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Busking @ Stanthorpe


The South East Queensland Finals of the Australian National Busking Championships will be held on March 23 2019

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Busking @ Stanthorpe


The South East Queensland Finals of the Australian National Busking Championships will be held on March 23 2019

Busking@Stanthorpe will be held on Saturday 23 March 2019.

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Prizes


Prizes


Over $6000 in prizes up for grabs!

Plus winners go on to compete in the Australian National Busking Championships™ in Cooma later in the year.

Peta Pomerenke

Peta Pomerenke

Open (Adult) Section

  • $1,000 - Open Champion

  • $300 - Second Place

  • $200 - Third Place

People’s Choice Award

  • $700 - Winner

  • $200 - Second Place

  • $100 - Third Place

Bush Nutz

Bush Nutz

Senior Section (for high school age students)

  • $500 - Winner

  • $200 - Second Place

  • $100 - Third Place

Best Band Award (for bands/groups of 3 or more)

  • $500 – Winner

Dalveen State School

Dalveen State School

Primary Section (for primary school age students)

  • $300 - Winner

  • $125 - Second Place

  • $75 - Third Place

 

Multiple Special Judges Awards $200 each

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How does it work?


How does it work?


Spectators

  • Buskers will play throughout the day in Stanthorpe’s main street (from 9 am - 2:00 pm), for half-hour sessions

  • Finalists perform in the Alley Arcade at a free concert from 3 pm (food & drink available)

  • Spectators can purchase "Busker Dollars" for $1 each & give them to the Buskers they like the most. Each Busker Dollar you purchase enters you into a multi-draw raffle, to be drawn at the concert. The busker with the most Busker Dollars wins the People's Choice Award.

Buskers

  • Anyone can be a busker - beginners to professionals

  • Prizes now total over $6000. There are many different categories you can compete in.

  • Buskers who participated last year are welcome to come again

  • Singers, groups, musicians and instrumentalists of any genre and non-musical street entertainers welcome

  • All cash tips buskers make on the day are theirs to keep

  • You can perform as many 1/2 hour sets as you like (pending number of buskers and stations). Most buskers performed 2-4 sessions in 2018.

  • Sell your CDs and merchandise

  • Winners of the Secondary and Open categories will automatically qualify to compete in the Grand Final in Cooma NSW

  • Register by Thursday 21 March 2019 ($20 entry fee for individuals, $40 for duos and $50 for groups of 3 or more)

Stanthorpe


Stanthorpe


Location

Stanthorpe is 2.5 hours from Brisbane, 3 hours from the Gold Coast & Byron Bay.