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1. Q: I would like to submit 5 songs for the competition, 3 different songs in Pop category, 2 different songs in Folk category. How much does it cost?
    A: Since it cost US$30.00 per entry. Therefore your 5 song entries would cost US$150.00

2. Q: When is the deadline of the competition?
    A: All packages must be POSTMARKED by May 31, 2001. Since we are currently accepting entries, we recommend that you send in your entries as soon as you can. 


3. Q: I am from Italy, can I join the USA Songwriting Competition?
    A: Yes, you can. This event is open to all Songwriters, bands and musicians regardless of nationality. Past winners came from all over Latin America, Europe, Canada, Africa, Asia/Pacific region.

4. Q: I only write songs in Italian, can I still enter?
    A: You can write in any language. In fact last year's World category prize winner came all the way from The Fiji Islands. The song was written in his native Fijian language. You may include English translation if applicable.

5. Q: Will I loose my rights to my songs when I enter this song contest?
    A: No, You will retain all rights to all your songs.

6. Q: I only write lyrics and do not compose music, can I enter my lyric?
    A: Yes, you may enter the the "Lyrics Only Category", by selecting the song category section of the entry form.

7. Q: I only write instrumentals, can I still enter?
    A: Yes, you may enter the the "Instrumental Category", by selecting the song category section of the entry form.

8. Q: My song is rather unusual. It is a mixture of "Shania Twain" country like sound with some Rock/Pop influence (like "Third Eye Blind"), I'm not sure which category I should enter my song. Should I enter as Pop or Rock or Country? Can I choose more than one category?
    A: If your song is good, it would not matter which category it is selected. Entrants are advised to place their song in the category they feel comfortable. You may enter the same song in more than one category. However, you must submit separate cassettes, entry forms (which you may photocopy), lyric sheets and payment for each category. Each entry form you send must have only one category selected.

 

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