WCTC-AM Sponsors Music Contest Featuring Anti-Drug Message

March 1, 2016

The 2015 Shout Down Drugs concert at NJPAC in Newark, NJ, was a sell-out. Next year’s contest is now underway.

The 2015 Shout Down Drugs concert at NJPAC in Newark, NJ, was a sell-out. Next year’s contest is now underway.

 

New Jersey high school students who love music and who understand the dangers of substance abuse are invited to take part in the 2016 New Jersey Shout Down Drugs! music competition.

WCTC-AM Program Director and Morning Show Host Bert Baron (right) poses with the 2015 Shout Down Drugs winners at the April concert.

WCTC-AM Program Director and Morning Show Host Bert Baron (right) poses with the 2015 Shout Down Drugs winners at the April concert.

Students are urged to create a positive message about staying away from drugs and alcohol. The statewide concert on May 25 will feature county finalists at the Rutgers University Nicholas Music Center, Douglass campus.

First place will receive a $5,000 music contract; second place a $3,000 contract; and third place a $2,000 contract. Entry deadline is February 1.

The contest is sponsored by the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey, the New Jersey Broadcasters Association and 1450 WCTC-AM.