RVOY Victoria

TAKE UP THE CHALLENGE ….
BE INVOLVED IN ROSTRUM VOICE OF YOUTH IN 2024.

When you enter the Rostrum Voice of Youth you will choose a speech topic from the supplied list and select the heat in your closest regional centre.

Help us celebrate our 50th year of Rostrum Voice of Youth.

Registrations have now closed.

If more than ten students from your school wish to take part in your section: Junior (over 11 years of age as at 1 January 2023 and in years 7, 8 or 9) or senior (under 18 years of age as at 1 January 2023 and in years 10, 11 or 12) there will need to be a school final.

What When Where
Geelong Regional Heats/ Semi Final Sunday, 21 April 2024 Oberon High School, 155-175 Batten Road, Armstrong Creek
Entry and easy parking at Batten Road
Follow the signs
Western Regional Heats/ Semi Final Saturday, 27 April 2024 Good Shepherd College, 297 Mount Napier Road, Hamilton
Entry and easy parking at Mount Napier Road
Follow the signs
Ballarat Region Heats/ Semi Final Sunday, 5 May 2024 Loreto College, 1600 Sturt St, Ballarat.
Shepparton Regional Heats/ Semi Finals Saturday, 11 May 2024 To be advised
Metropolitan Heats/ Semi Final Sunday, 19 May 2024 St Monica’s College, 16 Davisson Street, Epping
Entry and easy parking off Davisson Street. Follow the signs.
Metropolitan Heats/ Semi Final Sunday, 26 May 2024 Huntingtower, 77 Waimarie Drive, Mount Waverley.
Metropolitan Heats/ Semi Final Sunday, 2 June 2024 Mount Scopus Memorial College,
245 Burwood Highway, Burwood.
Entry and easy parking off Station Street, north of Burwood Highway. Follow the signs.
State Final Sunday, 23 June 2024 Balwyn High School, Buchanan Avenue, Balwyn North.
Additional parking available on Douglas St, Moody St & Cobman St, but NOT the Bowls club or primary school.
National Final Saturday, 27 July 2024 Hobart

CLOSING DATES

Please note that the closing date for entries in 2024 varies depending on which heat/ venue students are participating at.  The closing dates are:

Regional heats closing date is Wednesday, 17 April 2024
Metropolitan heats
closing date is Friday, 10 May 2024

Entry Fee

There is a $25 entry fee. This must be sent to the State Coordinator along with the consent form. You will receive the consent form and payment details in an email when you register.

Great Prizes

1st prize – $200, 2nd prize – $100

State winners also get a free trip to Hobart to participate in the National Final on Saturday, 27 July 2024.

Useful Information For All Participants

RESOURCES AND SPEAKING TIPS

SPEECH TOPICS

COMPETITION RULES

INFORMATION SHEET

CONSENT FORM (*Return to the RVOY coordinator)

POSTER

For further Information please contact your State Coordinator: Kylie Campbell by email vicvoy@rostrum.com.au