Songs & Music...

This genre was introduced to provide another dimension of entertainment and sections for singers and musicians.
It has proved immensely popular with a wide range of musical instruments played each year along with some fine accompanied and a capella performances.

Annual Victorian Championship
The Victorian Song/Music Championship is held annually on the Saturday of the Benalla Muster that is conducted over the second weekend of October. For more information CLICK HERE.

Similar to bush poetry, there are two separate categories, Original and 'non-original'. The overall champion is the highest ranking performer, or duo/group. Must have entered both categories.

Entrants are encouraged sing songs and/or play music that are relevant to, Australia, Australians and the Australian way of life, past or present.

All accompanying music must be played live. Medleys are permissible, but must be one continuous performance. Time limits apply. Intending entrants can download entry forms CLICK HERE and are advised to obtain the judging sheet from the secretary via email at