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The English-Speaking Union National Shakespeare Competition 2018-2019

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2018-2019 ESU National shakespeare competition: Kentucky branch

28th Annual Kentucky Shakespeare Competition

March 3, 2019
Bellarmine University
Louisville, Kentucky 


  1. Starting in 2018 all competitors are required to use a monologue and sonnet from the prescribed list in the 2019 Monologue Packet and 2019 Sonnet Packet.
  2. Starting this year each school entering must pay a $75.00 participation fee. THE KENTUCKY BRANCH HAS STRONLY PROTESTED THIS REQUIREMENT but, unfortunately, we have no control over this.

    If your school cannot pay the entry fee or find the fee an impediment to entering, the ESU/KY Branch can reimburse the fee to the school after it has entered. 

Student Handbook

Teacher Handbook

2019 Monologue Packet

2019 Sonnet Packet

Entire Competition Info Page

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