• 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 instruments, the lyrics of submitted songs and prepared to play those songs in the workshop – either live or recorded.
  • Only finalists can sit in the workshop. (No accompanists)
  • Workshop moderator:  Singer/Songwriter Jack Ingram
  • Workshop panelist and mentors: Mentors for this season include host Jack Ingram, GRAMMY Award-winning, Hall of Fame songwriter Liz Rose and past TXSU winner Trannie Anderson (“Heart Like A Truck”).  
  • Upon approval, one accompanist can play with the finalists at the Sunday showcase. The TxSU does not cover the accompanist’s travel expenses.
  • Finalists will be responsible for their transportation to Austin.  Finalists will be reimbursed for travel expenses up to $200.
  • Receipts and/or mileage records will be required for reimbursement. No exceptions.
  • All finalists are welcome to stay at the ranch (45 minutes outside of Austin), the host location of our 3-day workshop.
  • Hotel incidentals will need to be covered by the finalists.
  • TxSU will cover breakfast, lunch, and dinner on the first and second nights.
  • Two guests can attend the Sunday Saxon Showcase free of charge.