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
1st$300 2nd$150 3rd$75
1st$150 2nd$100 3rd$75
1st$150 2nd$100 3rd$50
SECOND Leather Travel Pack THIRD $250
JUNIOR CHAMPION-Cole Clark Guitar
JUVENILE CHAMPION-Baton Rouge Guitar Imported from Germany
JUNIOR 14-17 years can be considered for Liberty Academy
Plus 1st 2nd & 3rd winners receive a wonderful Trophy to remember the event!
Finalists do not receive a trophy.
ADULT – FEMALE BUSH BALLAD | MALE BUSH BALLAD | FEMALE VOCAL | MALE VOCAL | COUNTRY ROCK | GOSPEL | ANYTHING BUT COUNTRY | NEWCOMER | LOCAL
GOLDEN OLDIES 50+
NEWCOMER – If its your first time
JUNIOR – BUSH BALLAD | VOCAL | COUNTRY ROCK | GOSPEL | ANYTHING BUT COUNTRY | NEWCOMER | LOCAL
JUVENILE – BUSH BALLAD | VOCAL | COUNTRY ROCK | GOSPEL | ANYTHING BUT COUNTRY | NEWCOMER | LOCAL
PEE WEE – VOCAL | COUNTRY ROCK | ANYTHING BUT COUNTRY | NEWCOMER | LOCAL
DUO VOCAL- Name your act
INSTRUMENTAL – Any age any instrument
LOCAL- From Prarie Hughenden Winton Richmond to Mt Isa
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
‘Shining Star’ Steve Riley Memorial – Sponsored by Greg & Terressa Ford of Hughenden Station & HCMAinc
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