The Competition | & Heats

Some of Our Winners and Contestants 

The Talent Competition

Wondering what the competition is about?   Good old Country Music

What are the Prizes?  Money, Goods and Trophys!

Gotta Love Hughenden and participate in the only Country Music Festival in a Dinosaur Town of Australia!

Get dressed in your best country music gear and get on that stage!  There are prizes for the best dressed! 

Here are some of our winners from last year

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UP and Coming Stars
The Big kenny Aint got nothing on these guys
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ADULT

1st$300-2nd$150-3rd$75

JUNIOR

1st$150-2nd$100-3rd$75

JUVENILE

1st$150-2nd$100-3rd$50

ADULT CHAMPION$2000 

SECOND-Leather Travel Pack-THIRD $250

JUNIOR CHAMPION-Cole Clark Guitar       

RESERVE-$250

JUVENILE CHAMPION-D’Addario Guitar     

RESERVE-$150

Plus each winner receives a wonderful Trophy to remember the event!

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| & HEATS

ADULT – FEMALE Bush Ballad – MALE Bush Ballad -FEMALE Vocal – MALE Vocal – COUNTRY Rock – GOSPEL – ANYTHING BUT COUNTRY

GOLDEN OLDIES 50+ 

NEWCOMER – If its your first time

JUNIOR – BUSH BALLAD-VOCAL-COUNTRY ROCK – GOSPEL – ANYTHING BUT COUNTRY

JUVENILE – BUSH BALLAD-VOCAL-COUNTRY ROCK – GOSPEL – ANYTHING BUT COUNTRY

PEE WEE – VOCAL – COUNTRY ROCK – ANYTHING BUT COUNTRY

DUO VOCAL- Name your act

INSTRUMENTAL – Any age any instrument

LOCAL- From Hughenden Winton Richmond to Mt Isa

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The John Gough Memorial Award
Collage of happenings and who's been here at HCMF

Sponsored Prize Extras  

NOTE: PRIZES WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON THE FINALS DAY

SAM BURGESS NEWCOMERS AWARD – Sponsored by name

YOUNGEST CONTESTANT – Sponsored by Mrs Beryl Hunter

JUVENILE ENCOURAGEMENT AWARD – Sponsored by John Buick

JUNIOR ENCOURAGEMENT AWARD – Sponsored by Robyn James & Family

ADULT ENCOURAGEMENT AWARD – Sponsored by Flinders Butchery

Harold Paul Memorial – Sponsored by Cecily Paul & Family

John Gough Memorial – Sponsored by Robert Gough & Family

Cleve Smith Memorial- Sponsored by Kirby Smith

JUVENILE/JUNIOR PEOPLES CHOICE AWARD – Sponsored by Robyn James & Family

ADULTS PEOPLES CHOICE AWARD – Sponsored by Bill Bode

BEST DRESSED BOY 12 & UNDER – Sponsored by Amena’s Sea Minerals

BEST DRESSED GIRL 12 & UNDER – Sponsored by Amena’s Sea Minerals

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