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OFFICIAL ENTRY FORM 


BEFORE YOU ENTER THIS COMPETITION PLEASE CHECK THE LIST ON OUR WEBSITE OF SCHOOLS ELIGIBLE TO ENTER  www.playitstrange.org.nz



This can be a high quality mp3 - file size limit is 20MB.
Acceptable formats are .mp3, or .m4a. Please make sure your file has one of these suffixes.Please test the actual file you are uploading before uploading it to ensure it plays. Video files will not be accepted.







As this is a Secondary School competition, we require the name and email address of the Principal/Dean or HOD Music or English teacher to confirm your entry. They will receive an email to reply to which will complete the entry process. 







You can add additional writers by clicking on the link to the right.







(If more than one writer please designate one contact responsible for all correspondence with Play It Strange)













Terms and Conditions

Conditions of Entry: 2020 Youthtown Songwriting Competition
 

1. The Writers (composers & lyricists) must be:

a. Resident in New Zealand or New Zealand citizens
b. At secondary school Years 9 to 13 and be under 20 years of age
c. Attend school at least 16 hours a week (or be homeschooled)

d. Your school is situated in the South or West Auckland region and appears on the list of 41 schools eligible

 (see list at www.playitstrange.org.nz)


2. The work must be an original popular song. It must NOT be an arrangement or adaptation of a traditional non-copyright work or any other original work.


3. Entries
   The following will be required:

a. Completion of an official entry form
b. An uploaded mp3 or m4a of the work (no movie or video files)
c. An uploaded lyric sheet document.

d. a, b, and c must be received online by Play It Strange no later than Friday 8th May 2020


4. General
a. Only ONE song may be submitted on an official entry form by or on behalf of any one writer and must comply with conditions 1 and 2.
b. The song and the recording of the song can be performed and played by anyone as long as it is on a non-professional basis. It is not necessary for the writer(s) to feature on the recording.
c. All decisions of the judges will be binding on Play It Strange and the entrants.
d. Play It Strange shall have the right to interpret the above conditions and to determine all issues arising out of this contest. Any such interpretations and determinations shall be final..
e. The entrant shall grant permission for replication, mechanical reproduction, broadcast, internet streaming and downloading and communication of the recording of the song to the public.
f. Play It Strange will have the right to print the name and likeness of any entrant in publicity in respect of the competition and all matter incidental thereto.
g. The entrant agrees to be bound by Play It Strange’s entry procedures, rules and regulations established in this entry form. The judges’ decision is final. No correspondence will be entered into.


Please Note

An entry number will be emailed to your Teacher Contact.

YOUR TEACHER CONTACT WILL NEED TO REPLY TO THE EMAIL FOR YOUR ENTRY TO BE COMPLETE.

Form submission may take a few minutes while files upload. If you have problems please try again or contact us at info@playitstrange.org.nz. Alternately you can enter by downloading an entry form and sending it in.

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