70th Annual Townsville Eisteddfod
Speech
17 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 17 & 18
257 Impromptu Reading Solo     Age 17 & 18

Provided by Adjudicator

Donated by Townsville Eisteddfod

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 15 & 16
258 Impromptu Reading Solo     Age 15 & 16

Provided by Adjudicator

Donated by Grant & Lyn Withey

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 13 & 14
259 Impromptu Reading Solo     Age 13 & 14

Provided by Adjudicator

Donated by Magic House

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 12
260 Impromptu Reading Solo     Age 12

Provided by Adjudicator

Donated by Ron Hamilton

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 11
261 Impromptu Reading Solo     Age 11

Provided by Adjudicator

Donated by Dr Harry Stalewski, Paediatric Surgeon/Urologist

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 10
262 Impromptu Reading Solo     Age 10

Provided by Adjudicator

Donated by Pickering Investments

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 15 to 18
263 Prepared Public Speaking Solo     Age 15 to 18

Set; warning bell 30 secs before end.

The Karen Vane Trophy

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 13 & 14
264 Prepared Public Speaking Solo     Age 13 & 14

Set; warning bell 30 secs before end.

Donated by Eliza Croft

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 11 & 12
265 Prepared Public Speaking Solo     Age 11 & 12

Set; warning bell 30 secs before end.

Donated by Townsville Toastmasters

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