Sevier County Fair Youth Talent Competition
Sponsored by Country Tonite Theater and National Fitness Center
Wednesday, September 7th, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.
In the Event Tent (located behind the Exhibit Hall)
Sign-ins and line-up will begin at 5:30 p.m.
Competition will begin at 6:00 p.m.
Competition is open to all counties in Tennessee. Judged participants must be between the ages of 13 and 21 as of September 7th, 2016. You will be judged by a professional judging team. There will be ﬁve different categories you will be judged on, as shown below. Each judge will award between 0 and 100 points; the three judges scores will be added together to determine the 1 st, 2 nd, and 3 rd place winners. Contestants must be of amateur status & must not have received any money for any performance. Baton/twirling acts will not be accepted.
(15) Appearance * (15) Originality/Creativity * (30) Stage Presence/Showmanship * (10) Audience Appeal * (30) Technical Ability
Our judges are experts in the Music & Performing Arts ﬁeld. All decisions made by the judges are FINAL and may NOT be disputed. There is NO fee to enter the competition. No individual or group may enter if they have placed at another fair during the year 2016 year.
Third (3rd) place- $25.00
Second (2nd) place- $50.00
First (1st) place- $100.00; a 3-look professional photo shoot with Mallory Bertrand of Vita Management in Knoxville; AND the opportunity to perform onstage during a Country Tonite Show (see coupon on page )! 1 st place winner will also move on to the TVA Fair Talent Competition to compete.
NON-Monetary Jr. Contest (ages 8-12)
We will be awarding non-monetary awards to our (8-12) year old competitors. Any entrant aged (8-12) as of September 6th, 2014 is eligible. The scoring will be the same as the previous division listed above. First through third place winners will receive ribbons.
NEW THIS YEAR:
A current color photo of contestant must accompany the application (applies to both categories of competition). Digital images will not be accepted. Photos may be mailed or dropped off at the fair office. Contestants who do not provide a photo will not be accepted to compete.