Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017 7:00 P.M.
Roberts Park Amphitheatre Connersville, Indiana
Proud to back as Part of the Fayette County Free Fair!
Ticket prices are 8 dollars for adults, 5 dollars for 3 to 13 years of age and under 3 free!
Only 8 Acts Will Be Chosen To Perform!
Entries are now being accepted
Please Read Information Below
Frequently Asked Questions About The WIFE Texaco Country Showdown
Click Here to enter online. This is the only way to enter our Showdown. Follow the instructions and you will be all set.
When is the entry deadline?
All entries must be received no later than Friday, July 14th, 2017. 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Absolutely no entries will be accepted after this date and time.
How are contestants chosen for the WIFE local contest?
WIFE will choose 8 contestants to participate in our local contest. Judging will take place on Monday, July 16th, 2017 . ONLY ENTRANTS WHO ARE SELECTED TO COMPETE WILL BE NOTIFIED BY 5:00 P.M. Contestants selected must submit a photograph (non-returnable) for publication within one week of selection.
How old do I need to be?
There is no age limit
Will a Back-Up Band be provided for me during the WIFE competition?
WIFE provides a Back-Up Band if needed. No pre-recorded music is allowed. You may also play acoustically.
Will I be able to rehearse with the Back-Up Band prior to the competition?
Yes. A rehearsal time limit of 10 minutes per act is allowed. If chosen, you will be notified of the rehearsal time. Contestants will rehearse and perform in the order in which they were chosen.
Can I use pre-recorded music?
Only on your audition tape. Make sure your voice is dominating the recording. If the judges cannot hear your voice clearly, you will not be chosen as a contestant. No pre-recorded music is allowed at our local competition. All acts requiring music must use our Back-Up Band, your band or play acoustically. If you are using your own original song, you must provide WIFE the chord charts when submitting your audition tape.
Do I have to sing the same songs as my audition tape in the local competition?
Do I have to use the same band members from level to level of the competition?
Yes. You can only drop members from your band, you can never substitute or add to your original performing act.
What if I have a complaint?
If it involves the WIFE show, you need to place your complaint in writing to WIFE radio station.
Phone calls will not be accepted.
What is the time limit on my songs?
There is no time limit on songs during our local competition.
Where can I get a PA Form (Copyright) I and what if I don’t have it back before the competition?
CLICK HERE to download. If you won’t have it back in time make a copy of the PA form and have it notarized stating that you are in the process of getting it finalized.
Can I get my judge scores mailed to me after the competition?
We encourage you to get your scores to see how you were judged in the different categories, and what you need to work on.
Who judges the WIFE contest?
Only the best! Our local show is known nationwide not only for the quality of the show, but the talented judges we select. Our judges are never local.
Can my family attend “free” if I am chosen as a contestant?
You will be given one “free” ticket. Other tickets may be purchased at the door.
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