• Vocal Quality

  • Originality

  • Production Quality

  • Lyrical Relevance to Jamaican Culture


Relatives of the Organizer or the Judges are prohibited from entering the competition.

Artist must be 18 years or older.

JIIFSC is open to any Jamaican Born Artist (or Artists of Jamaican Descent) residing outside of Jamaica.

Entrants must submit a signed application form.

·Submit the song in MP3 Format to the submission box or email

· Maximum song length is 4 minutes.

The recording label, artist, songwriter, producer, must be identified

Pay the entrant fee of US$150.00 (non-refundable)

Submit the Lyric Sheet to

Entry songs MUST be an original. Artists/Other persons will indemnify and hold JIIFSC harmless, against any and all claims, regarding the validity or the originality of the song entered. The song MUST have NO expletives. It must reflect the island culture. An International Flavor MUST be included (use the theme song “Gimme Jamaica” as a guide).

An artist entering this competition cannot enter the same song in another competition during the same period, that this competition is running.

·Artists will perform virtually. The finals may be virtual or in a live forum. The decision of the forum will be decided by JIIFSC only and announced to the artists. A five Judge Panel will decide the winner. The decision by the Judges is final. All artists entering agree that the decision of JIIFSC and the judges are final, and they will be bound by the decision.

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