Most of the time, the LASC Letter is so full of the 'doin's' of the LASC that we dont't have room to include some of the other things going on with songwriter associations around the country. This month, we will correct that oversight somewhat.

Songwriting Contests

The Southern Songwriters Guild has announced its "1994 Song of the Year" contest.

Deadline for the contest is Feb. 28, 1994. The entry fee is $10 per song, with a $500 prize for Song of the Year, $250 for 1st Runner Up and $125 for 2nd Runner Up.

There are four categories: Country, Gospel, R&B/Jazz and Urban/Pop/Rock.

For information and entry forms, write: SSG, POB 6817, Shreveport, LA 71136-6817.

The Tulsa Songwriters Association's 1994 Songwriting Contest is open and accepting entries. The deadline is March 15, 1994. Entry fees are: $15 for the first song, $10 for each additional entry. Prizes are: 1st Place — $200; 2nd Place — $100; 3rd — $50. For information call 918-437-7664 and leave a message.