Song Categories

  • Bush Ballad
  • Traditional
  • Bluegrass
  • Gospel / Spiritual
  • Country Rock
  • Country Ballad
  • Country Blues
  • Alt Country
  • Local Heroes
  • Lyrics Only
  • Comedy / Novelty
  • Novice
  • Youth
  • APRA AMCOS / TSA NEW

Competition Pricing

TSA Member Entry Fee
$15 per entry

Non Member Entry Fee
$25 per entry

Category Definitions

Novice
Only unreleased material from a writer/team of which all the members have never won a songwriting contest and are not released/published writers.

Local Heroes
This category has replaced the ANZAC category and 

Youth
John P Toomey Commemorative Award for under 18 entrants. U18 as at close of competition date.

APRA AMCOS / TSA NEW
Songwriter of the Year- date restricted for first ever commercial release.