Mòd; a meeting, an assembly Ionadach; local, provincial An Dreòlluinn; an old name for the island of Mull
We will adhere strictly to Entry Closing dates!
Syllabuses for the 2018 Mòd
| Postal Entry Forms for the 2018 Mòd
These forms can be printed and posted (with a cheque made payable to Mod Ionadach Mhuile) to
Donna Dugdale, 4 Rockfield Rd, Tobermory, PA75 6PN
On-Line Entry Forms for the 2018 Mòd
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1. Competitors must send their entries on the entry form either by email or post to the competition secretary on or before the closing date.
2. Junior competitors must be under 19 years of age on the date of the Mòd. The age limits in all sections refer to the child's age on 1 October in the year of the Mòd.
3. Entries for Junior Section will be:
£1 per solo competition
£2 for Duets
£4 for Groups or Choir
Entries for Adult section will be:
£2 per solo competition
£4 for Duets
£8 for Quartet or Group
£10 for Choir
4. Entry fees should accompany entries.
5. Where songs are not prescribed, the chosen song(s) may be submitted electronically. If submitting hard copies, three copies of the chosen song(s) and translations should be sent with the entry. In choral competitions, five copies of the songs and translations are required. However, when prescribed solo pieces are used, there is no need to submit copies.
6. Prescribed sources of words and music must be followed. Titles of all prescribed pieces for the National Mòd can be found in the National Mòd Syllabus for the relevant year.
7. Neither competitors nor conductors are allowed to consult books or music during their performance. No marks will be awarded if this rule is contravened.
8. The adjudicators may at any time call upon a competitor to stop singing.
9. Adjudicators' decision is final. Any unresolved issues should be referred to the Mòd committee.
10. Choirs must consist of at least 8 voices.
11. Competitions 13 and 14 – Playlets – should be of 10 minutes duration, which includes setting up and striking.
12. Competitors who have won Competitions 62 and 63 – Learners – for two years in succession will be excluded from entering said competitions in the following years, but are encouraged to enter the other solo competitions.
13. In the instrumental section, beginners are deemed to have less than two years playing experience.
14. First prize winners are expected to perform at the concert that evening.
15. Winners of trophies should return these to the the Trophy Convenor (address can be found with the trophy) by 31 July, cleaned and suitably engraved.
PLEASE DO NOT HAND IN TROPHIES ON THE DAY OF THE MOD.
16. Following complaints, choirs unable to sing within their allotted time schedule and not having informed the Chairperson of said competition in person will still be permitted to sing for adjudication, but will not be marked.
For further information not covered by the above, please refer to the Royal National Mòd rules.
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