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May 13, 2017
July 22, 2017

Dates & Locations

Event Location Submission Deadline Song Submission
IMSTA FESTA Miami - Feb. 25, 2017 SAE Institute February 22, 2017 Submit Song
IMSTA FESTA LA - May 13, 2017 SAE Institute April 20, 2017 Submit Song
IMSTA FESTA CHI – Jul 22, 2017 SAE Institute July 6, 2017 Submit Song
IMSTA FESTA NYCSep 23, 2017 SAE Institute September 7, 2017 Submit Song
IMSTA FESTA TOR – Oct 14, 2017 Ryerson University TBA TBA



  • Songs must be submitted through Broadjam or via
  • Each song entry must be contestant's original creation. Songs should not exceed 5 minutes in length (5:00). Entries may have co-writer[s], but one name must be designated per entry.
  • To enter this contest you must be a registered member of Broadjam at any level of membership, including free membership. Contestants new to Broadjam receive one free song entry and a 6-month trial Broadjam Film/TV membership ($50 value). Current (as of the contest start date) paid Broadjam members receive two free song entries, while existing free Broadjam members will receive one free entry. Multiple entries are permitted. Each additional song will cost $20.00 USD (Fees are non-refundable).
  • Employees of IMSTA, Broadjam and our Sponsors, their families, subsidiaries, and affiliates are not eligible.
  • Songs will be judged based on melody, composition, originality and lyrics (where applicable).
  • Prizes will be awarded jointly to all authors of any song; division of prizes is the responsibility of winners.
  • Entry files must be uploaded as an MP3. Broadjam or IMSTA is not responsible for any corrupt files you may submit. Any and all corrupt files will be deleted without notification to you.
  • All complete entries for this contest must be submitted by 11:59 PM Central Standard Time (or, if being observed, Central Daylight Time) on the final submission deadlines of the contest.
  • All entries are final and irrevocable. Once you have submitted an entry for this contest you may not withdraw the entry or request to change the category, genre or other division you chose for the entry.
  • Winner of grand prize must be eligible and able to travel to receive prize.
  • Winner must live in North America. Entrants outside of North America will be disqualified if their submission is a finalist.
  • Grand prize winner will be notified by email at the address provided, and must sign and return an affidavit of eligibility/publicity release within ten (10) days after the date on such notification. The affidavit will state that the winner's song is an original work and that the winner holds all rights to the song or is a cover of a licensed song and is identified as such in the submission. Failure to sign and return this affidavit within ten (10) days, or the provision of false/inaccurate information therein, will result in immediate disqualification and an alternate winner will be selected. Affidavits of winners under eighteen (18) years of age at the time of award must be countersigned by the winner's parent or legal guardian. Affidavits are subject to verification by IMSTA. 
  • Grand prize winner must travel to Santorini in the calendar year following the competition.