Do you have what it takes to be crowned this year’s WQRK Southern Indiana‘s Classic Hits & Litefm Persimmon Idol?
WQRK Southern Indiana‘s Classic Hits & Litefm Persimmon Idol is set to showcase singing talent from the local listening area. The winner of WQRK Southern Indiana‘s Classic Hits & Litefm Persimmon Idol will take home our *GRAND PRIZE PACKAGE (see below).
This year’s contest will feature two age divisions: YOUTH (10-17) and ADULT (ages 18 and up).
Contestants will be required to sing during our preliminary round in order to qualify to perform on Mitchell’s Main Street Stage on Monday, September 25th at 7:30 pm.
Preliminary Round – Thursday, September 14th from 5-7pm
Note: To expedite your registration process please complete the entry form at the bottom of this page. Registration forms will also be provided on-site but advanced completion of this form is preferred.
Preliminary Round Times
Preliminary round auditions will take place on Thursday, September 14th from 5-7 pm at Mitchell High School Auditorium.
Preliminary Round Information
During the preliminary, each contestant will perform their song in front of our judges. Auditions have a closed-door policy; no friends or family members will be allowed into the audition room. Those contestants chosen to perform on the Main Street Stage will then be contacted by Wednesday, September 20th.
CAN’T MAKE IT TO THE PRELIMINARIES?
Upload a video (Youtube, Vimeo, Facebook, etc) and send the link to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Main Street Stage Performances – Monday, September 25 at 7:30 pm
Contestants chosen to move on to the Main Street stage will perform at 7:30 pm on Monday, September 25th. We welcome everyone out to cheer on their favorite performers. WQRK Southern‘s Indiana Classic Hits & Litefm Persimmon Idol is FREE to the public to attend.
*WQRK Southern Indiana‘s Classic Hits & Litefm Persimmon Idol Grand Prize Package
The WQRK Southern Indiana‘s Classic Hits & Litefm Persimmon Idol winner from each division (youth and adult) will win the following GRAND PRIZE PACKAGE:
- Persimmon Idol trophy
- Tee Shirt
- $500 cash prize (adult division)
- $500 cash prize (youth division)
WQRK Southern Indiana‘s Classic Hits & Litefm Persimmon Idol Rules
- Previous contestants and previous winners may register to compete in the Idol competition again.
- If preforming along with music, contestant will need to provide their own music (on CD) at prelims, no lead vocals on the track will be accepted. Contestant may use and provide their own instrument for accompaniment. Acapella performances are also allowed but not recommended.
- Contestants will need to provide lyrics to the song they will be performing. Please print and be prepared to present these lyrics at the preliminaries
- Maximum song length of 4 minutes
- Music/lyrics must be approved by officials before the performance (no explicit language or message); discretion is up to WQRK Southern Indiana‘s Classic Hits & Litefm.
- If under 18, parental consent is needed in order for contestant to perform on Main Street Stage. Waiver will be sent home at prelims. If waiver is not presented with parent or guardian signature day of performance, contestant will not perform/compete.
WQRK Southern Indiana‘s Classic Hits & Litefm Persimmon Idol Entry Form
The entry deadline is Thursday, September 14th at 2 pm.
Chosen finalists will perform on the Main Street Stage on Main Street in Mitchell on Monday, September 25th at 7:30 pm.