Guitars 4 Gifts is hosting a songwriting competition to promote more people learning music. The first round of this contest closed on October 10th, 2018. The finalists will perform in Nashville on November 10, 2018. Click the button below to purchase an advanced ticket to our show.

Levels of judging:

1- Online Submission- Each contestant will submit an online video or recording of an original song of their choice that is under five minutes. Submissions are $5. Our panel of judges will then select the top ten contestants from the submitted videos.

2- The top ten will perform at an amazing Nashville music venue. Contestants will have to provide their own housing, transportation, and other travel costs if they live outside of the Nashville area.

3- At the show, the top ten will perform.  Two winners will be selected, and they will each win a half day in a professional Nashville recording studio!


1. Studio Time! The top two winners will receive a half a day at Black Dog Recording (

2. The top ten contestants will perform at an showcase in Nashville. They must be available to perform on November 10th at 623 7th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203.

All ages are welcome for this competition. All songs must be original, but may include cowriters. Please see below for complete list of rules.

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If you received a code from one of our official parters, you may enter it here to waive the registration fee.