January, 2015 – 4th Annual Wellington Idol


Fourth Annual Wellington Idol Competition with Cash Prizes Up for Grabs

Enter now for your chance to win the $500 Grand Prize, or one of three $250 prizes for the runners-up!

Contestants must be individual singers at least eight years old as of March 1, 2015. They must reside in Wellington or attend a Wellington school, and cannot be professional performers. Previous grand prize winners from Wellington Idol or Wellington Talent Search are ineligible to compete. Contestants will be divided into three age groups: ages 8 to 12; ages 13 to 17; and ages 18 and up.

To register, contestants must submit an application form, proof of age such as a birth certificate or Photo ID, one head shot, and a short performer biography, along with a non-refundable fee of $25 per individual payable to the Village of Wellington. Contestants must also submit a YouTube link of their performance to Joe Piconcelli, Cultural Programs and Facilities Manager, at jpiconcelli@wellingtonfl.gov. Wellington will also accept non-returnable CDs or DVDs of a maximum of four minutes in length in lieu of a YouTube entry. Please be sure to label your disc with your name, age group, title of the piece, and phone number. Registration may be completed at the WellingtonCommunity Center (12150 Forest Hill Boulevard) between 8:00 am and 6:00 pm Monday through Thursday. The deadline to register is March 5, 2015.

For the official rules and application form, visit the Wellington Community Center, or download them online at www.wellingtonfl.gov. For questions, contact Joe Piconcelli, Cultural Program and Facilities Manager, at (561) 791-4756 or via email at jpiconcelli@wellingtonfl.gov.

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