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Regional Championships 2017

Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire

The event will be held on Saturday 9th September 2017 at Carleton Community High School, Pontefract – click here for full event listing. It will be the 8th biennial championship for the region. Each of the 23 festivals within the Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire region recommends one outstanding performer in each of the disciplines represented at the appropriate festival. There will thus be approximately 34 performers representing music, speech and drama, and dance. The event will be judged by 6 Federation adjudicators – 2 for each discipline (to be announced). Trophies, plus monetary prizes, will be  awarded to the winners within each section.

North West

The second championships for the North West will be held on Saturday September 16th 2017, at St Leonards Church, Preston – click here for full event listing. Each festival in the region will put forward an entrant for each discipline; Speech, Dance, Instrumental/Piano and Vocal. Each entrant will perform before a panel of six adjudicators, two from each discipline. A prize of £100 will be awarded to the winner of each discipline. There will be a small trophy or certificate for all the runners-up.

The confirmed adjudicators for this event are:
Music: Steven Roberts & Liz Childs
Speech: Colin Snell & Susan Mackay
Dance: Deborah Norris & Carrie Ellis

The official accompanist is Tim Kennedy, and the event will be compered by Anna Meadmore from Alderley Edge Festival.

Please click here to see results from 2015’s Regional Championships.