Recognizing excellence in all Genres of Songwriting since 1983.
33rd Mid-Atlantic Song Contest
closed at 11:59pm US EDT,
on October 2, 2016.
Thanks to all who entered!
You have helped SAW continue to provide educational programs
for emerging songwriters, and we appreciate your support.
Category Awards & Young Artist Recipients will be announced in December 2016 here.
Grand Prize & Overall Winners will be announced at the Award Night Gala on January 22, 2017
at Jammin’ Java in Vienna, VA.
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NEW This Year – GRAND PRIZE $1200 + more
Second Prize $500 + more
Third Prize $250 + more
Plus Young Artist Award (21 & younger) $500, 2nd Place Young Artist Award (21 & younger) $100,
Director’s Choice Award, Category Golds $100,
and studio and showcase opportunities for Category Gold & Silver.
Awarding Gold, Silver, Finalist and Honorable Mention prizes in 12 categories
Adult Contemporary * Children's * Country/Bluegrass * Folk Acoustic *
Folk Rock/Americana/Roots Rock * Gospel/Inspirational/Christian * Instrumental *
Open * Pop * R&B/Hip Hop/Urban * Rock/Alternative * Vocal Jazz/Blues
It's All About the Song!
SAW proudly presents the Annual Mid-Atlantic Song Contest to help songwriters receive recognition for their work
and to further excellence in songwriting through education. Founded in 1983, MASC is one of the longest-running contests in the United States,
and attracts entries from around the world.
Gold and Silver Winners are invited to perform their winning songs at the Awards Night Gala, culminating with the three top Winners being announced that night. The Gold and Silver songs from each category are compiled and released on a "Winner's CD," copies of which are given to each winner and distributed to a variety of music industry decision-makers.
For the full list of Prizes, and the Rules and Regulations, go to https://masc.saw.org.
MASC thanks our wonderful Sponsors!
Washington Area Music Association (WAMA), North East Regional Folk Alliance (NERFA), South East Regional Folk Alliance (SERFA), Folk Alliance Regional Midwest (FARM), Bias Studios, Cue Recording, Gary Earl Productions, SongBuilder Studios, Music Scribe, DK, Michelle Lockey Music, Chuck Levin’s Washington Music Center, FocusMusic, Connecticut Songwriters Association, Oasis CD Manufacturing.
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