BWF Melon Voice Singing Competition Registration Form
June 22-24, 2023 at the Beauregard Fairgrounds Outdoor Pavilion. Competition will take place over a 3 day period: 1 preliminary round conducted on June 22, Top 10 round on June 23, and a final round on June 24. 5 finalists will be selected from the Top 10 round by a panel of judges. Each of the 10 finalists will be awarded a Watermelon Festival Metal. Top 5 will be invited to compete for a $200 grand prize during the final round on June 24, 2023.
Thursday Night Song Selection & Artist
Friday Night Song Selection & Artist
**In preparation of Top 10 Contestants
Rules & Regulations:
1. Melon Voice: Singing Competition will take place over a 3 day period: 1 preliminary round conducted on June 22, Top 10 round on June 23, and a final round on June 24. 5 finalists will be selected from the Top 10 round by a panel of judges. Each of the 10 finalists will be awarded a Watermelon Festival Metal. Top 5 will be invited to compete for a $200 grand prize during the final round on June 24, 2023. 2. Only solo performers are eligible. It is free to enter. Previously recorded artists are not eligible to compete. Contestants must live within a 50 mile radius of DeRidder, LA. 3. Contestants must be 12 years of age or older to participate and must be present to win. 4. Contestants must complete the online entry form and sign agreeing to all contest rules. Each contestant must submit the song & artist to the musical director with the online application for Thursday & Friday nights performances. Pre-Recorded music will be provided. (Top 10 will be selected for Friday night.) 5. Contestants will compete in the order with which their online entries are received. Acceptance of online entries will be through Friday, June 16, 2023. 6. Once the song has begun you must start singing. You cannot request the song to be restarted. Each contestant is allowed to bring 1 acoustic instrument to perform with. 7. There will be three judges each night. Judges may vary throughout the duration of the competition. The judges’ decisions are final. 8. Contestants will be judged on a scale of 1 to 10 for vocals, stage presence, artist appeal, and audience impact to receive an overall performance score. 9. At the Preliminary Round on June 22, contestants must sing the one song they pre-submitted with their online registration form. Please arrive before 6:30 PM on Thursday, June 22. Check in at the Beaufair Castle behind the Outdoor Pavilion at the Beauregard Parish Fairgrounds. Please enter through the West Drive gate across from the Missing Sock. Top 10 contestants will be announced at the end of Thursday night’s competition. 10. Round 2 will be on Friday, June 23 at 5:00 PM. Please arrive by 4:30 to the Beaufair Castle to check-in. Top 5 contestants will be announced at the end of Friday night’s competition. Top 5 Contestants should be prepared to submit their Saturday night song selection before they leave on Friday night. 11. Final Round will be on Saturday, June 24 at 5:00 PM. Top 5 Contestants should arrive by 4:30 to the Beaufair Castle to check-in. Each contestant will be awarded a Top 5-Award. Only 1 Melon Voice winner will be crowned at 5:45 PM. Winner will receive a $200 CASH award plus prizes!! 11. Rules and regulations of this competition are subject to change without notice. We reserve the right to end the competition at any point in time.
As a contestant in the BWF Melon Voice Singing Competition, I understand that I have read all Rules & Regulations. I also understand that the Greater Beauregard Chamber of Commerce, the Beauregard Parish Fairgrounds and the Beauregard Watermelon Festival are not held responsible for any accidents or stolen properties. No Refunds.
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