74th Bathurst Eisteddfod
Speech-Solos
24 Aug 2019 to 14 Sep 2019
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)
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Speech-Solos

Please refer to the Entry Guidelines and Rules for the Speech & Drama Program.

ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 8/06/2019 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
207 Recitation Solo     8 years only

Time Limit: 02:00

Poem own choice. No props permitted except hand held.

Sponsored by Mrs Nona Dart

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
208 Recitation Solo     9 years only

Session: 28/08/2019 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 02:30

Poem own choice. No props permitted except hand held.

Sponsored by Bathurst District Vietnam Veterans Association

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
209.2 Recitation Solo     10 years only

Session: 27/08/2019 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 03:00

Poem own choice. No props permitted except hand held.

Sponsored by Bathurst Eisteddfod Society

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
211 Recitation Solo     12 years only

Session: 26/08/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 03:00

Poem own choice. No props permitted except hand held.

Sponsored by Bathurst Eisteddfod Society

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
219 Restricted recitation Solo     10 years and under

Session: 27/08/2019 6:30 PM    Time Limit: 02:30

Poem own choice. Open to competitors who have not won first place in a Recitation section in any Eisteddfod or competition up until the closing date of the Eisteddfod. Competitors may enter only Recitation 9 years OR Recitation Restricted 9 years NOT BOTH. No props permitted except hand held.

Sponsored by Bathurst & District Vietnam Veterans Association

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Medal          
242/243 Humorous Verse Solo     15 and 16 years only

Session: 24/08/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 04:30

Poem is own choice. One poem.

Sponsored by George St Medical Practice

Entries Closed
Entry: $9.001st $60          2nd $40          3rd $20          HC Certificate          
246 Prose Solo     8 years and under

Session: 29/08/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 02:00

Prose passage is own choice. Prose passage must be from memory. Time limit, not word count will be strictly adhered to.

Sponsored by Encore Speech & Drama Studio

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
257.1 Sacred Reading Solo     11 and 12 years only

Session: 26/08/2019 6:30 PM    Time Limit: 02:00

Bible or Sacred Text must be used. Own choice.

Sponsored by Susan Morris

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
275 Sight Reading Solo     11 years only

Session: 02/09/2019 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 00:00

Sight Reading passage to be supplied by the Adjudicator. One minute preparation time.

Sponsored by Macquarie Skin and Day Spa

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
283.1 Prepared Reading Solo     8 years and under

Session: 29/08/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 01:30

Prepared reading passage to be selected by the competitor. This is a reading section only, not a memory section.

Sponsored by Fox Music and Living Sound

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
289 Public Speaking Solo     11 and 12 years only

Session: 26/08/2019 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 02:00

Topic is own choice. The speech should be well organised, delivered with enthusiasm and given in such a manner as to create an effective measure of communication with the audience. There should be evidence of originality and enjoyment in speech making and speech delivery.

Sponsored by Australian Speech and Communication Association

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
290 Public Speaking Solo     13 and 14 years only

Session: 25/08/2019 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 03:00

Topic is own choice. The speech should be well organised, delivered with enthusiasm and given in such a manner as to create an effective measure of communication with the audience. There should be evidence of originality and enjoyment in speech making and speech delivery.

Sponsored by Australian Speech and Communication Association

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          HC Certificate          
291 Public Speaking Solo     15 and 16 years only

Session: 24/08/2019 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 04:00

Topic is own choice. The speech should be well organised, delivered with enthusiasm and given in such a manner as to create an effective measure of communication with the audience. There should be evidence of originality and enjoyment in speech making and speech delivery.

Sponsored by Australian Speech and Communication Association

Entries Closed
Entry: $9.001st $25          2nd $20          3rd $15          HC Certificate          
295 Story from a Picture Solo     8 years and under

Session: 29/08/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 01:00

The picture is chosen by the Adjudicator. Each competitor is allowed 1 minute to study the picture before telling the story on stage. A warning bell will be rung 30 seconds before finishing time.

Sponsored by Ruby and Harry Thorne

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
201 Junior Scholarship     12 years and under

Session: 02/09/2019 6:30 PM    Time Limit: 08:00

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR JUNIOR SCHOLARSHIP • Scholarship competitors must enter and perform in their appropriate age Character Sketch and either age Recitation or Australian Verse. • The piece to be performed in the Scholarship section must be different to that performed in the age Character Sketch and age Recitation or Australian Verse sections. • The winner will not be eligible to enter in the Scholarship Section in 2020 unless advancing from Junior to Intermediate Section, • PLEASE NOTE: There must be a minimum of 5 competitors who perform on the night of the Scholarship for the Scholarship to be awarded. Each element of the Scholarship will be performed by all competitors before moving on to the next element. The elements will be performed in the following order: Poem - 4 minutes Sight Reading - one minute preparation time Character Sketch - 4 minutes Time Limit does not include Sight Reading

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Bathurst Daybreak

Entries Closed
Entry: $16.001st Perpetual Trophy, Replica Trophy, Certificate + $150          
202 Intermediate Scholarship     13 and 14 years only

Session: 25/08/2019 6:30 PM    Time Limit: 08:00

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR INTERMEDIATE SCHOLARSHIP • Scholarship competitors must enter and perform in their appropriate age Character Sketch and either age Recitation or Australian Verse sections. • The piece to be performed in the Scholarship section must be different to that performed in the age Character Sketch and age Recitation or Australian Verse sections. • The winner will not be eligible to enter in the Scholarship Section in 2020 unless advancing from Intermediate to Senior Section. • PLEASE NOTE: There must be a minimum of 5 competitors who perform on the night of the Scholarship for the Scholarship to be awarded. Each element of the Scholarship will be performed by all competitors before moving on to the next element. The elements will be performed in the following order: Poem - 4 minutes Sight Reading - one minute preparation time Character Sketch - 4 minutes Time Limit does not include Sight Reading.

Sponsored by CKM Law

Entries Closed
Entry: $16.001st Perpetual Trophy, Replica Trophy, Certificate + $350          
204 Recitation Solo     5 years and under

Session: 30/08/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 01:00

Poem own choice. No props permitted except hand held. There are no placings for this age group.

Sponsored by Bathurst Eisteddfod Society

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.00EA Each competitor will receive a medal          
206.2 Recitation Solo     7 years only

Session: 29/08/2019 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 02:00

Poem own choice. No props permitted except hand held.

Sponsored by Mrs Nona Dart

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
210.2 Recitation Solo     11 years only

Session: 02/09/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 03:00

Poem own choice. No props permitted except hand held.

Sponsored by Fox Music and Living Sound

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
212 Recitation Solo     13 years only

Session: 25/08/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 03:30

Poem own choice. No props permitted except hand held.

Sponsored by Bathurst Real Estate

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          HC Certificate          
213/214 Recitation Solo     Open

Session: 24/08/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 04:00

Poem own choice. No props permitted except hand held. No movement to be included.

Sponsored by Bathurst Real Estate

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st $60          2nd $40          3rd $20          HC Certificate          
218 Recitation Restricted Solo     9 years only

Session: 28/08/2019 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 02:00

Poem own choice. Open to competitors who have not won first place in a Recitation section in any Eisteddfod or competition up until the closing date of the Eisteddfod. Competitors may enter only Recitation 9 years OR Recitation Restricted 9 years NOT BOTH. No props permitted except hand held.

Sponsored by Susan Morris

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
222 Australian Verse Solo     6 years and under

Session: 30/08/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 01:30

Poem is own choice. Australian verse chosen MUST have Australian content ie flora, fauna, icons etc. It should not just be a piece written by an Australian author.

Sponsored by Susan Morris

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
226 Australian Verse Solo     10 years only

Session: 27/08/2019 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 03:00

Poem is own choice. Australian verse chosen MUST have Australian content ie flora, fauna, icons etc. It should not just be a piece written by an Australian author.

Sponsored by Bathurst Eisteddfod Society

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
228 Australian Verse Solo     12 years only

Session: 26/08/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 03:00

Poem is own choice. Australian verse chosen MUST have Australian content ie flora, fauna, icons etc. It should not just be a piece written by an Australian author.

Sponsored by Paul Toole MLA

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
236.2 Humorous Verse Solo     8 years only

Session: 28/08/2019 6:30 PM    Time Limit: 02:00

Poem is own choice. One poem.

Sponsored by Encore Speech & Drama Studio

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
238.1 Humorous Verse Solo     10 years only

Session: 27/08/2019 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 03:00

Poem is own choice. One poem.

Sponsored by The Rotary Club of Bathurst

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
249.1 Prose Solo     11 and 12 years only

Session: 26/08/2019 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 03:00

Prose passage is own choice. Prose passage must be from memory. Time limit, not word count will be strictly adhered to.

Sponsored by David and Julianne Sherley

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
249.2 Prose Solo     11 and 12 years only

Session: 02/09/2019 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 03:00

Prose passage is own choice. Prose passage must be from memory. Time limit, not word count will be strictly adhered to.

Sponsored by David and Julianne Sherley

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
264 Sacred or Inspirational Verse Solo     10 years and under

Session: 28/08/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 02:30

One poem own choice. Poem must have either a sacred or inspirational theme.

Sponsored by Paul Toole MLA

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
277 Sight Reading Solo     13 and 14 years only

Session: 25/08/2019 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 00:00

Sight Reading passage to be supplied by the Adjudicator. One minute preparation time.

Sponsored by Kevin & Margaret Miller

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          HC Certificate          
283.2 Prepared Reading Solo     8 years and under

Session: 29/08/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 01:30

Prepared reading passage to be selected by the competitor. This is a reading section only, not a memory section.

Sponsored by Fox Music and Living Sound

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
288 Public Speaking Solo     10 years and under

Session: 27/08/2019 6:30 PM    Time Limit: 02:00

Topic is own choice. The speech should be well organised, delivered with enthusiasm and given in such a manner as to create an effective measure of communication with the audience. There should be evidence of originality and enjoyment in speech making and speech delivery.

Sponsored by Australian Speech and Communication Association

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
296 Story from a Picture Solo     9 and 10 years only

Session: 28/08/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 01:30

The picture is chosen by the Adjudicator. Each competitor is allowed 1 minute to study the picture before telling the story on stage. A warning bell will be rung 30 seconds before finishing time.

Sponsored by Weiss Family

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
304 2BS 95.1 FM Solo     11 and 12 years only

Session: 27/08/2019 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 00:45

Brock will provide the script and adjudicate on reading and voice presentation only. The script will present international, national, local and sports items. Competitors will use the microphone provided.

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
203 Senior Scholarship     15 years - 20 years

Session: 25/08/2019 6:30 PM    Time Limit: 09:00

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP • Scholarship competitors must enter and perform in their appropriate age Character Sketch and either age Recitation or Australian Verse. • The piece to be performed in the Scholarship section must be different to that performed in the age Character Sketch and age Recitation or Australian Verse sections. • The winner will not be eligible to enter in the Senior Youth Scholarship in 2020. • PLEASE NOTE: There must be a minimum of 5 competitors who perform on the night of the Scholarship for the Scholarship to be awarded. Each element of the scholarship will be performed by all competitors before moving onto the next element. The elements will be performed in the following order: Poem – 4 minutes Sight Reading - There will be no preparation time Character Sketch – 5 minutes Time Limit does not include Sight Reading.

Sponsored by Barlow Property Services and Bathurst Arts Council

Entries Closed
Entry: $21.001st Perpetual Trophy, Replica Trophy, Certificate + $550          
205.1 Recitation Solo     6 years only

Session: 30/08/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 01:30

Poem own choice. No props permitted except hand held.

Sponsored by Encore Speech & Drama Studio

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
209.1 Recitation Solo     10 years only

Session: 27/08/2019 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 03:00

Poem own choice. No props permitted except hand held.

Sponsored by Bathurst Eisteddfod Society

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
217.1 Recitation Restricted Solo     8 years only

Session: 28/08/2019 6:30 PM    Time Limit: 02:00

Poem is own choice. Open to competitors who have not won first place in a Recitation section in any Eisteddfod or competition up until the closing date of the Eisteddfod. Competitors may enter only Recitation 8 years OR Recitation Restricted 8 years NOT BOTH. No props permitted except hand held.

Sponsored by McDonald's

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
225 Australian Verse Solo     9 years only

Session: 28/08/2019 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 02:30

Poem is own choice. Australian verse chosen MUST have Australian content ie flora, fauna, icons etc. It should not just be a piece written by an Australian author.

Sponsored by Kevin & Margaret Miller

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
231/232 Australian Verse Solo     15 and 16 years only

Session: 24/08/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 04:00

Poem own choice. Australian verse chosen MUST have Australian content ie flora, fauna, icons etc. It should not just be a piece written by an Australian author.

Sponsored by Bathurst RSL Club

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st $60          2nd $40          3rd $20          HC Certificate          
239.2 Humorous Verse Solo     11 years only

Session: 02/09/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 03:00

Poem is own choice. One poem.

Sponsored by The Rotary Club of Bathurst

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
240 Humorous Verse Solo     12 years only

Session: 26/08/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 03:00

Poem is own choice. One poem.

Sponsored by McDonald's

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
256 Sacred Reading Solo     10 years and under

Session: 27/08/2019 6:30 PM    Time Limit: 02:00

Bible or Sacred Text must be used. Own choice.

Sponsored by McDonald's

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
258 Sacred Reading Solo     13 and 14 years only

Session: 25/08/2019 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 03:00

Bible or Sacred Text must be used. Own choice.

Sponsored by Bathurst RSL Club

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          HC Certificate          
265 Sacred or Inspirational Verse Solo     11 and 12 years only

Session: 26/08/2019 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 03:00

One poem own choice. Poem must have either a sacred or inspirational theme.

Sponsored by Mason Mia & Associates

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
284.2 Prepared Reading Solo     9 and 10 years only

Session: 28/08/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 02:00

Prepared reading passage to be selected by the competitor. This is a reading section only, not a memory section.

Sponsored by McDonald's

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
285.2 Prepared Reading Solo     11 and 12 years only

Session: 02/09/2019 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 02:30

Prepared reading passage to be selected by the competitor. This is a reading section only, not a memory section.

Sponsored by McDonald's

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
305 2BS 95.1 FM Solo     13 and 14 years only

Session: 27/08/2019 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 01:00

Brock will provide the script and adjudicate on reading and voice presentation only. The script will present international, national, local and sports items. Competitors will use the microphone provided.

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st          2nd          3rd          HC Certificate          
227 Australian Verse Solo     11 years only

Session: 02/09/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 03:00

Poem is own choice. Australian verse chosen MUST have Australian content ie flora, fauna, icons etc. It should not just be a piece written by an Australian author.

Sponsored by Bathurst Eisteddfod Society

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
235.1 Humorous Verse Solo     7 years only

Session: 29/08/2019 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 02:00

Poem is own choice. One poem.

Sponsored by Ruby and Harry Thorne

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
237.2 Humorous Verse Solo     9 years only

Session: 28/08/2019 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 02:00

Poem is own choice. One poem.

Sponsored by Mason Mia & Associates

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
257.2 Sacred Reading Solo     11 and 12 years only

Session: 02/09/2019 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 02:00

Bible or Sacred Text must be used. Own choice.

Sponsored by Susan Morris

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
267/268 Sacred or Inspirational Verse Solo     15-16 years/Open

Session: 24/08/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 04:00

One poem only to be said. Own choice. Poem must have either a sacred or inspirational theme.

Sponsored by Weiss Family

Entries Closed
Entry: $9.001st $60          2nd $40          3rd $20          HC Certificate          
276 Sight Reading Solo     12 years only

Session: 26/08/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 00:00

Sight Reading passage to be supplied by the Adjudicator. One minute preparation time.

Sponsored by Bowman Dental

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
279 Sight Reading Solo     Open

Session: 24/08/2019 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 00:00

Sight Reading passage to be supplied by the Adjudicator. No Preparation time.

Sponsored by Mrs Inez Funnell

Entries Closed
Entry: $9.001st $60          2nd $40          3rd $20          HC Certificate          
284.1 Prepared Reading Solo     9 and 10 years only

Session: 27/08/2019 6:30 PM    Time Limit: 02:00

Prepared reading passage to be selected by the competitor. This is a reading section only, not a memory section.

Sponsored by McDonald's

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
297/298 Ask the Expert Solo     9 and 10 years only

Session: 26/08/2019 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 02:00

Competitors will present a talk about an area of personal interest or one in which they are personally involved. At the conclusion of their talk they will answer questions from the Adjudicator. The talk should engage the audience. This is not the reading of a script. Answers should be full, detailing further information for the audience. Marks are allocated on the presentation of the talk, audience engagement and quality of answers.

Sponsored by Paul Toole MLA

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
299 Ask the Expert Solo     13 and 14 years only

Session: 25/08/2019 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 03:30

Competitors will present a talk about an area of personal interest or one in which they are personally involved. At the conclusion of their talk they will answer questions from the Adjudicator.The talk should engage the audience. This is not the reading of a script. Answers should be full, detailing further information for the audience. Marks are allocated on the presentation of the talk, audience engagement and quality of answers.

Sponsored by Russell St Medical Centre

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          HC Certificate          
306 2BS 95.1 FM Solo     15 Years & Over

Session: 27/08/2019 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 01:00

Brock will provide the script and adjudicate on reading and voice presentation only. The script will present international, national, local and sports items. Competitors will use the microphone provided.

Entries Closed
Entry: $9.001st          2nd          3rd          HC Certificate          
205.2 Recitation Solo     6 years only

Session: 30/08/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 01:30

Poem own choice. No props permitted except hand held.

Sponsored by Encore Speech & Drama Studio

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
206 Recitation Solo     7 years only

Session: 29/08/2019 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 02:00

Poem own choice. No props permitted except hand held.

Sponsored by Mrs Nona Dart

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
210.1 Recitation Solo     11 years only

Session: 02/09/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 03:00

Poem own choice. No props permitted except hand held.

Sponsored by Fox Music and Living Sound

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
223 Australian Verse Solo     7 years only

Session: 29/08/2019 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 02:00

Poem is own choice. Australian verse chosen MUST have Australian content ie flora, fauna, icons etc. It should not just be a piece written by an Australian author.

Sponsored by Encore Speech & Drama Studio

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
224 Australian Verse Solo     8 years only

Session: 28/08/2019 6:30 PM    Time Limit: 02:00

Poem is own choice. Australian verse chosen MUST have Australian content ie flora, fauna, icons etc. It should not just be a piece written by an Australian author.

Sponsored by McDonald's

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
251/252 Prose Solo     15 and 16 years only

Session: 24/08/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 04:00

Prose passage is own choice. Prose passage must be from memory. Time limit, not word count will be strictly adhered to.

Sponsored by Narellan Pools Central West & Blue Mountains

Entries Closed
Entry: $9.001st $60          2nd $40          3rd $20          HC Certificate          
274 Sight Reading Solo     10 years only

Session: 27/08/2019 6:30 PM    Time Limit: 00:00

Sight Reading passage to be supplied by the Adjudicator. One minute preparation time.

Sponsored by McDonald's

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
285.1 Prepared Reading Solo     11 and 12 years only

Session: 26/08/2019 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 02:30

Prepared reading passage to be selected by the competitor. This is a reading section only, not a memory section.

Sponsored by McDonald's

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
300 Ask the Expert Solo     15 Years & Over

Session: 24/08/2019 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 04:00

Competitors will present a talk about an area of personal interest or one in which they are personally involved. At the conclusion of their talk they will answer questions from the Adjudicator.The talk should engage the audience. This is not the reading of a script. Answers should be full, detailing further information for the audience. Marks are allocated on the presentation of the talk, audience engagement and quality of answers.

Sponsored by Barlow Property Services

Entries Closed
Entry: $9.001st $60          2nd $40          3rd $20          HC Certificate          
234 Humorous Verse Solo     6 years and under

Session: 30/08/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 02:00

Poem is own choice. One poem.

Sponsored by McDonald's

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
236.1 Humorous Verse Solo     8 years only

Session: 28/08/2019 6:30 PM    Time Limit: 02:00

Poem is own choice. One poem.

Sponsored by Encore Speech & Drama Studio

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
239.1 Humorous Verse Solo     11 years only

Session: 02/09/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 03:00

Poem is own choice. One poem.

Sponsored by The Rotary Club of Bathurst

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
273 Sight Reading Solo     9 years only

Session: 28/08/2019 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 00:00

Sight Reading passage to be supplied by the Adjudicator. One minute preparation time.

Sponsored by Susan Morris

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
292 Public Speaking Solo     Open

Session: 24/08/2019 6:30 PM    Time Limit: 05:00

Topic is own choice. The speech should be well organised, delivered with enthusiasm and given in such a manner as to create an effective measure of communication with the audience. There should be evidence of originality and enjoyment in speech making and speech delivery.

Sponsored by Barlow Property Services

Entries Closed
Entry: $9.001st $60          2nd $40          3rd $20          HC Certificate          
217.2 Recitation Restricted Solo     8 years only

Session: 28/08/2019 6:30 PM    Time Limit: 02:00

Poem is own choice. Open to competitors who have not won first place in a Recitation section in any Eisteddfod or competition up until the closing date of the Eisteddfod. Competitors may enter only Recitation 8 years OR Recitation Restricted 8 years NOT BOTH. No props permitted except hand held.

Sponsored by Mrs Nona Dart

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
237.1 Humorous Verse Solo     9 years only

Session: 28/08/2019 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 02:00

Poem is own choice. One poem.

Sponsored by Mason Mia & Associates

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
238.2 Humorous Verse Solo     10 years only

Session: 27/08/2019 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 03:00

Poem is own choice. One poem.

Sponsored by The Rotary Club of Bathurst

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
259 Sacred Reading Solo     15 and 16 years only

Session: 24/08/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 03:00

Bible or Sacred Text must be used. Own choice.

Sponsored by David and Julianne Sherley

Entries Closed
Entry: $9.001st $25          2nd $20          3rd $15          HC Certificate          
235.2 Humorous Verse Solo     7 years only

Session: 29/08/2019 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 02:00

Poem is own choice. One poem.

Sponsored by Ruby and Harry Thorne

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
247/248 Prose Solo     9 years only

Session: 27/08/2019 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 02:00

Prose passage is own choice. Prose passage must be from memory. Time limit, not word count will be strictly adhered to.

Sponsored by Paul Toole MLA

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
260 Sacred Reading Solo     Open

Session: 24/08/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 03:00

Bible or Sacred Text must be used. Own choice.

Sponsored by David and Julianne Sherley

Entries Closed
Entry: $9.001st $25          2nd $20          3rd $15          HC Certificate          
272 Sight Reading Solo     8 years only

Session: 28/08/2019 6:30 PM    Time Limit: 00:00

Sight Reading passage to be supplied by the Adjudicator. One minute preparation time.

Sponsored by Bathurst Eisteddfod Society

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
207 Recitation Solo     8 years only

Session: 28/08/2019 6:30 PM    Time Limit: 02:00

Poem own choice. No props permitted except hand held.

Sponsored by Chelsea Billington - Encore Speech and Drama Studio

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
278 Sight Reading Solo     15 and 16 years only

Session: 24/08/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 00:00

Sight Reading passage to be supplied by the Adjudicator. No Preparation time.

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Bathurst Daybreak

Entries Closed
Entry: $9.001st $25          2nd $20          3rd $15          HC Certificate          
206.1 Recitation Solo     7 years only

Session: 29/08/2019 1:00 PM    Time Limit: 02:00

Poem own choice. No props permitted except hand held.

Sponsored by Mrs Nona Dart

Entries Closed
Entry: $7.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
229 Australian Verse Solo     13 years only

Session: 25/08/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 03:30

Poem is own choice. Australian verse chosen MUST have Australian content ie flora, fauna, icons etc. It should not just be a piece written by an Australian author.

Sponsored by Paula and Ian Elbourne

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          HC Certificate          
266 Sacred or Inspirational Verse Solo     13 and 14 years only

Session: 25/08/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 03:30

One poem own choice. Poem must have either a sacred or inspirational theme.

Sponsored by S & E Tyburski

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          HC Certificate          
241 Humorous Verse Solo     13 and 14 years only

Session: 25/08/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 03:30

Poem is own choice. One poem.

Sponsored by CWA - Bathurst Branch

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          HC Certificate          
213 Recitation Solo     14 years only

Session: 25/08/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 03:30

Poem own choice. No props permitted except hand held.

Sponsored by Bathurst Heritage Motor Inn

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          HC Certificate          
230 Australian Verse Solo     14 years only

Session: 25/08/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 03:30

Poem is own choice. Australian verse chosen MUST have Australian content ie flora, fauna, icons etc. It should not just be a piece written by an Australian author.

Sponsored by Reliance Bank

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          HC Certificate          
250 Prose Solo     13 and 14 years only

Session: 25/08/2019 9:00 AM    Time Limit: 04:00

Prose passage is own choice. Prose passage must be from memory. Time limit, not word count will be strictly adhered to.

Sponsored by Ray Morcom Auto Body Repairs

Entries Closed
Entry: $8.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          HC Certificate          
260.. Sacred Reading Solo     15 and 16 years only

Time Limit: 02:00

Bible or Sacred Text must be used. Own choice. Up to 2 minutes.

Sponsored by David and Julianne Sherley

Entries Closed
Entry: $9.001st $25          2nd $20          3rd $15          HC Certificate