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Contestant Entry Form

  • Presented by Don Gibson American Music Foundation and The City of Shelby, April 6 - 7, 2018 - Singer Songwriter Competition Official Entry Form
  • Write a brief biography to introduce yourself, highlight any talents, achievements and associations with which you are involved. We will use this information for the 12 finalists in the competition program for April 7.
  • If chosen as a finalist, you will be asked to sing one of Don Gibson’s songs. Please write your first and second choices:*
    First ChoiceSecond Choice 
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  • You may enter more than one original composition but each must be accompanied by separate forms, separate files and $25 registration fee. Please include the following with your entry form for each song entered: • $25 registration fee - Check, Call in with Credit Card, Vendini Payment • Lyric Sheet • .mp3, .wav, dvd, or youtube link
  • Do you give permission to be recorded during live show on April 7, 2017 and your original song if chosen may be used on a compilation CD used by the Don Gibson Theatre?
  • We have three options to pay the $25 registration fee. Please choose how you will be paying.
  • Upload a file of your song lyrics.
  • Files formats for UPLOADING song recordings include an mp3 or .wav file. Maximum time limit is 5 minutes per song. Each song must be in an individual file. One song per entry form. For each additional entry,You must fill out a new form, and pay $25 entry fee. Upload your song files here.
    Accepted file types: mp3, wav.

Pay Registration Fee

You may enter more than one original composition but each song entry must be accompanied by separate forms, separate files and $25 non-refundable registration fee. Pay Registration Fee by March 6, 2018,

Check by US Mail
Online With Credit Card (click here)

Call in with Credit Card: 704.487.8114

Deadline for Entry is March 6, 2018