79th Bathurst Eisteddfod
Speech-Solos
14 Aug 2024 to 03 Sep 2024
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)
No rules available
ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 31/05/2024 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
215 Junior Scholarship     12 years and under

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 2024 unless advancing from Junior to Intermediate Section, • PLEASE NOTE: The Committee reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to make any amendments to the structure of the Scholarship sections, the age limits, the prize money or any other factor depending upon the number of entrants in each section. 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 Bathurst Arts Council

Entry: $25.001st Perpetual Trophy, Replica Trophy, Certificate + $150          
216 Intermediate Scholarship     13 and 14 years only

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 2024 unless advancing from Intermediate to Senior Section. • PLEASE NOTE: The Committee reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to make any amendments to the structure of the Scholarship sections, the age limits, the prize money or any other factor depending upon the number of entrants in each section. 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

Entry: $25.001st Perpetual Trophy, Replica Trophy, Certificate + $350          
217 Senior Scholarship     15 years - 20 years

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 2024. • PLEASE NOTE: The Committee reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to make any amendments to the structure of the Scholarship sections, the age limits, the prize money or any other factor depending upon the number of entrants in each section. 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 Ray Morcom Auto Body Repairs

Entry: $25.001st Perpetual Trophy, Replica Trophy, Certificate + $550          
220 Recitation Solo     5 years and under

Time Limit: 01:00

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

Sponsored by Bronni Colley Drama

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          EA Each competitor will receive a medal          HC Certificate          
221 Recitation Solo     6 years only

Time Limit: 01:30

Poem own choice. No props permitted except hand held.

Sponsored by Polly Withers

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
222 Recitation Solo     7 years only

Time Limit: 02:00

Poem own choice. No props permitted except hand held.

Sponsored by Bathurst Eisteddfod Society

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
223 Recitation Solo     8 years only

Time Limit: 02:00

Poem own choice. No props permitted except hand held.

Sponsored by Rosemary Hancock

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
224 Recitation Solo     9 years only

Time Limit: 02:30

Poem own choice. No props permitted except hand held.

Sponsored by St Josephs Public School

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
225 Recitation Solo     10 years only

Time Limit: 03:00

Poem own choice. No props permitted except hand held.

Sponsored by Julianne and David Sherley

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
226 Recitation Solo     11 years only

Time Limit: 03:00

Poem own choice. No props permitted except hand held.

Sponsored by Encore Speech & Drama Studio

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
227 Recitation Solo     12 years only

Time Limit: 03:00

Poem own choice. No props permitted except hand held.

Sponsored by Bathurst Eisteddfod Society

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
228 Recitation Solo     13 years only

Time Limit: 03:30

Poem own choice. No props permitted except hand held.

Sponsored by Bronni Colley Drama

Entry: $15.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          HC Certificate          
229 Recitation Solo     14 years only

Time Limit: 03:30

Poem own choice. No props permitted except hand held.

Sponsored by Farrah Johnson

Entry: $15.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          HC Certificate          
230 Recitation Solo     15 and 16 years only

Time Limit: 04:00

Poem own choice. No props permitted except hand held.

Sponsored by Emily Nicoll

Entry: $15.001st $40          2nd $30          3rd $20          HC Certificate          
231 Recitation Solo     Open

Time Limit: 04:00

Poem own choice. No props permitted except hand held.

Sponsored by Paul Toole MP - Member for Bathurst

Entry: $15.001st $60          2nd $40          3rd $30          HC Certificate          
232 Recitation Restricted Solo     8 years only

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 Tye Johnson

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
233 Recitation Restricted Solo     9 years only

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 Aodhan Sweeney

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
234 Restricted recitation Solo     10 years and under

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 Emma Avinash

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Medal          
235 Australian Verse Solo     6 years and under

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 Hugh & Lucy Stewart

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
236 Australian Verse Solo     7 years only

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 Alice Brooker

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
237 Australian Verse Solo     8 years only

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

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
238 Australian Verse Solo     9 years only

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.

Charlotte Taylor

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
239 Australian Verse Solo     10 years only

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 Ray Morcom Auto Body Repairs

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
240 Australian Verse Solo     11 years only

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 & District Vietnam Veterans Association

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
241 Australian Verse Solo     12 years only

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 Chocolate Boutique

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
242 Australian Verse Solo     13 years only

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 Jake Rouland

Entry: $15.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          HC Certificate          
243 Australian Verse Solo     14 years only

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 Susan Morris

Entry: $15.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          HC Certificate          
244 Australian Verse Solo     15 and 16 years only

Time Limit: 04:00

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 Susan Morris

Entry: $15.001st $40          2nd $30          3rd $20          HC Certificate          
245 Australian Verse Solo     Open

Time Limit: 04:00

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 Ray Morcom Auto Body Repairs

Entry: $15.001st $60          2nd $40          3rd $30          HC Certificate          
246 Humorous Verse Solo     6 years and under

Time Limit: 02:00

Poem is own choice. One poem.

Sponsored by Charles Croaker

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
247 Humorous Verse Solo     7 years only

Time Limit: 02:00

Poem is own choice. One poem.

Sponsored by Oscar Middleton

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
248 Humorous Verse Solo     8 years only

Time Limit: 02:00

Poem is own choice. One poem.

Sponsored by CKM Law

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
249 Humorous Verse Solo     9 years only

Time Limit: 02:00

Poem is own choice. One poem.

Sponsored by Paul Family

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
250 Humorous Verse Solo     10 years only

Time Limit: 03:00

Poem is own choice. One poem.

Sponsored by Ivy Powell

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
251 Humorous Verse Solo     11 years only

Time Limit: 03:00

Poem is own choice. One poem.

Sponsored by Specialised Plumbing Solutions

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
252 Humorous Verse Solo     12 years only

Time Limit: 03:00

Poem is own choice. One poem.

Sponsored by the Griffith Family

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
253 Humorous Verse Solo     13 and 14 years only

Time Limit: 03:30

Poem is own choice. One poem.

Sponsored by Barlow Property Services

Entry: $15.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          HC Certificate          
254 Humorous Verse Solo     15 and 16 years only

Time Limit: 04:00

Poem is own choice. One poem.

Sponsored by Dileigh Consulting Engineers

Entry: $15.001st $40          2nd $30          3rd $20          HC Certificate          
255 Humorous Verse Solo     Open

Time Limit: 04:00

Poem is own choice. One poem.

Sponsored by Barlow Property Services

Entry: $15.001st $60          2nd $40          3rd $30          HC Certificate          
256 Prose Solo     8 years and under

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 Bathurst Eisteddfod Society

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
257 Prose Solo     9 years only

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 Kelly Partners

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
258 Prose Solo     10 years only

Time Limit: 02:30

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

Sponsored by Creating Great Smiles

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
259 Prose Solo     11 and 12 years only

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.

Inner Wheel Club of Bathurst

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
260 Prose Solo     13 and 14 years only

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 Susan Morris

Entry: $15.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          HC Certificate          
261 Prose Solo     15 and 16 years only

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

Entry: $15.001st $40          2nd $30          3rd $20          HC Certificate          
262 Prose Solo     Open

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 Barlow Property Services

Entry: $15.001st $60          2nd $40          3rd $30          HC Certificate          
263 Sacred Reading Solo     8 years and under

Time Limit: 01:30

Bible or Sacred Text must be used. Own choice.

Sponsored by Evie Hemopo

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
264 Sacred Reading Solo     9 and 10 years only

Time Limit: 02:00

Bible or Sacred Text must be used. Own choice.

Sponsored by Music at Stannies - Creative Arts Department

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
265 Sacred Reading Solo     11 and 12 years only

Time Limit: 02:00

Bible or Sacred Text must be used. Own choice.

Sponsored by Barry Mawhood

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
266 Sacred Reading Solo     13 and 14 years only

Time Limit: 03:00

Bible or Sacred Text must be used. Own choice.

Sponsored by Harrison Perkins

Entry: $15.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          HC Certificate          
267 Sacred Reading Solo     15 and 16 years only

Time Limit: 03:00

Bible or Sacred Text must be used. Own choice.

Sponsored by Hayley Davis

Entry: $15.001st $40          2nd $30          3rd $20          HC Certificate          
268 Sacred Reading Solo     Open

Time Limit: 03:00

Bible or sacred text must be used. Own choice.

Sponsored by Oxygen Recruitment & HR

Entry: $15.001st $60          2nd $40          3rd $30          HC Certificate          
269 Sacred or Inspirational Verse Solo     8 years and under

Time Limit: 01:30

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

Sponsored by Annie Brooker

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
270 Sacred or Inspirational Verse Solo     9 and 10 years only

Time Limit: 02:30

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

Sponsored by Harrison Perkins

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
271 Sacred or Inspirational Verse Solo     11 and 12 years only

Time Limit: 03:00

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

Sponsored by Bathurst Eisteddfod Society

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
272 Sacred or Inspirational Verse Solo     13 and 14 years only

Time Limit: 03:30

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

Sponsored by Sammy Armitage

Entry: $15.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          HC Certificate          
273 Sacred or Inspirational Verse Solo     15 and 16 years only

Time Limit: 04:00

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

Sponsored by Barlow Property Services

Entry: $15.001st $40          2nd $30          3rd $20          HC Certificate          
274 Sacred or Inspirational Verse Solo     Open

Time Limit: 04:00

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

Sponsored by Bathurst Eisteddfod Society

Entry: $15.001st $60          2nd $40          3rd $30          HC Certificate          
276 Sight Reading Solo     Year 2 and under

Time Limit:

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

Sponsored by Emma Avinash

Entry: $15.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
277 Sight Reading Solo     Year 3 Only

Time Limit:

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

Sponsored by Encore Speech & Drama Studio

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
278 Sight Reading Solo     Year 4 Only

Time Limit:

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

Sponsored by Ruby and Harry Thorne

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
279 Sight Reading Solo     Year 5 Only

Time Limit:

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

Sponsored by the Griffith Family

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
280 Sight Reading Solo     Year 6 Only

Time Limit:

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

Sponsored by Cathedral Primary School P&F

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
281 Sight Reading Solo     Year 7 and 8

Time Limit:

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

Sponsored by Oliver Sage & Zac Rustan-Walkom

Entry: $15.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          HC Certificate          
282 Sight Reading Solo     Year 9 and OVer

Time Limit: 00:00

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

Sponsored by Anees Kaskangam

Entry: $15.001st $40          2nd $30          3rd $20          HC Certificate          
283 Sight Reading Solo     Open

Time Limit:

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

Sponsored by Easy Living Footwear

Entry: $15.001st $60          2nd $40          3rd $20          HC Certificate          
284 Prepared Reading Solo     6 years and under

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 Elizabeth Costello

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
285 Prepared Reading Solo     7 Years Only

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 Paul Toole MP - Member for Bathurst

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
286 Prepared Reading Solo     8 years only

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 Tye Johnson

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
287 Prepared Reading Solo     9 Years Only

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 St Josephs Public School

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
288 Prepared Reading Solo     10 Years Only

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 Busby Medical Practice

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
289 Prepared Reading Solo     11 years only

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 Bathurst Eisteddfod Society

Entry: $12.001st          2nd          3rd          HC          
290 Prepared Reading Solo     12 Years Only

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 Bathurst Eisteddfod Society

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
294 Public Speaking Solo     10 years and under

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 Encore Speech & Drama Studio

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
295 Public Speaking Solo     11 and 12 years only

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 Rosemary Hancock

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
296 Public Speaking Solo     13 and 14 years only

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 Cleo Bailey

Entry: $15.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          HC Certificate          
297 Public Speaking Solo     15 and 16 years only

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 Bathurst RSL Club

Entry: $15.001st $40          2nd $30          3rd $20          HC Certificate          
298 Public Speaking Solo     Open

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 Bathurst Chocolate Boutique

Entry: $15.001st $60          2nd $40          3rd $30          HC Certificate          
299 Story from a Picture Solo     8 years and under

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 the Griffith Family

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
300 Story from a Picture Solo     9 and 10 years only

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 CKM Law

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
301 Ask the Expert Solo     9 and 10 years only

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 Bathurst Eisteddfod Society

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
302 Ask the Expert Solo     11 and 12 years only

Time Limit: 03:00

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

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
303 Ask the Expert Solo     13 and 14 years only

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 Bathurst RSL Club

Entry: $15.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          HC Certificate          
304 Ask the Expert Solo     15 Years & Over

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 Narellan Pools Central West & Blue Mountains

Entry: $15.001st $40          2nd $30          3rd $20          HC Certificate          
305 News Reading Solo     Year 4 and under

Time Limit: 00:45

A script will be provided and adjudication will be based on reading and voice presentation only. The script will present international, national, local and sports items. Competitors will use the microphone provided.

Sponsored by Cathedral Primary School P&F

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
306 News Reading Solo     Year 6 and under

Time Limit: 00:45

Script will be provided and adjudication will be based on reading and voice presentation only. The script will present international, national, local and sports items. Competitors will use the microphone provided.

Sponsored by Ruby and Harry Thorne

Entry: $12.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC Certificate          
307 News Reading Solo     Year 7 and 8

Time Limit: 01:00

Script will be provided and adjudication will be based on reading and voice presentation only. The script will present international, national, local and sports items. Competitors will use the microphone provided

Charlotte Taylor

Entry: $15.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          HC Certificate          
308 News Reading Solo     Year 9 and OVer

Time Limit: 01:00

Script will be provided and adjudication will be based on reading and voice presentation only. The script will present international, national, local and sports items. Competitors will use the microphone provided

Sponsored by Mrs Inez Funnell

Entry: $15.001st $60          2nd $40          3rd $30          HC Certificate