Young Songwriters Contest

Young Songwriters Contest

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Young Songwriters Contest

How does your songwriting compare to others?

The Dallas Songwriters Association’s Young Songwriters Contest offers winners a membership in the Dallas Songwriters Association and a performance spot on the Awards Dinner program, January 18th at Sons of Hermann Hall, plus various other showcase opportunities in 2020 in our Songwriters Spotlight series at local venues and festivals stages.  Our judges are industry pros. Entry fee: $15. Deadline: Nov 15th.

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.

Quarterly Lyric 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.