The talent show takes place on the Moores Family Stage, in front of the grandstand at 12:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept 1st. Each act has a maximum four-minute time limit. This is a family-oriented fair, and children are always present, so acts must be appropriate to such an audience. Contestants space is limited. Singers using a backing tape as musical accompaniment must have instrumental tapes only – voice-over singing along with songs is not allowed.
2018 Talent Show at Moores Family State – Generous Prize Money!
1st – $250 • 2nd – $150 • 3rd – $100 • 4th – $50
Non-cash Honorable Mentions may also be awarded at the discretion of the judges. Because of limited space in each of the divisions, contestants are strongly encouraged to pre-register with the Springfield Fair Association prior to Sept. 1st. Contestants may pre-register by calling (207) 738-4134. Contestants may register during the day of the show as long as space on the program is available. Register in pavilion between 10 a.m. and Noon on Saturday.
"Bring your talent! Over 1,000 people will watch and applaud your efforts!
We really want our talent contest to showcase our area’s exceptional talent.
So if you know of a talented performer – get ‘em to the fair!"
Register in Pavilion between 10am and noon Sept. 1st for the Talent Contest.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Voice-over singing along with popular songs is not allowed in the talent show. Our Talent Contest has been expanded for 2017. We have greatly increased the prize money for the adults. As long as you are not earning a significant portion of your income by performing professionally you may compete. Instrumental backing tapes or live music only! – other rules apply.
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