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CGA Online Guitar Competition 2017

Competition Details

Starts from 30th July 2017 until 15th September 2017

As our competition aim is to encourage young, new students and talents to showcase their passion, so those who are already concert guitarists are not allowed to enter. (You will win this hands down if we let you, no offense! 😉 )

Rules & Regulations:

  1. The competition is open to all classical guitarists of any nationality.
  2. Contestant age must not exceed 35 years old.
  3. Submit 1 classical guitar piece performance. ONE piece. It can be a solo or an ensemble performance. Submit your best performance.
  4. The video length should be no more than 8 minutes.
  5. The performance must be in video format and uploaded to your own YouTube account.
  6. The video must be published (dated) within August 2017 and no later than 15th September 2017.
  7. The performance should be unedited with a clear screen shot and with clear audio.
  8. The performance will be evaluated by our panel of judges based on pitch, time, tone, shape and performance.
  9. You can start submitting your video and the closing date for submission is 15th September 2017.
  10. Successful contestants will be notified by 15th October 2017.
  11. We have the right to reject your submission if your video is found not up to the standard.

Registration Fee

Payment amount = USD10 (very affordable) 🙂

Payment must be made first for your guitar competition registration & video submission to be approved.

If no payment is made, your video will only be displayed on our website.

Fees paid is non-refundable.

The best part…Prizes

First Prize

  • Jose Ramirez Solid Top Classical Guitar
  • Free feature in all our online platforms (Website, Facebook page & Instagram)

2nd Prize

  • Almansa 401 Spanish Solid Top Classical Guitar
  • Free feature in all our online platforms (Website, Facebook page & Instagram)

3rd Prize

  • Manuel Rodriguez Classical Guitar Caballero 10
  • Free feature in all our online platforms (Website, Facebook page & Instagram)

Submit Your Video Here

Only 1 video link is allowed per submission.

In the post content box, paste your Youtube video link. E.g,  just the link is fine, no need to paste any embed code.

If there’s error submitting, check whether all boxes have been filled.

Payment page will be shown after video is successfully submitted.

Please complete the required fields.


All personal information will be kept safe and will not be used for any other purpose than to determine eligibility for the competition. However, contestants give authorisation for their name, images and videos to be used as part of CGA Online Guitar Competition’s publicity.

Your video recording should be taken in one take and should not be edited at all. The quality of the video must be adequate, audibly and visually, for the judges to be able to make an informed decision. At all times in the video the contestant must be visible to ensure that the video and performance is authentic. Any videos deemed to be dubbed or false will not be accepted and CGA Online Guitar Competition reserves the right to disqualify said applicants.

Classical Guitar Asia (CGA) has the right to cancel this competition or change the prizes if the number of paid registration is below than 200. If we do cancel it, we will exchange it for a FREE feature on our website.