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2019 Songwriting Contest

Calling all amateur songwriters! The Project North Songwriting Contest is now accepting entries.

All entries must be received by September 10, 2019.
No late submissions will be accepted.

  • Contestants may perform as a solo or duo.

  • Each song submitted must be the contestants original work.

  • Songs must not be longer than 5 minutes per song.

  • No song previously recorded and released through national distribution is eligible.

  • Contest is open to amateur songwriters.

  • Contestants will be judged on: lyrics, melody, composition. Finalists will be judged on: lyrics, melody, composition, performance and stage presence.

  • All submissions must be received BY September 10, 2019. No late submissions will be accepted.

  • Finalists will be notified by email on or about September 15, 2019.

  • Finalists will perform on Saturday, September 28, at 3:30pm on the Eco Village Stage.

  • Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 finalists.  $30 for third place; $50 for second place; $75 for first place, a chance to perform on the WXPR music stage on Saturday night, and be featured on WXPR’s Midwest Music Hour.

  • All finalists will receive one 3-day pass to Project North and will have their name listed on the Project North website.

  • Registration fee is nonrefundable


To Enter You Must Submit the Following:

A recording containing
two songs*

A lyric sheet
for each song.

A completed application form.

$30 entry fee
$60 for a duo

* One of which you would perform at the festival if selected as a finalist.

Songwriting Contest Entry Process

Application Form

Submit your entry electronically by completing the form below
OR  mail your entry to:

Project North 2019 Songwriting Contest
Rhinelander Chamber of Commerce
450 Kemp St
P.O. Box 795
Rhinelander, WI 54501


You may mail a check or submit payment via the Project North Donate webpage,

When making your online payment - be sure to include a note with your name and ‘for songwriting contest.’

Songwriting Contestant Entry Form

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