International Song Contest
This Contest is open to Songwriters WORLDWIDE
Artists entering the West Coast Songwriters (WCS) International Song Contest 2013 have the chance to win an impressive grand prize package and a smaller prize pack for winners in each category. Deadline JUNE 15th 2013
We have some great prizes: The GRAND PRIZE Winner will receive a a Voyager-Air Package with a Songwriter Series Acoustic Guitar and Hard Case - $708.00 msrp -The Dreadnought is a legend among pro guitarists worldwide: there’s an unmistakable punch and clarity from its full-size body. PLUS...... WCS tshirt, and official Winner certificate. They will also be given a Conference Pass for the 33rd annual WCS Music Conference - September 7 & 8 2013.
If the winner is a performing songwriter they will also be invited to perform their winning song
at the Sunset Concert at the Conference in front of all the Music Industry Guests.
- Second prize Winner will also receive a Voyager-Air Package with Voyager-Air Songwriter Series Acoustic Guitar and Case - $708.00 msrp and will also receive a WCS tshirt, an official Winners certificate
- Each category winner will receive a Condensor microphone (If they don’t win the overall prize).
- Categories include: Rock, Pop, Jazz, Country, World, Americana, Gospel/Inspirational, Blues, R&B, Folk, Hip-Hop, Latin, Humorous, Children’s, Instrumental, Singer/Songwriter, Adult Contemporary and Miscellaneous/Other. There is an “Instrumental” category, but not a “lyric only” category. All songs must be original.
This Contest is open to amateur and professional songwriters. Signature of parent/guardian required for each entrant under 18 years of age. Employees of WCS, their families, subsidiaries, and affiliates are not eligible.
Winners will be selected by an Executive Committee comprised of noted singer/songwriters. Past judges and Conference guests include Hit Songwriters and producers Narada Michael Walden, Steve Seskin, Andre Pessis, George Merrill, Bonnie Hayes, and others. Songs will be judged based on melody, composition, and lyrics (when applicable). The quality of performance and production will not be considered. Prizes will be awarded jointly to all authors of any song.
The prize winners will be announced on this website (http://www.westcoastsongwriters.org), press releases and via all social networking tools.