Major Trophies and Bursaries

The following trophies will be awarded at the discretion of the Adjudicator:

Speech and Drama

  • THE MOLLY WILSON MEMORIAL CUP will be presented for an outstanding performance in the Verse Speaking Classes.
  • THE JOE WALLACE MEMORIAL SALVER will be presented for an outstanding performance in the Acting Classes.
  • THE DOREEN SMITH TROPHY will be awarded for an outstanding performance in the Bible Reading, Prose Reading and Verse Reading Classes.
  • THE LANCELYN GREEN TROPHY will be awarded at the Adjudicator's discretion for any performance worthy of note.

Music

  • THE FRANKLIN MEMORIAL CUP for the most promising competitor in classes 601, 602, 621, 622 and 641.
  • THE GEORGE TAYLOR MEMORIAL TROPHY for the competitor with highest mark in any Brass Class.
  • THE PRELUDE GUITAR SHIELD for the most musical performance in any Guitar Class.
  • THE ETHEL HOGARTH MEMORIAL CUP for the most promising competitor in classes 603, 604, 610, 623, 624, 630, 642, 643, 650, 660.
  • THE MOLLY WILSON TROPHY for the best all-round female vocalist.
  • THE DR F WADELY CUP for the best all-round male vocalist.
  • THE JOE WALLACE MEMORIAL SALVER (Music) for the winner with the highest mark in classes 265 & 275.
  • A SILVER CUP PRESENTED BY MR JOHN ABBA for the competitor with the highest mark in any Pianoforte Class.
  • THE RONMAR TROPHY, PRESENTED BY THE RONMAR SCHOOL OF MUSIC to the winner with the highest mark in any instrumental class, except Orchestra and Band Classes.
  • THE AUSTIN FRIARS PTA TROPHY for a musical performance worthy of note by a primary school individual or group.
  • THE MICHAEL HANCOCK BURSARY for any instrumentalist aged 18 and under, who gave the most inspiring performance at the Festival.
  • THE JW BOWMAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP for the most promising young singer (16 years and over). The winner will receive a medallion and a grant for further singing tuition.
  • SAM BELLINGHAM MEMORIAL TROPHY - Winners' competition for classes 230, 232, 233, 241, 244.
  • THE CUMBERLAND NEWS TROPHY - Winners' competition for classes 260, 261, 265, 273, 275