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Welcome to the home of the 70th Mackay Eisteddfod! Our long running, much loved Eisteddfod has been showcasing local Mackay talent for generations and we’re very proud of being able to show the world just how talented our local community is.

Regardless of whether you’re a performer, an enthusiast, a family member or someone who loves to watch performance art we have something for you. We provide local artists with a supportive, professional environment to compete in, and our judges are all highly respected in their fields.

Our events cover most major musical and dance disciplines for schools and individuals with contestant age categories ranging from ‘Tiny Tots’ to ‘Mature and Motivated’ and everything in between. Click on the links below to see the official competition rules for each discipline.



Ballet, Tap, Modern and National Dancing

Highland Dancing

Irish Dancing



Piano and Instrumental

Choral and Vocal



Speech and Drama