Application WMC 2022
WMC Kerkrade 2022


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Your application for the World Music Contest 2022 starts here!

Sign up for the WMC 2022 contests digitally via the online My WMC Portal. Create one account for your band or ensemble to register for one or more contest sections (marching, show, wind band, etc.).

Your My WMC Portal can be used to apply for multiple contest sections within WMC 2022 (max. 3) and consists of a digital form with multiple tabs (sections). Every part of this form can be saved separately and will be stored in your account. You will receive a response regarding your application as soon as possible, but no later than December 2021.


There are two deadlines.

Application deadline: November 1st 2021 (or sooner)
All general information about the band or ensemble (biography, contact information, previous contest results, etc.) has to be submitted. To submit your application, payment must be completed.

Other deadlines: February 1st 2022 (or sooner)
These deadlines are for sections like your program, conductor scores and technical support. You can change these fields at any time up to this moment. You will also be able to fill out requests concerning rehearsal space, tickets for contests or concerts, etc (these fields will be made available at a later date).

All deadlines will appear in the right column of the My WMC portal.

Important information

Registration fee
The registration fee for each participation in one of the contest sections of WMC 2022 is € 300 (including taxes). The registration fee will be refunded if a band is not admitted into the contest. The registration fee will not be refunded if a band cancels its participation after being admitted by the WMC organization.

Accommodation during your stay
As a participant it is possible to arrange your stay at WMC 2022 via WMC Travel. Using WMC Travel you can easily book a group accommodation in a hotel in the region, arrange meals, and book day trips (these will be made available soon). You can indicate this in your account. More information is available here.

If you have any questions during your application process, please use the chat function in the application module and we will answer you as soon as possible. This relates to all possible questions (i.e., artistic, production, hospitality etc).
If you have difficulties creating an account, please contact us by phone (+3145 545 50 00) or email (