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Macht mit: Register for AGTV Poetry Competition for Years 4 to 9

  • 11 Mar 2022
  • 15 Oct 2022
  • Regional Finals across Victoria (tbc)

Registration

  • This competition is only for students from AGTV member schools.

Registration is closed

 AGTV Years 4 to 9 Poetry Competition

Details as at 14 March 2022


This competition is only for students from AGTV member schools.


Schools to must register their intention of participating. 

Deadline was extended until: Saturday 9 April 2022.

If your school missed the deadline and wants to participate, please email poetry@agtv.vic.edu.au.


Structure of the Individual DaF and Open Sections


Students select a poem from a list to learn to recite by heart.

NB: Poems are being finalised and will be forwarded after the close of registrations.


There are 3 stages of the competition: School, Regional and State Competitions


1. School Competition - to decide who will compete in the Regional Final in the indivdual sections. Group performances are recorded at the school and submitted for state final judging.


2. AGTV Regional Final*

AGTV Regional Finals are supported by the Victorian Government.

Students compete for individual Gold, Silver and Bronze medals at the Regional Finals.

Year 4 students only compete at Regional Finals.


*Regional Finals may be in person or held remotely. It is a local decision.


3. AGTV State Finals - the final stage with students from across Victoria.

AGTV State Finals are supported by the Goethe-Institut.


!!!!! NEW in 2022 !!!!!

  • Record and submit the Group Performance for State Final Judging.
  • Separate Primary and Secondary State Finals for individual sections

The Secondary State Final will be held on Sat 27th August 2022 - Confirmed


The Primary State Final will be held on Sat 15th October 2022 - Confirmed


What do students have to do in the Individual section?

  • Students choose a poem chosen from a list provided by the Committee to learn to recite by heart
  • Schools select students to enter the Regional Final (numbers tbc)
  • Students recite their poem at the Regional Final and are judged using the AGTV critera to compete for Gold, Silver and Bronze medals
  • Eligible medalists are invited to compete in the State Final

Eligibility for the Individual DaF and Open competition


DaF section: There is restricted entry for the DaF Section.  Only students learning German as a new language from classroom exposure at school. Any student whose first or second home language is German or who are current or past students of a bilingual school must enter the OPEN section.


Open section: Any student may enter the OPEN section.


NB: It is the responsibility of the classroom teacher to determine the eligibility of students for DaF. Teachers should contact the AGTV if there are any doubts about the eligibility of students.


What do students have to for the Group section?

  • Film a group performance of a nominated poem in any style.
  • Max 2 entries per school or campus
Primary and Secondary Prizes

Register separately and forward entries by Sat 17th September.


Eligibility for the Group section

  • The only restriction in this section is that there must be at least 3 members of the group. There can be across year levels, DaF and Open - it is up to the school. A student may compete in one or both of the Group and Individual sections.

Registration of the school's intention to participate

  • All schools intending to participate in the competition must register their intention to enable planning of Regional Finals. Reminder, this is only for member schools.
  • Nominate one teacher from the school or campus who will be the contact person to complete a registration on this website.

The details of the contact person will be used to communicate with the school regarding this competition by the Committee and Network Leaders or Regional Final Coordinators.


Deadline: Registrations have closed. Contact the AGTV poetry@agtv.vic.edu.au


Where do I find the poems?


Poems are being finalised and will be forwarded to the contact teacher from schools registering their participation on this site after the closing date for registrations.


NB: The classroom teacher is responsible for determining if students are eligible for the DaF section. Teachers should contact the AGTV if they have any doubts about the eligibility of students. 


Regional and State Finals


Schools select students to enter the relevant Regional Final for Mainstream, Bilingual or Community Schools. Students at VSL Centres and at Distance Education may also participate in a Regional Final. The Committee allocates schools and VSL Centres to a Regional Final.


Who can enter a Regional Final?


Only students learning German at an AGTV member school can enter.


A student may compete in one Individual (Open or DaF) competition and/or in a Group competition at one Regional Final. 


Students compete for Gold, Silver and Bronze medals in the Individual DaF and Open competitions at the Regional Final.


Only eligible prize winners in the Individual competitions at Regional Finals progress to the State Final. NB: Year 4 students do not compete in the State Final.


For further updates about the competition, visit-

 

AGTV Criteria for Individual Judging

NB: No props or costumes. The judges decision if final. No score sheets given out.


FYI: Years 10 to 12 students may compete at the competition run in alternate years by Monash University and the University of Melbourne.  In 2022, the competition will be hosted by the Monash University. More details tbc.

Members are required to agree to the Rules of the Association.

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