This year Delta Fair has added a songwriting competition that will be a feature attraction at the 2022 Delta Fair & Music Festival Friday, September 2, 2022 and Saturday, September 3, 2022 at the Agricenter International – 7777 Walnut Grove Rd, Memphis, TN 38120 in the Agricenter Auditorium, for songwriters ages 8+ by September, 2, 2022. There will be 2 divisions, a Jr Division ages 8-17 and a Sr Division ages 18+. Each contestant may enter up to 3 songs. The entry fee is $15 per song during early registration and $30 per song during late registration. Finalists will be determined from the song entries, not the songwriter.
Division and Prizes:
Junior Division – ages 8 – 17 years old . You must be 8 years old by September 02, 2022. There will be a maximum of Ten (10) finalists in the Junior Division.
There will be three (3) cash prizes for the Junior Division: 1 st Place $200.00, 2 nd Place $125.00, 3rd Place $75.00 1 st Place winner will also win, the opportunity to perform their winning song as an opener for Blanco Brown on September 9, 2022 on the Delta Fair Main Stage.
Senior Division: – ages 18+ You must be 18 years old by September 02, 2022. We will have a maximum of Ten (10) finalists in the Senior Division.
There will be three (3) cash prizes for the Senior Division: 1 st Place, $500.00, 2 nd Place, $250.00, 3 r d Place $100.00. 1 st Place winner will also win a 4 hour recording session at the Record Shop in Nashville and they will perform their winning song as an opener for Blanco Brown on September 9, 2022 on the Delta Fair Main Stage. Sean Giovanni with the Record Shop has produced artists such as John Legend, Big & Rich & George Michael just to name a few. Check out his full bio at https://therecordshopnashville.com/
Delta Songwriting Star seeks to showcase the top songwriters in the Mid-South. (Contestants must be 8 years old on or before September 02, 2022)
All who wish to enter the competition must pre-register by emailing or mailing the Entry Form located on the last page of this packet. Each individual may enter up to 3 songs. The fee to enter is $15 per song during early registration or $30 per song for late registration, which includes admission to the Delta Fair & Music Festival Delta Songwriting Star competition on the days for each round you progress to between the dates Friday, September 02, 2022 Qualifying Round and Saturday, September 3, 2022 Final Round.
There will be a maximum of Ten (10) finalists from each division that will compete in the Final Competition at the Delta Fair & Music Festival ( www.DeltaFest.com
) on Saturday, September 3, 2022.
The Delta Songwriting Star winner will be determined by Delta Songwriting Star judges.