How To Enter

We're still in the process of updating our competition guidelines and information for the Legacy Junior Public Speaking Award and the Premier's Spelling Bee, but entries in the Premier's Debating Challenge, the Plain English Speaking Award and the Multicultural Perspectives competition are now open! Check back here for all those updates and to enter the competitions in what's sure to be the biggest year yet of debating, public speaking and spelling!

The Premier's Debating Challenge

2021 Premier's Debating Challenge Information Guide
Years 5&6 Entry Form
Years 7&8 Entry Form
Years 9&10 Entry Form
Years 11&12 Entry Form

(Please note: The Arts Unit will no longer be running the Year 11 Metro division for the Karl Cramp trophy. Students in Year 11 are encouraged to compete in the state-wide Years 11&12 age division for the Hume Barbour trophy. If you have any queries about this change please contact the Speaking Competitions Officer.)

The Plain English Speaking Award

The Legacy Junior Public Speaking Award

Legacy Junior Public Speaking Award Entry Form

The Multicultural Perspectives Public Speaking Competition

2021 Multicultural Perspectives Information Guide
2020 Multicultural Perspectives Speaking Hints and Advice (updated advice is coming soon!)
Multicultural Perspectives Entry Form

The Premier's Spelling Bee

The Premier's Spelling Bee 2021 will launch in term 1 this year, with virtual regional finals in early September. For information about the Premier's Spelling Bee, please go to our webpage.
For more information or assistance with entering the competitions, please contact the Speaking Competitions Officer on (02) 8512 1172 or at