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The Contest Begins
January 7, 2023
Contest Registration Fee $25
SKOKIE IDOL 2023 - NEW RULES! NEW FORMAT!
Skokie Idol is back, bigger and better than ever!
The contest is open to everyone, regardless of where you live. Contestants will be divided into two groups depending on the number of contesants.
There will be one Skokie Idol winner for each division.
Unlike past contests there are no weekly eliminations. Players will receive a minimum of six song challenges. Four challenges will be recorded and submitted online. The last two challenges will be performed live at Skokie Theatre.
What do we mean? Click here to view submissions from past contestants.
Your first song will not be scored, but your remaining songs will be. Recorded songs will presented in a weekly online show Starting Saturday January 7 and will receive votes from the public and votes from our judges. Live performances and will also receive votes from our judges and the audience. Your four highest scores will be combined to determine your rank and whether you are invited to the semi-finals. Our judges will evaluate your work while offering instruction and suggestions for improvement.
Are you ready: Your first song challenge is : Your Favorite Song
Record it on your phone or your tablet. You can record it in a zoom session. Or you can have a friend record you on a handicam.
You can sing to a track. You can sing a cappella. You can have someone accompany you. But you must be the only singer. (Occasionally, a pre-recorded song track contains background singers. That's ok as long as you sing the lead).
Once we have your registration form and registration fee, we will send you instructions on how to send your song to us. Once we receive your song, you will be sent the next challenge. In the mean time, good luck and have fun. We can't wait to hear your sing.
GRAND PRIZE: The Skokie Idol winners from each category will be featured live in a free concert as part of the Wednesdays On The Green concert series sponsored by the Skokie Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Questions? Call the Skokie Idol Hotline at 847-677-7761 ext. 4
All sales are final. We will gladly exchange your tickets for an event to another date and time.
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