Texoma's Got Talent - Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 18, 2010
KTEN-TV and Choctaw Casino & Resort announce an area talent search entitled "Texoma's Got Talent". The event will be held on Thursday, January 28, 2010 from 10am – 7pm at the Choctaw Event Center in Durant, OK.
In this talent search, up to 5 contestants (acts) will be chosen for a guarantee to audition before the producers of NBC's national show "America's Got Talent" at a regional competition being held in Dallas, TX on January 30 & 31, 2010.
The local competition, "Texoma's Got Talent", is open to people of all ages (persons under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian). It is open to individuals or groups. There are restrictions and limitations to participate, so the local producers urge those interested in competing to visit KTEN.com and make certain you are aware of what will be required and/or limitations on your performance for the day of the event.
The competition will be presided over by a panel of six judges selected by KTEN and Choctaw Casino & Resort. The judges will select up to five acts that will be given guaranteed auditions for the national NBC show "America's Got Talent" at regional competition in Dallas, TX. Contestants performing in Dallas will have a chance to qualify for the national show and appear on NBC.
On January 28th in Durant, OK at the Choctaw Event Center, acts will compete on a first come, first to perform basis. There will be no pre-registration. However, those interested are encouraged to log on to KTEN.com to review rules and expectations as well as download and complete the application.
There will be a time limit on performance. Acts will be limited to a maximum of three minutes. However, local producers strongly encourage acts to limit performance to 90 seconds to coincide with limitations imposed on NBC's national competition, "America's Got Talent".
This could be the big break that a talented individual in our area has been waiting for!
In the event production of America's Got Talent is cancelled or postponed, the prizing may be cancelled without substitution or compensation therefore.
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