2017 Songwriting Contest


The Oklahoma Songwriters & Composers Association, in association with The Woody Guthrie Coalition, is proud to announce the annual Woody Guthrie Folk Festival Songwriting Competition. This international, folk-oriented songwriting contest is held in conjunction with the annual Woody Guthrie Folk Festival, held in Woody’s hometown of Okemah, Oklahoma, each July.

Please read the Songwriting Contest Rules and then submit your entry using the Online Entry Form.

Entry fee is $20 for the first song and $10 for each additional song, payable via PayPal.

Songwriting Contest Questions: e-mail Tom Marshall

All entries must be submitted by 10am CT on April 15, 2017.

Thank you for your participation and good luck to all entrants!