Entries will be accepted in the 3 following categories:
Participants must register online and are restricted to only one act in only one category..
A maximum of 15 entries will be allowed per age group. Entries will be on a "first come first serve" basis. Each of the three age groups will allow only 5 entries for each catergory. Registration will close as soon as we receive 15 entries in one category or 45 entires total.
- Age group 7-9
- Age group 10-13
- Age group 14-16
The performance may not exceed TWO minutes in length, with one minute allowed for set-up, if any. Contestants exceeding the time limit will be disqualified.
Singers may use a recorded accompaniment track with vocal background, but there cannot be any lead vocal on the track. For a recorded accompaniment, a CD with only one track is recommended. Contestants should bring a second CD as backup in case of malfunctions. Because of the quality deviations in CD recorders, not all self-made CDs are readable on all machines.
Contestants may perform only one act, which must be appropriate for family audience and may not include profanity or lewdness. Acts may not use fire, pyrotechnics, liquids, confetti, guns, sharp instruments such as knives or machetes, or any other substance or object that may prove hazardous or inappropriate.
A specific time slot will be given to each contestant on the day of the show. The contestant must be available to perform in his/her given time. Should a performer fail to act in a particular time given, that contestant forfeits the right to perform. Substitutions will not be allowed. The vacated time slot will be assigned to the first available person on the waiting list as established by the Talent Show Committee.
All act equipment is the sole responsibility of the peformer. The Talent Show Committee assumes no liability for said equipment or responsibility for procurement if same.
The house sound system will be provided by AIHR and will be scaled to the venue used and reasonable requirements of the contestants. The Talent Show Stage will have absolute control over the sound system by AIHR Talent team.
All judges’ decisions are final and scores will not be released to contestants until the public announcement at India Fest.
AIHR cannot accept any responsibility for any damage, loss, injury or disappointment suffered by any entrant entering the Competition or as a result of accepting any prize.
In all matters relating to a Competition, the decision of the judge(s) shall be final and no correspondence or discussion shall be entered into.