2020 FVMA Nominee Eligibility
Rules & Regulations

Who can submit?

Musicians who live and/or work and/or hail from the Fraser Valley

What do I submit?

In addition to all requested details on the submission form, your three songs can be links to any recorded music, live or otherwise, that you feel reflects you as an artist in the desired way for judges in each specific category/genre you’ve applied for. Please ensure you make separate submissions for each genre. Recordings do not have to be ‘new’, but if you’ve been nominated with the same recordings in previous years, you should expect that to be taken into consideration by the judges and potentially weighted against your scores.

In addition, there is a $5 fee per artist submission.  This is payable either via the PayPal link found below or via mail to the address listed at www.CIVL.ca.
Note: Only one $5 fee required per artist for unlimited category submissions.




When can I submit?

Applications were open until October 19th at 11:59 pm.  They are now closed.

When will I know if I’ve been accepted?

Nominees will be announced within two weeks of applications closing.

A fan vote will take place between the nomination announcement and the awards broadcast at on November 19th, and a closing date for votes will be announced in November.

Why enter?

All nominees will be eligible for the fan vote and associated cash prizes.  Each category winner receives $350!

Each of the three fan vote winners will receive a cash prize between $670 and $2,500!

One artist will be awarded a paid performance spot at the 2021 Mission Folk Music Festival.

Other Details

All nominees should be prepared to provide an awards thank you speech in the event they win their category, with 15 seconds of video of the nominee waiting to hear the announcement of the winner leading up to their speech.