Saturday 2nd, Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th September 2023
Entries close 1st June 2023
Any enquiries regarding Speech Sections please contact Mrs. Carolyn McKenzie at [email protected]
Speech Section Encouragement Awards
Awarded by Adjudicator to any Speech competitor
1) 14 years and under – $50.00
2) 15 years and over – $50.00
Time limits: Unless otherwise stated maximum performance time is 3 minutes and competitors may be disqualified if they exceed the 3 minutes.
Competitors will not be penalised if they perform less than maximum time.
Copies: Copies of prepared selections are to be provided prior to commencement of the section.
Australian verse: Selection must be by an Australian poet.
Impromptu readings: Passive provided by Adjudicator. One (1) minute preparation.
Mime: No costumes or props. A chair only will be provided. Time limit 2 minutes.
Describe a picture: Picture to be provided by Adjudicator. One minute preparation time. Maximum 2 minutes performance time.
Improvisation: Topic supplied by Adjudicator. 2 min preparation, 2 min performance (Primary), 3 min performance (Secondary).
Public speaking: Topic -Own choice. Time limit 3 mins.
Shakespearian extract: Time limit 5 minutes. Own choice. Optional costume or performance blacks.
Radio news reading: Preparation time 1 min. A 2-3 min news bulletin will be supplied by the adjudicator. Competitor will be seated.
Telephone conversation for two: Competitors will improvise a telephone conversation based on a topic provided by the adjudicator.