BreakOut West 2017

BreakOut West 2017

Submit now for the BreakOut West Festival, and Western Canadian Music Awards, taking place Sept 13-17 in Edmonton, AB!

We are using a brand new submission platform this year, for assistance related to eligibility, submission requirements, timelines, payments, etc., please refer to the following Guidelines & Category Information:

Submissions close March 13, 2017.

For more info, please contact:

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WCMAs & Festival
Guidelines & Categories

Congratulations to all 2016 award nominees and winners! 

Submissions for the 2017 Western Canadian Music Awards will open in January 2017. Please watch here for details. 

Below are the Guidelines and Categories required for the 2017 BreakOut West Submissions.

Please read and understand all guidelines and category requirements prior to submitting!

Ignoring any requirements or restrictions may result in submission disqualification.



 Artistic Award Categories
 Artistic Award Guidelines


 Industry Award Categories
 Industry Award Guidelines


 BreakOut West Festival Guidelines

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