Rotorua Speech & drama competition web page

Rotorua Speech & Drama Competition

The Rotorua Speech and Drama Competition is the biggest event of its kind in New Zealand. Many children, aged 5-18 years of age from throughout the Bay of Plenty and the wider area compete.

Three adjudicators working concurrently, judge all performances. They give constructive feedback to all who enter and award certificates to those who achieve the highest mark.

Our 2022 competition is Saturday 2nd – Sunday 3rd July 2022.


Saturday 2nd- Sunday 3rd July 2022


Distinction Hotel Rotorua
390 Fenton Street, Rotorua


Colleen Bassett

Glenda Pearce

Julie Taylor


Copies of all pieces to be brought to the competition and given to the Adjudicator’s Assistant when class is called.

Admission to all performances is free. We encourage you to all come and see some great performances.

The premier event is Performer of the Year.


Bridget Donovan

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