Unique & iconic – our German-styled competitions include some of the most fiercely-fought challenges you’ll experience this side of Germany. It’s your only chance this year to be a part of the rousing audience or take part yourself … if you have what it takes.


    Miss Oktoberfest Brisbane

    Saturday 11 October 2014

    Who will become Brisbane’s favourite “Fräulein” and win this year’s coveted Miss Oktoberfest Brisbane title along with the prestige, glamour and prize it brings? She who has the most style, agility, learning ability and knowledge about all things Oktoberfest and all things on our website.
    Get your Dirndl ready, and find out more information and how to enter here.



    Friday 17 October 2014

    Lovers of facial hair – this is the competition you’ve dreamed of! Hotly contested, it became an instant crowd-pleaser from its very first time at Oktoberfest Brisbane 2013. Watch beards and moustaches battle it out – hair on hair – to clinch the illustrious title of Beardmeister in three categories: Natural Moustache, Natural Full Beard, and Freestyle.
    Brought to Oktoberfest Brisbane by Beard Alliance and Gold Coast Facial Hair Club, this follows a long tradition of beard and moustache appreciation from Germany & Alpine Europe to South East Queensland.
    More details and how to enter here.


    Bavarian Strongmen

    Saturday 18 October 2014

    Continuing a very noble and worthy tradition, our action-packed ‘Bavarian Strongmen’ competition is the ultimate team event. Proudly sponsored by two of the biggest and most Bavarian names in athletics – King of Cakes German Bakery and German Sausage Hut – Olympic-style events must be mastered.
    Grab two mates and start practising your keg rolling, “Krapfen” (jam donut) eating, and other important German life-skills today.
    Find out more here.