The FWSA 2022 Songwriting Contest is now closed.

The categories for FWSA's 2022 Song Contest included:  Love/Relationship songs; Patriotic and/or Holiday Songs; Spiritual/Positive Message Songs; Other (Open Subject Category), Instrumental Songs, and Lyrics Only.  With the exception of Instrumentals and the Lyrics Only categories, there will be sub-categories for "Studio Produced" and "Bare Bones".  "Bare Bones" entries can consist of only a single instrument and a single vocal. Opening date for the contest was July 1, 2022, and closing date was August 16, 2022. 

Contest Winner for FWSA's Song Contest will be announced on December 3, 2022, during the annual FWSA Christmas Party being held at the Cousin's Bar-B-Q on McCart Street in Fort Worth.  See link on the home page for more information.

Stay tuned for the categories for FWSA's 2023 Song Contest!

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 2021 Songwriters Contest Winners: 

The winning members of the 2021FWSA were announced at the annual (2021) Christmas Party held on Sunday, December 5 at the Hard Eight BBQ, 220 N. Burleson Blvd., in Burleson, TX.  Listed by category below:

 

STUDIO PRODUCED:  LOVE/RELATIONSHIP

1st Place - John Terry (co-written by Wayne Willingham)

Title:  "Dancing with Him"

2nd Place - John Terry

Title:  "All My Dreams"  

3rd Place - Rose Jeffus

Title:  "Which Memory is Yours (Which One is Mine)"

STUDIO PRODUCED:  PATRIOTIC/SONGS ABOUT TEXAS

1st Place - Rob Owen

Title:  "I'm Going Back to Texas"

2nd Place - Taylor Bonham

Title:  "Same Star"

3rd Place - Theo Henning

Title:  "For the Memories of You"

STUDIO PRODUCED:  SPIRITUAL/POSITIVE MESSAGE

1st Place - Rob Owen

Title:  "Send You Home" 

2nd Place - Gus Wolman (co-written by Will Gunnell Jr)

Title:  "Real Men Do Cry"

3rd Place - Rhonda McCullough (co-written by Taylor Bonham)

Title:  "3 Minutes Session"

STUDIO PRODUCED:  OTHERS

1st Place - Rhonda McCullough (co-written by Taylor Bonham)

Title:  "Need a Little Lovin' Tonight"

2nd Place - John Terry

Title:  "Old Rusty Barn"

3rd Place - Rose Jeffus (co-written by Connie Smith & Will Gunnell)

Title:  "I Need To Be Somebody (I Don't Even Know)"

LYRICS ONLY

1st PlaceRose Jeffus

Title:  "I'll Pray"

2nd Place - Michael Hulsey

Title:  "Whiskey When I'm Stoned"

3rd Place - Rose Jeffus

Title:  "Three Sheets to the Wind"

BARE BONES - LOVE/RELATIONSHIP

1st Place - Matt Meek

Title:  "What Have You Left Me To Lose" 

2nd Place - Rhonda McCullough (co-written by Taylor Bonham)

Title:  "500 Miles"

3rd Place - Mitch Fenner

Title:  "Boundary Line"

BARE BONES - SPIRITUAL/POSITIVE MESSAGE

1st Place - Matt meek

Title:  "Just Ain't Livin'"

2nd Place - Geri Green

Title:  "Find That Thing"

3rd Place - Sara DeMore

Title:  "Here's to D'Anna"

BARE BONES - OTHERS

1st Place - Matt Meek (co-written by Connie Meek)

Title:  "I Should be Seeing You"

2nd Place - Rickey Tate

Title:  "Hero Back Home"

3rd Place - Geri Green

Title:  "My Dad"