Make Some Sound Competition: 

All sound begins with a vibration. Musical instruments produce vibrations in three main ways - blowing into a mouthpiece - strumming, plucking or bowing strings - sticking something. 

We want to hear your MUSIC! These is the awesome prize-pack up for grabs:

How To Win

Simply send us your completed entry with your nameageemail and postal address before the competition end date, and you will be in with a chance to win!

What we judge to be the best entries will win the competition prize. 


Send us a short video of you playing a musical instrument and tell us a little bit about how it makes sound. 

We would love to see homemade instruments - there are lots of weird and wonderful ideas in our latest newsletter to inspire you.
If you would like to play an actual instrument though, go right ahead, but make sure you still tell us something about how your instrument makes sound.

Send us your entry by email or snail mail. 

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Or send entries via snail mail to:
Mad About Science Competitions,
1A/981 Mountain Highway
Boronia, VIC, 3155

Competition Dates

CLOSED: Congratulations to our Winner: Zac Richards of Bondi in NSW. Zac impressed us with his straw whistle playing

Terms and Conditions of Entry

1. By entering this competition you agree to the terms and conditions listed here. 2. All entries must include name, email, postal address and age of entrant. 3. Entries are judged on merit alone and not by chance. 4. All entries will become the property of Mad About Science and will not be returned. 5. Entering the competition assigns copyright to Mad About Science. 6. Age will be taken into consideration when judging. 7. All decisions on winners are final. 8. Winners will be notified by post or email, and will be published on this Mad About Science competition page. 9. Mad About Science will not be liable for any damage or loss suffered in connection with any of the prizes. 10. Any change in the value of the prize between the publishing date and the delivery date is not the responsibility of Mad About Science. 11. In the case the prizes become unavailable after the publishing date, Mad About Science will send an alternative prize. 12. The closing date for compeitions are listed in the competition description. 13. Competition entries must be the entrant's own work. 14. It is the responsibility of the entrant to ensure copyright of their entry is not assigned elswhere. 15. Winners should allow four weeks for prize delivery. 16. Your personal details will not be shared with anyone. 17. Entry is restricted to Australian residents only.