Open to all band writers worldwide, regardless of age or nationality, the top 6 heretofore unpublished band works as chosen by our panel of judges will receive a cash prize and a publishing contract with Grand Mesa Music Publishers. Grand Prize winner will receive a cash prize of $2000, and 5 other winners will receive a cash prize of $500.

The contest is now closed.
We are no longer accepting entries.

  • Submissions may be original works or arrangements of pre-existing works in public domain, at any level grade 1-5
  • Submission period: October 15-November 15, 2021. Score submissions may be by hard copy and sent in triplicate, with a live or MIDI recording (recording required) and mailed to:
    • Grand Mesa Music Publishers
      P.O. Box 2356
      Grand Juction, CO 81502
  • Scores may also be sent by e mail to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and must include a digital or live recording
  • Winners will be announced by January 1, 2022, and prizes mailed by January 15, 2022.
  • All works will be published in 2022 by Grand Mesa Music Publishers
  • Questions? Please contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.