TAKE UP THE CHALLENGE ....

BE INVOLVED IN ROSTRUM VOICE OF YOUTH IN 2022.

Our primary aim is to protect the health, safety and well-being of all those involved in the competition as competitors, officials, teachers or supporters. Accordingly, please note that by entering the Voice of Youth, you are agreeing to abide by the COVID-Safe protocols of the competition and of the individual schools hosting the heats. Further details will be provided prior to each heat / final.

When you enter the Rostrum Voice of Youth you will choose a speech topic from the supplied list and select the heat in your closest regional centre. 

If more than ten students from your school wish to take part in your section: Junior (over 11 years of age as at 1 January 2022 and in years 7, 8 or 9) or senior (under 18 years of age as at 1 January 2022 and in years 10, 11 or 12) there will need to be a school final.

Entries must be made online. 

What When Where
Geelong Regional Heats/ Semi Final Sunday, 27 March

Oberon High School, 155-175 Batten Road,
Armstrong Creek
Entry and easy parking at Batten Road
Follow the signs.

Warrnambool Regional Heats/ Semi Final Saturday, 2 April Brauer College, Caramut Road, Warrnambool
Entry and easy parking at Caramut Road
Follow the signs
Ballarat Regional Heats/ Semi Final Sunday, 1 May Loreto College, 1600 Sturt Street. Ballarat
Entry and easy parking on Sturt Street
Follow the signs.
Shepparton Regional Heats/ Semi Finals Saturday, 7 May Notre Dame College, 139 Knight Street, Shepparton
Entry and easy parking on Knight Street
Follow the signs.
Metropolitan Heats/ Semi Final Sunday, 15 May St Monica’s College, 400 Dalton Road, Epping
Entry and easy parking off Dalton Road
Follow the signs.
Metropolitan Heats/ Semi Final Sunday, 22 May Avila College, 35 Charles Street, Mount Waverley
Entry and easy parking on Charles Street
Follow the signs.
Metropolitan Heats/ Semi Final Sunday, 29 May

Mount Scopus Memorial College, Burwood
245 Burwood Highway, Burwood
Entry and easy parking off Station Street, north of Burwood Highway.

Follow the signs.
     
State Final Sunday, 19 June 12 pm  St Kevin’s College, Moonga Road, Toorak
National Final Saturday 30 July National Final (Sydney)
  register button blue  

 

Entries close on various dates depending on the heat location:
(Geelong on Friday, 18 March 2022, Warrnambool on Friday, 25 March 2022,
Ballarat on Friday, 22 April 2022 and Shepparton on Friday, 29 April 2022)

Metropolitan entries close Friday, 6 May 2022

 

Entry Fee

There is a $20 entry fee. This needs to be sent to the State Coordinator along with the consent form. You will receive the consent form and payment details in an email when you register.

Closing Dates

Please note that the closing date for entries varies depending on which heat/ venue students are participating at.

Great Prizes

1st prize - $200, 2nd prize - $100

State winners also get a free trip to Sydney to participate in the National Final on Saturday, 30 July 2022.

 

Useful Information For All Participants

RESOURCES AND SPEAKING TIPS

SPEECH TOPICS

COMPETITION RULES

INFORMATION SHEET

CONSENT FORM

POSTER

COVID SAFE CONSENT FORM

For further Information please contact your State Coordinator: Kylie Campbell by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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