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Gorseth Kernow
Summer Competitions 2008 - Adults (Over 18 yrs)

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Please read the rules carefully, especially with the sending of entry fees and please include suitably sized stamped address envelopes for return of work if required.

Prizes. Cups, Trophies, Shields, Medals and Certificates of Merit as indicated in each class.

The Supreme Prize of The Mordon-Caradar Rosebowl will be awarded to the most outstanding entry from either class 1 or class 2. The winner will be announced by the Grand Bard during the Gorsedd Ceremony.

CLASSES

Class 1 Award Cornish Crystal or The Mordon-Caradar Rosebowl

GWERSYOW YN KERNEWEK. Bys Cans lyn.
TESTEN.
COMOL


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Class 2 The Mordon-Caradar Rosebowl or Cornish Crystal

YETH PLEN YN KERNEWEK Bys dywvyl er
TESTEN.
TOLL Y'N FORTH


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Class 3 Award Keskerth Kernow 500 Salver

A SHORT STORY FOR BEGINNERS IN CORNISH (Just a year or two’s experience)
Up to 75 words on any subject with a Cornish Background. Scryven ryth.


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Class 4(a) and 4(b) Cornish Essay

A geographical or social study on some aspect of Cornwall or Cornish life, OR a Cornish History or Biography maximum 2000 words.
(a) In Cornish - Award Henry Jenner Cup
(b) In English - Award Sybil Pomeroy Cup.


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Class 5 Award Rosemergy Cup

CORNISH DIALECT PROSE
Maximum 2000 words. Use double spacing and write on ONE side of the paper.


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Class 6 Award Kewny Cup

CORNISH DIALECT VERSE
Maximum 100 lines. Use double spacing and write on ONE side of the paper.


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Class 7 Award Ruth Moss Trophy

SHORT STORY SET IN CORNWALL.
Maximum 1500 words.


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Class 8 Award Morris Cup

ENGLISH VERSE ON A CORNISH SUBJECT.
Maximum 100 lines and two entries per person.


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Class 9 Award Jack Evans Cup

ENGLISH VERSE BY CORNISH POETS.
Own choice of subject. Maximum 100 lines and two entries per person.


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Class 10 Award Bert Thomas Cup

SONG IN ENGLISH ABOUT CORNWALL.
Music and words to be judged. A music manuscript written in black ink must be submitted with entry. (Failure to do so, will invalidate entry) Tape recordings may be used.


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Class 11 Award Tallyour Trophy

CALLIGRAPHY
Written text in Cornish from any source. Limit 2 entries per person.


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Class 12 Award Den Delynyans Plaque

PHOTOGRAPHY.
Mounted colour or monochrome print of any Cornish Subject. Limit four entries.


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Class 13 Award Rosenwyn Evrok Trophy

PHOTOGRAPHY.
Group of three mounted colour or monochrome prints of any Cornish subject. Limit four entries.


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Class 14 Painting

(a) Award - Delywyor Hayl Cup
(b) Award - Carer Lywans Cup

14(a) Any Cornish subject in watercolour, Size to be no greater than approximately 20x20 inches. Unframed but may be mounted.

14(b) Any Cornish subject in any medium BUT WATERCOLOUR. Size to be no greater than approximately 20x20 inches. Unframed but may be mounted.


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RULES FOR ADULTS


All work should be original, hitherto unpublished and not entered for ANY previous competition. The Judges decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. NO PSEUDONYMS ARE REQUIRED FOR ANY OF THE CLASSES, but please write your name and address CLEARLY on all entries.

An entry fee of £2 per entry per class is required. Cheques should be made payable to ‘Gorseth Kernow’. Please write your name and address on the reverse of cheque and attach securely to your entry.

The Gorsedd reserves the right to exhibit all winning entries on the Gorsedd Website www.gorsethkernow.org.uk and at the Exhibition on Gorsedd Day. Although great care will be taken of entries, no responsibility can be accepted for any loss or damage. If return of work is required suitably sized pre-paid envelopes should accompany your entry. Photocopies are acceptable where applicable, but are not returnable.

Entries can be collected from the Gorsedd Exhibition from 600pm until 7.00pm on Gorsedd Day, thereafter you will need to make your own arrangements for collection, from the Competitions Secretary.

CLOSING DATE FOR ALL CLASSES 31st March 2008

Further details if required are available from:

The competitions secretary, Mrs. Deborah Bennetts, Beacon Fish & Chips, 72, Fore Street, Camborne, Cornwall. TR14 7SE. Tel 01209 717628

or Assistant Competition Secretary, Mrs Vanessa Moyle, 52 Raymond Road, Redruth, Cornwall. Tel 01209 211469

RESULTS will be announced in the press in late August. The first Prize Winner in each class will be invited to attend the annual Gorsedd Ceremony – The first Saturday in September – to receive the award from the Grand Bard. Please return trophies, cups, etc. by the end of July to the Trophy Steward, Mr Graham Jackett - tel. 01326 374720. Medals are awarded to the first Prize Winners to keep, but must not be worn at any Gorsedd Ceremony.

ENTRIES SHOULD BE SENT TO THE FOLLOWING

Classes 1, 2, 3, 4(a), 12 and 13
Mrs. Deborah Bennetts, 72, Fore Street, Beacon, Camborne, TR14 7SE
Tel 01209 717628

Class 4(b)
Mrs. M. Jacket, 15 St. Peters Road, Flushing, Falmouth.
Tel. 01326 374720

Class 5, 6, and 7
Mr. John Chesterfiled. 7 High Street, Chacewater, Truro.
Tel 01872 560057

Classes 8 and 9
Mr. P. Franklin, Gwel an Avon, 10 Poltair Road, Penryn.
Tel 01326 372476

Class 10 and 11
Mrs. Eileen Woolmington, Jasmine House, Bosworlas Moor, St Just in Penwith, Penzance.
Tel 01736 788415

Class 14
Mrs. S. Pryor The Paddock, Tarrandean Lane, Perranwell Station, Truro.
Tel 01872 862053



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