Opening Act-Comp

VDMfest Opening Act-Comp - Finals 2nd October 2021, Winner Opening Day 2, 3rd October 2021. Apply NOW!

Our Opening Act Competition is on again this year with applications being taken now!

Applications close on the 1st of August 2021.  Successful applicants will be notified ASAP after this date unless all Performance spots have already been filled (8 spots up for grabs in total).  Should this happen, an announcement to our Facebook page will be made to notify everyone.  Thank you and Good Luck.    

Please Note: This opportunity to compete and perform does not offer any paid remuneration simply an amazing opportunity for you and or your band to get some brilliant exposure to some of the best names in Country Music and their adoring fans!

Opening Act Competition Terms/Conditions

The promoter is: Didge Group Pty Ltd T/As VDMfest, ABN: 63 636 565 743, whose registered office is at 3/38 Dawson Highway, Biloela QLD 4715. 

The competition is open to residents of Australia except employees of Didge Group Pty Ltd T/As VDMfest and their close relatives and anyone otherwise connected with the organization or judging of the competition. 

There is no entry fee and no purchase necessary to enter this competition. 

By entering this competition, an entrant is indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions. 

Application for entry to the competition and details of how to enter are via http://vdmfest.com.au/apply 

Only one entry will be accepted per person. Multiple entries from the same person will be disqualified. 

Closing date for entry will be 31/08/2020. After this date the no further entries to the competition will be permitted. 

No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason. 

The rules of the competition and how to enter are as follows: 

1.1 All entries submitted by closing date will be accepted

1.2 As each entrant is chosen (if chosen before closing date) that entrant’s submission of video / Audio will be posted on our Facebook page.

1.3 Once all successful Entrants have been chosen and your entry video and or audio has been posted to Facebook & Tik Tok a poll will be posted.

1.4 From this poll, the top 6 – 8 entrants will be selected as the finalists for our Opening Act Competition.

1.5 Those successful Applicants will then perform on the VDMfest stage on the 3rd October. 1.6 Once all have performed another Poll will go live immediately after.

1.7 Voters will have from 3pm, October 3rd until 8am October the 4th to vote.

1.8 The top 2 winners will be announced and will compete in the Grand Final starting at 10am October 4th. It is at this point, VDMfest reserves the right to be able to bring through a 3rd artist as our “Wildcard Entrant” should we choose to do so.

1.9 Once performances are completed, another poll will go live and poll will end at 5pm October 4th and our Opening Act Competition Winner will be Announced. 

2.0Please note: The promoter (VDMfest) also reserves the right to cancel or amend the 

competition and these terms and conditions without notice in the event of a catastrophe, war, civil or military disturbance, act of God or any actual or anticipated breach of any applicable law or regulation or any other event outside of the promoter’s control. Any changes to the competition will be notified to entrants as soon as possible by the promoter. 

2.1 The promoter is not responsible for inaccurate prize details supplied to any entrant by any third party connected with this competition.

2.2 The prize is as follows: The prize is as stated and no cash or other alternatives will be offered. The prize is that the winning artist will get to be exposed to thousands of people across the Festival and all our socials and pages of the fans you create and you will be invited back as a paid performer at the following year’s VDMfest.

2.3 The promoter’s decision in respect of all matters to do with the competition will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.

2.4 By entering this competition, an entrant is indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions. 

2.5 The competition and these terms and conditions will be governed by [Australian] law and any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of [Australia]. 

2.6 The winner agrees to the use of his/her name and image in any publicity material, as well as their entry. Any personal data relating to the winner or any other entrants will be used solely in accordance with current [Australian] data protection legislation and will not be disclosed to a third party without the entrant’s prior consent. 

2.7 Entry into the competition will be deemed as acceptance of these terms and conditions. 

Some additional Terms and Conditions which you might wish to include if relevant: 

2.8 VDMfest‘s decision as to those able to take part and selection of winners is final. No correspondence relating to the competition will be entered into. 

2.9 The entrant must be following VDMfest on Facebook and/or Tik Tok in order to enter. 

3.0 VDMfest shall have the right, at its sole discretion and at any time, to change or modify these terms and conditions, such change shall be effective immediately upon posting to this webpage. 

3.1 VDMfest also reserves the right to cancel the competition if circumstances arise outside of its control.

Performance Dates

Heats will be held on October 2nd with Finalists performing October 3 Opening the second day of the festival.

Please ensure you are available both days!

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