Gladstone Eisteddfod 2022
Groups & Choirs
04 Aug 2022 to 06 Aug 2022
(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 9/05/2022 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
19 years & over
542 Choral Speaking - Own Choice - Two Contrasting Items - No Time Limits Choral(Max50)     19 years & over

Time Limit: 00:00

"(1 in unison and 1 in parts) 1 Verse & 1 Prose extract or 2 Verse Items - Max of 50 per choir - No costumes or props"

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
Primary School under 400
555 Choral Speaking - Own Choice - Two Contrasting Items - No Time Limits Choral(Max50)     Primary School under 400

Time Limit: 00:00

(1 in unison and 1 in parts) 1 Verse & 1 Prose extract or 2 Verse Items - Max of 50 per choir - No costumes or props

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
Prep, Grades 1 & 2
556 Choral Speaking - Own Choice - Two Contrasting Items - No Time Limits Choral(Max50)     Prep, Grades 1 & 2

Time Limit: 00:00

(1 in unison and 1 in parts) 1 Verse & 1 Prose extract or 2 Verse Items - Max of 50 per choir - No costumes or props

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
Grades 3 & 4
557 Choral Speaking - Own Choice - Two Contrasting Items - No Time Limits Choral(Max50)     Grades 3 & 4

Time Limit: 00:00

(1 in unison and 1 in parts) 1 Verse & 1 Prose extract or 2 Verse Items - Max of 50 per choir - No costumes or props

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
Grades 5 & 6
558 Choral Speaking - Own Choice - Two Contrasting Items - No Time Limits Choral(Max50)     Grades 5 & 6

Time Limit: 00:00

(1 in unison and 1 in parts) 1 Verse & 1 Prose extract or 2 Verse Items - Max of 50 per choir - No costumes or props

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
Secondary School
559 Choral Speaking - Own Choice - Two Contrasting Items - No Time Limits Choral(Max50)     Secondary School

Time Limit: 00:00

(1 in unison and 1 in parts) 1 Verse & 1 Prose extract or 2 Verse Items - Max of 50 per choir - No costumes or props

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
Open - all ages
564 Choral Speaking - Combination of Ages & Schools - No Time Limits Choral     Open - all ages

Time Limit: 00:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
12 years & under
569 Group Improvisation - 4-6 persons 4-6 persons     12 years & under

Time Limit: 03:00

2 min perusal time - warning bell at 2 min

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
13-18 years
570 Group Improvisation - 4-6 persons 4-6 persons     13-18 years

Time Limit: 03:00

2 min perusal time - warning bell at 2 min

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
19 years & over
571 Group Improvisation - 4-6 persons 4-6 persons     19 years & over

Time Limit: 03:00

2 min perusal time - warning bell at 2 min

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
12 years & under
576 Group Prepared Mime - 4-6 persons - Own Choice 4-6 persons     12 years & under

Time Limit: 03:00

No props, costumes, shoes, sound effects etc. - one chair each

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
13-18 years
577 Group Prepared Mime - 4-6 persons - Own Choice 4-6 persons     13-18 years

Time Limit: 03:00

No props, costumes, shoes, sound effects etc. - one chair each

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
19 years & over
578 Group Prepared Mime - 4-6 persons - Own Choice 4-6 persons     19 years & over

Time Limit: 03:00

No props, costumes, shoes, sound effects etc. - one chair each

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
12 years & under
583 Dramatic Scene - 3+ persons - Own Choice 3+ persons     12 years & under

Time Limit: 05:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
13-18 years
584 Dramatic Scene - 3+ persons - Own Choice 3+ persons     13-18 years

Time Limit: 10:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC          
19 years & over
585 Dramatic Scene - 3+ persons - Own Choice 3+ persons     19 years & over

Time Limit: 10:00

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.001st          2nd          3rd          EA          HC