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We are pleased to be hosting the first ever Sing Me High Music Festival Songwriter Contest on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, at the Sing Me High Music Festival. The Sing Me High Music Festival celebrates music and faith in the Shenandoah Valley, and the Songwriter Contest encourages songwriters of all ages to pen songs the reflect the life and love of Jesus into the world.


  1. Grand Prize - $500

  2. Young Songwriter Prize - $250

  3. Honorable Mention - $100


  1. There are no restrictions to entry. Songwriters of all ages, genders, races, and geographic locations may submit entries.

  2. It is our goal especially to encourage developing and young songwriters through this contest, so the Young Songwriter Prize is awarded to a writer under the age of 21.

  3. All entries must be original work. Entrants submitting work that is found to be not their own will be disqualified.

  4. A qualifying entry consists of lyrics and an audio recording of the song, submitted via email to with subject line “Songwriter Contest 2019.”

  5. Deadline for submissions is July 1, 2019.