Music Association of California Community Colleges

Upcoming events

    • November 17, 2022
    • November 19, 2022

    1st place ($200) and 2nd place ($100) scholarships will be awarded, with possible Honorable Mentions.

    Contest Criteria

    • Student must be currently enrolled in a California Community College
    • Original song compositions may be of any popular style or genre (Note: Remixes will not be accepted.)
    • Must be written, produced, recorded, and mixed by the student
    • Songs can be any combination of recorded instruments, vocals, and/or MIDI/virtual instruments
    • Length should be 2:30-5:00 minutes
    • Must be an original work written within last 2 years
    • Any DAW can be used
    • Student must have a supporting MACCC member
    • $20 entry fee
    • Must contain lyrics using poetry or prose style that are written by the student

    Deadline for submissions is Monday, 10/31/22.

    Judging will be based on creativity, composition/arrangement, lyric content, phrasing, mixing, and adherence to contest criteria. After submission period, judges will choose 5 finalists to participate in a masterclass/critiquing session at MACCC Conference 2022.

    • November 17, 2022
    • November 19, 2022
    • 3 sessions
    • Doubletree Hilton — Mission Valley in San Diego

    We are excited to host the MACCC Conference 2022 IN-PERSON in San Diego at the Doubletree Hilton Hotel!

    MACCC Hotel Registration Link:

    Please see the Program Preview for highlights. The full schedule will published in early summer. 

    This General Registration will cover the following:

    • FT Faculty Conference (all days) - $200
    • PT Faculty (Friday/Saturday sessions) - $35/day
    • Guests of faculty - $75 (one or two days)
    • Masterclass Clinic Participants (not attendees, but those being worked with)
    • Vendors - $200, hosting table

    Faculty/Staff - please Join or Renew your membership first in order to register.

    Directions for Student Group Registration

    • November 17, 2022
    • November 19, 2022

    Submission Deadline: October 31st, 2022



    • PDF Score
    • MP3
    • $20 Entry Fee
    • Sponsoring MACCC Member

    $200 1st Prize, $100 2nd Prize

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