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Z102 Persimmon Idol Information

Last updated on Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Do you have what it takes to be crowned this year's Z102 Persimmon Idol?

Z102 Persimmon Idol is set to showcase singing talent from the local listening area. The winner of Z102 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 Tuesday, September 25th at 7pm.

Preliminary Round

Note: To expedite your registration process please complete the entry form at the bottom of this page. Registration forms will also be provided on site but advanced completion of this form is preferred.

Preliminary Round Times

Preliminary round auditions will take place on Thursday, September 13th from 4-7pm at the Mitchell High School Auditorium:

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 by Wednesday, September 19, 2018.

Main Street Stage Performances

Contestants chosen to move on to the Main Street stage will perform at 7pm on Tuesday, September 25th. We welcome everyone out to cheer on their favorite performers. Z102 Persimmon Idol is FREE to the public to attend.

*Z102 Persimmon Idol Grand Prize Package

The Z102 Persimmon Idol winner from each division (youth and adult) will win the following GRAND PRIZE PACKAGE:

  • Z102 Persimmon Idol trophy
  • Z102 tee
  • $100 cash prize

Z102 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.

Z102 Persimmon Idol Entry Form

Entry deadline is Thursday, September 13th at 4pm.

Finalists will perform on the Mainstage on Main Street in Mitchell on Tuesday, September 25th at 7pm.

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.

*REQUIRED


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