Prizes

2017 Song Contest Prizes

This year we have some great prizes, donated by our sponsors.  There are 4 prize categories: Platinum, Gold, Silver, and Bronze. There will also be several honorable mentions.

Contest Prizes

Taylor Guitars

  • Baby Taylor guitar

Grey Brick Recording

  • Package includes one free song (up to 10 hours of studio time and mixing/mastering, needs to be redeemed within 6 months

West Coast Talent House

  • One Song Demo

Studio West

  • 6 hours studio time or an option to attend one of their new classes

Rarefied Recording

  • 5 hours of studio time with the owner Roy as engineer or 9 hours of studio time if you provide your own engineer.

Music video shoot/edit

  • Professional Music Video by local professional MAP Entertainment.

Bandzoogle

  • 1 year membership to their website. Easily create your own attractive and powerful Music website.

Recording/Mixing session with by Brian Scheuble

  • Famous recording engineer who recently moved here from LA. Zach Brown, Elton John, Tom Petty, Don Henley

Photo Shoot

  • Professional photo shoot with Cathryn Beeks – enhance your image with a professional photo shoot.

SongTownUSA

  • One Year Gold Level Membership

Listen Local

  • Winning song featured on Cathryn Beeks show.

San Diego Songwriter’s Guild

  • One year membership

Raffles

2015 Song Contest Prizes

Standard Contest Prizes – there are 4 prize categories…Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze.

Platinum (1st Place)

  • Choice of recording package prize
  • Choice of supplementary prize
  • 3 Classes from Signature Sound
  • SDSG 1-Year Membership
  • Plaque

Gold (2nd Place)

  • Choice of recording package prize among remaining choices
  • Choice of supplementary prize among remaining choices
  • 3 Classes from Signature Sound
  • SDSG 1-Year Membership
  • Plaque

Silver (3rd  Place)

  • Choice of recording package prize among remaining choices
  • Remaining supplementary prize
  • 3 Classes from Signature Sound
  • SDSG 1-Year Membership
  • Plaque

Bronze (4th Place)

  • Remaining recording package

Recording Packages Choices

  • Rancho Bohemia Studios – 3 Hour Studio Time
  • Studio West –
  • Rarefied Recording Studio – 5 hours of recording time with the owner/house engineer, Roy Silverstein or 10 hours with an engineer of the winner’s choosing.
  • West Coast Talent House – Demo Package

Supplementary Prizes

  • Freedom Guitars Guitar Package Alvira CA-140 Classical Guitar, Mel Bay’s Modern Guitar Method Grade 1 teaching book, On-Stage Guitar Stand, and Gig Bag
  • Bandzoogle – 1 Year of Standard Plan website hosting
  • Listen Local Radio – Featured spot/interview

Raffle Items

  • Signature Sound:  Online Classes
  • Rock Canyon Vineyards Gift Basket(21+)
  • La Jolla Brewing Company Gift Basket (21+)
  • SDSG-1 Year Membership

Special award this year, courtesy of Big West Music.
A songwriter selected by Margaret McClure, Big West Records Head of A&R and Marketing, will win a single-song recording and publishing package. This prize is independent from the contest itself… the winner could be a prize winner in the contest or not. Margaret is looking for something special, and your song could be the one that catches her ear.

2014 Contest Prizes

  • Bandzoogle: One year Pro-Plan membership
  • Rancho Bohemian: 3 Hour Studio Time
  • Signature Sound – Online classes
  • Gift Card: $25 Spa & Wellness
  • MasterWriter: 1 Year Online License
  • SongTown – Download of the Songwriting Instructional DVD featuring Tim Johnson titled Amateur Vs. Pro
  • Cathryn Beeks: Top winners featured in Homegrown program.
  • SDSG: 1 Year Annual Membership extension.
  • Rarefied Recording: Joe Meek VC6Q channel strip
  • Rock Canyon: Wine
  • La Jolla Brewing Company: Gift basket of assorted goodies (Growler, shirt, gift card)
  • Plaques for the top 3 winners.
  • James Hood Guitar: 6 String Acoustic or Electric Guitar set up and strings. (Excludes locking systems or 5+ sting bass)

2013 Contest Prizes

First (Platinum)

  • Five Hour Recording Session at Studio West
  • Feature Article with the San Diego Troubadour
  • Live Broadcast Interview on KX 93.5
  • Plaque from SDSG

Second (Gold)

  • Lighting System from Warehouse Sound & Lights
  • Signature Sound Studios On-Line Training
  • Plaque from SDSG

 Third (Silver)

  • Baby Taylor Guitar from Taylor Guitars and Mark Charles Hattersley
  • Signature Sound Studios On-Line Training
  • Two Music Industry Books by Josquin Des Pres from SDSG
  • Plaque from SDSG

2012 Contest Prizes

Platinum

  • Plaque from Sandi Shaner and Speakers Eventions
  • San Diego Troubadour Feature Article
  • One Hour Photo Shoot with Steve Covault
  • Taylor Guitar from Taylor Guitars and  Mark Charles Hatterley’s Rancho Bohemia Studios
  • “Creative Careers in Music”  book by Josquin des Pres
  • One Year SDSG Membership

Gold

  • Trophy from Sandi Shaner and Speakers Eventions
  • Beaird Music Group Premier Demo Package including “Evening With A Publisher Event”
  • “Shortcuts to Hit Songwriting” book by Robin Fredricks from SDSG
  • One Year SDSG Membership

Silver

  • Trophy from Sandi Shaner and Speakers Eventions
  • Studio West Four Hours Studio Time with Engineer or Pro-Tools Class or Audio Recording Class
  • “Shortcuts to Songwriting for Film & TV” book by Robin Fredrick from SDSG
  • One Year SDSG Membership

Bronze

  • Certificate
  • Melaleuca Products Candle and Renew lotion from Annie Rettic
  • “Reality Check” book by Josquin des Pres from SDSG
  • One Year SDSG Membership

4 Honorable Mentions

  • Certificate

Raffle

  • CD’s and other items

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