Busk your way to $14,000 cash and prizes!

Many a star has been discovered whilst busking. The worlds is bursting with talent and who knows, your performance in the busking competition at Cully Fest, could make you ‘the next big thing’.

We’ll be holding our busking competition at key locations around the festival and hope to attract buskers from around the country. Great prizes are on offer and a range of categories as well as a coveted People’s Choice award so you could win the busking competition at Cully Fest if you have the talent!

To enter into the Cully Fest 2017 Busking competition you must complete and submit the entry form below before 31 October 2017.

Before entering please read the Busking Competition Terms and the Competition Entry Terms & Conditions. Busking sites will be set up in key locations around Toowoomba and the festival venue allowing the public easy access.

How does the competition work?

We’re running things X-factor style!

Round 1: Submit your video entry to us by 31 October 2017, and on 3 November 2017 you’ll be notified whether you made the finalists.

Round 2: It’s up to the public to choose who goes through to the next round! Get your fans, friends and family involved and get them voting! Remember to use #CullyFestBuskingComp and #SeeYouAtCullyFest

Round 3: As a winner of Round 2 will be invited to Cully Fest, where you get to perform live on stage and compete with the other top buskers for $14,000 in cash and prizes!

What are the categories and prizes I can enter?

You can enter in the following categories up until 5pm on 31 October 2017:

Busking Youth Group (11 – 15 Years)
– For acts of up to 8 members aged 11 – 15 on 17 November 2017
Youth Group First Place $500
Youth Group Second Place $250
Youth Group Third Place $100
Youth Group Runner Up $50

Busking Youth Didgeridoo Playing (11 – 15 Years)
– For solo acts aged 11 – 15 on 17 November 2017
Youth Didgeridoo First Place $500
Youth Didgeridoo Second Place $250
Youth Didgeridoo Third Place $100
Youth Didgeridoo Runner Up $50

Busking Youth Solo, Duo (11 – 15 years)
– For double acts aged 11 – 15 on 17 November 2017
Youth Solo, Duo First Place $500
Youth Solo, Duo Second Place $250
Youth Solo, Dup Third Place $100
Youth Solo, Duo Runner Up $50

Busking Open Groups (16 years and over)
– For groups of 3 – 8 members aged 16 years and over on 17 November 2017
Open Group First Place $800
Open Group Second Place $600
Open Group Third Place $400
Open Group Runner Up $200

Busking Open Soloist and Duos (16 years and over)
– For acts of 1 or 2 members aged 16 years and over on 17 November 2017
Open Soloist & Duos First Place $800
Open Soloist & Duos Second Place $600
Open Soloist & Duos Third Place $400
Open Soloist & Duos Runner Up $200

Busking Open Didgeridoo Playing (16 years and over)
– For solo acts aged 16 years and over on 17 November 2017
Open Didgeridoo First Place $500
Open Didgeridoo Second Place $250
Open Didgeridoo Third Place $100
Open Didgeridoo Runner Up $50

Busking Peoples Choice Award
People’s Choice First Place $1000
People’s Choice Second Place $500
People’s Choice Third Place $200

Busking Best Local Performer

Busking Traveller Award
Busker that travelled the farthest to compete at Cully Fest 2017 $200

Busking Indigenous Music Award

Busking Special Judges Award

Busking Grand Champion Open Busker

Busking Grand Champion Youth Busker