ENTRY FORM: The main Entry Form is here. Or press the blue button that is on every page of this website. There is also a PayPal entry option here.
DEADLINE: The deadline for entries is midnight on the 31st October.
ENTRY FEE: The entry fee is still only £15. If you submit from outside the UK this is automatically converted and will appear in your account in your local currency.
INTERNATIONAL AWARDS & EVENTS Your song will also compete in The International Songwriting Awards (The ISAs) if selected on the entry form. Be sure the blue box is ticked if you want to take advantage of this. All entries from Commonwealth Nations also automatically receive free entry in The Commonwealth Song Contest (CSC). All Lyrics Only entries receive free entry in the Lyricist Of The Year Awards.
LIVE UPDATES: Check the Status Update page on this website regularly for the latest updates about your entries, results and prize giveaways. We strongly recommend that you subscribe to the newsletter (use the form below) to receive important contest news in your inbox. We also post regular news updates on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
SONG CATEGORIES: Descriptions of the different song categories are here. To enter the same song in multiple categories please use separate forms for each category submission. There are specialist categories for every genre of music, and for Lyrics Only and Instrumental compositions.
SONGS: Submit audio by uploading an MP3 or by linking to the song online. For Lyrics Only there is a simple copy and paste section on the form to submit your lyrics.
CONFIRMATIONS: A confirmation email is sent for every submitted song. These are sent to the email address provided on the entry form. Make sure you are able to receive emails from us and check your spam folder if you do not see them.
WHAT HAPPENS AFTER I ENTER? You will see updates on the Status Update page on this website. You can contact the contest at any time with questions using the contact form on the Help/Info page. Regular updates are added to our Facebook Page, the UKSC Entrants' Community Group and on Twitter and Instagram. Full results and awards are announced at the end of the contest. Semi-Finalists from the first session are announced in early July. Star Ratings results are announced monthly. At the end of the contest UKSC Certificates with each song's position and award are available online. Winners are contacted individually. The SongU memberships prizes are given to all entrants at the end of the event. Entrants are invited to join the exclusive private UK Songwriting Contest Community Group at Facebook to interact and network, share songs and ideas, ask questions and get support during the contest.