Judith Crossley Memorial
Songwriting Award

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To enter by Australia Post

Please send your completed entry form, together with three paper copies of the lyrics with musical score or chords, and a sound recording of your song, to:

The Judith Crossley Memorial Songwriting Award, C/- Fleurieu Folk Festival, PO Box 52, Seaford SA 5169.


To enter by email:

Please scan your completed entry form, and attach it together with a copy of the lyrics with musical score or chords, and an .mp3 recording of your song, and send it here


Your entry must be received before midnight, 30 September 2019.


  • Receipt of all entries will be acknowledged by email.
  • A selection panel will choose ten finalists from the entries received. All entrants will then be notified by email about whether or not they have been selected to compete in the finals.
  • Finalists will be offered one free day pass for the day of the Finals.
  • The ten finalists will perform their song in front of an audience and a panel of three judges at the Judith Crossley Award Finals at the Fleurieu Folk Festival. 
  • The winner will be announced at the end of the Finals event and will be invited to perform their song at a major concert, later in the program. 
  • The judges' decision will be final, and no correspondence will be entered into.