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USA Songwriting Competition     Rules & Regulations 

 

[Entry Form] [Rules & Regulations] [Prizes & Sponsors] [FAQ]


2001 USA Songwriting Competition's RULES & REGULATIONS:

1. Each entry must include: (A) Completed entry form (or photocopy). All signatures must be original. (B) Audio Cassette(s) or CD containing 1 song only, 5 minutes or less in length. Lyrics Only category do not require audio cassette or CD. (C) Lyric sheet (please include English translation if applicable). Lyrics are not required for instrumental category. (D) Check or money order for US$30.00 (US currency only). If paying by credit card, US$30.00 will be charged to your account. All entries must be postmarked by May 31, 2001

Mail all entries to: USA Songwriting Competition, 4331 N. Federal Highway, Suite 403A, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308, USA

2. All songs submitted must be original.

3. Contestants may enter as many songs in as many categories as desired but each entry requires a separate cassette or CD, entry form, lyric sheet and entry fee (For example: 6 song entries would cost $180.00). One check for multiple entries/categories is permitted. Entry fee is non-refundable. USA Songwriting Competition is not responsible for late, lost or damaged, misdirected, postage due, stolen or misappropriated entries.

4. This competition is open to all amateur and professional songwriters and anyone regardless of nationality or origin. Employees of USA Songwriting Competition, their families, subsidiaries and affiliates are not eligible. Cassettes, CDs and lyrics will not be returned.

5. Winners will be chosen by a Blue Ribbon Judging Committee comprised of music industry professionals including A&R managers from record labels, publishers and producers. Songs are judged equally on originality, lyrics, melody and composition. Songs may be in any language. Quality of performance and production will not be considered. Prizes will be awarded jointly to all authors of any song. Division of prizes is responsibility of winners. The winners release sponsors from all liability regarding prizes won. Taxes are winners' responsibility. Entrants and their collaborators will retain full rights to all work submitted for the competition.

6. Winners will be notified by mail and must sign and return an affidavit confirming that winner's song is original and he/she holds rights to the song. Failure to sign and return the form within 30 days will result in immediate disqualification and an alternative winner will be selected. Entry constitutes permission to use winners names, likeness and voices for future publicity and advertising purposes without additional compensation. Winners will be determined by November 15th, 2001. After which each entrant will receive a winners list by mail.

7. Prizes: Overall Grand Prize winner will receive US$50,000 worth of cash, merchandise and services. Overall 2nd Prize winner will receive $7,800 worth of cash and merchandise. Overall 3rd Prize winner will receive $5,800 worth of cash and merchandise. 1st Prize winners in each of the 15 categories will receive $2,000 worth of cash and merchandise. 20 Honorable Mention winners will each receive over $200 worth of merchandise. PLEASE WRITE OR PRINT CLEARLY & NEATLY

PLEASE MAKE COPIES OF THIS APPLICATION FORM TO SUBMIT MORE ENTRIES! ENTER AS OFTEN AS YOU LIKE IN AS MANY CATEGORIES AS YOU WISH!

 
ENTER TODAY: Entries are accepted now and must be postmarked no later than May 31, 2001 or earlier. Enter now! Click here to get the Entry Form....

 

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