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Contest Starts on August 15, 2011

Martin HD-28V Vintage Dreadnought Guitar and Case from Martin Guitars

Custom Northfield A5M Mandolin and Case from Elderly Instruments

Two (2 tickets to attend one taping of Austin City Limits PBS show during the 2012 season from KLRU and Austin City Limits

The contest is a companion to the PBS documentary film The Hayloft Gang: The Story of the National Barn Dance, in the tradition of the home talent shows held back in the 1930s and 40s for the wildly popular radio show, The National Barn Dance. To learn about the documentary visit

To enter, create a video of you performing one of the pre-selected songs from The National Barn Dance, including,

Red River Valley…. By Bradley Kincaid

My Horses Ain't Hungry…. By DeZurik Sisters (The Cackle Sisters)

I Want To Be A Cowboy's Sweetheart…. By Patsy Montana

Have I Told You Lately that I Love You? ….By Lulu Belle and Scotty

I Was Born About 4,000 Years Ago …. By Arkie the Arkansas Woodchopper

Once you have selected your song you are limited only by your creativity. In your entry you can sing, you can dance, play an instrument. The important thing is to have fun!

Winners will be selected based on the number votes they receive, combined with the scores from the contest judges, so be sure to tell your friends and family to cast their votes.

To listen to the music, learn more, enter and vote please visit

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