VFMC Junior Composers Contest
Applicants must apply for this contest at 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 a Federated 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, 2020
Download more detailed information including application instructions by clicking on Junior Composers Contest Rules and on Registration Instructions for Junior Composers Contest.
ENTRY CLASS: (based on age as of March 1 of contest year)
Junior I (ages 9 & below) First: $150; Second: $125; Third: $100
Junior II (ages 10-12) First: $150; Second: $125; Third: $100
Junior III (ages 13-15) First: $200; Second: $175; Third: $150
Junior IV (ages 16-18) First: $225; Second: $200; Third: $175
Three additional Incentive Awards of $50 each will be given in each class.