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 TrustAn interview and opportunity to perform live on bFM and Base FMAn industry standard Shure microphone for your future performancesThe 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 2018Auditions 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 auditionEntrants 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 useAll written work must be original, and be performed by the writer.Performance time must not exceed 5 minutesShould 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 confirmedLyrics must be suitable for radio play and not contain explicit sexual or offensive contentBy 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.