Otago / Ōtākou

Key Dates

Regional Heat

May 22, 2021

Regional Finals

June 26, 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 - Schlappers (Taieri College)
2nd place band - Fool Of Stars (Queens High School, Taieri College)
3rd place band - Velvet Strings (Taieri College)

1st place solo/duo - Liam Boyne (Taieri College)
2nd place solo/duo - Keira Wallace (Taieri College)

Smokefree Tangata Beats - M.C.S (Kings High School)
Musicianship Award - Cai Heperi of Fool Of Stars (Queens High School)
Musicianship Award - Seth Fleming of Velvet Strings (Taieri College)
Smokefree Best Vocals Award - Te Kahurangi McLean of M.C.S (Kings High School)
APRA Lyric Award - Sam Sinclair (John McGlashen College)
ZM Best Song Award - Fire Escape, for 'Staying Afloat' (St Hildas Collegiate)
Rockshop Electronic Assist Award - Subject 95 (Kings High School)

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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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