The songwriting contest theme for 2020 is Wind
Songwriters were invited to submit their entries for the songwriting contest. A preliminary screening was done by a committee who selected the top ten entries, plus alternates. The top ten will perform their entries on Saturday on the West Stage at 4:15 PM. The winner and runners-up will be selected at that time. The first-place winner also will perform during the Saturday Evening Concert.
The 10 finalists for 2020 (listed alphabetically) and their song titles, are:
- Patrice Webb - Cold Winds of Winter
- The Go Janes - Who Can Name the Wind -- Winner!
- Sam Rasmusson - Cherry Tree Breeze
- Tania Opland - A River
- Kay Miracle - I Love the Wind
- Jeffrey Minnick - The Wind in This County
- Lynette Hensley - Solo Flight
- Michael Henchman - Saddle the Wind
- Lynn Graves - Trying to Stop the Wind
- Ron Dalton - The Wind and I