Abergavenny Eisteddfod Y Fenni 15 June 2013
GUIDELINES FOR ADULT COMPETITORS
1 Apart from competitions where the language to be used is specified, entries may be in Welsh or English (or other languages for vocal competitions)
2. The closing date for receipt of entry forms for all competitions is May 24 2013.
3. Entry forms for stage competitions can be returned here (soon) or to Mrs H Middleton, 2 Bryn Afal, Y Pandy, Y Fenni, NP7 8DW.
4. Entry forms for literature competitions should be returned to Mr Chris Ellis, 52 North Street, Abergavenny, NP7 7ED. (See also notes 14 to 18 below).
5. Instrumental and singing competitors must bring 2 copies of their music with them on the day: one (original) for the accompanist and one (original or copy) for the adjudicator. Copies will be destroyed after the competition, to comply with the Copyright Act.
6. A maximum of three competitors will perform on the main stage of the Eisteddfod for each competition, apart from the Champion Solo, where there are four finalists.
7. If there are more than 3 entries for any one competition, preliminary competitions will be held, to decide which 3 competitors will perform on stage in the evening
8. The prelims will be held in the Methodist Church, Castle Street, from 11.00 o'clock onwards on the Saturday of the Eisteddfod.
9. The evening Eisteddfod will be held in the Borough Theatre, Abergavenny from 7.00 pm - approx 11.00 pm
10. Please note that the time limit for entries is 9 minutes. Competitors will be penalised if their performance runs over this time.
11 Written adjudications will be available for all adult competitors. A short summary of adjudications will be given on stage during the evening
12. Competitors are free to select their own pieces for performance, within the categories listed and any time limitations set
13. Please note: entrants for Under 25 vocal solo may not enter Champion Solo
Any queries, please contact Helen Middleton: firstname.lastname@example.org (01873 890388) or Chris Watson (01873 853894)
Literature competitions (here soon)
14. Please send entries (see 4 above) attached to entry forms, using a pseudonym on the piece of work submitted and on the entry forms
15. Short stories should be max 1,000 words and poems max 20 lines
16. Competition winners will be advised in advance of the Eisteddfod, and prizes will be awarded during the evening
17. If time allows, selected winning entries will be read on stage during the evening
18. Winning entries may be printed in the press and/or the Eisteddfod website, in which case it will be helpful to have an electronic version of your entry if possible
Any queries, please contact Chris Ellis email@example.com (01873 853938)
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