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We are excited to announce that we are partnering with Rawkzilla for the 2016 Creation Northeast Music Tournament! Approximately 15-20 bands will be selected to play in the 2016 Music Tournament at the festival. Each selected artist will have the opportunity to play LIVE on the Music Tournament Stage. Judging will take place on-site. One (1) artist from the Creation Northeast Music Tournament will be selected as “The Festival Winner” and move on to the next round to compete for the “Grand Prize Winner”.

This is your chance to play on the same stages as your favorite artists.  We will begin taking submissions soon, so keep checking back for more info!


The Festival Winner will be announced from Main Stage and get a 10 minute performance slot on Saturday afternoon (July 2nd). They will also be placed against winners from Creation Northwest, Creation • Ichthus and Sonshine Christian Festivals in the Grand Prize round. From this group one (1) Grand Prize Winner will be chosen and receive the following:
  • Full performance slot at each participating festival (Creation Northeast, Creation Northwest, Sonshine and Creation · Ichthus) in 2017.
  • Inclusion on artist list of each participating 2017 festival.
  • National winner will be featured on all participating festival websites.
  • Listing on all participating festival Facebook pages promoting winner.
  • Each festival winner will also have their initial submission entered into the CFA Music Tournament for a chance to be the “Overall Winner” in 2016.  The band that wins this will receive a paid performance slot at all participating CFA festivals in 2017!
  • This could be the BIG BREAK you’ve been looking for!


Each artist or band selected for the Creation Music Tournament will be to able to purchase discounted tickets for family and guest for $5 off the current ticket price. Does not apply to gate prices. Entries must be submitted by APRIL 17th, 2016.


  • Music Tournament submission fee – FREE!
  • If selected as a finalists , there is a confirmation fee of $250 for each band or artist. (non- refundable).
  • Submissions are made with no guarantees of performance. Creation Festival reserves the right to make changes to the program and details at any time.


  • If selected, and all fees and submissions are completed, you will have the opportunity to play in one of our 15 min slots on the Music Tournament Stage.
  • One Festival Prize winner will be selected from the artists that play the Music Tournament Stage on-site.
  • Festival Prize winner will be introduced and announced Saturday afternoon from the Main Stage.
  • Artists agree to fully comply with all Creation Festival policies, production, staff and rules.
  • Creation Festival reserves the right to change or modify schedule, policies or rules at any time.

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