August 19th - 24th, 2019!

Welcome to the 2019 Appalachian Fair!

August 19th - 24th, 2019!

Appalachian Fair's Got Talent

Saturday, August 24th, 2019 at 7:00 PM | Museum Stage

Download Entry Form

Deadline for entry must be postmarked no later than August 9th.

Contest is open to amateurs only.
$20.00 Entry Fee Required with Entry Form (Payable with cash, check or credit card)

Division I : Ages 6-17
Division II : Ages 18 and up
Age inclusive as of August 19th, 2019

Additional information available by calling Appalachian Fair Office at (423) 477-3211

Maximum of 25 entries per division.

Prize Money For Each Division

$500 : 1st Place
$250 : 2nd Place
$100 : 3rd Place

Contest Rules

  1. Age limits are:
    Division I - Ages 6 through 17, inclusive as of August 19th, 2019.
    Division II - Ages 18 and Up, inclusive as of August 19th, 2019.
  2. This contest is not open to professionals. Professional is defined as anyone who is a union member, has a professional manager, or whose principle supporting income is derived from performing (1/2 of his/her normal living expenses).
  3. Entries will be accepted in the following categories:
    Vocal Solo
    Vocal Group
    Instrumental Solo
    Variety - Solo or Group (juggling, magic, baton twirlers, etc.)
    Variety Group may consist of no more than four - 4 participants)
    If vocal group, instrumental group, or variety group all must be in age division entering.
    Dance groups may enter the "SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE CONTEST" to be held on the Museum Stage on Friday
  4. No fire will be allowed on the stage during this competition. No dangerous or life threatening acts allowed.
  5. Important - Music for accompaniment must be of the highest quality. Always bring a back up CD. Background vocals or karaoke accompaniments will not be allowed on any sound tracks.
  6. Any act may drop a member as listed on the entry form, but may not add or replace any member listed on the original entry form.
  7. All contestants will use only the lighting system provided.
  8. All contestants will use only the sound system and the sound operator as provided.
  9. It is recommended that an act should not run more than (four) 4 minutes and under no circumstances run more than (five) 5 minutes. Any act exceeding (five) 5 minutes WILL BE DISQUALIFIED. An official timer will be present at the audition and during the Fair Contest.
  10. No Teachers, or parents, will be allowed on the stage during the contest unless as a musical accompaniment.
  11. Only one (1) person, other than those visible on stage, will be allowed backstage with each act. This includes all parents and teachers.
  12. Contestant's eligibility will be left to the discretion of the contest committee. Their decision is final.

This contest is not affiliated with America's Got Talent