The 37th Gulgong Prince of Wales Eisteddfod 2017
Art of Speech & Drama
19 May 2017 to 21 May 2017
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)
1. All pieces must be memorised except for readings.
2. For own choice poems or readings, do not exceed 2 minutes for juniors and 3 minutes for seniors unless otherwise specified. Entrants exceeding time limits by 20%  or more will be disqualified. Entrants exceeding word limits by 20% or more will be disqualified.
3. All competitors are reminded to supply a copy of their poems, readings and bible readings for the Adjudicator, clearly marked with your class number and competitor number, on A4 paper only.
4. Poems, readings and speeches must not contain inappropriate language.
5. All performances except Radio Announcements must commence in front or the curtain.
ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 2/04/2017 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
6 yrs & under
Class 180 Nursery Rhyme Solo     6 yrs & under

Time Limit: 02:00

Your own choice in costume.

Entry: $6.001st Medal, Certificate          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
Class 181 Verse Speaking Solo     6 yrs & under

Time Limit: 02:00

One piece of your own choice.

Entry: $6.001st Medal, Certificate          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
7 & 8 yrs
Class 182 Verse Speaking Solo     7 & 8 yrs

Time Limit: 02:00

One piece of your own choice.

Entry: $6.001st Medal, Certificate          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
9 & 10 yrs
Class 183 Verse Speaking Solo     9 & 10 yrs

Time Limit: 02:00

One piece of your own choice.

Entry: $6.001st Medal, Certificate          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
11 & 12 yrs
Class 184 Verse Speaking Solo     11 & 12 yrs

Time Limit: 02:00

One piece of your own choice.

Entry: $6.001st Medal, Certificate          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
13 & 14 yrs
Class 185 Verse Speaking Solo     13 & 14 yrs

Time Limit: 03:00

One piece of your own choice.

Entry: $7.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
15 yrs & over
Class 186 Verse Speaking Solo     15 yrs & over

Time Limit: 03:00

One piece of your own choice.

Entry: $7.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
8 yrs & under
Class 190 Verse Speaking Restricted Solo     8 yrs & under

Time Limit: 02:00

See Rule 11. One piece of your own choice.

Entry: $6.001st Medal, Certificate          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
9 & 10 yrs
Class 191 Verse Speaking Restricted Solo     9 & 10 yrs

Time Limit: 02:00

See Rule 11. One piece of your own choice.

Entry: $6.001st Medal, Certificate          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
11 & 12 yrs
Class 192 Verse Speaking Restricted Solo     11 & 12 yrs

Time Limit: 02:00

See Rule 11. One piece of your own choice.

Entry: $6.001st Medal, Certificate          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
13 & 14 yrs
Class 193 Verse Speaking Restricted Solo     13 & 14 yrs

Time Limit: 02:00

See Rule 11. One piece of your own choice.

Entry: $7.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
15 yrs & over
Class 194 Verse Speaking Restricted Solo     15 yrs & over

Time Limit: 02:00

See Rule 11. One piece of your own choice.

Entry: $7.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
8 yrs & under
Class 195 Humorous Verse Solo     8 yrs & under

Time Limit: 02:00

Own choice.

Entry: $6.001st Medal, Certificate          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
9 & 10 yrs
Class 196 Humorous Verse Solo     9 & 10 yrs

Time Limit: 02:00

Own choice.

Entry: $6.001st Medal, Certificate          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
11 & 12 yrs
Class 197 Humorous Verse Solo     11 & 12 yrs

Time Limit: 02:00

Own choice.

Entry: $6.001st Medal, Certificate          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
13 & 14 yrs
Class 198 Humorous Verse Solo     13 & 14 yrs

Time Limit: 03:00

Own choice.

Entry: $7.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
15 yrs & over
Class 199 Humorous Verse Solo     15 yrs & over

Time Limit: 03:00

Own choice.

Entry: $7.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
8 yrs & under
Class 200 Australian Verse Solo     8 yrs & under

Time Limit: 02:00

Own choice. Time limit 2 minutes.

Entry: $6.001st Medal, Certificate          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
9 & 10 yrs
Class 201 Australian Verse Solo     9 & 10 yrs

Time Limit: 02:00

Own choice. Time limit 2 minutes.

Entry: $6.001st Medal, Certificate          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
11 & 12 yrs
Class 202 Australian Verse Solo     11 & 12 yrs

Time Limit: 03:00

Own choice. Time limit 3 minutes.

Entry: $6.001st Medal, Certificate          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
13 & 14 yrs
Class 203 Australian Verse Solo     13 & 14 yrs

Time Limit: 03:00

Own choice. Time limit 3 minutes.

Entry: $7.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
15 yrs & over
Class 204 Australian Verse Solo     15 yrs & over

Time Limit: 03:00

Own choice. Time limit 3 minutes.

Entry: $7.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
8 yrs & under
Class 205 Look at a Picture & Tell a Story Solo     8 yrs & under

Time Limit: 01:30

1 min to study a picture, 1 min to tell a story, bell will ring after 1 min, giving 30 sec to finish story.

Entry: $6.001st Medal, Certificate          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
9 & 10 yrs
Class 206 Look at a Picture & Tell a Story Solo     9 & 10 yrs

Time Limit: 01:30

1 min to study a picture, 1 min to tell a story, bell will ring after 1 min, giving 30 sec to finish story.

Entry: $6.001st Medal, Certificate          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
11 & 12 yrs
Class 207 Look at a Picture & Tell a Story Solo     11 & 12 yrs

Time Limit: 01:30

1 min to study a picture, 1 min to tell a story, bell will ring after 1 min, giving 30 sec to finish story.

Entry: $6.001st Medal, Certificate          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
10 yrs & under
Class 208 Sight Prose Reading Solo     10 yrs & under

Time Limit:

Provided by the Adjudicator.

Entry: $6.001st Medal, Certificate          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
11 & 12 yrs
Class 209 Sight Prose Reading Solo     11 & 12 yrs

Time Limit:

Provided by the Adjudicator.

Entry: $6.001st Medal, Certificate          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
13 & 14 yrs
Class 210 Sight Prose Reading Solo     13 & 14 yrs

Time Limit:

Provided by the Adjudicator.

Entry: $7.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
15 yrs & over
Class 211 Sight Prose Reading Solo     15 yrs & over

Time Limit:

Provided by the Adjudicator.

Entry: $7.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
8 yrs & under
Class 212 Prepared Prose Reading Solo     8 yrs & under

Time Limit:

Own choice. Approx 100 words.

Entry: $6.001st Medal, Certificate          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
9 & 10 yrs
Class 213 Prepared Prose Reading Solo     9 & 10 yrs

Time Limit:

Own choice. Approx 150 words.

Entry: $6.001st Medal, Certificate          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
11 & 12 yrs
Class 214 Prepared Prose Reading Solo     11 & 12 yrs

Time Limit:

Own choice. Approx 200 words.

Entry: $6.001st Medal, Certificate          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
13 & 14 yrs
Class 215 Prepared Prose Reading Solo     13 & 14 yrs

Time Limit:

Own choice. Approx 250 words.

Entry: $7.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
15 yrs & over
Class 216 Prepared Prose Reading Solo     15 yrs & over

Time Limit:

Own choice. Approx 300 words.

Entry: $7.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
8 yrs & under
Class 219 Bible Reading: Mark 3: 1 - 6 Solo     8 yrs & under

Time Limit:

Provide a copy for the Adjudicator.

Entry: $6.001st Medal, Certificate          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
9 & 10 yrs
Class 220 Bible Reading: Mark 4: 35 - 41 Solo     9 & 10 yrs

Time Limit:

Provide a copy for the Adjudicator.

Entry: $6.001st Medal, Certificate          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
11 & 12 yrs
Class 221 Bible Reading: Mark 7: 1 - 8 Solo     11 & 12 yrs

Time Limit:

Provide a copy for the Adjudicator.

Entry: $6.001st Medal, Certificate          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
13 yrs & over
Class 222 Bible Reading: Mark 10: 17 - 31 Solo     13 yrs & over

Time Limit:

Provide a copy for the Adjudicator.

Entry: $7.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
12 yrs & under
Class 224 Public Speaking Prepared Solo     12 yrs & under

Time Limit: 02:00

Topic own choice. Palm cards allowed. Max 2 minutes.

Entry: $6.001st Medal, Certificate          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
13 & 14 yrs
Class 225 Public Speaking Prepared Solo     13 & 14 yrs

Time Limit: 03:00

Topic own choice. Palm cards allowed. Max 3 minutes.

Entry: $7.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
15 yrs & over
Class 226 Public Speaking Prepared Solo     15 yrs & over

Time Limit: 03:00

Topic own choice. Palm cards allowed. Max 3 minutes.

Entry: $7.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
Junior - 12 yrs & under
Class 228 Public Speaking Impromptu Solo     Junior - 12 yrs & under

Time Limit: 01:30

Topic provided by Adjudicator. Palm cards allowed. Prep time 1 min. Performance time 1 min then 30 sec to finish off.

Entry: $6.001st Medal, Certificate          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
Senior - 13 yrs & over
Class 229 Public Speaking Impromptu Solo     Senior - 13 yrs & over

Time Limit: 02:30

Topic provided by Adjudicator. Palm cards allowed. Prep time 1 min. Performance time 2 min then 30 sec to finish off.

Entry: $7.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
10 yrs & under
Class 231 Radio Announcements Solo     10 yrs & under

Time Limit:

Material supplied by the adjudicator. Performed behind closed curtain using a microphone. Prep time 1 min.

Entry: $6.001st Medal, Certificate          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
11 & 12 yrs
Class 232 Radio Announcements Solo     11 & 12 yrs

Time Limit:

Material supplied by the adjudicator. Performed behind closed curtain using a microphone. Prep time 1 min.

Entry: $6.001st Medal, Certificate          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
13 & 14 yrs
Class 233 Radio Announcements Solo     13 & 14 yrs

Time Limit:

Material supplied by the adjudicator. Performed behind closed curtain using a microphone. Prep time 1 min.

Entry: $7.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
15 yrs & over
Class 234 Radio Announcements Solo     15 yrs & over

Time Limit:

Material supplied by the adjudicator. Performed behind closed curtain using a microphone. Prep time 1 min.

Entry: $7.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
8 yrs & under
Class 235 Mime Solo     8 yrs & under

Time Limit: 02:00

Maximum time limit 2 min.

Entry: $6.001st Medal, Certificate          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
9 & 10 yrs
Class 236 Mime Solo     9 & 10 yrs

Time Limit: 02:00

Maximum time limit 2 min.

Entry: $6.001st Medal, Certificate          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
11 & 12 yrs
Class 237 Mime Solo     11 & 12 yrs

Time Limit: 02:00

Maximum time limit 2 min.

Entry: $6.001st Medal, Certificate          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
13 & 14 yrs
Class 238 Mime Solo     13 & 14 yrs

Time Limit: 02:00

Maximum time limit 2 min.

Entry: $7.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
15 yrs & over
Class 239 Mime Solo     15 yrs & over

Time Limit: 02:00

Maximum time limit 2 min.

Entry: $7.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
8 yrs & under
Class 240 Poem For Two     8 yrs & under

Time Limit: 02:00

Own choice. Maximum time 2 min.

Entry: $7.001st Medals, Certificates          2nd Certificates          3rd Certificates          HC Certificates          
10 yrs & under
Class 241 Poem For Two     10 yrs & under

Time Limit: 02:00

Own choice. Maximum time 2 min.

Entry: $7.001st Medals, Certificates          2nd Certificates          3rd Certificates          HC Certificates          
12 yrs & under
Class 242 Poem For Two     12 yrs & under

Time Limit: 02:00

Own choice. Maximum time 2 min.

Entry: $7.001st Medals, Certificates          2nd Certificates          3rd Certificates          HC Certificates          
15 yrs & under
Class 243 Poem For Two     15 yrs & under

Time Limit: 03:00

Own choice. Maximum time 3 min.

Entry: $8.001st Certificate + $24          2nd Certificate + $18          3rd Certificate + $12          HC Certificate          
Open
Class 244 Poem For Two     Open

Time Limit: 03:00

Own choice. Maximum time 3 min.

Entry: $9.001st Certificate + $30          2nd Certificate + $24          3rd Certificate + $18          HC Certificate          
8 yrs & under
Class 245 Literary Duologue     8 yrs & under

Time Limit: 05:00

Literary excerpt consisting of two characters from a play. Own choice. Min time 2 min, max time 5 min.

Entry: $7.001st Medals, Certificates          2nd Certificates          3rd Certificates          HC Certificates          
10 yrs & under
Class 246 Literary Duologue     10 yrs & under

Time Limit: 05:00

Literary excerpt consisting of two characters from a play. Own choice. Min time 2 min, max time 5 min.

Entry: $7.001st Medals, Certificates          2nd Certificates          3rd Certificates          HC Certificates          
12 yrs & under
Class 247 Literary Duologue     12 yrs & under

Time Limit: 05:00

Literary excerpt consisting of two characters from a play. Own choice. Min time 2 min, max time 5 min.

Entry: $7.001st Medals, Certificates          2nd Certificates          3rd Certificates          HC Certificates          
15 yrs & under
Class 248 Literary Duologue     15 yrs & under

Time Limit: 05:00

Literary excerpt consisting of two characters from a play. Own choice. Min time 3 min, max time 5 min.

Entry: $8.001st Certificate + $24          2nd Certificate + $18          3rd Certificate + $12          HC Certificate          
Open
Class 249 Literary Duologue     Open

Time Limit: 05:00

Literary excerpt consisting of two characters from a play. Own choice. Min time 3 min, max time 5 min.

Entry: $9.001st Certificate + $30          2nd Certificate + $24          3rd Certificate + $18          HC Certificate          
8 yrs & under
Class 250 Monologue Solo     8 yrs & under

Time Limit: 03:00

Literary excerpt for one character from a play. Own choice. Time limit 3 min.

Entry: $6.001st Medal, Certificate          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
9 & 10 yrs
Class 251 Monologue Solo     9 & 10 yrs

Time Limit: 03:00

Literary excerpt for one character from a play. Own choice. Time limit 3 min.

Entry: $6.001st Medal, Certificate          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
11 & 12 yrs
Class 252 Monologue Solo     11 & 12 yrs

Time Limit: 03:00

Literary excerpt for one character from a play. Own choice. Time limit 3 min.

Entry: $6.001st Medal, Certificate          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
13 & 14 yrs
Class 253 Monologue Solo     13 & 14 yrs

Time Limit: 05:00

Literary excerpt for one character from a play. Own choice. Time limit 5 min.

Entry: $7.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
15 yrs & over
Class 254 Monologue Solo     15 yrs & over

Time Limit: 07:00

Literary excerpt for one character from a play. Own choice. Time limit 7 min.

Entry: $7.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
12 yrs & under
Class 256 Poem - written and performed by the poet Solo     12 yrs & under

Time Limit: 02:00

Entry: $6.001st Medal, Certificate          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
13 yrs & over
Class 257 Poem - written and performed by the poet Solo     13 yrs & over

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $7.001st Certificate + $15          2nd Certificate + $10          3rd Certificate + $5          HC Certificate          
Primary School
Class 263 Play Group     Primary School

Time Limit: 15:00

Own choice. Time limit 15 min, including setting up.

Entry: $10.001st Certificate          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
Secondary School
Class 264 Play Group     Secondary School

Time Limit: 15:00

Own choice. Time limit 15 min, including setting up.

Entry: $10.001st Certificate          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
Kindergarten only
Class 265 Choral Verse Speaking Group     Kindergarten only

Time Limit: 06:00

Two contrasting pieces. Total time 6 minutes. Minimum of 10 performers.

Entry: $10.001st Certificate          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
Infants
Class 266 Choral Verse Speaking Group     Infants

Time Limit: 06:00

Two contrasting pieces. Total time 6 minutes. Minimum of 10 performers.

Entry: $10.001st Certificate          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
Junior Primary School
Class 267 Choral Verse Speaking Group     Junior Primary School

Time Limit: 06:00

Two contrasting pieces. Total time 6 minutes. Minimum of 10 performers.

Entry: $10.001st Certificate          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
Small Schools (Infants and Primary)
Class 268 Choral Verse Speaking Group     Small Schools (Infants and Primary)

Time Limit: 06:00

Two contrasting pieces. Total time 6 minutes. Minimum of 10 performers.

Entry: $10.001st Certificate          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
Senior Primary School
Class 269 Choral Verse Speaking Group     Senior Primary School

Time Limit: 06:00

Two contrasting pieces. Total time 6 minutes. Minimum of 10 performers.

Entry: $10.001st Certificate          2nd Certificate          3rd Certificate          HC Certificate          
12 yrs & under
Class 270 Junior Speech Championship Solo     12 yrs & under

Time Limit: 06:00

Must have performed in two other individual prepared classes. Prepared public speech followed by verse speaking then sight prose reading. Total time for speech and verse 6 minutes.

Entry: $7.001st Trophy, Certificate + $40          2nd Trophy, Certificate + $30          3rd Trophy, Certificate + $20          
13 yrs & over
Class 271 Senior Speech Championship Solo     13 yrs & over

Time Limit: 09:00

Must have performed in two other individual prepared classes. Prepared public speech followed by verse speaking then sight prose reading. Total time for speech and verse 9 minutes.

Entry: $9.001st Trophy, Certificate + $70          2nd Trophy, Certificate + $50          3rd Trophy, Certificate + $30          
12 yrs & under
Class 272 Junior: Phil Crossley Henry Lawson Poetry Competition Solo     12 yrs & under

Time Limit: 04:00

Own choice Henry Lawson poem. Must have performed in two other solo or duologue classes.

Entry: $7.001st Perpetual Trophy, Certificate + $80          
13 yrs & over
Class 273 Senior: Phil Crossley Henry Lawson Poetry Competition Solo     13 yrs & over

Time Limit: 06:00

Own choice Henry Lawson poem. Must have performed in two other solo or duologue classes.

Entry: $9.001st Perpetual Trophy, Certificate + $120          
12 yrs & under
Class 274 Junior Speech Scholarship Solo     12 yrs & under

Time Limit:

See Rule 25.

Entry: $12.001st $150          
Senior - 13 yrs & over
Class 275 Senior Speech Scholarship Solo     Senior - 13 yrs & over

Time Limit:

See Rule 25.

Entry: $12.001st $300