DV6 VERSE SPEAKING – under 6 years

Own choice of any poem Time Limit – 2 minutes

DV8 VERSE SPEAKING – under 8 years

Own choice of any poem Time limit – 2 minutes

DV10 VERSE SPEAKING – under10 years

Own choice from “I Like This Poem” edited by Kaye Webb Time limit – 3 minutes

DV12 VERSE SPEAKING – under 12 years

Own choice of any poem Time limit – 3 minutes

DV13 VERSE SPEAKING – under 13 years

Own choice of any poem Time limit – 3 minutes

DV14 VERSE SPEAKING – under 14 years

Own choice of any poem Time limit – 3 minutes

DV18 VERSE SPEAKING – under 18

Own choice of any two contrasting poem Time limit – 8 minutes

DVX VERSE SPEAKING – any age

Own choice of any poem Time Limit – 4 minutes

DC10 SOLO CHARACTERISATION – under 10

Own choice from Novel, Drama or Original Writing Time limit – 5 minutes

DC12 SOLO CHARACTERISATION – under 12 years

Own choice from Novel, Drama or Original Writing Time limit – 5 minutes

DC14 SOLO CHARACTERISATION – under 14 years

Own choice from Novel, Drama or Original Writing Time limit – 5 minutes

DC16 SOLO CHARACTERISATION – under 16 years

Own choice from Novel, Drama or Original Writing Time limit – 7 minutes

DCX SOLO CHARACTERISATION – 16 years and over

Own choice from Novel, Drama or Original Writing Time limit – 7 minutes

DP10 PROSE READING – under 10 years

Own choice from ‘Broccoli Boy’ by Frank Cottrell-Boyce

Continuous extract not longer than 3 minutes (including intro)

DP12 PROSE READING – under 12 years

Own choice from ‘Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets’ by JK Rowling

Continuous extract not longer than 3 minutes (including intro)

DP13 PROSE READING – under 13 years

Own choice from ‘The Weirdstone of Brisingamen’ by Alan Garner

Continuous extract not longer than 3 minutes (including intro)