Gladstone Eisteddfod 2019
Solos
09 Aug 2019 to 16 Aug 2019
(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 6/05/2019 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
11 & 12 years.
473 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.
474 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          
13-18 years.
505 Prepared Speech - to be entertaining, informative or persuasive Solo     13-18 years.

Time Limit: 10:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
19 years & over.
506 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
504 Prepared Speech - to be entertaining, informative or persuasive Solo     12 years & under

Time Limit: 05:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
13 years
464/465 Prose Reading - Own Choice Solo     13 years

Time Limit: 04:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
11 years
409/410 Any Poem by Australian Poet - Own Choice Solo     11 years

Time Limit: 04:00

See above for clarification of Australian Poet

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
462/463 Prose Reading - Own Choice Solo     11 years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
7 years
405 Any Poem by Australian Poet - Own Choice Solo     7 years

Time Limit: 02:00

See above for clarification of Australian Poet

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
6 years & under.
404 Any Poem by Australian Poet - Own Choice Solo     6 years & under.

Time Limit: 02:00

See above for clarification of Australian Poet

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
400 Nursery Rhyme - Own Choice - In Costume Solo     6 years & under.

Time Limit: 02:00

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

Time Limit: 03:00

See above for clarification of Australian Poet

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

Time Limit: 02:00

See above for clarification of Australian Poet

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

Time Limit: 03:00

See above for clarification of Australian Poet

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

Time Limit: 04:00

See above for clarification of Australian Poet

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
14 years
412 Any Poem by Australian Poet - Own Choice Solo     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.
413 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          
6 years & under.
417 Verse (Other than Australian Author - Own Choice Solo     6 years & under.

Time Limit: 02:00

May be an extract from a longer poem

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
7 years
418 Verse (Other than Australian Author - Own Choice Solo     7 years

Time Limit: 02:00

May be an extract from a longer poem

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

Time Limit: 02:00

May be an extract from a longer poem

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

Time Limit: 02:00

May be an extract from a longer poem

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

Time Limit: 02:00

May be an extract from a longer poem

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

Time Limit: 03:00

May be an extract from a longer poem

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

Time Limit: 03:00

May be an extract from a longer poem

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

Time Limit: 04:00

May be an extract from a longer poem

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
14 years
425 Verse (Other than Australian Author - Own Choice Solo     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.
426 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          
18 years & under
430 Lyric Verse - Own Choice (may be a section of a longer poem) Solo     18 years & under

Time Limit: 04:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
12 years & under
434 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.
435 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.
436 Write & Read/Recite Own Poem Solo     19 years & over.

Time Limit: 05:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
440 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          
441 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          
442 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          
443 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          
8 years & under.
447 Prose Recital - Own Choice Solo     8 years & under.

Time Limit: 02:00

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

Time Limit: 03:00

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

Time Limit: 03:00

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

Time Limit: 04:00

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

Time Limit: 04:00

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

Time Limit: 04:00

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

Time Limit: 04:00

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

Time Limit: 05:00

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

Time Limit: 05:00

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

Time Limit: 02:00

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

Time Limit: 03:00

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

Time Limit: 03:00

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

Time Limit: 04:00

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

Time Limit: 05:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
8 years & under.
471 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.
472 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          
15-18 years.
475 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          
8 years & under.
479 Bible Reading - Own Choice Solo     8 years & under.

Time Limit: 02:00

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

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

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          
11 & 12 years.
481 Bible Reading - Own Choice Solo     11 & 12 years.

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 & 14 years.
482 Bible Reading - Own Choice Solo     13 & 14 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          
15-18 years.
483 Bible Reading - Own Choice Solo     15-18 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.
484 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
488 Impromptu Reading Solo     12 years & under

Time Limit: 00:00

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

Time Limit: 00:00

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

Time Limit: 00:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
6 years & under.
494 Prepared Mime Solo - 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.
495 Prepared Mime Solo - 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.
496 Prepared Mime Solo - 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.
497 Prepared Mime Solo - 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.
498 Prepared Mime Solo - 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.
499 Prepared Mime Solo - 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.
500 Prepared Mime Solo - 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          
12 years & under
510 Solo 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 & 14 years.
511 Solo Improvisation Solo     13 & 14 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          
15-18 years.
512 Solo Improvisation Solo     15-18 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.
513 Solo 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          
12 years & under
517 Mime To Music - performers to choose own music Solo     12 years & under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
13-18 years.
518 Mime To Music - performers to choose own music Solo     13-18 years.

Time Limit: 03:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
19 years & over.
519 Mime To Music - performers to choose own music Solo     19 years & over.

Time Limit: 03:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
12 years & under
523 Storytelling - may be a retelling or own composition Solo     12 years & under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
13-18 years.
524 Storytelling - may be a retelling or own composition Solo     13-18 years.

Time Limit: 04:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
19 years & over.
525 Storytelling - may be a retelling or own composition Solo     19 years & over.

Time Limit: 05:00

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

Time Limit: 10:00

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

Time Limit: 05:00

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