Before submitting a new music competition/contest event, please read the following information:
This calendar is for upcoming music competition/contest announcements relevant the Texas/Red Dirt Scene only. If the event is not a music competition/contest or related to the Texas/Red Dirt Scene it will not be approved.
Title: Please provide a clear and concise title. Please keep titles relatively short and avoid sensationalist terminology.
Event Description: Please provide a description of the event. This is where you want to put almost all of your info: marketing message, contest format, prizes, FAQ’s, event background, embedded content etc…
Event Date & Time: Please provide the time and date of the event
Event Image: We recommend you provide an event image
Event Categories: Competition
Event Tags: If you want to put tags like “contest”, “Texas Country”, “Americana” you’re more than welcome to, but you can also feel free to leave this blank.
Venue Details: Please provide information about the venue specifically
Organizer Details: Please provide information about the organizers about the event for anyone who may want to contact you for more information or ask questions.
Event Website: We encourage you to provide a link to the event website, rather than the ticket page
Event Cost: You can put in your pricing or leave it blank.
You’ll also be able to edit your event after it is published.
What am I allowed to make a competition/contest event submission for?
Any upcoming music competition/contest relevant to the Texas/Red Dirt Scene.
What constitutes a “competition” or “contest”?
Usually we look for the following (although some exceptions may apply):
- A submission process
Why was my event not approved?
If your event was not approved, it’s more than likely because of one of the following reasons:
- The event was not related to the Texas/Red Dirt Music Scene
- There was not enough information provided in the event submission
- There was inappropriate or unprofessional language in the event submission
What can I embed?
Pretty much anything that will give you an HTML embed code: Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube, SoundCloud, Facebook etc…
Is there a way to make my event stand out on our website?
Yes. We can make your music competition/contest a “featured” event for $25 a week. Your event will be highlighted and appear larger that the rest of the events. Email us for more information: TexasMusicPickers@gmail.com.
How long will it take for an event to be approved?
Typically, 2-3 business days
Can I edit my event after it is submitted?
Yes. In fact, we encourage you to update it with any new relevant information.
What’s the best way to utilize this calendar?
- Get your event submitted as far out as possible
- Provide good information. Include as much as relevant information as possible. .
- Provide good looking artwork.
- Update it with any new pertinent information.