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									Page 1 ENGLISH SPEECH AND DRAMA Competitions 2004 Monday 22nd – Saturday 27 th November – Jersey Opera House and Jersey Arts Centre ADJUDICATORS Mrs Anne Harris-Norman L.G.S.M., F.E.S.B., A.D.B. Ms Norma Redfearn MA, L.G.S.M., L.L.A.M., L.T.C.L., A.L.C.M., P.G.C.A.

The Executive Council shall have the power to appoint substitute Adjudicators in the place of any who may be unable to fulfil the engagement by illness or other unforeseen causes. English Speech and Drama contacts;Chairman:Mrs. Pat Sabey. La Valette, La Ruette, St Lawrence, JE3 1HT. Tel: 863499 – Fax: 865929 Deputy Chairman: Mrs. Shirley Groombridge L.R.A.M., L.G.S.M., Dip.Ed. 1 La Grange Martin, La Grande Route de St Martin, JE3 6JB Tel: 855599 Hon. Secretary & Schools Contact: Mrs Alison Crolla Mary Rose Restaurant, Bath Street, St Helier, JE2 4SV Tel: 736988 – Fax: 618069 INSURANCE The Council of the Jersey Eisteddfod does not accept responsibility for loss of or damage to properties, furniture, or costume or any other personal property howsoever caused. Competitors should ensure that their equipment is fully insured ALL RISKS i.e. insured when off home property. 2. CONDITIONS OF ENTRY * Age is reckoned as at the 1st September in the year of competition. * All competitions are open to Amateurs. * Open Competitions are open to Amateurs and Professionals. * Competitors must be natives of the Channel Islands or normally resident in the Islands. * The term „Professional‟ in this Festival is defined as one who holds a qualifying diploma and/or one who receives regular fees for teaching the art concerned. Those in training for diplomas are regarded as students and are not debarred from amateur competitions. * Ensure that copies of own choice pieces are WITH the entry form and give titles of all own choice pieces on entry form. Photocopying: an agreement has been reached by The British Federation of Festivals with the Copyright Licensing Agency, that a copy of own choice poetry/prose may be made for the adjudicator‟s use. In the case of prepared reading (CL 235) competitors are asked to submit the title of their reading on the entry form. * Entry forms should be completed in BLOCK CAPITALS. * OWN CHOICE ENTRIES WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED IF THE OWN CHOICE COPY IS ATTACHED, TOGETHER WITH NAME OF PUBLISHER. * Duologue and group entries CANNOT be accepted unless permission has been obtained from the relevant publisher. This is the responsibility of the entrant. 3. CONDITIONS OF PERFORMANCE * After entries are closed, lot shall decide the order in which competitors are to appear. Any competitor failing to appear in his/her turn without a valid reason may be disqualified. * Competitor(s)/teachers admitted free of charge to those sessions in which they are taking part. * Only authorised officials may remain at the side of the stage during any competition. * In no circumstances will the making of unofficial sound, video or still photographic recording be permitted at any performance presented or organised by The Council of the Jersey Eisteddfod. 1.

Page 2 * Smoking is NOT permitted during a performance. If smoking is vital to the scene, it must be stated on the entry form and application made IN ADVANCE to the Stage Director, so that special arrangements can be made and the necessary concession granted. * Use of combustible items such as straw is PROHIBITED, unless application is made in advance to the Stage Director. This should be stated on the entry form. * All properties, scenery, furniture and actors shall remain on the stage area during the performance. Any deviation must be cleared with the Stage Director. * Competitors involved in duologues, scenes or projects will all have full stage lighting, i.e. the lighting will be set by the Stage Management at the beginning of the week of competition and not changed during week. The backcloth may be changed in consultation with the Stage Director for adult classes and for junior/senior groups if performing in the evening only. * TIME LIMITS SET IN THE SYLLABUS MUST BE ADHERED TO. FAILURE TO DO SO WILL RESULT IN A DOWNGRADING OF AWARD.

DATA PROTECTION (JERSEY) LAW 1987 It is common practice for names and photographs to be published in the local media when the Jersey Eisteddfod holds either of its two Festivals. If you have any concerns in this regard, please contact the General Administrator or section Chairman who will ensure that your wishes are respected.

IMPORTANT NOTICES REGARDING CONDITIONS OF PERFORMANCE. The Jersey Eisteddfod is pleased to announce that it has entered into an Agreement with the Author‟s Licensing and Collecting Society. This means that entrants do not have to seek copyright permission for any poetry, prose or solo dramatic items performed, to a time limit of ten minutes. Performers and teachers will be delighted to know that their participation in this Festival means that Authors will be directly reimbursed as a consequence of their works being performed at this Festival. Solo dramatic items must be announced with title and author at the time of performance to qualify for copyright indemnity, and the performer must not change the words or gender of the character. DUOLOGUES & GROUP DRAMATIC ACTIVITIES ARE NOT COVERED BY THIS AGREEMENT AND COPYRIGHT FOR THESE ITEMS SHOULD BE SOUGHT PRIOR TO THE TIME OF ENTRY. Duologue and Group entries CANNOT be accepted on entry night unless permission has been obtained from the copyright holder, whose name MUST be stated on each entry form.

Any item entered, the content of which may not be suitable for an „all ages‟ audience, should be specifically notified on the entry form, and „flagged‟ in the programme. Announcement will also be made of the performance prior to the commencement of the class involved, at the specified time.

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MARKING WILL BE IN THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES PLATINUM, equivalent to 90 marks & over. OUTSTANDING Gold, equivalent to 87 – 89 marks DISTINCTION Silver, equivalent to 84 - 86 marks. COMMENDED Bronze, equivalent to 80 - to 83 marks. MERIT Copper, equivalent to 75 – 79 marks. FAIR

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Page 3 TROPHIES AND VOUCHERS. These will be awarded to competitors who receive a Silver (or above) certificate. The decision of the Adjudicator shall be final. Trophies won during last year‟s Eisteddfod must be returned on or before the Final Entry day. Competitors who fail to return their trophy will have their entry refused.

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SECTION AWARD An award, presented by The Jersey Eisteddfod, will be made to the solo competitor(Junior & Senior Section), who in the adjudicators‟ opinion has given the Most Outstanding Performance. 7 DISPUTES In the case of any dispute where the Adjudicator is unable to resolve the issue, an Arbitration Committee shall be convened to settle the matter. The Committee shall consist of the Chairman and Secretary, together with one of the Executive Officers acting as Chairman. The dispute shall be submitted by the competitor to the Arbitration Committee in writing with a £5 deposit, which shall not be refunded if the dispute is deemed petty or unreasonable by the Committee. ABSENTEEISM/CANCELLATION If you are unable to attend the competition entered, please telephone Hon. Secretary on 736988 or leave a message on the Eisteddfod‟s ansafone No 854529. ENTRY FEES JUNIOR SECTION (12 YEARS AND UNDER) SENIOR SECTION (17 YEARS AND UNDER) Solo £4.00 Duologues £8.00 Groups £10.00 Plays £12.00

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School Bulk Entry Fees School Solo Entries (when competitors are entered in the same class): 1 to 10 Competitors 11 to 20 Competitors 21 to 40 Competitors £20.00 £30.00 £50.00

School duologues Entries £6.00 per duologue School group Entries £6.00 per entry (group mimes; plays; dramatic selection; rehearsed improvisation (trio or 4+); project class; creative group dance drama; choral speaking; group repertoire)

Copies of set pieces may be obtained by contacting Alison Crolla, (736988) or Pat Sabey (863499) ADULT SECTION Solo £5.00 Duologues £8.00 Groups £10.00 Plays £15.00

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ENTRY FORMS are at the back of this syllabus and may be photocopied. GALA CONCERT Class winners in competition for an overall trophy are expected to appear in the Concert. Some other trophy winners (earning at least a Silver Award) will also be invited to appear. FINAL ENTRY DAY The last date entries can be accepted is FRIDAY 24th SEPTEMBER, 2004 from 4 – 8 pm at the Town Hall. Advance entries may be delivered/posted to the Hon. Secretary, Alison Crolla, Mary Rose Restaurant, Bath Street, St. Helier JE2 4SU. Late entries cannot be accepted. Copies of own choice selections MUST ACCOMPANY each entry form.

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Page 5 JUNIOR AND SENIOR SECTION THE JASDA VOUCHER - FIRST TIME EVER Verse Speaking for boys or girls 200A 6 years a) b) c) a) b) c) a) b) c) a) b) c) a) b) c) a) b) Cats by Eleanor Farjeon Cuddle by Peter Dixon The Sandcastle by John Foster I Ate a Tooth This Morning by Jack Prelutsky Magic Carpet by June Cooper Grandad by Michael Rosen It‟s Dark in Here by Shel Silverstein Questions, Quistions& Quoshtions by Spike Milligan The Crocodile by Michael Flanders Absent by Bernard Young When I am Full of Silence by Jack Prelutsky Best Friends by Adrian Henri Rodge Said by Michael Rosen News Break by Max Fatchen Poem for a New Teacher by Nick Toczek The Paint Box by E. V. Rieu If You Came by Ruth Pitter

200B

7 years

200C

8 years

200D

9 years

200E

10 & 11 years

200F

12 to 14 years

The above classes are open to candidates who have NEVER entered the Eisteddfod before in Solo Speech Classes. Competitors in Classes 200 may enter other solo classes EXCLUDING the set verse (Cl.206 to 213). However, prose, own choice or open classes can be entered. THE EILEEN SENIOR TROPHY 201 6 and 7 Verse Speaking for boys or girls Time Limit: 2 mins Verse Speaking for boys or girls Time Limit 2 mins Verse Speaking for boys or girls Time Limit: 2 mins Verse Speaking for boys or girls Time Limit: 2 mins Verse Speaking for boys or girls Time Limit: 3 mins

OWN CHOICE

THE D.P.B. MEMORIAL TROPHY 202 8 years OWN CHOICE THE LONGSON CUP 202A 9 years

OWN CHOICE

THE WILLIAM J. F. GLASSON MEMORIAL CUP 203 10 & 11 OWN CHOICE THE RENNOLDS TROPHY 204 12 to 14

OWN CHOICE

THE JANE WATTS-WAKEHAM TROPHY Verse Speaking for boys or girls 205 15 to 17 OWN CHOICE Time Limit: 3 mins THE SABEY TROPHY - Verse Speaking for girls 206 6 and 7 a) I Wonder by Jeannie Kirby b) The Flattered Flying-Fish by E.V. Rieu c) Into the Bathtub by Wendy Cope 206A 8 and 9 a) Someone Swiped the Cookies by Jack Prelutsky b) If you Were by Barry On c) The Snail by James Reeves

Page 6 THE TREVOR MATTHEWS‟ CUP - Verse Speaking for girls 207 10 & 11 a) We Won‟t Tell You Again! By Max Fatchen b) A Skip to Beat Bad Temper by Cynthia Mitchell c) A Remarkable Adventure by Jack Prelutsky 208 12 to 14 a) A Visit From the Sea by Robert Louis Stevenson b) Grandma by Joan Batchelor c) Humming Bird by D H Lawrence THE TREVOR MATTHEWS‟ CUP - Verse Speaking for girls 209 15 to 17 a) Martha of Bethany by Clive Sansom b) Walking Away by C D Lewis THE PARSLOW TROPHY 210 6 and 7 - Verse Speaking for boys a) The Veggy Lion by Spike Milligan b) Giant Thunderclogs by Jean Kenward c) Ready for Spaghetti by Peggy Guthart a) A Good Poem by Roger McGough b) My Best Pal by Colin McNaughton c) True Confession by Irene Rawnsley

210A

8 and 9

THE ENID LE FEUVRE CUP - Verse Speaking for boys 211 10 & 11 a) Parrot by Alan Brownjohn b) A Dream of Elephants by Tony Millow c) Dear Mum by Brian Patten 212 12 to 14 a) Music by Leonard Clark b) Yellow Cat by Gregory Harrison c) Three Rusty Nails by Roger McGough 213 15 to 17 a) The Wild Horses by Mary Gilmore b) Strange Meeting by Wilfred Owen THE QUEREE MEMORIAL TROPHY 214A 12 years and under

SOLO ACTING for boys or girls - Time Limit: 4 mins Competitors are required to perform a dramatic selection of their own choice. Costume optional. No change of decor permitted.

THE ROY FAUVEL SALVER 214B 13 to 17 years

SOLO ACTING for boys or girls - Time Limit: 4 mins. Competitors are required to perform a dramatic selection of their own choice. Costume optional. No change of decor permitted.

THE BELFORD CHALLENGE CUP Prose Speaking for girls 215 9 to 11 The Hundred and One Dalmatians by Dodie Smith 216 12 to 14 Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll 217 15 to 17 A Young Lady‟s Education by Jane Taylor THE FLORENCE, LADY TRENT TROPHY Prose Speaking for boys 218 9 to 11 The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame 219 12 to 14 Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson 220 15 to 17 Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens THE DAVID LOVE TROPHY Duologues for boys and/or girls. Competitors may only appear once in this class.

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12 years & under

OWN CHOICE Time Limit: 5 mins. Page 7

THE SYDNEY FOX TROPHY Duologues for boys and/or girls Competitors may only appear once in this class. 221B 13 to 17 years OWN CHOICE Time Limit: 5 mins Competitors in Classes 221A and 221B are permitted to use chairs and tables essential to the action, but NO DECOR. Music essential to the scene and sound effects permissible, but entrants MUST provide their own operator. Costume optional. THE LUCILLE DETHAN VOUCHER Mime Duologues COMPETITORS MAY APPEAR ONLY ONCE IN THIS CLASS 222A 12 years and under OWN CHOICE Time Limit: 4 mins 222B 13 to 17 years OWN CHOICE Time Limit: 4 mins No costume permitted in these classes, but leotards, school uniform or trousers to be worn. No props permitted and mime content must be original material. Chairs, tables and stools may be used but must be provided. Title must be announced at the time of the performance. THE MARJORIE MAINE CUP Choral Speaking for Groups 223 Boys and/or girls 12 years & under (no less than 7 and no more than 35 in group). Choice A: J is for Jazz-Man by Eleanor Farjeon Choice B: Bring on the Clowns by Jack Prelutsky And OWN CHOICE , which must be a contrast. 224 Boys and/or girls 17 years and under (no less than 7 and no more than 35 in group) Choice A: Timothy Winters by Charles Causley Choice B: Three Wise Old Women by Elizabeth T Corbett And OWN CHOICE , which must be a contrast. THE NOREEN BRASFORD TROPHY MIME SOLO 225 Boys and/or girls - Age 12 years and under. Time Limit: 3 mins Contents MUST be original work. Chairs, tables and stools may be used but must be provided. No props. No costume permitted. Leotards, school uniform or trousers to be worn. Deviation from the above will be penalised. Choice A: BATHTIME Choice B: ON THE BEACH 226 Boys and/or girls - Age 13 to 17 years. Time Limit: 3 mins Contents MUST be original work. The notes for class 225 apply to this class. Choice A: STUCK Choice B: THE AIR HOSTESS THE MARY CAMPBELL TROPHY Mime Group 227A Boys and/or girls - Age 12 years and under Time Limit: 6 mins (no less than 6 and no more than 35 in group). Content MUST be original work. The notes for class 225 apply to this class. Choice A: THE WAITING ROOM Choice B: THE LIGHTS WENT OUT 227B Boys and/or girls - 17 years and under Time Limit: 6 mins (no less than 6 and no more than 35 in group) Content MUST be original work. The notes for class 225 apply to this class. Choice A: THE SCHOOL NURSE Choice B: THE WARNING IN ALL MIME CLASSES THE TITLE MUST BE ANNOUNCED AT THE TIME OF PERFORMANCE. CREATIVE GROUP DANCE/DRAMA Time Limit: 5 mins maximum 228 a) 12 years and under b) 17 years and under Boys and/or girls. A group of not less than 4 are required to perform a piece of Dance/drama on a theme of their OWN CHOICE to the accompaniment of music. Recorded music only, but entrants must provide their own operator.

Page 8 THE MAX LE FEUVRE MEMORIAL TROPHY - Dramatic Selection 229 a) 12 years and under b) 17 years and under Time Limit: 15 mins OWN CHOICE 3 or more characters. Costume optional. Sound effects and music permitted, but entrants MUST provide their own operator. PRIMARY DRAMA FOR SCHOOL GROUPS 230 a) Age 7 to 9 years b) Age 9 to 11 years Time Limit: 15 mins This class invites Primary Schools to perform extracts from recent school productions or other drama work undertaken as part of the Curriculum. THE ROY BEREZAI SHIELD Project Class - Boys and/or girls - four or more in a group 231 a) Age 12 years and under b) 17 years and under Time Limit: 20 mins OWN CHOICE. Improvisation of a theme. Sound effects and music permitted, but entrants must provide own operator. TITLE MUST BE NOTIFIED TO HON.SEC.TWO WEEKS BEFORE PERFORMANCE. ORIGINAL VERSE 232 READING of Competitor‟s Own Poem Time Limit: 2 mins a) 7 – 9 years b) 10 to 14 years c) 15 to 17 years 50% of marks will be given for the Poem and 50% for the Reading. Poem must be handed in with entry form. A Voucher will be presented to the winning poem. THE MARJORIE MAINE MEMORIAL SHIELD - Bible Reading 233 12 years and under St Matthew Chapter 2 verses 7-12 THE MAX LE FEUVRE MEMORIAL BIBLE PRIZE - Bible Reading 234 13 to 17 years St Mark Chapter 5 verses 35-43 Class 233 and 234, readings MUST be taken from the Authorised Version of the Bible THE GILLIAN THOMAS TROPHY - Prepared Reading 235 OWN CHOICE piece of Prepared Reading a) 8 & 9 years Time Limit: 2 mins b) 10 & 11 years Time Limit: 2 mins c) 12 to 14 yrs Time Limit: 3 mins d) 15 to 17 yrs Time Limit: 3 mins (Title of Reading MUST be submitted with entry form) SIGHT READING – THE FRANCIS HAMON VOUCHER 236 Competitors will be given a piece of prose to be read aloud on stage, following a brief glance at the text. a) 10 & 11 years b) 12 to 14 years c) 15 to 17 years A voucher will be presented to the overall winner of this Class. THE MURIEL WOOD VOUCHER - Personal Project 237 a) 12 years & under b) 13 to 17 years Time Limit: 5 mins Competitors are required to perform a personal project prepared beforehand. Visual aids such as pictures or models may be used. Costume permitted. THE CARLTON SHIELD - Group Repertoire 238 a) 12 years & under b) 13 to 17 years Time Limit: 15 mins A group of not less than 4 are required to perform a group recital programme of poetry and/or prose on a theme of their OWN CHOICE. Costume, visual aids, music and sound effects permitted, but entrants must provide their own operator. Work can be read or

memorised, but no improvisation. TITLE MUST BE ANNOUNCED AT TIME OF PERFORMANCE. Page 9 REHEARSED IMPROVISATION 239A Solo/Duo or Trio. Time Limit: 6 mins Age 13 to 17 years. To perform an improvisation of a poem, object or quotation of their own choice. Costume and music permitted, but entrants MUST provide their own operator. 239B Groups of 4 or more. (Rules as for class 239A) Time Limit: 8 mins THE MESSERVY-LE SUEUR CHALLENGE CUP - One Act Plays 240 Own Choice - 3 or more characters. Time Limit: 20 - 45 mins. Boys and/or girls. A scene from a play may be performed. a) 12 years & under b) 17 years & under Scenery rules as for the senior plays. THE GLADYS WHINNERAH SHAKESPEARE PRIZE - Shakespeare Class 241A Age 11 to 14 years - Solo for boys or girls Time Limit: 4 mins OWN CHOICE selection from any Shakespeare play or sonnet. Costume optional (Rules as for Class 214). 241B Age 15 to 17 years (Rules as for 241A) CHANNEL TELEVISION CUP - Verse Recital 242 Age 14 to 17 years OWN CHOICE Time Limit: 6 mins Two contrasting poems to be spoken from memory with linking dialogue.

***** NEW CLASSES FOR 2004***** THE MARY ROSE RESTAURANT TROPHY – YOUTH SPEAKS 243A Age 11 to 14 years – Three competitors: CHAIRMAN welcomes the audience and makes a formal introduction of his team, with brief personal details, (Time limit: 2 minutes) then hands over to the SECOND SPEAKER: who makes a formal speech on a topic of the team‟s choosing. (Time limit 5 minutes) THIRD SPEAKER makes a formal vote of thanks, touching on points raised by the speaker. (Time limit: 2 minutes) (Overall time limit 10 minutes, to include arriving on stage and leaving). As in Rotary‟s spring competition (for which this is excellent preparation!) the content and delivery of all speeches earn a high proportion of the marks as does the appearance and teamwork of the competitors. Table and three chairs will be provided. EXCEEDING THE TIME LIMITS WILL INCUR A PENALTY. 243B Age 15 to 17 years (Rules as for class 243A) THE SHIRLEY GROOMBRIDGE TROPHY – Duo Recital *****NEW CLASS FOR 2004***** 244 12 years and under: Two competitors present prose and/or poetry on a theme. No costume; the pieces must be memorised and the work can be shared between the competitors or spoken individually. Minimum movement. Time limit: 3 minutes (which must be strictly adhered to). THE SONIA HAMON SHIELD – Duo News Reading *****NEW CLASS FOR 2004***** 245A Age 10 – 11 Time limit: 2 minutes Competitors write their own news, or select from a current newspaper. This is a prepared reading class, so work does not have to be memorized, but must be communicated to the audience. Competitors may sit or stand. Time limit is the combined total for both readers and must be strictly adhered to. 245B Age 12 – 13 Time limit: 3 minutes Rules as for 245A apart from time limit

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ADULT SECTION THE WHELAN TROPHY (for competitors 18 years and over who have not won a major senior trophy in previous competitions). 246* own choice VERSE Time Limit: 4 mins 247* Own choice SOLO ACTING (rules as for Cl. 253) Time Limit: 4 mins 248* Own choice PROSE SPEAKING Time Limit: 4 mins *Choice of three classes, but competitors may enter one only but NOT more than two. The Trophy will be awarded to the OVERALL WINNER of the above 3 classes. Competitors entering the above classes may NOT enter any of the corresponding classes in the senior section, i.e. classes 251 - 253. Therefore those entering cl. 246 may not compete in cl. 251. Competitors in cl. 247 are precluded from cl. 253 and entrants of cl. 248 (prose) may not enter the senior prose, cl. 252. THE HARRIES CHALLENGE CUP - Verse Speaking for Adults 251 Own Choice - This is an Open Class. Time Limit: 4 mins THE DEAN FALLE CHALLENGE TROPHY - Prose Speaking for Adults 252 Own Choice - This is an Open Class Time Limit: 4 mins THE E.M. LE FEUVRE CHALLENGE TROPHY - Solo Acting for Adults 253 Own Choice - This is an Open Class Time Limit: 5 mins Competitors are required to perform a dramatic selection from a play. Hand props. and costumes optional. A selection from the Classics may be performed. No change of lights or scenery permitted. REVUE CLASS - Solo Acting 254 Own Choice - This is an Open Class. Time Limit: 5 mins Competitors are required to perform a monologue in verse or prose from a revue sketch or playlet. Hand props. and costume optional. No extra marks for costume. Music permitted. THE PHYLLIS HAINES MEMORIAL TROPHY - Theatre Class 255 Open to any group. Time Limit: 15 mins Work previously performed may be used. 3 or more characters performing an excerpt from a musical or musical play, to include song and relevant dialogue and movement. Only essential furniture allowed. Costume optional. No scenery. Musical accompaniment to be by piano or backing tape. The theme will be assessed as a piece of theatre. TITLES OF SONGS MUST BE INCLUDED ON THE ENTRY FORM. THE JOY ASSINDER MEMORIAL TROPHY - Duologues for Adults Competitors may only appear once in this class. Time Limit: 6 mins 256 Own Choice - Costume optional (rules as for Cl.221). This is an open class.

BIBLE READING CLASS - Adults 257 AT SIGHT, from the Authorised Version of the Bible. No marks will be given, but certificates will be awarded at the Adjudicator‟s discretion. Open Class. THE R.E. VARDON MEMORIAL - Dramatic Selection Time Limit: 15 mins

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MIME SOLO - Adults Time Limit: 3 mins 260 OWN CHOICE Costume optional. No props and content must be original work. Chairs, tables and stools may be used but must be provided. Open Class. MIME GROUP - Adults Time Limit: 6 mins. 261 OWN CHOICE - Minimum 6 to maximum 30 in number. Rules as for class 260. JERSEY THEATRICAL CLUB CUP Time Limit: 15 mins. 263 Open to Womens‟ Organisations. Own choice scene from play or sketch - 3 or more characters or group work covering prose, verse or dramatic activity. Essential hand props. and furniture. Costume and music optional. Rules as class 229. THE JERSEY GREEN ROOM CLUB CUP - One Act Plays (Open) 264 Three or more speaking characters. Time Limit: Not less than 25 mins. and not more than 60 mins. Club or group play. To be a one act play (or scene from play) NOT MUSICALS. Only a limited amount of music allowed. No entry to have been performed publicly during the past 12 months. Scenery: Curtains will be provided by the Eisteddfod. Ground rows not exceeding 3ft. high may be used, but neither these nor any other furnishings will be provided. Full stage theatre lighting. THE PAT DUBRAS TROPHY - Theme Class Time Limit: 15 mins 265 Variation on a theme. Groups of up to 15 in number. Open class Rules as for classes 229 and 259. READING AT SIGHT - Adults 266 Competitors are required to read aloud from the words of an author selected by the Adjudicator. Candidates will be given a brief opportunity to look through the piece just prior to reading it. FAMILY CLASS Time Limit: 10 mins 267 Minimum of 3 people in group, who must all be related. Only essential sound effects permitted. Own choice. Rules as for classes 229 & 259. THE SAM SENETT SHIELD - Public Speaking Class Time Limit: 5 mins. 268 Competitors are required to give a prepared solo speech or alternatively to speak publicly on “Do we need that?” OR “Off The Rock?” OR a subject of their OWN CHOICE. The use of notes is permitted, but the speech may not be read from a script. THE TIME LIMIT MUST BE ADHERED TO. A BELL WILL BE RUNG AT 4 ½ MINUTES. COMPETITORS EXCEEDING THE TIME LIMIT CANNOT BE AWARDED THE TROPHY. ORIGINAL VERSE - Adults Time Limit: 3 mins. 269 Reading of competitor‟s own poem. 50% of the marks will be awarded for the poem and 50% for the reading. Poem must be handed in with the entry form. PREPARED READING - Adults Time Limit: 4 mins. 270 Own choice piece of prepared reading of verse or prose. Open Class.

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