FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
HOW MANY CITIES CAN I COMPETE IN?
You may register for a preliminary round in as many cities as you want. The same judging system and process are place for every city.
CAN I PARTICIPATE ONLINE OR DOES IT HAVE TO BE IN PERSON?
The most efficient way to way to get involved is to register for a live event. However, we will take video submissions for alternate prizes. Stay tuned and check the official website for updates and more information.
HOW LONG DO I HAVE TO REGISTER FOR AN EVENT?
Registration is open now. The sooner you register, the more time you have to prepare. The first official event was April 3, 2019. Preliminary events will run until the end of July.
WHEN WILL I HEAR BACK REGARDING MY REGISTRATION?
Our team will review all submissions. However, due to the large number of submissions, we can’t guarantee the exact amount of time it will take for you to be contacted by our staff. Normally, we will respond in 24-72 hours via email, phone call, or text message.
CAN I REGISTER IF I AM UNDER 18?
If you are under the age of 18, you must have a parent/guardian register for you. And a parent or legal guardian must be present with you at event. Venues have different policies regarding underage performers. You’ll have to contact our rep in your city to get the policy, but you can still participate in most cities.
DO I NEED TO BE A U.S. CITIZEN TO REGISTER?
You cannot compete in the live events if you are not a US Citizen.
I HAVE PARTICIPATED IN OTHER MUSIC COMPETITIONS. CAN I STILL REGISTER?
Yes, as long as said previous participation does not restrict you to do so in any way.
I HAVE AN AGENT, MANAGER AND/OR PUBLICIST. CAN I STILL REGISTER?
I’M SIGNED TO A RECORD LABEL. CAN I STILL REGISTER?
Yes, as long as any existing contract with a record label does not restrict you to do so in any way.
CAN I PERFORM A COVER SONG?
AM I ALLOWED TO PERFORM ORIGINAL SONGS?
CAN I PERFORM WITH OTHER PEOPLE?
Yes. You can perform with whoever you like. But everyone on stage will be judged under the same criteria. If you are not in a group, it’s probably best to perform solo.
I HAVE PREPARED MY PERFORMANCE AND AM READY TO SUBMIT MY MUSIC. IN WHAT FORMAT SHOULD I SEND THE FILE?
IS THERE ANY FEE ASSOCIATED WITH REGISTERING?
Yes and No. If an artist can bring out 10 fans, they get a free set and $5 off each fan that pay $15 to see them. If they can't bring 10 fans, they can pay the $15 Entry fee and bring at least one guest who isn't performing to pay the Entry fee too.