How to Audition
Auditions for the 3rd annual South Bay Teen Idol show were held in January 2014. All auditions are at the JCC.
Video Auditions: January 6th-10th, from 3:00-7:00pm daily. Pre-registration required.
Live Auditions: January 12th. Exact times will be posted soon. Pre-registration is not required for live auditions.
Please attend EITHER the video audition OR the live audition, not both. Video audition requires you to pre-register, as spots are limited.
How to sign up
To sign up for a video audition, register online for a specific time slot.
If you prefer a live audition on Sunday, January 12th, information about specific times will be coming soon. Live auditions are first come, first served.
What to bring to the audition:
- Your application
- A signed performance release
- Valid identification (driver's license, student ID)
- 8x10 color headshot in print and digital format. Please email your picture as a high resolution JPG file to firstname.lastname@example.org .
- Printout of your most recent semester or quarter grades. All candidates must have a minimum 2.0 GPA.
- $20 entry fee (cash only)
What to sing at the audition:
You will sing one song a cappella (no music) for no more than 1 minute. If you make the semifinals, you will be able to provide a music track background CD (no vocals). Rules and procedures are subject to change, at the Producer's discretion.
If you are interested in volunteering for the SOUTH BAY TEEN IDOL Auditions, please contact email@example.com.
Contest Rules 2014
8th-12 grade students residing in Santa Clara or Santa Cruz Counties with a valid identification card (eg. student ID, valid driver’s license), are age 13 years or older, and have a minimum 2.0 GPA are eligible to compete.
Students must not have any type of talent representation (e.g., a talent agency or manager), recording contract, or merchandising agreement, or any other contractual arrangement that would prohibit entering into a management contract, recording contract or merchandising contract. All auditioners must be available to compete at the SOUTH BAY TEEN IDOL Semi-Finals on February 8th, 2014 and at the SOUTH BAY TEEN IDOL Finals on March 22nd, 2014. Approximately 10-12 other rehearsals to be scheduled. All students are required to bring a conflict calendar as requested. Conflicts may cause students to become ineligible to continue with the competition. Performance dates are subject to change at Producer's discretion.
Prize winners from previous South Bay Teen Idol Competitions are not eligible to compete. The immediate family of the Idol Team, including Idol staff, volunteers, judges, production and any other paid or unpaid persons are not eligible to compete.
You & a parent/guardian (needed if you are under 18) must complete and sign our required perfomance release form outlining terms and conditions and the application. Forms will also be available at the audition location. Family or friends who accompany you should be prepared to sign releases concerning possible taping and/or recording of their names, likenesses, conversation, etc.
We reserve the right to disqualify and/or exclude, in our sole and absolute discretion, any individual from any of the auditions for any reason or no reason at all including without limitation, violation of any portion of these rules, or tampering with the entry or audition process. Rules and procedures are subject to change, at the producer's discretion.
IV. General conditions
By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these rules and the decisions of the producer, the voting audience, and the panel of judges, which shall be final. Your presence at the auditions, and the presence of your friends, family members, and anyone else accompanying you, constitutes your and their consent and agreement to the recording and use of your and their performance, appearance, name, voice, singing, likeness and any musical or sound effects produced by you and/or them for use in connection with any TV program, movie, or internet presentation for all purposes (including advertising, marketing, promotion, merchandising and the exploitation of any and all ancillary and subsidiary rights). These may be edited, in all media, in perpetuity for no compensation, unless otherwise required by law. If you and/or your friends, family members, or anyone else accompanying you to the audition or performance do not wish to be photographed, PLEASE DO NOT AUDITION AND STAY OUT OF CAMERA RANGE. You and/or their failure to do so will be deemed to be a waiver of any and all claims for invasion of privacy, defamation, appropriation, performance fees, etc. All federal, state, and local laws apply. Dates and locations subject to change. SOUTH BAY TEEN IDOL and the Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley and the production personnel for the program, participating media, ad agencies, or any person or entity connected with the production, administration, or judging of the auditions or the program, or any of their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, agents, or representatives are not responsible for and shall not be liable for (i) any failure of transportation, bad directions, or inability for any reason to appear at an audition or performance or appearance before the judges; (ii) any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind caused by traveling to or from the audition venues, being present at the audition venues, participating in the audition process or being selected for or disqualified from the process and/or the show; or (iii) any printing, NO WEAPONS, ALCOHOL, OR NON-PRESCRIPTION DRUGS WILL BE PERMITTED AT ANY AUDITION. GOOD SPORTSMANSHIP IS EXPECTED AT ALL TIMES.
Please note that all procedures are subject to change.
For more information, contact Diana Schnabel, the JCC's Director of Hospitality and Special Projects, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 408.357.7402.