Scór Script Writing Competition 2016-17

20 September, 2016

SCRIPTWRITING COMPETITION

LÉIRIÚ (STAGE PRESENTATON) AND RECITATION/STORYTELLING)

Cumann Lúthchleas Gael (GAA) through its cultural branches, Coiste Náisiúnta Scór and Coiste Náisiúnta na Gaeilge is holding an open competition for newly composed original scripts, which would be available to clubs for performance in Léiriú Stáitse and Aithriseoreacht/Recitation for any performer taking part in Scór competitions. The competition details are as follows: -

1) Script for Léiriú Stáitse. Léiriú Stáitse is a stage presentation with a theme based on an aspect of Irish life, culture or folklore (including GAA). It would be a dramatic presentation in serious or comic form, of not more than 10 minutes’ duration, and which would be performed by groups of at least 3 and not more than 8 people. Simple props may be used.

1st Prize - €500

2nd Prize - €300

2) Aithriseoireacht / Scéalaíocht – Recitation / Storytelling. This competition is for a solo performer and it takes entries in the form of recitations, monologues, poems and stories relating to Ireland (including GAA), its history, local folklore, people or places. Each piece to be of not more than six minutes’ duration.

1st Prize - €500

2nd Prize - €300

The script writing competition is open to all. Fáilteofar roimh iontrálaithe as Gaeilge agus cuirfear duais speisialta de €200 don Léiriú / Aithriseoireacht Gaeilge is fearr muna mbíonn ceann i nGaeilge sa céad nó sa dara áit.

Prizes will be presented to the winning entries by Aogán Ó Fearghail, Uachtarán Chumann Lúthchleas Gael, at Páirc an Chrócaigh, on a date to be announced. All the Scripts entered will be made available to GAA Clubs in Book Form for use in Scór competitions. Though Scripts are freely available to Clubs, this will not prevent the author from using the work in another Forum should he/she wish to do so. The author will be acknowledged in any performance.

Entries should be sent by email to scor@gaa.ie on or before the closing date of 11 February, 2017.