Thursday, February 21, 2013

San Diego County Fair Talent Contests Announced

Here's some info from our friends at the San Diego County Fair, where they've added some new talent competitions for the 2013 Fair:
The San Diego County Fair presented by Albertsons/Sav-On is once again bringing in new talent to compete through song, dance, and acting. This year's hot new talent will compete for cash prizes while spreading the word about their showcased performance skills. The Fair's yearly performance contests are back! 
In its first year "The Ultimate Triple Threat" brings competitors (youth and teen) together to compete in not one, but three talents! Highlighting the competitor's skills in acting, singing and dancing this new competition is sure to test the versatility of the individual's well rounded artistic talent. The grand prize winner will be awarded $1,200, one dance and fitness pack from the Academy of Performing Arts, a one year subscription to as well as a one hour photo shoot with First and Orange. Deadline to enter is April 28, 2013.
The Fair is taking San Diego's best Hip-Hop dancers to center stage for "Southern California's Best Dance Crew"! Amateur and professional groups of five members or more may compete. Most of the dancing must be performed in a Hip-Hop style. Cash prizes will be awarded in two divisions: Youth/ Teen and Adult. The grand prize winner will be awarded $1,000. Deadline to enter is April 28, 2013.
Returning to the Fair is the "Singer/ Songwriter" competition. This is a search for the best performances by a solo singer and showcase for original writing. The grand prize is $3,000, five hours of studio time from Recording Arts and Technology and one Taylor guitar. All performers must be 18 or older. The deadline to enter is April 28, 2013.
For its second year, the Fair welcomes back the "Cantautor Latino" contest. Featuring the best solo performance of an original song in Spanish, this contest offers singers/songwriters the opportunity to share their personally written songs with the Fair's audience at the chance of winning a grand prize of $3,000, four hours to Track Star Studios and one Taylor guitar. Deadline to enter is April 14, 2013.
For complete information on all of the Fair's talent competitions, go to: and click on "Contests"

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