For the 17th year, Fair patrons will again be able to enjoy the talents of area performers or show their talents during the Fair Days Talent Contest.
|Adult Division- Thursday 8:30 PM at the Platte Pavilion|
Adult Division Talent
All entrants in the adult division must be 16 years or older
should arrive at the Platte Pavilion by no later than 8:00 P.M. to
register, verify pre-registration, and to discuss staging requirements.
Movement and Dance
Performers will be limited to a maximum of eight
minutes per presentation.
No entry fee will be
charged to perform in the talent contest; Fair Grounds admission shall
be refunded, after performance.
Payment of any fees for rights of performance or royalties is exclusively the
responsibility of the performer; verification of such payment should be
Accompanists and instrumentation
Vocal and dance contestants must provide their own accompaniment /
instruments, except that an electronic keyboard will be available for
Use of pre-recorded tapes and/or compact discs
Vocal and Dance contestants may use accompaniment on tape or CD;
both cassette tape deck and CD player will be available through the
house sound system, stage monitors will be provided.
Vocal entrants may have background vocals on tapes/CDís, but
any entrant using material that contains lead vocal tracts will be disqualified.
Costumes are NOT
required for competition, though they may be worn. All costumes should be
tastefully chosen and appropriate to the selection performed.
Interpretive readings should be from literature of good quality,
and the script must be available for viewing by the judges or other Fair
official upon request. Selections
may come from poetry, prose, or drama, should be in good taste and have
a brief introduction telling the title and author. Performances may be memorized or
from a script.
Music selections can be of any style (country, rock, jazz, etc.),
should be in good taste and given an introduction that gives the title
Movement/Dance numbers should reflect good taste, and suit the
abilities of the performer. Selection
should be given a brief introduction, which provides the style of dance
and title of the music.
At least three judges will be used at all times, maintaining an
odd number at all times.
Contestants will be judged according to Selection, Stage
presence, Performance ability, Creativity, and Delivery.
Pre-registration is not required, but is encouraged, as only the
first 15 entries will be accepted (due to time constraints).
Contestants may pre-register by sending entry forms to;
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Talent Contest Entry Form
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