Live Competitions

Rise 2 Fame Youth Talent Search

Anne Eadie Park Stage
NO ENTRY FEE

Prize Money:
Youth 1st- $1,500   |   2nd- $750   |   $150 to each of the remaining 17 finalists
Junior 1st- $250   |    2nd- $200   |   3rd- $150
  

PRELIMINARY COMPETITIONS

Preliminary competitions for the Youth and Junior Talent Search will be held in various locations in Ontario (see complete listing) A contestant may enter any preliminary competition he or she chooses and may enter only once in any of the categories. They may enter as many of the categories as they wish.   Example: A vocal soloist by also perform in a band.  

Show Date City / Location
Thursday, June 7th LaSalle Strawberry Festival
Saturday, June 23rd  Jessica’s House Music Weekend
Saturday, July 2nd Hamilton, It’s Your Festival
Sunday, July 1st Del-Ko-Brdyge
Saturday, July 7th Storybook Gardens
Saturday, July 14th Baconfest
Sunday, July 22nd Listowel Fairgrounds
Saturday, July 28th Dresden Exhibition
Sunday, July 29th Kitchener City Hall  
Sunday, August 12th Comber Fairgrounds
Friday, August 17th Bayfield Community Fair
Friday, August 17th Vankleek Hill Fair
Sunday, August 19th The Capital Fair
Saturday, August 25th Woodstock Fairgrounds
Friday, August 31st Paris Fair
Saturday, September 15th Fergus Fall Fair
Sunday, September 16th Richmond Fair
Sunday, September 23rd Drumbo Fair

 

ELIGIBILITY

The contest is open to non-professional residents of Ontario only (see web-site for the definition of a “professional performer”). An individual cannot be part of an act at the Western Fair if he or she did not appear and place in the act at a Preliminary Contest.

RISE 2 FAME Youth Talent Search:
Youth Talent Contestants must be between the age of 13 and 21 years.  The performer must be at least 13 years old and must not have reached his/her 22nd birthday on or before the opening day of the current year’s Western Fair.

RISE 2 FAME: Junior Talent Search: 
Junior Talent Contestants must be between the age of 6 and 12 years. The performer must be at least 6 years old and must not have reached his/her 13th birthday on or before the opening day of the current year’s Western Fair. Proof of age may be requested.

Dates and times are subject to change.  For a complete list of the categories, rules, regulations and eligibility please click below. 

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