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Persimmon Idol Entry Form

Last updated on Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Do you have what it takes to be crowned this year's Persimmon Idol?

Persimmon Idol is set to showcase singing talent from the local listening area. The winner of Persimmon Idol will take home our *GRAND PRIZE PACKAGE (see below).

This years contest will feature two age divisions: YOUTH (10-17) and ADULT (ages 18 and up).

Contestants will be required to sing during our preliminary round in order to qualify to perform on Mitchell's Main Street Stage on Saturday, September 27th.

Preliminary Round

Note: You MUST fill out the entry form (at the bottom of this page) in order to participate in the preliminary round (aka auditions).

Preliminary Round Times

The following are the scheduled times for preliminary round auditions on Thursday, September 18th at the Mitchell High School Auditorium:

  • Youth (ages 10-17): 5-7pm
  • Adult (ages 18 and up): 7-8pm

Preliminary Round Information

During the preliminary, each contestant will be allowed a small amount of time to perform their song in front of our judges. Auditions have a closed door policy; no friends or family members will be allowed into the audition room. Those contestants chosen to perform on the Main Street Stage will then be contacted sometime after Monday, September 22nd.

Main Street Stage Performances

Contestants chosen to move on to the Main Street stage will perform from 4:30-6:30pm on Saturday, September 27th following the parade. We welcome everyone out to cheer on their favorite performers. Persimmon Idol is FREE to the public to attend.

*Persimmon Idol Grand Prize Package

The Persimmon Idol winner from each division (youth and adult) will win the following GRAND PRIZE PACKAGE:

  • Persimmon Idol trophy
  • Z102 tee
  • $100 cash prize
  • Guest appearances on Insert Morning Show Title Here (Z102 morning show, 7-11am) and Homespun Edge (Fridays at 5pm)

Persimmon Idol Rules

  • If singing along with music, contestant will need to provide their own music (on CD) at prelims, no vocals on track. Contestant may use and provide their own instrument for accompaniment. Acapella singing is also allowed.
  • Contestants will need to provide lyrics to the song they will be performing. Please print and be prepared to present these lyrics at the preliminaries
  • Maximum song length of 4 minutes
  • Music/lyrics must be approved by officials before performance (no explicit language or message); discretion is up to WPHZ
  • If under 18, parental consent is needed in order for contestant to perform on Main Street Stage. Waiver will be sent home at prelims. If waiver is not presented with parent or guardian signature day of performance, contestant will not perform/compete.

Persimmon Idol Entry Form

An asterisk * indicates a required field for successful submission.

Contestant's name*

Parent's name (if contestant is under 18)

Contestant's email (or email of parent)*

Contestant's phone number (or phone number of parent)*

Contestant's hometown

Contestant's age*

Song title to be performed*

Song artist to be performed*

Any additional information for Z102? (optional)

By filling out and submitting this form, Z102 reserves the right to use your entry information during on-air and website promotions and contests. If you agree to this, please click on the "submit" button below.


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