Stand Up Stand Out is an annual music and dance competition delivered by Auckland Council as part of a regional arts and culture programme for youth. The competition attracts entries from across Auckland’s secondary schools. From RnB, reggae, folk, rock to jazz ballet, contemporary to hip hop, Stand Up Stand Out is where Auckland’s youth come to shine and vie for more than $6,000 in prizes. Music and performing arts students from secondary schools around Auckland are invited to enter. Registrations are open June 1 30. Visit aucklandcouncil.govt.nz to enter.