BLUESCOPE WIN WOLLONGONG EISTEDDFOD 2020
Speech & Drama
30 May 2020 to 11 Jul 2020
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)
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Please refer to the overall Eisteddfod Rules for all competition guidelines.

Please refer to the complete Syllabus on the Wollongong Eisteddfod website for full details of the sections for Speech & Drama.

ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 3/04/2020 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
10 to 12 years only
304 JUNIOR SPEECH AND DRAMA CHAMPIONSHIP SOLO     10 to 12 years only

A minimum of six competitors must enter for these sections to be held Competitors must present ONE item from each of the following which must be of a contrasting nature: a) Characterisation and b) Verse or Prose Items already performed during the Eisteddfod may NOT be repeated To qualify competitors must enter and perform in three of the following sections: 316 317 318 321 322 323 360

Entry: $20.501st Edith Boycott Memorial Trophy + $100          2nd $60          3rd $40          HC          
13 to 14 years only
305 INTERMEDIATE SPEECH AND DRAMA CHAMPIONSHIP SOLO     13 to 14 years only

A minimum of six competitors must enter for these sections to be held Competitors must present ONE item from each of the following which must be of a contrasting nature: a) Characterisation and b) Verse or Prose Items already performed during the Eisteddfod may NOT be repeated To qualify competitors must enter and perform in three of the following sections: 326 327 328 361

Entry: $25.501st Carol Miller Trophy + $250          2nd $100          3rd $50          HC          
15 years and over
306 SENIOR SPEECH AND DRAMA CHAMPIONSHIP SOLO     15 years and over

A minimum of six competitors must enter for these sections to be held Competitors must present ONE item from each of the following which must be of a contrasting nature: a) Characterisation and b) Verse or Prose Items already performed during the Eisteddfod may NOT be repeated To qualify competitors must enter and perform in three of the following sections: 331 331 333 364

Entry: $35.501st $500          2nd $100          3rd $50          HC          
6 years and under
310 VERSE SPEAKING SOLO     6 years and under

Entry: $10.501st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
8 years and under
311 PREPARED MIME SOLO     8 years and under

Entry: $10.501st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
312 VERSE SPEAKING SOLO     8 years and under

Entry: $10.501st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
313 PREPARED READING SOLO     8 years and under

Entry: $10.501st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
314 BIBLE READING SOLO     8 years and under

Psalm 23 A psalm of David

Entry: $10.501st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
10 years and under
315 PREPARED MIME SOLO     10 years and under

Entry: $10.501st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
316 VERSE SPEAKING SOLO     10 years and under

Entry: $10.501st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
317 PROSE SOLO     10 years and under

Entry: $10.501st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
318 AUSTRALIAN POEM SOLO     10 years and under

Australian poem must be by an Australian author, not necessarily Australian content.

Entry: $10.501st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
319 PREPARED READING SOLO     10 years and under

Entry: $10.501st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
320 BIBLE READING SOLO     10 years and under

Mark 12: 28-34 The Greatest Commandment

Entry: $10.501st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
12 years and under
321 VERSE SPEAKING SOLO     12 years and under

Entry: $10.501st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
322 PROSE SOLO     12 years and under

Entry: $10.501st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
323 AUSTRALIAN POEM SOLO     12 years and under

Australian poem must be by an Australian author, not necessarily Australian content.

Entry: $10.501st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
324 PREPARED READING SOLO     12 years and under

Entry: $10.501st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
325 BIBLE READING SOLO     12 years and under

1 Corinthians 13: 1 – 13 Love

Entry: $10.501st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
14 years and under
326 VERSE SPEAKING SOLO     14 years and under

Entry: $15.501st $50          2nd $30          3rd $20          HC          
327 PROSE SOLO     14 years and under

Entry: $15.501st $50          2nd $30          3rd $20          HC          
328 AUSTRALIAN POEM SOLO     14 years and under

Australian poem must be by an Australian author, not necessarily Australian content.

Entry: $15.501st $50          2nd $30          3rd $20          HC          
329 PREPARED READING SOLO     14 years and under

Entry: $15.501st $50          2nd $30          3rd $20          HC          
330 BIBLE READING SOLO     14 years and under

John 15: 1-13 The Vine and the Branches

Entry: $15.501st $50          2nd $30          3rd $20          HC          
Open Age
331 VERSE SPEAKING SOLO     Open Age

Entry: $15.501st $50          2nd $30          3rd $20          HC          
332 PROSE SOLO     Open Age

Entry: $15.501st $50          2nd $30          3rd $20          HC          
333 AUSTRALIAN POEM SOLO     Open Age

Australian poem must be by an Australian author, not necessarily Australian content.

Entry: $15.501st $50          2nd $30          3rd $20          HC          
334 PREPARED READING SOLO     Open Age

Entry: $15.501st $50          2nd $30          3rd $20          HC          
335 BIBLE READING SOLO     Open Age

Luke 8: 4-15 The Parable of the Sower

Entry: $15.501st $50          2nd $30          3rd $20          HC          
9 years and under
336RESTRICTED VERSE SPEAKING SOLO     9 years and under

Entry: $10.501st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
11 years and under
337RESTRICTED VERSE SPEAKING SOLO     11 years and under

Entry: $10.501st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
12 years and over
338RESTRICTED VERSE SPEAKING SOLO     12 years and over

Entry: $10.501st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
12 years and under
354 POEMS FOR TWO     12 years and under

Entry: $20.501st Trophies          2nd Medals          3rd Medals          HC          
Open Age
355 POEMS FOR TWO     Open Age

Please note that all prizes are shared.

Entry: $25.501st $100          2nd $60          3rd $40          HC          
12 years and under
360 CHARACTERISATION IN COSTUME SOLO     12 years and under

Entry: $10.501st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
14 years and under
361 CHARACTERISATION IN COSTUME SOLO     14 years and under

Entry: $15.501st $50          2nd $30          3rd $20          HC          
Open Age
362 CHARACTERISATION IN COSTUME SOLO     Open Age

Entry: $20.501st $100          2nd $60          3rd $40          HC          
12 years and under
363 DUOLOGUE IN COSTUME DUO     12 years and under

Entry: $20.501st Trophies          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Open Age
364 DUOLOGUE IN COSTUME DUO     Open Age

Please note that all prizes are shared.

Entry: $25.501st $100          2nd $60          3rd $40          HC          
Primary School Age
365 GROUP DRAMA PERFORMANCE GROUPS     Primary School Age

Own Choice - Published or Unpublished Group devised work Props - no more than SIX (6) props to be used Competitors who use bad language and sexual innuendoes will be disqualified

Entry: $20.501st $100          2nd $50          HC          
Secondary School Age
366 GROUP DRAMA PERFORMANCE GROUPS     Secondary School Age

Own Choice - Published or Unpublished Group devised work Props - no more than SIX (6) props to be used Competitors who use bad language and sexual innuendoes will be disqualified

Entry: $25.501st $200          2nd $100          HC          
Open Age
370 IMPROVISATION GROUPS     Open Age

The adjudicator will nominate the topic The following conditions apply: a) Preparation time 1 minute b) Performance time limit up to 2 minutes c) A bell will be rung when 30 seconds remain. d) Bare stage, the only prop will be a chair e) Competitors who use bad language and sexual innuendoes will be disqualified f) Theatre blacks to be worn. E.g. jeans, T shirts, etc g) Minimum of 3, maximum of 6 competitors per group

Entry: $20.501st $100          2nd $60          3rd $40          HC          
380 SHAKESPEAREAN RECITAL IN COSTUME SOLO     Open Age

Competitors must perform an extract from any Shakespearean play

Entry: $25.501st $200          2nd $60          3rd $40          HC          
12 years and under
390 PUBLIC SPEAKING SOLO     12 years and under

The following conditions apply: a) Palm cards may be used b) A bell will be rung when 30 seconds remain c) No microphones to be used d) Time limit up to 3 minutes Competitors must choose ONE of the following topics. 1 How much is too much? 2 Sandwiches: with or without crusts? 3 The best day of my life.

Entry: $10.501st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
13 years and over
391 PUBLIC SPEAKING SOLO     13 years and over

The following conditions apply: a) Palm cards may be used b) A bell will be rung when 30 seconds remain c) No microphones to be used d) Time limit up to 3 minutes Competitors must choose ONE of the following topics. 1 Would you rather use textbooks or tablets in class? 2 A much needed invention. 3 How social media makes my life better/worse.

Entry: $15.501st $50          2nd $30          3rd $20          HC          
School Age
395 SPECIAL NEEDS PERFORMANCE SOLO     School Age

Open to all school age solo or group performers with special needs Own choice of solo or group presentation of vocal, verse speaking, mime, dance/movement, percussion, band etc.

Entry: $0.00EA          
396 SPECIAL NEEDS PERFORMANCE GROUPS     School Age

Open to all school age solo or group performers with special needs Own choice of solo or group presentation of vocal, verse speaking, mime, dance/movement, percussion, band etc.

Entry: $0.00EA