The T. Temple Tuttle Memorial Music Competition

As is done every year at the Festival, there will be a music competition held the first Friday of the festival.

Important Dates

  • Application deadline: March 19, 2023
    All entries must be complete, submitted, and paid by this date. No changes to entry details will be permitted after the deadline.
  • Competition date: April 7, 2023
    All music and Harikatha competitions will be held on this date at various venues. We will publish a schedule of categories AFTER the deadline has passed.
  • Prize distribution: April 9, 2023
    Prizes will be distributed at 1:30pm, and the results will be posted online after the ceremony.


To register, you will have to create a user profile for each participant. Once the profile has been created, you can login and register for each category in which the participant wishes to compete. After you have registered for all categories the participant is competing in, you can pay the total application fees online.

Your registration includes a Cleveland Thyagaraja Festival t-shirt. Please select your size when you create your profile. Exchanges will not be allowed, so please choose your size carefully.

Please check out the details for each category to understand the rules and eligibility criteria, before registering.

To enter, please proceed to the registration page.