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2016 Songwriting Grand Prize Winner Timothy Oliver
2016 Songwriting Grand Prize Winner Timothy Oliver

2016 Songwriting Contest

Grand Award
This year the Grand Prize winner for our Songwriting Contest was Timothy Oliver from Northern California. The award-winning song, “Dangerous” captivated the judges with its heartfelt lyrics and composition.

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Dangerous – Timothy Oliver
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Track 1 (10-15 yrs and up)
This year we introduced a new track that included songwriters in a younger age category (ages 10-15 years old). Cash awards were given out to the top three songs.

Krsta VanHook
1st Place – From Northern California
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Your Hands - Krista VanHook
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Gray Slikkers
2nd Place – From Michigan
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Hold Me Close – Gray Slikkers
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3rd Place – From Northern California
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Your Way – Krista VanHook
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Track 2 (16 and up)

Larry Karpenko
1st Place – From Southern California
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O Great God - Larry Karpenko
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Roberta Bishop
2nd Place – From Tennessee
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High and Lifted Up - Roberta Bishop
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Jennifer Cutts Keszler
3rd Place – From Northern California
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Your Way – Krista VanHook
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Honorable Mentions (10 Songs that were next in line)

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Forever – Althena Sorensen
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Lord, We Love You – Daniela Jean
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Amen – Jennifer Cutts Keszler
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Allelujah, You Did – JoDee Overfield
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Close to My Heart – Laurel Kwon
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Something Better – Karina Lopez
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Rise Up – Larry Karpenko
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Mirror Mirror – Scott Kabel
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Feel So Free – Nat Perez
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My Desire – Tristan Gardner
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Songwriting Judges

We were blessed this year with a great lineup of songwriting judges who are seasoned songwriters with performance experience.

Jael Amador (New York, New York); Alison Brook (Portland, Oregon); Greg Evans (Riverside, California); Steve Moor (Beaverton, Oregon); Ron Nelson (Chilliwick, British Columbia); Kathy Schallert (Sebastopol, California); Kaleb Stock (Nashville, Tennessee)

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