Friends of New River Gorge Start Songwriting Competition

FAYETTE COUNTY.,WV (WOAY) – If you love Appalachia, and know how to song write then you may want to pull your notepad out.

Friends of New River Gorge National River have launched their first-ever songwriting competition! The purpose is to honor milestone “birthdays” of the national parks in southern West Virginia this year.

Songwriters from West Virginia must write and submit an original song inspired by some aspect of the New River Gorge National River, Bluestone National Scenic River or Gauley River National Recreation area. All songs must be submitted by June 26, 2018. The competition will finish off with a live performance at the Historic Fayette Theater in Fayetteville, on July 28, 2018.

Each attendee will vote on their favorite song, if your song is voted as one of the top you could win up to $250.

For a full list of the rules and guidelines click here.

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