71st Annual Townsville Eisteddfod
Literary
14 Sep 2021 to 14 Sep 2021
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)
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LITERARY DIVISION

Adjudicator: Gerri Perriman, Townsville 

WORKS DUE BY 3PM SUNDAY 8th AUGUST at Eisteddfod Office

  • Mark manuscript clearly in the top right corner of each page with section number and competitor's name.
  • All submissions must be the original work of the competitor. The work may have been submitted as part of a school assignment. 
  • The Declaration form (from back of Entry Book) must be attached to the back of each literary work.
  • 1 entry per competitor per section is allowed.
  • All literary works must be legible and submitted on A4 paper, written or printed on one side only.
  • A word count must be written at the end of the work.
  • Please note word limits. Submissions exceeding these word limits will receive adjudication but will not receive a mark.
  • All work needs to be final submission standard.
  • Results will be published on the Townsville Eisteddfod website.
  • Works & Trophies must be collected from the Civic Theatre before 25th September. Any work not claimed by 25th September 2021 will be destroyed.

LITERARY ENCOURAGEMENT AWARDS

  • Year 7 to Age 18  
  • Year 6 & under  
ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 7/06/2021 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
Year 7 to Age 18
601 Original Poem Solo     Year 7 to Age 18

Time Limit:

Max 150 words

Donated by Adrian & Janine Gabrielli

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Years 5 & 6
602 Original Poem Solo     Years 5 & 6

Time Limit:

Max 150 words

Donated by Dr Harry Stalewski, Paediatric Surgeon/Urologist

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Years 3 & 4
603 Original Poem Solo     Years 3 & 4

Time Limit:

Max 100 words

Donated by Creative Writers Group University of 3rd Age

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Year 2 & Under
604 Original Poem Solo     Year 2 & Under

Time Limit:

Max 100 words

Donated by Adrian & Janine Gabrielli

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Year 7 to Age 18
605 Short Story Solo     Year 7 to Age 18

Time Limit:

Max 1000 words

Donated by the Townsville Bulletin

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Year 10 to Age 18
606 Creative Writing Solo     Year 10 to Age 18

Time Limit:

Max 1000 words

Donated by Pierina Masatto

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Years 7 to 9
607 Creative Writing Solo     Years 7 to 9

Time Limit:

Max 750 words

Donated by Creative Writers Group University of 3rd Age

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Year 6
608 Creative Writing Solo     Year 6

Time Limit:

Max 500 words

Donated by J Nixon & D Alt

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Year 5
609 Creative Writing Solo     Year 5

Time Limit:

Max 500 words

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Year 4
610 Creative Writing Solo     Year 4

Time Limit:

Max 500 words

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Year 3
611 Creative Writing Solo     Year 3

Time Limit:

Max 500 words

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Year 2
612 Creative Writing Solo     Year 2

Time Limit:

Max 500 words

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Year 1 & Under
613 Creative Writing Solo      Year 1 & Under

Time Limit:

Max 500 words

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Year 10 to Age 18
614 Functional Writing Solo     Year 10 to Age 18

Time Limit:

Max 1000 words

Donated by Glencore

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Years 7 to 9
615 Functional Writing Solo     Years 7 to 9

Time Limit:

Max 750 words

Donated by 1300SMILES

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Years 5 & 6
616 Functional Writing Solo     Years 5 & 6

Time Limit:

Max 500 words

Donated by City Oasis Inn

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Years 3 & 4
617 Functional Writing Solo     Years 3 & 4

Time Limit:

Max 500 words

Donated by Friends of the Theatre

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