CQ's premier country music event is back at the GECC

THE Elders Gladstone Country Music Festival is back and set to be better than ever at the new Gladstone Entertainment Convention Centre.

The festival is widely recognised as central Queensland's premier country music event and will take place in 2014 on the weekend of February 8 to 9.

Competitors in all age groups are coming from all over Queensland to compete for prize money in each event.

Doors open at 8am each day with competition starting at 8.30am.

Professional level performances start at around 7.30pm on the Saturday night.

There's also a judges and invited guests concert on Saturday night for just $15 per person.

The competition is open to the public and tickets are available at the door each day.

For more information visit here.