Columbus, OH, May 14, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- Ohio Idol has begun, 21 days left to get registered for Ohio's biggest singing competition.
Those who wish to compete must fulfill the following criteria:
-Must be 12 years of age or older by June 9, 2012.
-Must be a resident of Ohio. Proof of residency required.
-Must not be under contract with record company or management at time of competition.
The Winner will receive a check for $10,000.00 and a recording contract, the winner will also get to perform The National Anthem on national TV at Progressive field in Cleveland, Ohio on August 24th, 2012 for the Cleveland Indians and the New York Yankees.
Registering for Ohio Idol is easy. Just visit www.ohio-idol.com
and hit the Register to Audition button. Contestants may register online or by mail. Also on the site are official rules, contest specifics, judges’ information and special early registration promotions.
The Ohio Idol competition will consist of three rounds of auditions. The first round will be held at the The Westerville Central High School on June 9. During the first round of auditions, everyone who registers will have the opportunity
to sing in front a panel of professional judges from the music industry.
The top 100 will be invited to audition in the second round to be held at the Westerville Central High School on June 16th & 17th. The auditions will be held in front of a live audience, and contestants may perform to music or play an instrument.
The live finale will be held on the Main Street stage at the Ohio State Fair as part of the Fair’s annual concert entertainment line-up. The top ten finalists will have an opportunity to perform live on stage in front of thousands, competing for the $10,000 grand prize and a recording contract. The top five finalists will then spend the next year touring and performing around the state.