Finals Information

State Finals Information 2019

The dates and venues for the State Finals for 2019 are:

Year 7/8 - Wednesday 4th September 2019 at The Edge at SLQ from 6:30pm. Arrive by 6:00pm.
Special Guest: Karen Foxlee


Year 5/6 - Thursday 5th September 2019 at St Laurence's College from 5:00pm.  (Arrive 4:30pm)
This event is being sponsored by St Laurence's College.
Special Guests: Samantha Wheeler and Gabrielle Wang
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.

Readers Cup Titles for 2019

Year 7-8 Competition

A Song Only I Can hear - Barry Jonsberg, Allen & Unwin
The Dog Runner - Bren McDibble, Allen & Unwin
His Name was Walter - Emily Rodda, HarperCollins
Just a Girl - Jackie French, HarperCollins
Halo Moon - Sharon Cohen, Quercus Books (supplied by Hachette)

Year 5-6 Competition


Everything I’ve never said – Samantha Wheeler, UQP
Bob - Wendy Mass & Rebecca Stead, Text Publishing
Ting Ting the Ghosthunter -  Gabrielle Wang,  Penguin Random House Australia
Firewatcher, Brimstone - Kelly Gardiner, Scholastic Australia
Quark’s Academy - Catherine Pelosi, Hachette 

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