HOW TO ENTER
Entry is $35.00
STEP 1 - Record yourself singing your own song/s on video and upload to YouTube.
STEP 2 - Make sure your songs are written 100% by you and have no offensive lyrics.
STEP 3 – Email the link to us before the closing date and pay the entry fee.
Terms & Conditions
You must be available to perform your song/s live on stage at the Tamworth Country Music Festival between 25th January and 29th January, 2017, to win. Entry to the festival is free.
All songs must be uploaded on YouTube. All songs must be uploaded as UNLISTED. When you upload your songs, click the option to mark your song UNLISTED. This means your songs cannot be viewed by anyone other than the judges. Songs that are listed as "public" or “private” will not be viewed by the judges.
All songs must be original. Collaborations (co-writes) are ineligible. You must be the author of the songs that you submit, yourself. No covers. This is a song writing competition.
Entry is $35.00 and this entitles you to enter up to 3 songs. The entry fee must be paid prior to video/s being viewed by the judges and there are no refunds. Receipt of payment must be included in your entry. Entries that are submitted without payment will be disqualified.
Entries must be submitted by 5pm on Friday 23rd December 2016, together with payment.
Winners will be announced on Monday 16th January 2017.
The Winner will be offered a Mentorship with fRETfEST. Rejection of the offer will result in the prize being offered to the runner up. It is a condition of entry that contestants must be available to take up the Mentorship prize and fullfil their duties as a mentorship recipient. These include:
a) Recording an original song and producing a video (to be released independently);
b) Performing at fRETfEST EVENTS where invited; and
c) Maintaining a music career focus.
All costs associated with travel, accommodation, meals and the like shall be paid by the entrant. The contest does not reimburse expenses for musicians, parents, etc.
You must be an Australia Citizen to enter and you must be unsigned. This means you must not yet have signed to a management/agency or televised talent show.
Your songs must be g-rated. Entries that contain offensive lyrics or inappropriate images will be deleted and the entrant disqualified from the contest without refund nor correspondence. Entrants will be expected to respond to emails sent from Fretfest Pty Ltd regarding your entry. Entrants who fail to reply to emails will be disqualified as communication between Fretfest and the Entrant is an essential element of this contest.
Entrants are expected to prepare and submit some details about your musical inspiration, the opportunities you have enjoyed through your music so far and the aspirations you have for a career in the music industry.
Entrants under 18yo must have parental consent and include the name and contact details of the consenting parent. Contact between parents and Fretfest is encouraged. Emails must be written by the entrant (yourself). Winning songs and photographs of the winner and finalists may be used in the promotion of fRETfEST and entrants hereby grant use of their submitted song, likeness, photos, name and comments henceforth for this purpose upon submitting their entry.
Winning entrants will be notified by reply email.
SEND YOUR EMAIL TO > email@example.com and make sure you include the following information:
Your Birth Date:
Your Address (town/city):
The Link to my your Videos: - make sure you have uploaded your songs and tick the box that says “UNLISTED” (not public) PUT THE LINK HERE >>
PARENTAL CONSENT (if U18): - You must give us your parent’s name and mobile number
Your Comments: - Tell us about your music (this is really important). Tell us about your musical inspiration, the opportunities you have enjoyed through your music so far and the aspirations you have for a career in the music industry.
PAYMENT: - You must include the receipt of your payment here >>
Thank you and GOOD LUCK!
Ps. Remember, you must be available to perform your song/s live on stage at the Tamworth Country Music Festival between 25th January and 29th January, 2017, to win.