Sixth Annual Wellington Idol

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Sixth Annual Wellington Idol Competition
with Cash Prizes Up for Grabs

 

Wellington is now taking registrations for its Sixth Annual Wellington Idol singing competition.  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, 2017, must reside in Wellington or attend a Wellington school, and cannot be professional performers. All 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 (one per individual), proof of age (such as a birth certificate or photo ID), one head shot (4” x 6” minimum), and a short performer biography. These items must be submitted 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 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 packets may be submitted at the Wellington Community Center (12150 Forest Hill Boulevard) during normal hours of operation: Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.; Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; and Saturday and Sunday, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The deadline to register is Thursday, February 16, 2017.
 
For the official rules and application form, visit the Lake Wellington Professional Centre, Village Park, or download them online at www.wellingtonfl.gov/Idol. For questions, contact Joe Piconcelli, Cultural Program and Facilities Manager, at (561) 791-4756 or via email at jpiconcelli@wellingtonfl.gov.
 
As another way to stay informed on the latest news and updates from the Village, residents are invited to sign up for Wellington information and updates at www.wellingtonfl.gov/enews.
 
For information about other Wellington programs, events, activities, and updates, please visit www.wellingtonfl.gov or watch WellingtonTV for the latest happenings.