If you’d like to win a trip to Nashville, please read the following invitation carefully.
It was great meeting all of you at last month’s meeting.
Our next meeting is a big one! April 18, 2023 will be the annual Chapter Challenge! If you’re not yet a member, it’s a good time to join! You can join for the year, or month to month:
111 West Second Street
Moorestown, NJ, NJ 08057
Time: 6:45 – 8:45 pm
Every April the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) hosts the “NSAI Chapter Challenge.”
NSAI members in Local Chapters across the globe have an opportunity to submit one pre-recorded song at their local Chapter meeting to participate!
Participants must be a current NSAI member and “affiliated” with a Chapter where they wish to attend and submit for the Chapter’s April meeting. (“Affiliated” means you have joined a Local NSAI Chapter and receive information and participate in that Chapter’s activities.)
To find and join a Local Chapter near you, please follow these steps:
- go to – https://www.nashvillesongwriters.com/chapter-search
- click the name of the Chapter you are interested in
- That takes you to the Chapters Profile page
- You will see the Chapters information, including a teal button (pic for reference below) that says, “Affiliate With Chapter.”
- Click “Affiliate with Chapter” to join and you’re all set!
- The winning NSAI Member chosen will receive:
- An all-inclusive trip to Nashville including:
- Roundtrip flight, 2-night hotel stay (exclusions for dates of travel apply)
- A curated Nashville, Music Row, experience – exclusively customized for each writer, specific to their individual talent, inspirations, and goals
- Lunch with NSAI Staff
- Meet with Performing Rights Organization the winning songwriter(s) is affiliated with
- Meet with Publisher that’s in alignment with the songwriter’s style
- Featured spot for on a local writer’s round – “Smokin’ on the Row” at Bobby’s Idle Hour
- Travel is for two days and two nights (exclusions for dates of travel apply)
- Must be booked at least two months in advance and scheduled between Monday – Thursday.
- The two winners will also be honored on NSAI socials, as well as at the 2024 NSAI Membership Awards
- The Top 20 will receive:
- In depth Song Feedback by Professional Songwriter & NSAI Team
- Exclusive Online Pitch Event with a Music Row Publisher
- Recognition on NSAI Socials and website
- No live performances will be accepted.
- Songs cannot be co-written with a professional songwriter.*
- Songs under/pending contract are not eligible for submission.
- Members cannot vote for their own song.
- Non-members cannot vote or submit a song in the competition.
- Voting must happen at the Chapter meeting — NO EXCEPTIONS.
- Late submissions will not be accepted.
Questions? Let me know!