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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