The English-Speaking Union

The English-Speaking Union National Shakespeare Competition

Documents and Forms

This page is the primary host of all current competition documents, forms, handbooks and other resources. If what you're looking for is not here, it may be forthcoming. 


2021 School Participation Form
2021 School Winner Form 

Monologue and Sonnet Packets

2021 Monologue Packet 
2021 Sonnet Packet 


2021 Student Handbook 
2021 Teacher Handbook 
2021 Judge Handbook: New and updated for remote and recorded competitions!
2021 Branch Handbook 

NEW IN 2021!

Remote Competition Tool Kit for TeachersTurnkey strategies and exercises for remote, hybrid or in-classroom teaching!


2021 School Competition Fillable Certificates 
2021 Branch Competition Fillable Certificates 

Press Releases

2021 Branch Pre-Competition Press Release 
2021 Branch Post-Competition Press Release 

Photo Release

2021 Branch Competition Photo Release Form