12:30 PM    Time Limit: 02:00

Own Choice

Donated by Glennys Perry

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

Session: 17/09/2019 6:00 PM    Time Limit: 02:00

Choice of 2 set pieces.

Donated by Pat Molloy Jewellers

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

Session: 17/09/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 02:00

Choice of 2 set pieces.

Donated by the Dickson Family

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

Session: 18/09/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 02:00

Choice of 2 set pieces.

Donated by Carmel Mildren

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

Session: 19/09/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 02:00

Choice of 2 set pieces.

Donated by the Stanton Family

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

Session: 16/09/2019 12:30 PM    Time Limit: 02:00

Costume and movement recommended.

Donated by Bush Poet Mates Inc.

Sponsored by Townsville City Council

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

Session: 19/09/2019 12:30 PM    Time Limit: 02:00

Choice of 2 set pieces.

Donated by the Fickling Family

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

Session: 16/09/2019 12:30 PM    Time Limit: 03:00

Costume and movement recommended.

Donated by Bush Poet Mates Inc.

Sponsored by Townsville City Council

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

Session: 16/09/2019 12:30 PM    Time Limit: 03:00

Costume and movement recommended.

Donated by Bush Poet Mates Inc.

Sponsored by Townsville City Council

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