Otago / Ōtākou

Key Dates

Regional Heat

May 22, 2021

Taieri College

Regional Finals

June 25, 2021 7:00 PM

Mayfair Theatre

Video Submission Deadline


What are you waiting for?

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

regional results

2021 heat Results

The top Otago solo/duo acts:

1st - Kareena Rose - South Otago High School

2nd - Kiera Wallace - Taieri College

Smokefree Tangata Beats Award:

something altrc - Taieri College

The Rockshop Best Use of electric assist award:

Rylan Urquhart - John McGlashan College

The top 12 bands to play off at the Otago regional final are:

Velvet Strings - Taieri College, Logan Park High School

Neils Beach - John McGlashan College, Otago Boys' High School

Melo Keys - Kings High School

Shrimp - Logan Park High School

Fool of Stars - Taieri College, Queens High School, Home Schooled

Bliss Point - Logan Park High School

Vivid - John McGlashan College

something altrc - Taieri College

Spontaneous Combustion - Taieri College

Ticketz - Taieri College

Tectonic Sounds - Taieri College

Disciples of Dunedin - John McGlashan College

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Key Information

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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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