The Massillon Voice – Singing Competition

Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.

The Massillon Voice – Singing Competition

An all-new singing competition offering cash prizes to winning vocalists in both adult and youth categories!   Contest rules are listed below.   The deadline to be considered as a contestant is June 15, 2018.

Contest Rules

  1. There will be two categories for contestants: Ages 15 & under; and ages 16 & older.   The winner in each age bracket will receive a cash prize of $75 and a trophy;  the second place winners in each age bracket will receive $25 and a trophy; and the third place winners will receive $10 and a trophy.
  2. The contest is open to all residents of Stark County.
  3. To audition, please email a 30-second video clip (or link) showcasing your vocal talent to:  These do not have to be professional videos.  Those chosen to participate will be notified by phone or email.
  4. Acts must be family friendly – no profanity or inappropriate behavior
  5. Contest is open to singers only – no bands. Contestants may sing with backing track or an accompanist such as a pianist or guitarist.   Each act is limited to 4 minutes.
  6. This event is a fundraiser for the Lions Lincoln Theatre. Each participant is asked to raise funds through online voting, selling program ads and voting by making a cash donation the night of the show.   The Lions Lincoln Theatre will set up the online voting on the Lincoln Theatre website –
  7. Contestants will be required to attend a meeting at the Lincoln Theatre to be given information and have their photo taken, and a dress rehearsal on July 27 at 7:00 pm.
  8. Each act is limited to 5 minutes.
  9. Judges will rate the vocalists on their vocal ability and stage presence, which will account for 90% of the total score, and 10% of the score will be based on how much money was raised by each contestant.
  10. Participants agree that their name and any photos and videos taken before, during and after the competition may be used by The Lions Lincoln Theatre for publicity purposes.

To be considered to perform in The Massillon Voice, please fill out the form below and email a video showcasing your vocal talent to:

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