In 2024 ABOTMA is introducing a songwriting competition, the objective is to encourage artists to develop their own sound and story.

A prize of $500 will be presented to the winner and $100 to the runner-up at the Mountaingrass Festival 2024 where they (or nominee) will have the opportunity to perform the song. The winner and runner-up will also receive a season pass to Mountaingrass 2024.

The prize is offered through the generous sponsorship of Performance Advantage, a company providing HR services to small business. It's Director Suzanne Diprose will be presenting the prize at Mountaingrass 2024. 

Applications open on July 1. 

For more information about the competition go to our Songwriting competition page


ABOTMA Songwriting competition 2024

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