Grammy Foundation 14th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition

October 14, 2011Duke Law News

The Grammy Foundation and the ABA Forum on Entertainment and Sports Industries announces the 14th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition.

Papers must be submitted by 2 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on January 2, 2012.

Winners will be announced on February 3, and a scholarship luncheon will be held in Los Angeles on February 10.

First place: $5,000
Second place (four winners): $1,500

All winners will receive one ticket to the Grammy Awards Show, round-trip airfare to the Grammy Awards, hotel accommodations, and one MusiCares Person of the Year ticket.

For more information and complete rules, e-mail
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