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.

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

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

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...

2019 - Mick Coventry

2018 - Not held

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


2009 - Ed Walker