Contest will be in two
sections: the preliminaries and the finals. At least 40 people will perform in
the preliminaries, and 10 will be chosen to perform in the finals.
Contestants will be registered starting at 3:30 PM May 4th, at Sandy Beach,
Lake O' the Pines. Line may start forming before then, so get there early.
Only the first 40 contestants will be guaranteed a chance to perform. Any
other contestants wishing to participate will be chosen by random drawing
after the original 40 have performed. Contest itself will begin at 4 PM. Any
contestant who misses his turn will forfeit, so please be ready when it is
Contestant is limited,
though, to songs 4 minutes or less. Contestant can provide his own music,
provided it is on cd or flash drive in mp3 or mp3+g format. All
self provided music must turned in to DJ before contest begins.
Contestant can also choose from the music onsite. Live accompaniment and
acapella is allowed. If contestant chooses to perform with instrumentation,
then he/she must provide that instrumentation. Due to time constraints, only
guitars or any other instruments requiring simple microphone amplification
Contestants will be
judged on vocal ability, stage presence, interpretation of song, and crowd
response. Decision of judges is final. Preliminary scores will not be a
factor in final scores. Score sheets will not be available to contestants.