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Word Up! 2018 Registration
Entries Close: Friday 17th August
Auditions: Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th August
Grand Final: Friday 7 September 7pm
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Description of your performance: (eg Poetry, song, spoken word, stand up comedy) *
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And here’s the fine print…
Important Information
Registrations close Friday 17 August
Registration to participate in Word Up 2018 is free
Auditions will be held on Saturday 25, Sunday 26th August at Corban Estate Arts Centre
Word Up Performance Night will be held at 7pm on Friday 7 September at Corban Estate Arts Centre, with entry by koha
There are no restrictions on subject matter, you may write about anything you feel passionate about.
Musical instruments will not be provided for auditions or Finals, unless arranged with Word Up organisers prior to the event

The winner of Word Up! will receive:
Bragging rights as the Word Up Winner 2018!
A free recording session with David Atai from Neisan Mystik thanks to Crescendo Trust
An interview and opportunity to perform live on bFM and Base FM
An industry standard Shure microphone for your future performances
The opportunity to perform at the Going West Readers and Writers Poetry Slam Final on Saturday 9 September
….and more!!

Conditions of Entry:
Entrants must be between the ages of 13 and 21 years as of 1 September 2018
Auditions will be held Saturday August 26th. Participants will be contacted with an audi­tion time before the audition date. Only registered performers will be permitted to audition
Entrants will be informed by email on Monday 4 September if they have a place in the Word Up Performance Night (taking place on Friday 8 September).
All backing music must be original or available for use
All written work must be original, and be performed by the writer.
Performance time must not exceed 5 minutes
Should you be awarded Runner Up, you must be available to be interviewed on Base FM during the week after the Word Up. Date to be confirmed

Should you be awarded 1st place you must be available to:
perform at the Going West Poetry Slam Grand Final on Saturday 8th September from 8pm. This is a performance slot only, not part of the Poetry Slam Competition, you will also need parental consent to perform at this event. This will be organised once the winner is chosen. There may also be an opportunity for winners &/or runners up to perform at Giong West Opening night on Friday September 14th.
Be interviewed on bFM and Base FM in the week after Word Up. Date to be confirmed
Lyrics must be suitable for radio play and not contain explicit sexual or offensive content
By registering for the event, all participants give permission to be photographed and/ or filmed, and that record­ed material may be used for Corban Estate Arts Centre promotional purposes.

A copy of your responses will be emailed to the address you provided.
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