6th Annual Singing Showdown
Friday & Saturday, May 31 & June 1, 2019
Audition Round Entries Begin January 1, 2019
The Annual Singing Showdown is a solo vocal competition with cash prizes for winners! Held in conjunction with the Annual June Fling, this two-day event has a fun contest which allows folks of all ages to show off their vocal skills and hone their on-stage performance skills.
Timeline for 2019
- AUDITION ROUND: Video & Registration Due by Monday, April 15, 2019.
- REGISTRATION FEE FOR 10-17 YEAR OLDS: $10. REGISTRATION FEE FOR 18 & OLDER: $25
- LIVE AUDITIONS AVAILABLE BY RESERVATION AT SWAMPTAILS RESTAURANT: Thursday, February 28, 2019, 6-9 pm. The OBA will video your audition for you. Please bring your backup track on flash drive or CD, or sing to guitar (you must supply). Call 205-446-0462 to reserve your live audition. Do NOT call SwampTails! Note: All these auditioners MUST register for the Singing Showdown BEFORE we video your live audition. Register here.
- AUDITION VIDEOS will be scored/ranked by three independent judges. Notices of those making it to the preliminary round will be notified by May 4.
- PRELIMINARY ROUND 18 & OLDER CHECK-IN: Friday, May 31, 4:30 - 5:30 pm
- PRELIMINARY ROUND for 18 & OLDER CATEGORY: Friday, May 31, 6-9 pm
- PRELIMINARY ROUND 10-17 CATEGORY CHECK-IN: Saturday, June 1, 12-1 pm
- PRELIMINARY ROUND FOR 10-17 CATEGORY: Saturday, June 1, 2 pm. Those promoted to the Finals must check-in immediately after those contestants are announced.
- FINALS ROUND CHECK-IN FOR 18 & OLDER CATEGORY: Saturday, June 1, 3:30-4:30 pm
- FINALS ROUND FOR BOTH CATEGORIES: Saturday, June 1, 2019, 5 pm
- SPECIAL PERFORMANCE - ACT TO BE ANNOUNCED, 7 pm
- ANNOUNCEMENT OF WINNERS FOLLOWS
Contest Rules for 2019
Click here and thoroughly read. You must certify with your signature that you have read these rules and agree to comply with them when you submit your registration.
Click here for online registration. You may also download a form to print and mail in, if preferred.
Last Year's 2018 Winners
Congratulations to the winners of the 5th Annual Singing Showdown in 2019:
Rising Star Award (recording session at Analog on Third) - Haley Bobbitt (Birmingham)
18 Years and Older Category:
1st Place - Kaylee King (LaGrange, GA)
2nd Place - Samuel Knowles (Trafford
3rd Place - Megan Phillips (Florence)
10-17 Years Category:
1st Place - Madison Crumb (Anniston)
2nd Place - Addison Nolen (Highland Lake)
3rd Place - Shay Doty (Cleveland)
Thanks to ALL who entered!!!!
Cash Prizes for Winners
Prizes awarded in EACH entry category:
1st Place - $500
2nd Place - $250
3rd Place - $100