Central Otago

Key Dates

Regional Heat

May 23, 2021

Regional Finals

June 19, 2021

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What are you waiting for?

Registrations close:
Showquest - March 12
Toi - April 9
OnScreen - July 30

2020 regional results

1st place band - No Man's Land (Wakatipu High School)
2nd place band - Haven (Wakatipu High School)
3rd place band - The Trainsurfers (Wakatipu High School)

1st place solo/duo - Max Byrne (Mt Aspiring College)
2nd place solo/duo - Greta Balfour (Wakatipu High School)

Musicianship Award - Clarke West of Better Than Nothing (Mt Aspiring College)
Musicianship Award - Eve Paddon from blank lines (Mt Aspiring College)
Smokefree Best Vocals Award- Jessa Bodle of Admin (Wakatipu High School)
APRA Lyric Award - Jessie McKenzie for 'Lonely Colours' (Mt Aspiring College)
ZM Best Song Award - No Man's Land (Wakatipu High School)
Rockshop Electronic Assist Award - Oski (Mt Aspiring College)

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Key Information

We’re all about making this process as straightforward and smooth sailing as possible for you. We are just a phone call or email away if you have any questions!

How it works

It says it in the title! Here you’ll find a step by step guide to how region-wide and nation-wide aspects of the programme works

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Event Info

Here you’ll find 2021 dates, the team behind Smokefreerockquest, history (including past winners and where they're from!), and FAQs

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Check out the awards up for grabs at our regional and national Smokefreerockquest events. Along with the placings for the top bands and solo/duos, we also have songwriting and musicianships awards.

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