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Upcoming Song Contest

How does your songwriting compare to others?

DSA offers three contests to meet our mission of providing a benchmark for competency in songwriting.  Anyone can enter our Annual International Song Contest. Entries are worldwide. You do not have to be a Dallas Songwriters Association member.

The Dallas Songwriters Quarterly Lyric Contest Entries are worldwide. You do not have to be a Dallas Songwriters Association member. DSA members bring their songs to our monthly song critique session. Each song critiqued is entered for a chance to win Songwriter of the Year or Song of the Year annually. DSA members who are unable to attend in person can upload theirs songs online and receive a recording or the song critique.

Annual International Song Contest

OurAnnual International Song Contest offers over $5,000 in prizes with winners in each of the eight categories plus 3 grand prize winners and more chances to win. Our judges are industry pros. Entry fee: $25.  Opens each June. Deadline: Sept 30th. More info  or enter now.

Qusrterly Lyrics Contest

Lyricists get a chance to shine by entering The Dallas Songwriters Quarterly Lyric Contest entry fee is $10 per lyric. Quarterly Entry Deadlines: Winter – March 31 * Spring – June 30 * Summer – September 30 * Fall – December 31

Members Monthly Song Critique

DSA members bring their songs to our monthly song critique session on the first Thursday. Each song critiqued is entered for a chance to win Songwriter of the Year or Song of the Year annually. 

Young Songwriters Contest

The DSA’s Young Songwriters Contest offers winners a membership in DSA and other showcase opportunities in the  Spotlight series at local venues and festivals stages.  Entry fee: $15. Deadline: Nov 15th.  https://youngsongwriterscontest.blogspot.com