- Freeport murder suspect Damon Dixson taken into custody in Rockford
- Local gas station employee arrested for selling liquor to minor
- Renewable Fuel Standard delay ‘a mixed blessing,’ Bustos says
- Rockford delegation presents inaugural ‘Rockford Award’ to Norwegian Air
- Education in Illinois making slow progress, according to report
- Illinois GOP Congressional delegation: Obama’s immigration plan undermines rule of law
- Suspect, 17, charged in Halloween hit-and-run in Roscoe
- Saint Anthony College of Nursing president to retire
- Man found guilty in deadly August 2013 crash at Mulford and Garrett Lane
- ‘The Price is Right Live!’ at Coronado March 1; tickets on sale Nov. 21
Beloit Riverfest Idol contest in search of contestants
BELOIT, Wis. — Registration is open for the Beloit (Wis.) Riverfest Idol contest.
Beloit Riverfest Idol is an individual singing contest held annually as part of the Beloit Riverfest celebration.
Grand prize is $2,012, plus recording time at Sandbox Productions and a National Anthem package at the Beloit Snappers, Rockford RiverHawks and Rockford IceHogs games. Second place is $500 and third place is $250.
First round of auditions begins May 1 at the Road Dog Banquet Hall in Beloit, Wis., and will be held every Tuesday in May until all singers have auditioned.
Round two will be at Beloit Riverfest in late June. Finalists will compete on the main stage at Riverfest. All ages are welcome.
A $25 application fee must be paid before auditioning. All applicants must complete a registration and release form.
Visit www.beloitriverfestidol.com to register online or to print forms to mail in. Registration forms may also be picked up in person at the Road Dawg Restaurant in Beloit, Wis., and Janesville, Wis., or at the Century 21 Affiliated office in downtown Beloit, Wis.
Contact the event hotline at (608) 313-4681 with any questions. Find Idol on Facebook at www.facebook.com/beloitriverfestidol.
From the April 18-24, 2012, issue