75th Bathurst Eisteddfod - Online Syllabus B Entries NOW OPEN
Online Sections
01 Aug 2020 to 25 Sep 2020
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)
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 BATHURST EISTEDDFOD SOCIETY INC.


"Dance, Recite, Play and Perform like no one's watching"


Bathurst Eisteddfod Syllabus B - Online Video Submission


Online Video Submission Entry Rules:

 1. Entries are to be completed online by 20th August, 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. An entrant’s age is determined as of 30th September in the year of entry.

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

4. All online video submission entries will be $10.00 per Entry. Special new "Tik Tok sections" entry fee will be $5.00 All entry fees are non-refundable.

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

6. A program will be published on the website following closing date for video submissions. This will list all competitors in each section by first name, last name, and town/city of residence.

7. Pre-recorded video submissions will form each competitor’s entry into the Online Eisteddfod. Video submissions, will need to be uploaded to the Google Drive link provided by the Bathurst Eisteddfod no later than 11.59pm 25th September. Instructions will be provided via email prior to 1st August 2020, on the process of uploading your video.

8. All entries for Video Submission must be recorded between the dates of 1st August - 25th September 2020.

9. All performances submitted must have been made in “one take” with no editing. One camera only for filming.

10. Multiple entries per section is allowed per competitor - as long as they perform a different genre/ on a different instrument or perform a different genre of dance. Entry Fees will apply to every entry submitted.

11.Time limits listed in the Syllabus must be adhered to. 

12. Unless explicitly declined on the registration form declaration, all competitors agree to have their performance video, first name and town/city of residence posted on the Bathurst Eisteddfod Society Website and/or Social Media Pages. This is primarily to be used for learning opportunities for other entrants and promotion of winners and notable performances across the Eisteddfod.


Rules and Guideline for Videoing your Performance.

1. Piano section videos should be taken from the treble, right-hand end of the piano, with full view of the performer.

2. Vocal and Instrumental videos should be taken from directly in front and with full view of the performer.

3. Dance videos need to be recorded directly in front/ middle of Performance area from a stationary position. All dance tracks need to audible in the video recording. It's up to competitors to ensure the music is able to be heard.

3. Instrumental sections - live accompaniment or backing track is permitted for all vocal and instrumental performances. Reminder backing tracks are to contain NO vocal lines.

4. Drama and Poetry sections -  videos should be taken from directly in front and with full view of the performer.

5. All Bands. Choir, Ensemble or Dance troupe videos - need to videoed from a stationary position, front/middle of performance area. Encourage videoing from a slightly elevated position to facilitate viewing all performers.

6. All performances submitted must have been made in “one take” with no editing. One camera only for filming.

7. Music or Poems for Adjudicator – each performer is required to use an original copy of their work if required when performing.

8. At the commencement of every video the performer should: 

- introduce themselves / say the town where they're from / the section number and name and the name of the work they're reciting, piece they're playing or singing or the name of the song they're dancing.

Example: 

"My name is Mary Smith. I'm from Bathurst. I'm competing in Section 950 10yrs and under Vocal and I'll be singing "Mary had a little Lamb".


Late Entries.

No late video submissions will be accepted.


The Bathurst Eisteddfod reserves the right to :

1. Refuse an entry.

2. 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.

3. Request proof of age of an entrant.

4. Appoint a substitute adjudicator.

5. Name competitors and upload notable performances to the Bathurst Eisteddfod Website, Facebook and Instagram. 

6. The organising committee reserve the right to limit the number of competitors in any one section.

7. Recognising the challenging circumstances presented by COVID-19, and recent drought and bushfire conditions, those experiencing financial hardship may be eligible for special dispensation – entrants should contact the Convenors at bathursteisteddfod.p@gmail.com. This will remain confidential.

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. 

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 - All performers are strongly encouraged to wear appropriate attire and observe appropriate performance etiquette during each video submission. Care must be taken with Lyrics and gesture.

4Adjudicators may reserve the right to not adjudicate performers presenting unsuitable material.

5. No competitor shall perform the same item in more than one section. 


Adjudicator / Copies and Copyright

1. The 2020 Bathurst Eisteddfod Syllabus B - Online Video Submission does not require competitors to submit paper copies of either their song or poem for the adjudicator. However, when videoing the performance, competitors if using sheet music, are required to use the Original. 

2. The Bathurst Eisteddfod holds an Australian Performing Rights Association (APRA) licence. 

3. Music entrants must perform from original sheet, book or album music when videoing takes place.

4. 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.

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


Adjudication


1. The adjudicator’s decision is final. No discussion will be entered into.

2. Adjudication results will be published on the Bathurst Eisteddfod Society website and social media pages by mid October 2020.

3. Feedback and comments from the Adjudicator will be distributed to individual entrants via the email provided at the time of entry.

4.  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.

5. Any communication with the adjudicator either by entrants, teachers or other interested parties is strictly prohibited

6. The Adjudicator will award certificates of proficiency to competitors: Gold, Silver, Bronze level and Platinum for Excellence.

These will be emailed to competitors for them to print.

7. Online Video submission entries are considered a celebration of performing and all adjudication and remarks will be about the performance itself. 

8. Both the Bathurst Eisteddfod and all Adjudicators involved understand that Video Submission is not ideal. However, in the interest of providing performance opportunities for all, we are hoping competitors will embrace this "temporary" change to the Bathurst Eisteddfod and "Dance, Recite, Play and Perform like no one's watching"


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)     

Syllabus A - "Face to Face" will commence Saturday 22nd August - Sunday 6th September.

Syllabus B - "Online Video Submission" - Entries will be taken 10th July to 20th August. The adjudication period will be up until mid Oct 2020.





         

ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 31/08/2020 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
801Beginner Grade 0.5-1.0 Band, Concert Band or Wind Band     Primary School Years 3-6

Time Limit: 05:00

Bands are to perform one piece. Own Choice at beginner 0.5-1.0 level. (First year players Only).

Entry: $10.00
802Intermediate/Advanced Grade 1.5 and above Concert Band, WInd Band or Orchestra Band     Primary School Years 3-6

Time Limit: 05:00

Bands are to perform one piece. Own Choice at beginner 1.5 and above level.

Entry: $10.00
803 Concert band, Orchestra or Wind Band     Primary/Secondary Years 5-12

Time Limit: 06:00

Competitors are asked to perform one piece.

Entry: $10.00
804 Concert band, Orchestra or Wind Band     Open Age

Time Limit: 08:00

Competitors are asked to perform one piece.

Entry: $10.00
805 Stage and Jazz Band     Primary/Lower Secondary Years 3-9

Time Limit: 06:00

Competitors are asked to perform one piece.

Entry: $10.00
806 Stage and Jazz Band     Secondary Years 7-12

Time Limit: 08:00

Competitors are asked to perform one piece.

Entry: $10.00
807 Stage and Jazz Band     Open Age

Time Limit: 10:00

Entry: $10.00
808 Ensemble Group     Primary School K-6

Time Limit: 04:00

This section includes String,Recorder, Percussion, Guitar and Instrumental Ensemble Groups. No Vocalists or rock groups. 5 or more members.

Entry: $10.00
809 Ensemble Group     Secondary Years 7-12

Time Limit: 04:00

This section includes String,Recorder, Percussion, Guitar and Instrumental Ensemble Groups. No Vocalists or rock groups. 5 or more members.

Entry: $10.00
810 Ensemble Group     Open Age

Time Limit: 05:00

This section includes String,Recorder, Percussion, Guitar and Instrumental Ensemble Groups. No Vocalists or rock groups. 5 or more members.

Entry: $10.00
811 Percussion Ensemble     Infants

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $10.00
812 Entertainment Ensemble     Primary School Age

Time Limit: 04:00

Competitors perform one own choice song. Not intended for Concert bands or Stage bands. Mixed ensembles and rock bands are encouraged. Vocalists are permitted. This is designed to be a fun and entertaining section and the adjudicator will take this into consideration.

Entry: $10.00
813 Entertainment Ensemble     Secondary Years 7-12

Time Limit: 05:00

Competitors perform one own choice song. Not intended for Concert bands or Stage bands. Mixed ensembles and rock bands are encouraged. Vocalists are permitted. This is designed to be a fun and entertaining section and the adjudicator will take this into consideration.

Entry: $10.00
814 Entertainment Ensemble     Open Age

Time Limit: 05:00

Competitors perform one own choice song. Not intended for Concert bands or Stage bands. Mixed ensembles and rock bands are encouraged. Vocalists are permitted. This is designed to be a fun and entertaining section and the adjudicator will take this into consideration.

Entry: $10.00
815 Instrumental Solo     8 years and under

Time Limit: 03:00

Competitors are to perform one piece. This section is for open to instrumentalists including : Piano, Strings, Woodwind, Brass, Guitar and Percussion players. This is NOT for vocalists. Accompaniment permitted. Performances may be accompanied or unaccompanied. No submission of sheet music required.

Entry: $10.00
816 Instrumental Solo     10 years and Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Competitors are to perform one piece. This section is open to instrumentalists including : Piano, Strings, Woodwind, Brass, Guitar and Percussion players. This is NOT for vocalists. Accompaniment permitted. Performances may be accompanied or unaccompanied. No submission of sheet music required.

Entry: $10.00
817 Instrumental Solo     11 & 12 Years Only

Time Limit: 03:00

Competitors are to perform one piece. This section is open to instrumentalists including : Piano, Strings, Woodwind, Brass and Percussion players. This is NOT for vocalists. Accompaniment permitted. Performances may be accompanied or unaccompanied. No submission of sheet music required.

Entry: $10.00
818 Instrumental Solo     13 & 14 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Competitors are to perform one piece. This section is open to instrumentalists including : Piano, Strings, Woodwind, Brass, Guitar and Percussion players. This is NOT for vocalists. Accompaniment permitted. Performances may be accompanied or unaccompanied. No submission of sheet music required.

Entry: $10.00
819 Instrumental Solo     15 Years & Over

Time Limit: 04:00

Competitors are to perform one piece. This section is open to instrumentalists including : Piano, Strings, Woodwind, Brass,Guitar and Percussion players. This is NOT for vocalists. Accompaniment permitted. Performances may be accompanied or unaccompanied. No submission of sheet music required.

Entry: $10.00
820 Vocal Solo     8 years and under

Time Limit: 02:30

Competitors perform one own choice song. May be accompanied or unaccompanied. Backing track may be used but must not contain vocals. Selection must be age appropriate.

Entry: $10.00
821 Vocal Solo     10 years and Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Competitors perform one own choice song. May be accompanied or unaccompanied. Backing track may be used but must not contain vocals. Selection must be age appropriate.

Entry: $10.00
822 Vocal Solo     11 & 12 Years Only

Time Limit: 03:00

Competitors perform one own choice song. May be accompanied or unaccompanied. Backing track may be used but must not contain vocals. Selection must be age appropriate.

Entry: $10.00
823 Vocal Solo     13 & 14 Years

Time Limit: 04:00

Competitors perform one own choice song. May be accompanied or unaccompanied. Backing track may be used but must not contain vocals. Selection must be age appropriate.

Entry: $10.00
824 Vocal Solo     15 Years & Over

Time Limit: 04:00

Competitors perform one own choice song. May be accompanied or unaccompanied. Backing track may be used but must not contain vocals. Selection must be age appropriate.

Entry: $10.00
825 Choir Group     Infants

Time Limit: 03:00

Choirs are to perform one piece. Own Choice.

Entry: $10.00
826 Choir Group     Primary School Age

Time Limit: 03:00

Choirs are to perform one piece. Own Choice.

Entry: $10.00
827 Hymn or Sacred Song Choir     K-6

Time Limit: 04:00

Choirs are to perform one piece. Own Choice. Must be a Hymn, Church based material or Sacred Song.

Entry: $10.00
828 Choir Group     Primary/Lower Secondary Years 3-9

Time Limit: 04:00

Choirs are to perform one piece. Own Choice. Parts are encouraged. May be accompanied or unaccompanied. Backing track my be used but must not contain vocals.

Entry: $10.00
829 Choir Group     Secondary Years 7-12

Time Limit: 04:00

Choirs are to perform one piece. Own Choice. Parts are encouraged. May be accompanied or unaccompanied. Backing track my be used but must not contain vocals.

Entry: $10.00
830 Choral Group     Open Age

Time Limit: 04:00

Choirs are to perform one piece. Own Choice. Parts are encouraged. May be accompanied or unaccompanied. Backing track my be used but must not contain vocals.

Entry: $10.00
831 Entertainment Group Community Choir     Open Age

Time Limit: 04:00

Community/disability based Choirs are to perform one piece. Own Choice. Competitors are encouraged to sing, dance and perform their selection. Costumes are encouraged.

Entry: $0.00
832 Vocal Group     Primary School Age

Time Limit: 03:00

Vocal groups 12 members or less are to perform one piece. Own Choice. May be accompanied or unaccompanied.

Entry: $10.00
833 Vocal Group     Secondary School Age

Time Limit: 04:00

Vocal groups 12 members or less are to perform one piece. Own Choice. May be accompanied or unaccompanied.

Entry: $10.00
834 Entertainment Choir "Song from a Musical"     Open Age

Time Limit: 05:00

Unlimited performers. Perform one song from a musical with costumes, movement and simple props encouraged. Live accompaniment encouraged. Backing track is permitted however must not contain vocals.

Entry: $10.00
835 Special Classes Performance Group     K-6

Time Limit: 04:00

Competitors are to perform one piece. Own Choice. May be accompanied or unaccompanied.

Entry: $10.00
836 Small Schools Entertainment Group     K-6

Time Limit: 03:00

Small schools groups are to perform one piece. Own Choice. Competitors are encouraged to sing, dance and perform their selection.

Entry: $10.00
837 Nursery Rhymes Solo     Preschool - 5 years or under

Time Limit: 02:00

Competitors are to recite Nursery Rhyme of choice - Costume encouraged.

Entry: $10.00
838 Poem Own Choice     6 years and under

Time Limit: 03:00

Competitors are to recite own choice Poem. May be Humorous, Australian Sacred or Inspirational.

Entry: $10.00
839 Poem Own Choice     7-8 years

Time Limit: 03:00

Competitors are to recite own choice Poem. May be Humorous, Australian Sacred or Inspirational.

Entry: $10.00
840 Poem Own Choice     9-10 years

Time Limit: 03:00

Competitors are to recite own choice Poem. May be Humorous, Australian Sacred or Inspirational.

Entry: $10.00
841 Poem Own Choice     11-12 years

Time Limit: 03:00

Competitors are to recite own choice Poem. May be Humorous, Australian Sacred or Inspirational.

Entry: $10.00
842 Poem Own Choice     13-14 years

Time Limit: 03:00

Competitors are to recite own choice Poem. May be Humorous, Australian Sacred or Inspirational.

Entry: $10.00
843 Poem Own Choice     15 Years & Over

Time Limit: 04:00

Competitors are to recite own choice Poem. May be Humorous, Australian Sacred or Inspirational.

Entry: $10.00
844 Character Sketch / Dramatisation Solo     10 years and under

Time Limit: 03:00

Scripts are own choice, age appropriate. This performance should be in costume. Material to be performed should be deemed suitable for general family audiences.

Entry: $10.00
845 Character Sketch / Dramatisation Solo     11-12 years

Time Limit: 03:00

Scripts are own choice, age appropriate. This performance should be in costume. Material to be performed should be deemed suitable for general family audiences.

Entry: $10.00
846 Character Sketch / Dramatisation Solo     13-14 years

Time Limit: 03:00

Scripts are own choice, age appropriate. This performance should be in costume. Material to be performed should be deemed suitable for general family audiences.

Entry: $10.00
847 Character Sketch / Dramatisation Solo     15 Years & Over

Time Limit: 03:00

Scripts are own choice, age appropriate. This performance should be in costume. Material to be performed should be deemed suitable for general family audiences.

Entry: $10.00
856 Baby Dance Solo     Preschool - 5 years or under

Time Limit: 02:00

All Competitors will receive a participation medal.

Entry: $10.00
857 Ballet Solo     5-6 years

Time Limit: 02:30

No pointe. Music must not contain lyrics.

Entry: $10.00
858 Ballet Solo     7-8 years

Time Limit: 02:30

No pointe. Music must not contain lyrics.

Entry: $10.00
859 Ballet / Demi Character / National Character Solo     9-10 years

Time Limit: 02:30

No pointe. Music must not contain lyrics for Ballet and Demi, National including Irish and Highland.

Entry: $10.00
860 Ballet / Demi Character / National Character Solo     11-12 years

Time Limit: 03:00

No pointe. Music must not contain lyrics for Ballet and Demi, National including Irish and Highland.

Entry: $10.00
861 Ballet / Demi Character / National Character Solo     13-14 years

Time Limit: 03:00

Soft or pointe. Music must not contain lyrics for Ballet and Demi. Ballet can include Neo Classical. National includes Irish and Highland.

Entry: $10.00
862 Ballet / Demi Character / National Character Solo     15 Years & Over

Time Limit: 03:00

Soft or pointe. Music must not contain lyrics for Ballet and Demi. Ballet can include Neo Classical. National includes Irish and Highland.

Entry: $10.00
863 Jazz / Hip Hop / Entertainment Solo     6 years and under

Time Limit: 02:30

Entry: $10.00
864 Jazz / Hip Hop / Entertainment Solo     7-8 years

Time Limit: 02:30

Entry: $10.00
865 Jazz / Hip Hop / Entertainment Solo     9-10 years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $10.00
866 Jazz / Hip Hop / Entertainment Solo     11-12 years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $10.00
867 Jazz / Hip Hop / Entertainment Solo     13-14 years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $10.00
868 Jazz / Hip Hop / Entertainment Solo     15 Years & Over

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $10.00
869 Modern / Lyrical or Contemporary Solo     6 years and under

Time Limit: 02:30

Entry: $10.00
870 Modern / Lyrical or Contemporary Solo     7-8 years

Time Limit: 02:30

Entry: $10.00
871 Modern / Lyrical or Contemporary Solo     9-10 years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $10.00
872 Modern / Lyrical or Contemporary Solo     11-12 years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $10.00
873 Modern / Lyrical or Contemporary Solo     13-14 years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $10.00
874 Modern / Lyrical or Contemporary Solo     15 Years & Over

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $10.00
875 Tap - All Variations Solo     5-6 years

Time Limit: 02:30

Entry: $10.00
876 Tap - All Variations Solo     7-8 years

Time Limit: 02:30

Entry: $10.00
877 Tap - All Variations Solo     9-10 years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $10.00
878 Tap - All Variations Solo     11-12 years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $10.00
879 Tap - All Variations Solo     13-14 years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $10.00
880 Tap - All Variations Solo     15 Years & Over

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $10.00
881 Baby Dance Group     Preschool - 5 years or under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $10.00
882 Ballet / Demi Character / National Character Group     8 years and under

Time Limit: 04:00

Includes Irish and Highland.

Entry: $10.00
883 Ballet / Demi Character / National Character Group     10 years and under

Time Limit: 04:00

Includes Irish and Highland.

Entry: $10.00
884 Ballet / Demi Character / National Character Group     12 years and under

Time Limit: 04:00

Includes Irish and Highland.

Entry: $10.00
885 Ballet / Demi Character / National Character Group     14 years and under

Time Limit: 05:00

Includes Irish and Highland.

Entry: $10.00
886 Ballet / Demi Character / National Character Group     Open Age

Time Limit: 05:00

Includes Irish and Highland.

Entry: $10.00
887 Jazz / Hip Hop / Entertainment Group     8 years and under

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $10.00
888 Jazz / Hip Hop / Entertainment Group     10 years and under

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $10.00
889 Jazz / Hip Hop / Entertainment Group     12 years and under

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $10.00
890 Jazz / Hip Hop / Entertainment Group     14 years and under

Time Limit: 05:00

Entry: $10.00
891 Jazz / Hip Hop / Entertainment Group     Open Age

Time Limit: 05:00

Entry: $10.00
892 Modern / Lyrical or Contemporary Group     8 years and under

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $10.00
893 Modern / Lyrical or Contemporary Group     10 years and under

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $10.00
894 Modern / Lyrical or Contemporary Group     12 years and under

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $10.00
895 Modern / Lyrical or Contemporary Group     14 years and under

Time Limit: 05:00

Entry: $10.00
896 Modern / Lyrical or Contemporary Group     Open Age

Time Limit: 05:00

Entry: $10.00
898 Tap - All Variations Group     8 years and under

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $10.00
899 Tap - All Variations Group     10 years and under

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $10.00
900 Tap - All Variations Group     12 years and under

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $10.00
901 Tap - All Variations Group     14 years and under

Time Limit: 05:00

Entry: $10.00
902 Tap - All Variations Group     Open Age

Time Limit: 05:00

Entry: $10.00
903 School Dance Group     Primary School K-6

Time Limit: 04:00

Public, Catholic or Private school and NOT a Dance school. Any style of dance

Entry: $10.00
904 School Dance Group     Secondary School Age

Time Limit: 05:00

Public, Catholic or Private school and NOT a Dance school. Any style of dance

Entry: $10.00