Yarn Spinning...

The VBPMA has conducted an annual Victorian Yarn-spinning championship in accordance with the rules and guidelines of the Australian Bush Poets Association since 2009.

Aim
To value and encourage traditional Australian Bush culture through the tradition of Yarn-spinning.

Definition
Yarn-spinning is the telling of Australian stories using Australian words and manner of speech of our forebears from the city and the bush.

Conditions
Must be family entertainment - no offensive material.
Yarn-spinning is not a connected line of jokes, nor is it rhyming verse.
Eight minute time limit. Points are deducted for each 15 seconds over.

Judging sheet
Available from the secretary by emailing info@vbpma.com.au
Intending entrants are encouraged to obtain.

Past Champions...

2017 - Rhonda Tallnash

2016 - Rhonda Tallnash

2015 - Matthew Hollis (Australian & Victorian Champion)

2014 - Claire Reynolds

2013 - Betty Walton

2012 - Ken Jones

2011 - Colin Carrington

2010 - Betty Walton

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2009 - Ed Walker

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