What is in it for entering?

A chance to be selected as one of eight finalists and invited to Austin, February 11-14, 2024. Finalists participate in a three-day songwriting workshop moderated by Jack Ingram. Mentors for this season include host Jack Ingram, GRAMMY Award-winning, Hall of Fame...

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 9 of Texas Songwriter U (TxSU) opens its call-for-entries on July 5, 2023, accepting submissions through November 5, 2023. Songwriters can register and upload their songs on this site.

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 mentors Liz Rose and Trannie Anderson.  Dates of the workshop are February 11-14, 2024. All finalists shall come prepared with their...

What happens if I am chosen as the final winner?

Our selected songwriting winner 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 at a...