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MUF23 Song Writing Competition

There’s a second time for everything? You bet there is!


MUF’s very own SONGWRITING COMPETITION starts now!

We know lots of you love writing songs to play on your ukuleles. So now you can enter them at MUF23.


First prize is $250 in cash and the opportunity to perform your song at the Saturday Night Festival Concert.


Entry details and rules are below.

Closing date for entries is 17 February 2023.

Purpose of the Competition!

  • To promote the writing of original songs featuring the ukulele

  • To provide opportunities for non-professional songwriters to perform and promote their songs

  • To have fun

The Rules!

  • The work must be an original song, featuring the ukulele. It cannot be an arrangement or adaptation of another song.

  • Entry is open to anyone over 18 years old.

  • Entries are limited to one song per entrant.

  • Songs should be no more than four minutes in length.

  • We require a song sheet showing the lyrics and chords, accompanied by an mp3 recording (if you’d prefer someone else to sing or play that is fine).

  • Entries should be uploaded HERE

  • Entries must be received by 17 February 2023. 

  • Entry fee is $20.

  • The judging panel will shortlist a maximum of five entries by the first week of March 2023. The shortlisted entries will be advised at that time that their entry has been shortlisted. All shortlisted entries will be invited to perform their song (or get someone else) at the Sunday Night Wind Down Klub MUF.

  • Shortlisted Artists agree that MUF make reasonable use of their work for promotional purposes.

  • The overall winner will be announced at the opening (Friday) night concert.

  • The winning entry will be asked to perform their song (or get someone else) at the Saturday Night Concert of the Festival. 


1st Prize - $250 Cash

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