Pre-Register for the Helper Idol Preliminaries
- Event Start
- 9:00 AM on on Jul 28, 2014
- Event End
- 5:00 PM on on Jul 30, 2014
Helper Idol Preliminaries 6:00 p.m. CHECK IN IS AT 5:00 on Aug. 9th: 20th Anniversary of Helper Arts and Music Festival is proud to host HELPER IDOL! All interested participants are to email Sherry Vlamakis at [email protected]. Helper Idol Preliminaries will take place at Carbon County Fair August 9th at the Carbon County Fairgrounds. Finals will occur Friday August 15, 2014 at the Helper Arts Festival. A one-time non-refundable fee of $25.00 must be paid in advance to the festival prior to the County Fair Competition. The final top 3 winners at the Helper Arts and Music Festival will receive$1,000, $500 and $250.
HELPER IDOL COMPETITION RULES AND REGULATIONS
All contestants must be at least 14 years of age. All contestants must complete entry form and submit NON-REFUNDABLE entry fee of $25.00. The preliminary round will take place at the Carbon County Fairground on Saturday, August 9, beginning at 6:00 p.m. All contestants need to arrive on site no later than 5:00 p.m. to check in. All contestants must present a professional image and reasonable vocal talent. Any entry that is uncooperative, under the influence of drugs or alcohol, uses profanity, in inappropriately dressed or displays any actions perceived unacceptable by the Helper American Idol or Carbon County Fair staff and its representatives, will be disqualified immediately and removed from the premises. No refund will be provided. Winners will be selected based on the following criteria:
SINGING ABILITY (vocal talent) 55% on a scale of 30-55
PROFESSIONALISM 10% on a scale of 1-10
APPEARANCE 10% on a scale of 1-10
AUDIENCE REACTION 25% on a scale of 5-25
The highest overall score wins. Tie scores will be eliminated by a judges’ panel discussion. The judges’ decisions are final. Please note: THE CONTESTANT MAY NOT BRING PROPS OR ANY PERSONAL MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS ON THE STAGE. The finals will take place Friday, August 15th, at the Helper Arts and Music Festival on the Main Stage at 6:00 p.m. Finalists must arrive no later than 5:30 p.m. behind the Helper Main Street Park to check in. Federal, state or local taxes due are the responsibility of the winners receiving prize money. Each contestant will be required to sing up to two (2) songs for the preliminary competition, and if selected, one (1) song during the finals. It does not have to be a different song from the preliminary round. To see a list of songs, visit www.thisisyourband.com. Songs must be listed on This Is Your Band’s website at the time of signup. It is the responsibility of the contestant to know and prepare for the key of the music. Musical key is listed on the This Is Your Band website. All questions and/or concerns may be directed to Helper Idol Chairwoman Sherrie Vlamakis at [email protected].
- Event Start
- 9:00 AM on on Monday, July 28, 2014
- Event End
- 5:00 PM on on Wednesday, July 30, 2014
All interested participants are to email Sherry Vlamakis at [email protected]. A one-time non-refundable fee of $25.00 must be paid in advance to the festival prior to the County Fair Competition. The final top 3 winners at the Helper Arts and Music Festival will receive$1,000, $500 and $250.