71st Annual Townsville Eisteddfod
Recitation
13 Sep 2021 to 17 Sep 2021
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)
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SPEECH & DRAMA DIVISION - RECITATION
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ADJUDICATORS: SOLO: Kiesten McCauley, Brisbane  GROUP: Pamela Cassidy, Tamworth

RULES & CONDITIONS

1.  POEM IN PAIRS

  • 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.
  • 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
2. MICROPHONE  No microphone will be allowed 

3. OWN CHOICE SCRIPTS  Refer to General Rule 3  Chairman's Forms are not needed for Recitation sections (except Character Poem).

4. PROMPTING  No prompting except from Adjudicator. Penalties will apply at the discretion of the Adjudicator.

5. COSTUMES & PROPS 

  • No costumes allowed in Recitation Sections except Bush Poetry, Character Poem, Humorous Poem & Poem in Pairs.
  • No Props allowed in any Recitation section.

6. PERFORMANCE

  • Title & Poet to be said as part of the performance (except Character Poem).
  • Blackouts and special lighting effects not allowed.
  • Performance must remain on stage, upstage of the proscenium.
  • Once a competitor has registered with the Marshal, they are required to remain until the Section has been adjudicated.
  • No Curtains.
7. TIME LIMITS  Time Limits for Own Choice sections will be strictly enforced as per General Rule 2.

8. VENUE ETIQUETTE  NO barracking, whistling or calling out from the audience OR back stage.

RECITATION/SPEECH AWARDS

Bursary: Awarded to the Townsville competitor age 15 to 18 whom, in the opinion of the Adjudicator, shows the most potential.

To be eligible, competitors must enter and compete in the following Sections: Championship Recitation and any one of the following Sections: Prepared Public Speaking  Impromptu Reading

AWARDS:

  •  Encouragement for a Recitation competitor age 13 to 18.
  •  Most promising Recitation competitor age 12 & under.
ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 7/06/2021 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
Age 15 to 18
211 Recitation Championship Solo     Age 15 to 18

Time Limit: 05:00

Set. Must compete in appropriate Age Solo

Donated by the Heron Family

Entry: $13.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
Age 17 & 18
212 Poetry Solo     Age 17 & 18

Time Limit: 02:00

Own Choice

Donated by Townsville Eisteddfod

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 16
213 Poetry Solo     Age 16

Time Limit: 02:00

Own Choice

Donated by Glennys Perry

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 15
214 Poetry Solo     Age 15

Time Limit: 02:00

Choice of 2 set pieces, no costumes or props

Donated by Bernie Lanigan Optometrist

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 14
215 Poetry Solo     Age 14

Time Limit: 02:00

Choice of 2 set pieces, no costumes or props

Donated by Margaret Coventry

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 13
216 Poetry Solo     Age 13

Time Limit: 02:00

Choice of 2 set pieces, no costumes or props

Donated by Anne Henderson

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 12
217 Poetry Solo     Age 12

Time Limit: 02:00

Choice of 2 set pieces, no costumes or props

Donated by the Fickling Family

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 11
218 Poetry Solo     Age 11

Time Limit: 02:00

Choice of 2 set pieces, no costumes or props

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 10
219 Poetry Solo     Age 10

Time Limit: 02:00

Choice of 2 set pieces, no costumes or props

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 9
220 Poetry Solo     Age 9

Time Limit: 02:00

Choice of 2 set pieces, no costumes or props

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 8
221 Poetry Solo     Age 8

Time Limit: 02:00

Choice of 2 set pieces, no costumes or props

Donated by the Stanton Family

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 7
222 Poetry Solo     Age 7

Time Limit: 01:00

Own Choice; no costume or props

Donated by Mrs Joyce Chock Man

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 6
223 Poetry Solo     Age 6

Time Limit: 01:00

Own Choice; no costume or props

Donated by the Quigley Family

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 5 & Under
224 Poetry Solo     Age 5 & Under

Time Limit: 00:45

Own Choice; no costume or props

Donated by Dr Harry Stalewski, Paediatric Surgeon/Urologist

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 14 to 18
225 Australian Bush Poetry Solo     Age 14 to 18

Time Limit: 02:00

Choice of 2 set pieces; Costume and movement recommended.

Donated by Bush Poet Mates Inc.

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 11 to 13
226 Australian Bush Poetry Solo     Age 11 to 13

Time Limit: 02:00

Choice of 2 set pieces; Costume and movement recommended.

Donated by Bush Poet Mates Inc.

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 10 & Under
227 Australian Bush Poetry Solo     Age 10 & Under

Time Limit: 02:00

Choice of 2 set pieces; Costume and movement recommended.

Donated by Bush Poet Mates Inc.

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 14 to 18
228 Australian Bush Poetry - Own Choice Solo     Age 14 to 18

Time Limit: 03:00

Costume and movement recommended.

Donated by Bush Poet Mates Inc.

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 11 to 13
229 Australian Bush Poetry - Own Choice Solo     Age 11 to 13

Time Limit: 03:00

Costume and movement recommended.

Donated by Bush Poet Mates Inc.

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 10 & Under
230 Australian Bush Poetry - Own Choice Solo     Age 10 & Under

Time Limit: 02:00

Costume and movement recommended.

Donated by Bush Poet Mates Inc.

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 12 & Under
231 Poem In Pairs Duo     Age 12 & Under

Time Limit: 02:00

Own Choice Unison, Part or combination; costume optional

Entry: $12.501st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 10 & Under
232 Poem In Pairs Duo     Age 10 & Under

Time Limit: 02:00

Own Choice Unison, Part or combination; costume optional

Entry: $12.501st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 7 & 8
233 Poem In Pairs Duo     Age 7 & 8

Time Limit: 02:00

Own Choice Unison, Part or combination; costume optional

Donated by Ann Murrell

Entry: $12.501st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 11 & 12
234 Character Poem Solo     Age 11 & 12

Time Limit: 02:00

Own Choice; first or third person, costume & hand props optional

The Mick Lamont Trophy

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 9 & 10
235 Character Poem Solo     Age 9 & 10

Time Limit: 02:00

Own Choice; first or third person, costume & hand props optional

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 7 & 8
236 Character Poem Solo     Age 7 & 8

Time Limit: 02:00

Own Choice; first or third person, costume & hand props optional

The Lil Kratzman Trophy

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 6 & Under
237 Nursery Rhyme Solo     Age 6 & Under

Time Limit: 00:45

Own Choice; costume & hand props optional

Donated by June Pryor

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 13 to 18
238 Humorous Poem Solo     Age 13 to 18

Time Limit: 02:00

Own Choice; costume & hand props optional; age appropriate

Donated by the Shield Family

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Trophy          3rd Trophy