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Tuesday APRIL 6 through Thursday APRIL 8, 2021 
 
Hybrid Virtual- Live Zoom Festival
 

For information contact the Captain: Debbie McGladdery - 250-492-1126 OR Click here to contact Captain by E-mail
 
 

2021 Speech Arts Festival via Zoom – Hybrid Virtual/Live PKMF

 

Zoom Sessions: 


Students’ entries to be submitted by the entry deadline March 5th using the entry form on the website.  Fees must be paid via Paypal, or mail cheque to PKMF Box 23041 Penticton BC V2A 8L7. 


Each entrant must also submit a file of their selections for reference.  All pieces for a class must be on a single document file, labelled with student name, age, and class name. (ie.  name the file:  Charlie Brown age 10 Concert Group). Each selection on that document should also have the competitor’s name and age before the title (header).  These files must be submitted via email to PKMF@vip.net by March 21st or fees will be forfeited, and entry cancelled.


Once an entry is received, the information is organized by age and category, just as is done for a regular festival.


The festival is scheduled, with a Zoom session arranged for the days April 6 – 8th.   Students receive a schedule and Zoom link/Zoom Room ID and passcode. Students are asked to log in about 10 minutes before the start of their group.


The adjudicator appears on Zoom for the session, students perform in the order listed.  The adjudicator takes notes, and does an oral adjudication following the performances.  Once the oral adjudication is complete, students leave the Zoom meeting. 


Adjudication sheets will be forwarded to the student’s teacher, or parent in the case of independent entries or to the performer (adult entries). 


Categories for Entries 2021

  1. Shakespeare Solo – ($22) as noted in the present syllabus, time limits
  2. Concert Group – ($45)
  • Children: ages 10 & under - total performing time including breaks: 8 minutes

    The concert class will include any three (3) solo speech arts selections, except for sightreading, creative storytelling or Shakespeare.  Selections will be performed consecutively, in any order, with brief (less than 1 minute) breaks between.  No introductions except for title and author.  Simple costumes and props may be used, provided their use does not require the performer to leave the performing space.


  • Juniors: ages 11 – 13 - total performing time including breaks: 11 minutes

    The concert class will include any three (3) selections - except for sightreading, creative storytelling or Shakespeare. Students wishing to be considered for provincial competition must include  one selection each of poetry, prose and drama.  Selections will be performed consecutively, in any order with brief (1 minute or less) breaks between.  No theme is required, but short introductions are permitted providing the overall time limit is observed. Simple costumes and props may be used, provided their use does not require the performer to leave the performing space.

     

  • Intermediates: ages 14 – 16 – total performing time including breaks: 14 minutes

    The concert class will include any three (3) selections except for sightreading, creative storytelling or Shakespeare. Students wishing to be considered for provincial competition must include one selection each of poetry, prose and drama.  Selections will be performed consecutively, in any order with brief (1 minute or less) breaks between.  No theme is required, but short introductions are permitted providing the overall time limit is observed. Simple costumes and props may be used, provided their use does not require the performer to leave the performing space.

     

  • Seniors: ages 17 – 28; Open Adulttotal performing time:18 minutes

The concert class will include any three (3) selections except for sightreading, creative storytelling or Shakespeare. Students wishing to be considered for provincial competition must include four (4) selections – one selection each of sonnet, poetry, prose, and drama.  Selections should be centred around a theme, performed in any order as a continuous concert with joining commentary.  There will be no breaks.  Simple costumes and props may be used, provided their use does not require the performer to leave the performing space or disrupt the flow of the concert. 

 

*Students are permitted to enter Concert Class twice if they have more than 3 selections…  they will be scheduled in two separate Zoom sessions. This applies only for 2021 Hybrid Festival.

 

 

Awards will not be announced during the Zoom Session.  The adjudicator would choose winners while compiling their comment sheets after the event. Winners would be notified and distribution of the medals/awards arranged.  There will be no ‘placement’ certificates – the focus is on education and achievement levels. Certificates will note the level achieved. 

 

Comment sheets will include a percentage and/or a letter grade. 

[Rubric: B = 70 – 79   Good    A = 80 – 84 Excellent       H = 85 – 89  Superior    H+ = 90 and up  Distinction]

 

  1. Children (10 and under) One medal per session (ie. all morning or all afternoon) ‘adjudicator’s choice’
  2. Juniors/Intermediates/Seniors/Open:A medal for any performer earning a Distinction mark (90% or higher) on their total entry (ie.their mark for the overall Concert Group is 90% or higher.)
  3. Support for Provincial Candidates – fees, assistance with videos for local students proceeding to the provincial competition.

 


It is the responsibility of competitors and teachers to follow the Rules & Regulations of the Festival. Entries are the responsibility of competitors and teachers. Errors or omissions are not the responsibility of the Festival. All disciplines run at the discretion of the Festival, dependent on sufficient entries. 

These rules apply to Penticton Festival Only – Provincial Rules Vary


COPYRIGHT AND PERMISSION
Each competitor must bring the book with the original selection to the competition. This must be submitted to the adjudicator's secretary at least 15 minutes prior to the commencement of the class in which he or she is to perform.  In addition to the original (published) copy or the work, each competitor must provide a copy of his/her selection as a courtesy to the adjudicator.Please label these copies with the student's name, age and class name. Such copies shall be destroyed following the class.

The Title, Author, Publisher and name of the publication from which the selection is taken must be specified on the entry form - please be legible. The selected material must be indicated clearly, noting the page, starting and finishing lines. Photocopied material may not be used in lieu of an original copy, unless approved through CanCopy or a publisher's letter. An electronic version of the published material is acceptable, provided receipts are available as proof of purchase.


GENERAL GUIDELINES
All selections must be memorized unless otherwise stated. Language and content of selections must be appropriate for an all-ages mixed audience.


Classes are open to students of all ages. Any entry may be performed for adjudication only--please note 'non-competitive' on entry form. Non-competitive Primary entries are limited to: Poetry classes, Memorized Prose, Literary Monologue, and Mime. Those aged 6 and under who wish to be competitive, or enter other classes, must enter as a junior and pay the junior entry fee.


Provincial speech arts classes include poetry, sonnet (senior level only), prose, drama and Shakespeare. Competitors aged 11 - 23 must enter at least three qualifying classes* in the Penticton festival to be eligible to advance to the BC Provincial Finals. Shakespeare Duologue is a separate provincial category--students may be recommended from PKMF without participating in other speech arts classes. Interested students should ensure that they are meeting all the necessary Provincial requirements. Click here for the Performing Arts BC website.

 


TIME LIMITS
All selections must be accurately timed and stated on the entry form. Timing shall begin with the first word or stage movement and extend to the final word or stage movement, but shall not include announcement of the title/author, nor the verbal introduction, nor applause. See each category for time limits

COSTUMES AND PROPS

Costuming and props are only permitted for Drama selections and for Shakespeare classes and must be integral to the selection. Competitors should choose performance material that requires an absolute minimum of props and the latter should be portable. Competitors must be able to set up their props in a minimal amount of time and without assistance.  Note: no live flame on stage is permitted.



SPEECH AND DRAMATIC ARTS


WEDNESDAY APRIL 11 & THURSDAY APRIL 122018
Venue: Leir House

For information contact the Captain: Debbie McGladdery - 250-492-1126 OR Click here to contact Captain by E-mail

    
It is the responsibility of competitors and teachers to follow the Rules & Regulations of the Festival. Entries are the responsibility of competitors and teachers. Errors or omissions are not the responsibility of the Festival. All disciplines run at the discretion of the Festival, dependent on sufficient entries. 

These rules apply to Penticton Festival Only – Provincial Rules Vary


COPYRIGHT AND PERMISSION
Each competitor must bring the book with the original selection to the competition. This must be submitted to the adjudicator's secretary at least 15 minutes prior to the commencement of the class in which he or she is to perform.  In addition to the original (published) copy or the work, each competitor must provide a copy of his/her selection as a courtesy to the adjudicator.Please label these copies with the student's name, age and class name. Such copies shall be destroyed following the class.

The Title, Author, Publisher and name of the publication from which the selection is taken must be specified on the entry form - please be legible. The selected material must be indicated clearly, noting the page, starting and finishing lines. Photocopied material may not be used in lieu of an original copy, unless approved through CanCopy or a publisher's letter. An electronic version of the published material is acceptable, provided receipts are available as proof of purchase.


GENERAL GUIDELINES
All selections must be memorized unless otherwise stated. Language and content of selections must be appropriate for an all-ages mixed audience.


Classes are open to students of all ages. Any entry may be performed for adjudication only--please note 'non-competitive' on entry form. Non-competitive Primary entries are limited to: Poetry classes, Memorized Prose, Literary Monologue, and Mime. Those aged 6 and under who wish to be competitive, or enter other classes, must enter as a junior and pay the junior entry fee.


Provincial speech arts classes include poetry, sonnet (senior level only), prose, drama and Shakespeare. Competitors aged 11 - 23 must enter at least three qualifying classes* in the Penticton festival to be eligible to advance to the BC Provincial Finals. Shakespeare Duologue is a separate provincial category--students may be recommended from PKMF without participating in other speech arts classes. Interested students should ensure that they are meeting all the necessary Provincial requirements. Click here for the Performing Arts BC website.


SPEECH AND DRAMATIC ARTS


WEDNESDAY APRIL 11 & THURSDAY APRIL 122018
Venue: Leir House

For information contact the Captain: Debbie McGladdery - 250-492-1126 OR Click here to contact Captain by E-mail

    
It is the responsibility of competitors and teachers to follow the Rules & Regulations of the Festival. Entries are the responsibility of competitors and teachers. Errors or omissions are not the responsibility of the Festival. All disciplines run at the discretion of the Festival, dependent on sufficient entries. 

These rules apply to Penticton Festival Only – Provincial Rules Vary


COPYRIGHT AND PERMISSION
Each competitor must bring the book with the original selection to the competition. This must be submitted to the adjudicator's secretary at least 15 minutes prior to the commencement of the class in which he or she is to perform.  In addition to the original (published) copy or the work, each competitor must provide a copy of his/her selection as a courtesy to the adjudicator.Please label these copies with the student's name, age and class name. Such copies shall be destroyed following the class.

The Title, Author, Publisher and name of the publication from which the selection is taken must be specified on the entry form - please be legible. The selected material must be indicated clearly, noting the page, starting and finishing lines. Photocopied material may not be used in lieu of an original copy, unless approved through CanCopy or a publisher's letter. An electronic version of the published material is acceptable, provided receipts are available as proof of purchase.


GENERAL GUIDELINES
All selections must be memorized unless otherwise stated. Language and content of selections must be appropriate for an all-ages mixed audience.


Classes are open to students of all ages. Any entry may be performed for adjudication only--please note 'non-competitive' on entry form. Non-competitive Primary entries are limited to: Poetry classes, Memorized Prose, Literary Monologue, and Mime. Those aged 6 and under who wish to be competitive, or enter other classes, must enter as a junior and pay the junior entry fee.


Provincial speech arts classes include poetry, sonnet (senior level only), prose, drama and Shakespeare. Competitors aged 11 - 23 must enter at least three qualifying classes* in the Penticton festival to be eligible to advance to the BC Provincial Finals. Shakespeare Duologue is a separate provincial category--students may be recommended from PKMF without participating in other speech arts classes. Interested students should ensure that they are meeting all the necessary Provincial requirements. Click here for the Performing Arts BC website.


SPEECH AND DRAMATIC ARTS


WEDNESDAY APRIL 11 & THURSDAY APRIL 122018
Venue: Leir House

For information contact the Captain: Debbie McGladdery - 250-492-1126 OR Click here to contact Captain by E-mail

    
It is the responsibility of competitors and teachers to follow the Rules & Regulations of the Festival. Entries are the responsibility of competitors and teachers. Errors or omissions are not the responsibility of the Festival. All disciplines run at the discretion of the Festival, dependent on sufficient entries. 

These rules apply to Penticton Festival Only – Provincial Rules Vary


COPYRIGHT AND PERMISSION
Each competitor must bring the book with the original selection to the competition. This must be submitted to the adjudicator's secretary at least 15 minutes prior to the commencement of the class in which he or she is to perform.  In addition to the original (published) copy or the work, each competitor must provide a copy of his/her selection as a courtesy to the adjudicator.Please label these copies with the student's name, age and class name. Such copies shall be destroyed following the class.

The Title, Author, Publisher and name of the publication from which the selection is taken must be specified on the entry form - please be legible. The selected material must be indicated clearly, noting the page, starting and finishing lines. Photocopied material may not be used in lieu of an original copy, unless approved through CanCopy or a publisher's letter. An electronic version of the published material is acceptable, provided receipts are available as proof of purchase.


GENERAL GUIDELINES
All selections must be memorized unless otherwise stated. Language and content of selections must be appropriate for an all-ages mixed audience.


Classes are open to students of all ages. Any entry may be performed for adjudication only--please note 'non-competitive' on entry form. Non-competitive Primary entries are limited to: Poetry classes, Memorized Prose, Literary Monologue, and Mime. Those aged 6 and under who wish to be competitive, or enter other classes, must enter as a junior and pay the junior entry fee.


Provincial speech arts classes include poetry, sonnet (senior level only), prose, drama and Shakespeare. Competitors aged 11 - 23 must enter at least three qualifying classes* in the Penticton festival to be eligible to advance to the BC Provincial Finals. Shakespeare Duologue is a separate provincial category--students may be recommended from PKMF without participating in other speech arts classes. Interested students should ensure that they are meeting all the necessary Provincial requirements. Click here for the Performing Arts BC website.


SPEECH AND DRAMATIC ARTS


WEDNESDAY APRIL 11 & THURSDAY APRIL 122018
Venue: Leir House

For information contact the Captain: Debbie McGladdery - 250-492-1126 OR Click here to contact Captain by E-mail

    
It is the responsibility of competitors and teachers to follow the Rules & Regulations of the Festival. Entries are the responsibility of competitors and teachers. Errors or omissions are not the responsibility of the Festival. All disciplines run at the discretion of the Festival, dependent on sufficient entries. 

These rules apply to Penticton Festival Only – Provincial Rules Vary


COPYRIGHT AND PERMISSION
Each competitor must bring the book with the original selection to the competition. This must be submitted to the adjudicator's secretary at least 15 minutes prior to the commencement of the class in which he or she is to perform.  In addition to the original (published) copy or the work, each competitor must provide a copy of his/her selection as a courtesy to the adjudicator.Please label these copies with the student's name, age and class name. Such copies shall be destroyed following the class.

The Title, Author, Publisher and name of the publication from which the selection is taken must be specified on the entry form - please be legible. The selected material must be indicated clearly, noting the page, starting and finishing lines. Photocopied material may not be used in lieu of an original copy, unless approved through CanCopy or a publisher's letter. An electronic version of the published material is acceptable, provided receipts are available as proof of purchase.


GENERAL GUIDELINES
All selections must be memorized unless otherwise stated. Language and content of selections must be appropriate for an all-ages mixed audience.


Classes are open to students of all ages. Any entry may be performed for adjudication only--please note 'non-competitive' on entry form. Non-competitive Primary entries are limited to: Poetry classes, Memorized Prose, Literary Monologue, and Mime. Those aged 6 and under who wish to be competitive, or enter other classes, must enter as a junior and pay the junior entry fee.


Provincial speech arts classes include poetry, sonnet (senior level only), prose, drama and Shakespeare. Competitors aged 11 - 23 must enter at least three qualifying classes* in the Penticton festival to be eligible to advance to the BC Provincial Finals. Shakespeare Duologue is a separate provincial category--students may be recommended from PKMF without participating in other speech arts classes. Interested students should ensure that they are meeting all the necessary Provincial requirements. Click here for the Performing Arts BC website.


SPEECH AND DRAMATIC ARTS


WEDNESDAY APRIL 11 & THURSDAY APRIL 122018
Venue: Leir House

For information contact the Captain: Debbie McGladdery - 250-492-1126 OR Click here to contact Captain by E-mail

    
It is the responsibility of competitors and teachers to follow the Rules & Regulations of the Festival. Entries are the responsibility of competitors and teachers. Errors or omissions are not the responsibility of the Festival. All disciplines run at the discretion of the Festival, dependent on sufficient entries. 

These rules apply to Penticton Festival Only – Provincial Rules Vary


COPYRIGHT AND PERMISSION
Each competitor must bring the book with the original selection to the competition. This must be submitted to the adjudicator's secretary at least 15 minutes prior to the commencement of the class in which he or she is to perform.  In addition to the original (published) copy or the work, each competitor must provide a copy of his/her selection as a courtesy to the adjudicator.Please label these copies with the student's name, age and class name. Such copies shall be destroyed following the class.

The Title, Author, Publisher and name of the publication from which the selection is taken must be specified on the entry form - please be legible. The selected material must be indicated clearly, noting the page, starting and finishing lines. Photocopied material may not be used in lieu of an original copy, unless approved through CanCopy or a publisher's letter. An electronic version of the published material is acceptable, provided receipts are available as proof of purchase.


GENERAL GUIDELINES
All selections must be memorized unless otherwise stated. Language and content of selections must be appropriate for an all-ages mixed audience.


Classes are open to students of all ages. Any entry may be performed for adjudication only--please note 'non-competitive' on entry form. Non-competitive Primary entries are limited to: Poetry classes, Memorized Prose, Literary Monologue, and Mime. Those aged 6 and under who wish to be competitive, or enter other classes, must enter as a junior and pay the junior entry fee.


Provincial speech arts classes include poetry, sonnet (senior level only), prose, drama and Shakespeare. Competitors aged 11 - 23 must enter at least three qualifying classes* in the Penticton festival to be eligible to advance to the BC Provincial Finals. Shakespeare Duologue is a separate provincial category--students may be recommended from PKMF without participating in other speech arts classes. Interested students should ensure that they are meeting all the necessary Provincial requirements. Click here for the Performing Arts BC website.


SPEECH AND DRAMATIC ARTS


WEDNESDAY APRIL 11 & THURSDAY APRIL 122018
Venue: Leir House

For information contact the Captain: Debbie McGladdery - 250-492-1126 OR Click here to contact Captain by E-mail

    
It is the responsibility of competitors and teachers to follow the Rules & Regulations of the Festival. Entries are the responsibility of competitors and teachers. Errors or omissions are not the responsibility of the Festival. All disciplines run at the discretion of the Festival, dependent on sufficient entries. 

These rules apply to Penticton Festival Only – Provincial Rules Vary


COPYRIGHT AND PERMISSION
Each competitor must bring the book with the original selection to the competition. This must be submitted to the adjudicator's secretary at least 15 minutes prior to the commencement of the class in which he or she is to perform.  In addition to the original (published) copy or the work, each competitor must provide a copy of his/her selection as a courtesy to the adjudicator.Please label these copies with the student's name, age and class name. Such copies shall be destroyed following the class.

The Title, Author, Publisher and name of the publication from which the selection is taken must be specified on the entry form - please be legible. The selected material must be indicated clearly, noting the page, starting and finishing lines. Photocopied material may not be used in lieu of an original copy, unless approved through CanCopy or a publisher's letter. An electronic version of the published material is acceptable, provided receipts are available as proof of purchase.


GENERAL GUIDELINES
All selections must be memorized unless otherwise stated. Language and content of selections must be appropriate for an all-ages mixed audience.


Classes are open to students of all ages. Any entry may be performed for adjudication only--please note 'non-competitive' on entry form. Non-competitive Primary entries are limited to: Poetry classes, Memorized Prose, Literary Monologue, and Mime. Those aged 6 and under who wish to be competitive, or enter other classes, must enter as a junior and pay the junior entry fee.


Provincial speech arts classes include poetry, sonnet (senior level only), prose, drama and Shakespeare. Competitors aged 11 - 23 must enter at least three qualifying classes* in the Penticton festival to be eligible to advance to the BC Provincial Finals. Shakespeare Duologue is a separate provincial category--students may be recommended from PKMF without participating in other speech arts classes. Interested students should ensure that they are meeting all the necessary Provincial requirements. Click here for the Performing Arts BC website.