How to Enter

  1. Video an outdoor jam with 3 or more pickers properly distanced
  2. Complete the form below
  3. Upload ONE song on Facebook by August 10 with this hashtag: #SafeJamContest
  1. Go to your Facebook account, or create an account if you don’t already have one.
  2. Click “What’s on your mind, [Name]?” at the top of your News Feed.
  3. Type your post message (be creative!), including the required hashtag; just copy/paste this if you like: #SafeJamContest
  4. Make sure the Audience is set to “Public”
  5. Click on the green Photo/Video icon, which will prompt you to navigate to the location on your computer where you have saved the video file.
  6. Once the video has loaded, click the blue Post button to complete the process.
  7. Questions? See these tech specs; or contact us at [email protected].


* First Prize: THREE Jam videos + 3 JAM Songbooks + 3 Let’s Pick t-shirts
* Second Prize: TWO Jam videos + 2 JAM Songbooks + 2 Let’s Pick t-shirts
* Third Prize: ONE Jam video + 1 JAM Songbook + 1 Let’s Pick t-shirt

Entries will be rated on:

  1. Safety (50 points): Distanced outside. Other safety measures:
    • No loud singing. For volume, use mic on stand with amp
    • Be watchful not to be downwind of a singer.
    • Masks recommended when not singing.
    • Slip-ups happen, so everyone should feel free to kindly remind others to follow safety precautions.
  2. Music quality (25 points): “If it sounds good it must be good.”
  3. Video quality (15 points): Clear and steady video, good sound quality, can hear the singers and soloists
  4. Entertainment value (10 points): Humor/attire/attitude/?


Wayne Benson and Kristin Scott Benson (Spartanburg, SC)
Pierre Bastide
(Paris, FR)
 Pete Wernick and Joan Wernick (Niwot, CO)


… to be announced in a large email broadcast, press release, Facebook and social media, with videos linked for others to admire, and prizes awarded in Mid-August.

  • Your video will need to be posted on Facebook. Please provide the name on the account that will be used to post the video.
  • Pick a fun band name!
  • Do you acknowledge that by uploading your video, you grant the Wernick Method permission to share the video on multiple online platforms such as Facebook, YouTube, email and our webpage?