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National Shakespeare Competition

2023 ESU National shakespeare competition: Central Florida branch

Welcome to the 40th Annual ESU National Shakespeare Competition: Central Florida Branch.

Please see dates below and contact Ginger Bryant at gbryant@lhps.org with any questions.

October 28, 2022: Deadline for school registration.

February 1, 2023: Deadline for school winner forms, announcement of your winner's monologue and sonnet, nominations for "For the Love of the Bard" award, and completed photo release forms.

February 20, 2023: In person competition at Orlando Shakes Theater with a check-in time no later than 3:30P.M.


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