2018 FWSA Song Contest Rules and Summary

 

Categories:

 

                                        Lyric Only                                                                           *Love/Relationship Songs-Bare Bones,

                                        **Love/Relationship Songs-Studio Produced             *Holiday Songs-Bare Bones

                                        **Holiday Songs-Studio Produced                                *Other-Bare Bones

                                        **Other-Studio Produced                                               Instrumental Only

 

*Bare Bones is one vocal/one instrument only. 

**Studio Produced includes more than one vocal or one instrument whether done in a professional studio or home produced.

NOTE:  The “other” category is designated for songs that do not fall into any of the specific categories. 

 

Rules of Contest:

 

Opening date for the contest is July 1, 2018.  Payment, lyric sheets, and audio version of song must be uploaded no later than 12:00 midnight on the closing date of August 20, 2018.

 

Lyric sheets should contain only the title to the song – not the songwriter information.

 

Only members of the Fort Worth Songwriters’ Association are eligible to participate in the song contest.  Co-writers can be non-members.

 

Previous 1st Place winners in this contest cannot be resubmitted in any category.

 

The song contest is open to all original songs in any style or genre.

 

Prizes:

First Place winners in each category will receive $50.00 and a plaque.

Second Place winners in each category will receive a plaque.

Third Place winners in each category will receive a plaque.

 

All First Place winners will compete for an additional $300.00 in prize money by a random drawing and all First Place songs will also be forwarded to an independent record promoter for review.

 

Cost of Entry:

$10.00 per song, 3 songs for $25.00, 6 songs for $50.00