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The 9th Annual IAMA promotes excellence in acoustic music performance and artistry. Acoustic artists in various genres can gain exciting radio and web exposure through this competition.

Winners will be chosen by a blue ribbon judging committee comprised of music industry professionals including A&R managers from record labels, publishers and producers.


Overall Grand Prize receives:
$10,000.00 worth of merchandise.

First place winners in all categories win:
$700.00 worth of merchandise and services.

Runner-up winners in all categories receive:
$500.00 worth of merchandise and services.

All first prizes and runner-up winners will receive a track on IAMA compilation CD which goes out to radio stations.

Submissions Fee

Submission Fee: $35.00 per song
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Important Dates

Entry Deadline: 11/15/2012


  • Each song submitted must be your original work.
  • All submissions must be fully uploaded by Midnight CDT on the submission deadline.
  • All songs submitted must be original. There must be at least an acoustic instrument (voice) in any song. Electric and Electronic instruments, along with loops is allowed but acoustic instruments (or voice) must be clearly heard in all songs submitted.
  • Winners will be notified by e-mail and must sign and return an affidavit confirming that winner's song is original and he/she holds rights to the song. Failure to sign and return the form within 30 days will result in immediate disqualification and an alternative winner will be selected. Entry constitutes permission to use winners names, likeness and voices for future publicity and advertising purposes without additional compensation. Winners will be determined by January 30, 2010. After which each entrant will receive a winners list by e-mail.
  • Closing and announcement dates may be changed without notice.
  • You must be over 13 years of age to submit to this contest.
  • Any member under the legal age of 18 selected as the winner must provide the express written consent of a parent or legal guardian within 48 hours of notification in order to receive publicity and/or promotion through Broadjam or its partners.
  • You must be a registered member of Broadjam, or you must register for a free Broadjam membership to upload/submit to this contest.
  • Members will be eliminated for false registration, making false claims, or "cheating."
  • Broadjam reserves the right to disqualify any member for misrepresentation or misuse of their membership during this opportunity.
  • Submissions in violation of any copyright not owned by the artist submitting them will be eliminated.
  • Each member must provide accurate contact information.
  • Any use of Broadjam material (i.e. logos, images, text, etc.) outside of Broadjam or its partners is in violation of copyrights owned by Broadjam and the partnering company.
  • Broadjam is not responsible for any prizes not awarded by the sponsor. The sponsor is responsible for fulfillment of all prizes.
  • Additions or deletions to these rules may be made at the discretion of Broadjam, and may be enacted at any time.
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