2019 Lake Macquarie Eisteddfod
Speech & Drama
17 Aug 2019 to 18 Aug 2019
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)
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LAKE MACQUARIE MUSIC SOCIETY


EISTEDDFOD


RULES and CONDITIONS

General
Convenor for Speech and Drama is Ishbel Beadle 

  1. Entries must be submitted online at Stardom.com.au
  2. Age is determined as 30th June of year of entry. Entrants may enter events in older age sections/groups.
  3. The Lake Macquarie Music Society reserves the right to amend or refuse any entry, to alter the prizes or reduce the available prizes as published, or cancel or combine events which have insufficient entries.
  4. Entry fees are not refundable except where an event is cancelled or an entry refused.
  5. The use of recording devices and photography is strictly prohibited.
  6. The decision of The Music Society in all questions of dispute arising out of, or not provided for, by these rules and conditions will be final. No dispute will become the subject of any appeal at law.
  7. Entries will not be accepted after the closing date.
  8. Winners of aggregate prizes & major championships, and outstanding performers may be invited to perform in an Eisteddfod Concert. Performance
  9. No entrant may present the same piece in more than one event, unless otherwise specified.
  10. A copy of the work to be performed must be provided for the adjudicator. Copyright laws will be strictly adhered to.
  11. Entrants must not be prompted or coached while performing other than by the adjudicator. Prompting will result in immediate disqualification.
  12. Performances must be kept within the specified time limits.
  13. Special Restricted Sections are for competitors who have never won 1st Prize in any Eisteddfod in any age group in the same division. Winners may never compete again in a Special Restricted Section. sections in the appropriate age
  14. Entrants should present themselves with a suitable standard of dress.
  15. Any protest shall be lodged in writing with the section convenor, accompanied by a deposit of $20. The protest will be considered and decided upon within half an hour of the section’s completion. A successful protest will result in return of the deposit.
  16. The adjudicator’s decision is final.
  17. Awards will be given dependant on the number of entries per section and provided an acceptable standard is achieved.

      Where there is only 1 entrant the section may be withdrawn or for adjudication only.

      2 - 4: 1st Place

      5 – 6: 1st & 2nd Place

      7 & over- 1st, 2nd, 3rd. 4th may be awarded at the adjudicator’s discretion.

  1. Entrants or people associated with the entrant will not communicate with the adjudicator during the period of their competition.
  2. Entrants who have been pupils of an adjudicator at any time during the 12 months preceding the Eisteddfod shall not be eligible to compete in any event judged by that adjudicator.
  3. The Music Society reserves the right to appoint a substitute adjudicator if necessary.
  4. The Music Society reserves the right to vary the program at any time should the need arise.
  5. Questions relating to these rules and conditions may be raised with the Music Society. Submission of an Official Entry Form and payment of the appropriate entry fee/s will be taken as complete acceptance of these rules and conditions.

 


ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 19/07/2019 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
6 Years & Under
600Special Restricted Memorised Poem Solo     6 Years & Under

Time Limit: 02:00

Own Choice.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
601Open Memorised Poem Solo     6 Years & Under

Time Limit: 02:00

Own Choice.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
602 Nursery Rhyme in Costume Solo     6 Years & Under

Time Limit: 02:00

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
602a Memorised Poem for Two     6 Years & Under

Time Limit: 02:00

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Entries Closed
Entry: $9.50
8 Years & Under
603Special Restricted Memorised Poem Solo     8 Years & Under

Time Limit: 02:00

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
604 Character in Costume - memorised Solo     8 Years & Under

Time Limit: 02:00

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
605 Memorised Poem Solo     8 Years & Under

Time Limit: 02:00

Own Choice.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
606 Memorised Poem for Two     8 Years & Under

Time Limit: 02:00

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Entries Closed
Entry: $9.50
607 Mime Solo     8 Years & Under

Time Limit: 02:00

No costume or props - chair available.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
608 Prepared Reading Solo     8 Years & Under

Time Limit: 02:00

Own Choice. 100 Words.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
609 Unison Reading Solo     8 Years & Under

Time Limit: 02:00

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
610 Recital for Children with Special Needs Solo     8 Years & Under

Time Limit: 02:00

Own Choice.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
611 Public Speaking Solo     8 Years & Under

Time Limit: 02:00

Own Choice Topic. 2 minutes maximum speech - warning bell at 1.5 minutes.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
10 Years & Under
612Special Restricted Memorised Poem Solo     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Own Choice.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
613 Memorised Poem Solo     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Own Choice.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
614 Memorised Poem for Two     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

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Entries Closed
Entry: $9.50
615 Australian Poem - memorised Solo     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Poem to be written by an Australian poet, about Australia - not a ballad.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
616 Character Sketch in Costume - memorised Solo     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Please keep props to a minimum.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
617 Mime Solo     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

No costume or props - chair available.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
618 Prepared Reading Solo     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Own Choice. 150 Words.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
619 Unison Reading Solo     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
620 Recital for Children with Special Needs Solo     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Own Choice.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
621 Bible Reading Solo     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Own Choice. 150 words from any edition of the Bible.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
622 Public Speaking Solo     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Own Choice Topic. 3 minutes maximum speech - warning bell at 2.5 minutes.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
12 Years & Under
623Special Restricted Memorised Poem Solo     12 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Own Choice.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
624 Memorised Poem Solo     12 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Own Choice.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
625 Memorised Poem for Small Groups     12 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

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Entries Closed
Entry: $9.50
626 Australian Poem - memorised Solo     12 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Poem to be written by an Australian poet, about Australia - not a ballad.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
627 Character Sketch in Costume - memorised Solo     12 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Please keep props to a minimum.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
628 Mime Solo     12 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

No costume or props - chair available.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
629 Prepared Reading Solo     12 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Own Choice. 200 Words.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
630 Unison Reading Solo     12 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
631 Impromptu Reading Solo     12 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

1 minute preparation time.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
632 Recital for Children with Special Needs Solo     12 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Own Choice.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
633 Bible Reading Solo     12 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Own Choice. 200 words from any edition of the Bible.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
634 Public Speaking Solo     12 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Own Choice Topic. 3 minutes maximum speech - warning bell at 2.5 minutes.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
635 Impromptu Speech Solo     12 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

2 minutes maximum speech - warning bell at 1.5 minutes. Topic given by adjudicator - 1 minute preparation time allowed.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
14 Years & Under
636Special Restricted Memorised Poem Solo     14 Years & Under

Time Limit: 04:00

Own Choice.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
637 Memorised Poem Solo     14 Years & Under

Time Limit: 04:00

Own Choice.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
638 Australian Poem - memorised Solo     14 Years & Under

Time Limit: 04:00

Own Choice. Poem to be written by an Australian poet, about Australia - not a ballad.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
639 Character Sketch in Costume - memorised Solo     14 Years & Under

Time Limit: 04:00

Please keep props to a minimum.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
640 Mime Solo     14 Years & Under

Time Limit: 04:00

No costume or props - chair available.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
641 Prepared Reading Solo     14 Years & Under

Time Limit: 04:00

Own Choice. 250 Words.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
642 Recital for Children with Special Needs Solo     14 Years & Under

Time Limit: 04:00

Own Choice.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
643 Impromptu Reading Solo     14 Years & Under

Time Limit: 04:00

2 minute preparation time.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
644 Impromptu Speech Solo     14 Years & Under

Time Limit: 04:00

3 minutes maximum speech - warning bell at 2.5 minutes. Topic given by adjudication - 1 minute preparation time allowed.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
644a Public Speaking Solo     14 Years & Under

Time Limit: 04:00

3 minutes maximum speech - warning bell at 2.5 minutes.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
16 Years & Under
645 Memorised Poem Solo     16 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own Choice.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
646 Australian Poem - memorised Solo     16 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own Choice. Poem to be written by an Australian poet, about Australia - not a ballad.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
647 Character Sketch in Costume - memorised Solo     16 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Please keep props to a minimum.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
648 Reading Solo     16 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own Choice. 250 words.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
649 Impromptu Reading Solo     16 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

2 minute preparation time.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
650 Recital for Children with Special Needs Solo     16 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own Choice.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
651 Bible Reading Solo     16 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own Choice. 250 words from any edition of the Bible.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
652 Character Sketch - memorised Solo     16 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Costume optional - please keep props to a minimum.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
653 Impromptu Speech Solo     16 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

3 minutes maximum speech - warning bell at 2.5 minutes. Topic given by adjudicator - 1 minute preparation time.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
654 Public Speaking Solo     16 Years & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own Choice topic - 3 minute speech - warning bell at 2.5 minutes.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
18 Years & Under
655 Verse Speaking - memorised Solo     18 Years & Under

Time Limit: 10:00

Own Choice.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
Open Age
656 Verse Speaking - memorised Solo     Open Age

Time Limit: 10:00

Own Choice.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
657 Australian Poem - memorised Solo     Open Age

Time Limit: 10:00

Own Choice. Poem to be written by an Australian poet, about Australia - not a ballad.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
658 Character Sketch - memorised Solo     Open Age

Time Limit: 10:00

Costume optional - please keep props to a mimimum.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
659 Reading Solo     Open Age

Time Limit: 10:00

Own Choice. 250 words.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
660 Impromptu Speech Solo     Open Age

Time Limit: 10:00

3 minutes maximum speech - warning bell at 2.5 minutes. Topic given by adjudicator - 1 minute preparation time allowed.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
661 Public Speaking Solo     Open Age

Time Limit: 10:00

Own Choice. Topic - 4 minute speech - warning bell at 3.5 minutes.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
13 Years & Under
662 Improvisaion Solo     13 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

3 minutes with 2 minute preparation time.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
18 Years & Under
663 Improvisaion Solo     18 Years & Under

Time Limit: 10:00

3 minutes with 2 minute preparation time.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $11.00
10 Years & Under
664 Improvisaion Group     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

3 minutes with 2 minute preparation time.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $26.00
13 Years & Under
665 Improvisaion Group     13 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

3 minutes with 2 minute preparation time.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $26.00
18 Years & Under
666 Improvisaion Group     18 Years & Under

Time Limit: 10:00

3 minutes with 2 minute preparation time.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $26.00
8 Years & Under
667 Speech and Drama Duologue or Trio     8 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

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Entries Closed
Entry: $9.50
10 Years & Under
667a Speech and Drama Duologue or Trio     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 04:00

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Entries Closed
Entry: $9.50
13 Years & Under
668 Speech and Drama Duologue or Trio     13 Years & Under

Time Limit: 04:00

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Entries Closed
Entry: $9.50
18 Years & Under
669 Speech and Drama Duologue or Trio     18 Years & Under

Time Limit: 10:00

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Entries Closed
Entry: $9.50
10 Years & Under
670 Speech and Drama Championship     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 06:00

To qualify to compete in the Championship, the entrant must have performed in two memorised Speech and Drama sections, readings not included. The Championship consists of 1 set poem & 1 memorised contrasting own choice performance. No repeat performances allowed.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $21.00
12 Years & Under
671 Speech and Drama Championship     12 Years & Under

Time Limit: 08:00

To qualify to compete in the Championship, the entrant must have performed in two memorised Speech and Drama sections, readings not included. The Championship consists of 1 set poem & 1 memorised contrasting own choice performance. No repeat performances allowed.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $21.00
14 Years & Under
672 Speech and Drama Championship     14 Years & Under

Time Limit: 10:00

To qualify to compete in the Championship, the entrant must have performed in two memorised Speech and Drama sections, readings not included. The Championship consists of 1 set poem & 1 memorised contrasting own choice performance. No repeat performances allowed.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $21.00
16 Years & Under
673 Speech and Drama Championship     16 Years & Under

Time Limit: 10:00

To qualify to compete in the Championship, the entrant must have performed in two memorised Speech and Drama sections, readings not included. The Championship consists of 1 set poem & 1 memorised contrasting own choice performance. No repeat performances allowed.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $21.00
Open Age
674 Speech and Drama Championship     Open Age

Time Limit: 15:00

To qualify to compete in the Championship, the entrant must have performed in two memorised Speech and Drama sections, readings not included. The Championship consists of 1 set poem & 1 memorised contrasting own choice performance. No repeat performances allowed.

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Entries Closed
Entry: $21.00