Way to the World Final
Air Guitar World Championships is more than just one night’s grand finale.
The season starts in the wintertime with National Championships around the world. The National Champions of the constantly expanding AGWC-network travel to Oulu in August to strive for the World Championship.
If you’re interested in taking part in the National Championships in your country, see more info in the National Championships page.
One can make their way to the intense AGWC Finals through National Championships or through the Dark Horses Qualifying Round. This sweaty, tight struggle will take place in Oulu the night before the finals.
Plan your trip
AGWC Headquarters strongly recommends: Arrive on Tuesday and don’t leave before Sunday. We’ll take good care of you!
The unofficial warm-up get-together is held on Tuesday evening.
All Dark Horses and other contestants are invited to Airientation on Wednesday, so if you want to make the most of your experience make sure that you arrive in Oulu in time! If your entourage also wishes to join the Airientation, please see more information about the Extra Program (info coming closer to the event).
The Dark Horses Qualifying Round is competed on Thursday. The contestants’ info meeting (mandatory for all Dark Horses) is held on Thursday afternoon.
The World Final takes place in Rotuaari Square on Friday evening.
Enter to the Dark Horses' Qualifying Round by July 3! To be the "airiest of them all," you have to qualify. To get to the World Final on 26th of August, you must go through the Dark Horses Qualifying Round in Oulu on Thursday August 25. Countries organizing national...read more
The entry form is now closed. The Dark Horses contestants are divided by drawing lots, not on a first come first served basis! The spots will be confirmed and everyone who has signed up through the form will be informed via email.
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