Song/Music Category

Click here => 2022 Project on Racism Contest Guidlines.pdf to download a printable copy.​

Another addition to the Project on Racism contest is the Song/Music Contest. We are giving all the students the opportunity to create a song of three (3) minutes or less in length that is inspired by or has a theme based on this year’s quote.

QUOTE: “The quality, not the longevity, of one's life is what is important.”  -Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr

The musicians or musical contributors must have been in High school, Middle school, or Elementary school during the school year 2021. This is a state wide Song/Music competition and thus accepts music from anywhere in the state provided you were in grades 1 through 12 when you created the piece. 
DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES: Entries for the 2022 YWCA Project on Racism Song/Music Contest must be submitted on or before November 15, 2021.

ELIGIBILITY: Students must submit entries as required on the entry form to be eligible. Entries received after the deadline set forth in these terms are ineligible, null, and void.

HOW TO ENTER: Create a song or musical piece of three (3) minutes or less in length that is inspired by or has a theme based on this year’s quote. The music can be created by phone, studio, or any other recording equipment. All music, lyrics must be original. The song entered cannot be owned in any part by a music publishing company. Categories of music accepted include: Alternative, Blues, Children's Music, Christian, Country, EDM (Electronic Dance Music), Folk, Instrumental, Jazz, Latin, Pop/Top 40, R&B, Hip-Hop, & Rock. All songs must be in MP3 format.
PERSONAL INFORMATION: The Contact Information Sheet must be attached in some way or the information from it must be submitted with your original work.  

SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION OF WINNERS:   Winners will be announced before the end of December 2021.   Winners will be chosen for the creativity, ingenuity, originality, and relevance of their entry.  All winners will be notified by the email address or phone number provided on the entry form.

Entries may not contain curse words, words of aggression or violence, or words of a sexual nature.
Each entry must include the following:

  1. Completed Contact Information Form
  2. A Flash Drive, download link or CD containing the MP3 (the MP3 can also be emailed to