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Hosted by the Regional Youth Leaders, the Battle of the Bands is being held to celebrate young artists across the Toowoomba Region.

Featuring Shark Drive, Two Time Sky, Palinola, Tomb of the Tyrant, Crown and Without A Doubt, this year's entrants will compete for a prize pool worth over $7,000.

Date: Friday, 17 June 2022
Time: Doors open at 5pm. Competition begins at 5.30pm.
Location: Toowoomba State High School, Performing Arts Centre

Free tickets are now available. Book yours now from Toowoomba Tickets.

Snack and soft drinks will be available for purchase.

Download Battle of the Bands event poster (PDF 0.37 MB).

Information for applicants


Bands must consist of 2 or more musical performers who are well-rehearsed to perform original/cover songs. Band entrants must demonstrate originality and/or composition, a competent level of musical skill sets, stage presence and professionalism.


Each solo entry must be able to perform by themselves with an instrument (e.g., guitar). Solo entrants must demonstrate originality and/or composition, a competent level of music skill sets, stage presence and professionalism.


Age requirement: 12–25 years

Entry fee: $10.00

All participating artists must live, work or study in the Toowoomba Region.

Bands may include one or more member(s) over the age of 25, but to be eligible the majority of band members must be between 12–25 years.

Please note: The Toowoomba Battle of the Bands is an equal opportunity forum for all diverse musical members of the Toowoomba Region’s community to participate in.


Applications open: Monday, 21 February 2022
Applications close: Friday, 20 May 2022 – 5pm


Date: Friday, 17 June 2022
Time: 5.30pm
Location: Toowoomba State High School, 76-98 Stuart Street, Toowoomba QLD 4350

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1. Check you are eligible to participate (see 'Entry types & eligibility' slider above).
2. Download and complete the Battle of the Bands Application Pack.
3. Return your application to us by 5pm on Friday, 20 May 2021.

Returning your application to us

You can return your application to us by:

  • Email: battleofthebands@tr.qld.gov.au
  • Post: 'Battle of the Bands Application', Community Development, Toowoomba Regional Council, PO Box 3021, Toowoomba QLD 4350
  • In person at your nearest Customer Service Centre:
    • 4 Little Street, Toowoomba
    • 95 King Street, Clifton
    • 89 Mocatta Street, Goombungee
    • 25 Emu Creek Road, Crows Nest
    • O'Brien Road, Highfields
    • 54 Hodgson Street, Greenmount
    • 2-16 Campbell Street, Millmerran
    • 64 Campbell Street, Oakey
    • 85 Yandilla Street, Pittsworth

We'll send you a confirmation email during business hours once your application is received. Please give us a call on 131 872 if you have not been notified about your application.

If you have any questions about participation in the Toowoomba Battle of the Bands, please contact a member of our Community Development team by:

Phone: 131 872
Email: battleofthebands@tr.qld.gov.au

The Toowoomba Battle of the Bands is sponsored by the Regional Youth Leaders, Youth Connect and Toowoomba Regional Council.