The Denbighshire Urdd Eisteddfod will be held from May 31 to June 5 2021.

Stage competitions

What will the competition list be next year?

All the stage competitions will stay as the same for next year. An updated copy of the syllabus/programme of competitions will be available online (including all corrections) in June. 

I’m in Year 6 this year, will I be performing the same piece next year?

If you are moving up an age category next year ( e.g moving to Year 7) you will have to learn the relevant piece and register under the new category. 

I have already competed and came first in my local/regional Eisteddfod this year? Will I automatically compete in the National Eisetddfod next year?

Congratualtions! Unfortunately, we will be restarting all competitios next year so you will have register before the closing date and compete at local level in the first place before moving forward and aiming to earn your place in the National.

Will I be able to use the same own choice piece next year? 

Yes. It’s possible to perform the same piece next year, or you may choose to perform a new piece. (Remember you will need to confirm the performance rights)

Who will be the adjudicators in the National Eisteddfod?

The adjudicators in 2021 will be the same ones chosen this year. The judges at local/regional level will be chosen by local Urdd committees.

I missed the registration deadline this year and had to pay a late fee of £25. Will I be able to get a refund?

Unfortunately not. We are not able to refund late payment fees. We are also not able to refund any membership fees paid as a result of registering to compete in the Eisteddfod this year.

I have registered to compete this year, will I have to register again in 2021?

Yes, everyone will have register (again) for next year’s Eisteddfod.

Home Work Competitions

All home work entered this year will be kept securely under lock and key until next year’r Eisteddfod and the results will be announced in the 2021 Denbighshire Urdd Eisteddfod.

I sent my work in before March 1st this year. Will the work be judged this year?

Yes, all work received before March 1st deadline will still be read and judged. We will not announce the results until next year.

I will be in a different age category next year, what will happen to my work?

We will still accept the work entered this year as you were within the correct age category on the registration deadline.

Who will be judging the homework in 2021?

This year’s home work adjudicators will be the same next year as announced this year. 

Will the winning work be published this year?

No, as we are keeping everything until next year. There will be a publication featuring the winning work next year.  

Will there be new homework syllabus next year? 

No, as we are using the work entered this year. We will not be accepting any new entries next year.

Art, Design and Technology Competitions

Will the Art, Design and Technology work be judged this year?

Unfortunately no, as we were not able to complete the local and regional rounds before the postponment. The competitions will start again next year and the theme for all the work will remain as ‘Mor a Mynydd’ (Sea and Mountains)

Will I be able to present the same work next year? 

Yes. As the theme will be the same, you are welcome to present the same work, but you will need to register for the correct relevant age category.

I’m a Year 6 pupil this year – will I be competing in the same competitions next year?

If you are moving up an age category next year ( e.g moving to Year 7) you will have to enter your work in the relevant age category for next year’s Eisteddfod.

Will the judges be the same in 2021?

Yes,this year’s art, design and technology adjudicators will be the same next year.

Tickets

I have purchased tickets for one of the 2020 Eisteddfod shows, what are my options?

All shows will be performed during the 2021 Denbighshire Eisteddfod and the tickets you have purchased will be valid for the new dates. You will also keep the exact seats you purchased this year (if tickets were seated)

Sponsorship

I have sponsored the 2020 Eistedfod – what happens to the sponsorship package?

The same packages will be available in 2021 and we will carry your contribution forward. We will be in contact with all sponsors and partner to discuss the arrangements.

I have sponsored a specific competiton in 2020 – will it stay the same next year?

Thanks for you support. Yes, the sponsorship will be carried forward to our 2021 competitions.

I have placed an advert in the official programme – will the ad be carried forward to 2021?

Yes. We will be in touch in case you need to send a new advert with revised dates or information.

The Maes (Eisteddfod site)

I have ordered a stall on the Maes during the Eisteddfod – what happens to my application?

Your application will be kept until next year and you won’t need to register again. If you have already paid a deposit, it will be kept until next year and taken off the total amount. If you would like to discuss your application please email eisteddfod@urdd.org

I have booked a space on the Caravan Site – what happens to my booking? 

Your booking will be kept until next year. You will not need to make a new application next year. If you have already paid a deposit, it will be kept until next year and taken off the total amount. If you would like to discuss your application please email eisteddfod@urdd.org

Local fundraising activities in Denbighsire

I’m a member of a local fundraising committee – what happens to the money we have raised towards the Eisteddfod?

The funds already collected will be kept and invested into the 2021 Eisteddfod. 

Can we still keep raising money for the 2021 Eisteddfod? 

Yes, of course! Local fundraising committess are more than welcome to carry on with the great work, even if you have already reached your target!

My child is taking part in the primary school show – will the show go ahead?

Yes, the primary school show ‘Penawdau’ will be performed next year in the Eisteddfod Pavillion on Tuesday, June the 1st.  The original cast will all be invited to perform and rehersals will restart during spring term 2021.

My child is taking part in the secondary school show – will the show go ahead?

Yes. The secondary school show ‘Dan y Fawd’ will be performed during the Denbighsire 2021 Eisteddfod and we will confirm the dates shortly. The original cast will be invited to perform and rehersals will restart during the spring term of 2021. 

I was supposed to take part in a ceremony during the Eisteddfod – what happens with the ceremonies?

Everybody who was supposed to take in this year’s ceremonies will be invited to take part in 2021.

I’d still like to volunteer as a stiward in the 2021 Eisteddfod – what do I need to do?

That’s great news, diolch! We will keep all your details until next year and we’ll be in touch. If you have made an application, you can do so online in the new year. cysylltu yn nhymor y Gwanwyn 2021 gyda manylion pellach.

Carmarthenshire Urdd Eisteddfod 2022

Compete

What will the dates of the Carmarthenshire National Urdd Eisteddfod be in 2022?

The dates of the Urdd National Eisteddfod in Carmarthenshire have been confirmed as May 30 – June 4, 2022.

When will the Carmarthenshire Urdd Eisteddfod Syllabus be ready?

The syllabus and programme of competitions will be published online on the Urdd Eisteddfod website in May 2021. 

Am I able to sponsor or give a medal for any of the 2022 competitions?

All Individuals, groups or societies are more than welcome to give a prize a medal for any stage, homework or art, design and technology competitions. For more information, please email nesta@urdd.org

Montgomery Urdd Eisteddfod 2023

What will the dates of the Montgomeryshire Urdd National Eisteddfod be in 2023?

The dates of the Urdd National Eisteddfod in Montgomeryshire have been confirmed as May 29 – June 3, 2023.

When will the local committees meet next? 

If the situation allows, the next meetings for the Urdd Eisteddfod in Montgomeryshire 2023 will take place in the Autumn this year.

How can I support the Eisteddfod?

You can support the Urdd Eisteddfod in Montgomeryshire in a number of ways - by joining a committee, leading or supporting local appeal committees or a trophy can be sponsored for one of the Eisteddfod competitions.