"There shall he practise tilts and tournaments."
—The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Southern Utah University • September 27 - 29, 2018


The forty-second annual Shakespeare Competition, hosted by the Utah Shakespeare Festival and Southern Utah University is scheduled for September 27–29, 2018. The competition gives junior and high school students from around the nation a chance to present material from Shakespearean literature in various artistic forms. This work is adjudicated by professionals in their fields, who also offer various workshops that can be attended for university credit.

2018 Competition: September 27 - 29
Registration deadline: September 14, 2018

The basic registration fee for each participating school is $200. Each additional competitive event is $75. Additional non-competing students are $5.



General Information

Shakespeare Scene Resources

The following resources (MS Word and Excel files) may be utilized by teachers and students to find scenes for Shakespeare study and performance.

In addition, teachers and students may use our searchable database of Shakespeare scenes. The database contains hundreds of scenes, and you may sort them by play, characters, number of lines, etc.

Videos from the Shakespeare Competition

Media Disclaimer

The Utah Shakespeare Festival reserves the right to use images, video, and other recordings of students and schools attending the Shakespeare Competition for archival and promotional purposes. For more information, please contact the Festival at usfeducation@bard.org.

For more information, call 435-865-8333.

Top photo: a rehearsal of students attending the annual Shakespeare Competition of the Utah Shakespeare Festival.