If you love to sing and perform, register for Bartlett Idol and take the stage.
New this year is an Open Division to include participation by nonresidents. To participate within Act I and Act II of Bartlett Idol you must be a Bartlett resident or a Bartlett Park District resident.
Fees for residents are $6 for solo divisions and $15 for the group division. Act I begins at 9:30 a.m. and contains Youth & Tween categories and Act II begins at noon and contains Teen, Adult, and the Group category. Bartlett residents may only compete in Act I or Act II.
The group category in Act III may contain residents and nonresidents together. To participate within Act III you must be a nonresident. The fees for nonresidents are $9 for a solo division and $22 for the group division. Act III begins at 2:30 p.m. and will contain the Open Division (nonresident) and will include a Youth, Tween, Teen, Adult, and Group category (the group category in Act III may contain residents and nonresidents together). Solo performances are within the Youth, Tween, Teen and Adult categories. The Group category: There is no age restriction and your group can be a duet or larger performing together. Registration deadline is March 2, space permitting.
Previous Bartlett Idol winners may compete at the 2014 Bartlett Idol contest only if they are in a different category than when they won; for example, if you won in the Youth category then you need to wait until you reach the Tween category, if you won as a Tween then you need to wait until you are in the Teen category if you won as a Teen you need to wait until you are in the Adult category.
Winners will receive a Bartlett Idol Award. There are no cash prizes. You will be judged on vocal presentation, entertainment ability, crowd reaction, physical presentation/costuming and overall performance. Groups will be judged on their dynamics within the group as well. All judges' decisions are final. No feedback is given. Advanced registration required.
For a complete listing of the rules visit www.bartlettparks.org/programs.
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