What is in it for entering?

A chance to be selected as one of eight finalists and invited to Austin. Finalists participate in a three-day songwriting workshop moderated by Jack Ingram. Mentors for this season include host Jack Ingram and GRAMMY Award-winning/Hall of Fame songwriter Liz Rose....

What are the official rules?

Applicants have to be born in Texas, currently reside in Texas, or have lived here 5 years. (Verification may be required) Applicants have to be a minimum age of 18. (Verification may be required) Any genre of music is accepted. Two MP3 songs may be uploaded per...

What is the submission deadline?

Season 10 of Texas Songwriter U (TxSU) will open its call-for-entries on July 8, 2024. On November 8, 2024 we will close our call-for-entries. In December of 2024 we will announce our eight selected songwriters invited into the 2025 Texas Songwriter U held January...

What happens if I am chosen as a finalist?

Finalists will be notified by phone and e-mail. All finalists will attend a 3-day songwriting workshop lead by host Jack Ingram and mentor Liz Rose. Dates of the workshop will be announced in the Fall of 2024. All finalists shall come prepared with their instruments,...

What happens if I am chosen as the final winner?

Our selected songwriting ambassador will be announced at the end of our final seminar. The winner will be selected based on the songs submitted at the initial screening and original songs performed during the workshop and showcase. The winner receives: A performance...