October 2023 – Lyric Writing Competition!

Are you over 18 and a budding writer? Do you want to win $1000 and  have your words made into a song? Well, here’s your chance! 

The Rose City FM Lyric Writing Competition, sponsored by Rose City FM  and the Downs Explorer.  

If you live in the Southern Downs Regional Council area, all you have to do is write lyrics  (80-330 words) on a theme of your choice. Go to Facebook and like our page, and while  you are there click on the link to enter. Or you can get an entry form and drop it off at Club  Warwick RSL.  

Entries close on 17th January 2024, and then all the fun begins!! 

The best 6 entries will be posted on Facebook and your friends and family can vote on the  best! The Rose City FM Competition Committee will also be judging.  

The winner will receive $1000 prize money and their lyrics will be made into a song and  played on the radio! 

We also have a fabulous runner up prize – 2 tickets on the Warwick to Wallangarra,  including lunch with The Downs Explorer. A prize worth almost $400! 

When the winner has been determined their lyrics will be set to music by a professional  composer, then played on the radio! 

It’s free to enter and your chance to win $1000 and hear your words with music!  


Entries close: 17th January 2024 

Public Voting commences on Facebook: 18th January 2024 

Public Voting closes: 30th January 2024 

Winner announced on the radio: 31st January 2024 

Song debuts on the radio: in 2024 and will be advised on Facebook. 

All Competition Rules and Conditions are available on the entry form!

Click HERE to Submit your Entry (Google Doc)

Or Download the Entry Form Below: