Finals Information

State Finals Information 2018

The dates and venues for the State Finals for 2018 are:

Year 7/8 - Wednesday 5th September 2018 at The Edge at SLQ from 6:30pm. Arrive by 6:00pm.
Special Guest: Cally Black


Year 5/6 - Thursday 6th September 2018 at St Laurence's College from 5:00pm.  (Arrive 4:30pm)
This event is being sponsored by St Laurence's College.
Special Guest: Bren McDibble
The Book Garden is contributing to the book voucher prize for the winner and will have books on sale that night.
Book prizes for winners of each round are provided by CBCA Qld Branch with additional donations from publishers Bloomsbury, Penguin Books and UQP.


Readers Cup Titles for 2018

Year 7-8 Competition

In the Dark Spaces by Cally Black Hardie Grant Egmont


Finding by David Hill Penguin Random House NZ


Ice Wolves by Aime Kaufman Harper Collins


Piecing Me Together by Renee Watson Bloomsbury


Missing by Sue Whiting Walker Books



Year 5-6 Competition


How to Bee by Bren MacDibble Allen & Unwin

Quest of the Lost Dog by Rosanne Hawke University of Qld Press

Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend Hachette Australia

The Explorer by Katherine Rundell Bloomsbury Publishing

Fearless Frederic by Felica Arena Penguin Books Australia

Publishers have generously provided copies of the books presented to the winning regional teams to read for the state final.