Quickly gaining much popularity, the Cotton District Arts Festival Songwriter's competition is open to all amateur and professional songwriters. All entries are reviewed and entrants are narrowed down to a small group that will perform in a Live Musical Showcase on March 31st at Dave's Darkhorse Tavern. First, second and third place winners will be selected that night and awarded cash prizes totaling $1,000. The top three winners will perform on one of the music stages the day of the festival. Find more details on the online submission form.