SchoolJam USA is a one-of-a-kind national teen battle of the bands competition that provides teen musicians with a national stage to showcase their talents, compete for fantastic prizes and support their local school music education programs! Unlike other music competitions, SchoolJam USA works to unite local schools, teens, educators and communities in the quest to get young people making music and to promote the importance of school music programs.
The SchoolJam USA season starts each year in August and is open to amateur teen musicians between the ages of 13 and 19. There is no cost for students to enter and all styles of music are welcomed. Online applications for the 2011-2012 season will be available starting August 1, 2011.
SchoolJam USA is a program of and produced by:
The National Association of Music Merchants, commonly called NAMM in reference to the organization's popular NAMM trade shows, is the not-for-profit association that unifies, leads and strengthens the $17 billion global musical instruments and products industry. NAMM's activities and programs are designed to promote music making to people of all ages. NAMM is comprised of more than 9,000 Member companies.