DSA 2007 Songwriters Contest

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The Dallas Songwriters Association (DSA) is looking for YOUR songs! Enter the 2007 Song Contest today for a chance at some great prizes and valuable feedback. This amateur songwriting contest will be judged on lyrics, melody, and form.

This year’s prizes include:

Grand Prize:

  • Epiphone Masterbilt DR-500M*
  • 1 Year Sonicbids Membership
  • 6 Month SongU.com Platinum Membership

1st Runner Up Grand Prize:

  • 1 Year Sonicbids Membership
  • 6 Month SongU Platinum Membership
  • 1 Day of FREE Recording and a Night in Merlin's Cabin on the Llano River in the Texas Hill Country at River Sound Recording Studio*

2nd Runner Up Grand Prize

  • 1 Year Sonicbids Membership
  • 3 Month SongU.com Platinum Membership

1st Place in Each Category:

  • Choice of $100 Cash or Studio Time
  • 1 Year Sonicbids Membership
  • 1 Month SongU.com Membership

2nd Place in Each Category:

  • $50 Cash
  • One Year DSA Membership

3rd Place in Each Category:

  • 1 Year DSA Membership

Each Entry Receives:

  • Chance at an iPod (Announced September 3rd, 2007)
  • Free self-paced mini songwriting course provided by SongU.com. (Link provided with song submission)

*Prize not confirmed. DSA Reserves the right to substitute prizes with approximate equal value.

All winning songs will also be included on a compilation CD to be distributed at the DSA 2007 Songwriters Contest Awards Ceremony.

You may submit as many songs as you wish, in one or multiple categories, and the contest is open to all genres. Each song must be submitted to one of the following categories:

  • Singer/Songwriter

  • Christian/Inspirational

  • Instrumental/TV/Film/Classical/Jazz

  • Country

  • Novelty/Patriotic/Children’s

  • Pop/Rock/Alt/R&B/Urban

  • Love Songs/EZ Listening

  • Americana/Folk/Bluegrass

The DSA Annual Song Contest is open to any amateur songwriter. (This contest defines “amateur” as a songwriter who has not earned more than $5,000 from songwriting-related royalties, works for hire, or advances since January 1, 2003.)