VFMC Junior Composers Contest
Applicants must apply for this contest on the state level at the NFMC (National Federation of Music Clubs) website. Winners are chosen and awarded. 1st and 2nd place winners in each entry level advance on to Regionals.
be under the age of 19 on March 1 of the contest year
be a native citizen of the United States or have received naturalization papers
be a member of the National Federation of Music Clubs (NFMC) either as a member of an active Junior Club or Junior Associate Group or as an Individual Junior Member. To become an Individual Junior Member, visit www.nfmc-music.org/payment and pay the membership fee of $13 for annual dues.
$25 - includes national, state, and gold cup fees
Deadline for applications
January 25, 2019
ENTRY CLASS: (based on age as of March 1 of contest year)
Junior I (ages 9 & below) First: $175; Second: $150; Third: $125
Junior II (ages 10-12) First: $175; Second: $150; Third: $125
Junior III (ages 13-15) First: $225; Second: $220; Third: $175
Junior IV (ages 16-18) First: $250; Second: $225; Third: $200
Three additional Incentive Awards of $75 each will be given in each class.
Students and teachers may download more detailed information including application instructions by clicking on Junior Composers Contest Rules.