Enter Now: Word Up! 2020

Entries open: Mon 17 August
Entries close: Fri 9 October
Auditions: Sat 17 October
Grand Final: Fri 30 October

 Enter Now: Word Up! 2020

Enter from Monday 17 August to Friday 9 October. *ONE MORE WEEK ADDED TO GET YOUR ENTRY IN!*

Calling all rappers, poets, spoken word performers and songwriters… If you write your own material in any word-based genre then we need YOU!

Word Up! is an exciting performance competition which gives 13 - 20 year olds the opportunity to present their original work: from rap, poetry and spoken word to song lyrics, or even stand-up comedy.

Plus calling all freestylers! Come to the Grand Final and take a shot at a half time cypher! prizes to be won!!!

Enter now
There are some great prizes up for grabs, so enter now! Follow this link to the entry form, and terms and conditions

Highlights from Word Up! 2019

Word up! 2019 from Rooftops on Vimeo.

Grand Final
An evening of original word-based performance by young people, in association with the Going West Books and Writers Festival. Be in the audience to hear young singer-songwriters, poets and rappers present their own original work. Yes, it’s a contest, and there are prizes to be won!

Prizes and judges to be announced!

Entry by koha 

Supported by:

Henderson-Massey Local Board

Creative Communities

Foundation North

The Crescendo Trust of Aotearoa



Base FM



Entries open:
Monday 17 August
(Entry is free)

Entries close:
Friday 9 October

Enter online here

Saturday 17 October
in the Cellar at CEAC
10am - 4pm 

Registrations essential

Grand Final: 
Friday 30 October, 7pm 
Zeal West, 20 Alderman Drive,
Henderson, Auckland 0612