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*CANCELED* Songwriting Contest

The Songwriting Contest has been canceled. Thank you for understanding.

Nancy Carson Library Adult Summer Reading presents:

Songwriting Contest

When: July 11-July 12

WhereNancy Carson Public Library in North Augusta

What: Adults 18 and older with a valid ABBE library card may submit one song for the contest. Complete rules and guidelines are available at the Nancy Carson Public Library in North Augusta. On July 31 at 7 p.m., the top finalists will perform their entries live at the library. Finalists will be notified on or before July 26.

Prize: The winner will receive free recording time at TheDigitalHalo Studio in Aiken and will have their song professionally recorded.


  1. Participants must be 18 and older and hold a valid ABBE Regional Library System library card.
  2. Only one original song will be accepted from each participant.
  3. Songs will be judged solely on the quality of music and lyrics.
  4. Songs may be submitted on CD or through email to
  5. Online entries must be submitted on MP3 format and must be no more than 3:30 in length.
  6. Each entry must be accompanied by a lyric sheet.
  7. A separate sheet should include name, address, phone number, email and length of song.
  8. The final live judging will be on Tuesday, July 31 at 7 p.m.