Songwriting Contests

Spring Songwriting Winners Announced!

Submissions have closed to our Spring Songwriting Contest. We are so impressed by all of the songs we’ve received, and the TOP 3 Winners, and TOP 5 Finalists are as follows:

1st PLACE Songwriter: “Let You Go” by Timothy Andrew Carter.

2nd PLACE Songwriter: “Dancing With My Baby” by Rick Hoefel, Tom Hoefel, Bunni Hoefel.

3rd PLACE Songwriter: “I Wish It Could Work” by Pia Roperes.

1st Runner-Up Songwriter: “Make Believe” by Josh Glenn Experiment.

2nd Runner-Up Songwriter: “What To Do & Where To Go” by Mathias Issasi

We announced the winner(s) of our first contest of 2017 on Friday, Apr. 28 at our CC Songwriters Presents: April Showcase at THE CHURCHYARD! We also had some amazing prizes donated by some really fantastic local music businesses, just for our songwriter(s) — 1st Place received a three hour recording session with Steven Hansen at Sound Machine Studio, 2nd Place received a $100 gift certificate to Sound Vibrations, and 3rd Place received an AKG Vocal Microphone courtesy of JL SOUND!

The Summer Songwriting Contest will open for submissions at 12 a.m. CST on Thursday, Jun. 1, 2017 at close at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, Jun. 30, 2017!

For more information on our QUARTERLY SONGWRITING CONTESTS, read on:

Corpus Christi Songwriters (CCSW) offers quarterly Songwriting Contests. Our Board and selected Jury will rate each song submitted, and award the TOP THREE songs, with the highest-rated song as WINNER.

CCSW Members are offered ONE (1) FREE submission per contest. Multiple submissions are accepted, but the Contest Fee of TEN DOLLARS ($10) must be paid. Non-members are welcome to submit, as long as Contest Fee is paid in full before submission.

The winning song from each quarterly contest will be collected as Nominees for the Best Original Song category at the 2018 Music Awards & Conference to be held in February of 2018, and will receive a special prize announced at the close of each contest.

The songwriters with the most songs to make the TOP THREE picks of each contest will be collected as Nominees for the Songwriter of the Year category at the 2018 Music Awards & Conference to be held in February of 2018.

The Summer Songwriting Contest will open for submissions at 12 a.m. CST on Thursday, Jun. 1, 2017 at close at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, Jun. 30, 2017

  • Accepted file types: 3gp, aa, aac, aax, act, aiff, amr, ape, au, awb, dct, dss, dvf, flac, gsm, iklax, ivs, m4a, m4b, m4p, mmf, mp3, mpc, msv, ogg, oga, mogg, opus, ra, rm, raw, sln, tta, vox, wav, wma, wv.
  • Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx, txt.
  • Price: $10.00
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.