33rd Annual Mid-Atlantic Song Contest

Recognizing excellence in all Genres of Songwriting since 1983.

12 Different Categories! GREAT PRIZES!

Grand Prize $1200
8 hours studio time at Bias Studios
1 Registration to Michelle Lockey’s Music Licensing for Film & TV
1 Registration to 2017 NorthEast Regional Folk Alliance Conference
1 Registration to 2017 SouthEast Regional Folk Alliance Conference
1 Registration to 2017 Folk Alliance Region Midwest Conference
3 year SAW Membership, Grand Prize Trophy

Second Prize Overall $500
8 hours of studio time, plus full mix & mastering at SongBuilder Studios
Promo video from Music Scribe during the same studio session
1 Registration to 2017 NERFA Conference
1 Registration to 2017 SERFA Conference
2 year SAW Membership, 2nd Prize Trophy

Third Prize Overall $250
Sponsored by Washington Area Music Association (WAMA)
1 year SAW Membership, 3rd Prize Trophy

Young Artist Award (21 & under) $500
Sponsored by DK
8 hours studio time at Cue Recording,
Included on MASC Winners’ CD

2nd Place Young Artist Award (21 & under) $100

Director’s Choice Award

Category Golds $100

Category Golds & Silvers
Eligible for 1 of 5 prizes from Gary Earl Productions
Eligible for showcase at Focus Music
Eligible for showcase at Connecticut Songwriters Association
Included on MASC Winners’ CD

All Entrants
5% Off Orders from Chuck Levin’s Washington Music Center
(with Code given after song is submitted)

Please see Sponsors & Judges page for more information on prizes.

The 33rd MASC Award Winners will be announced by December 31, 2016.

Check for Prize Updates and other news at: www.saw.org
Categories limited to 300 entries.
The 12 Song Categories are listed on the Contest Information page. The Tips For Submitting page has help in determining which category to enter your song, how to maximize its impact, as well as what song elements are judged.

MASC Contest Submission Process

  1. Register to enter
  2. Submit as many songs as you want
  3. Review your submissions to make sure they are perfect
  4. Pay for your submissions and you are done!