Arts & Humanities Commission “Rowlett Sings” Competition

Guidelines:

  • “Rowlett Sings” is an amateur singing competition open to all Rowlett residents.
  • Contest categories include individuals or groups:
  • Group (Limited to 16 performers)
    Youth (Ages 15 & under)
    Adult (Ages 16 & up)

    Solo
    Youth (Ages 12 & under)
    Young Adult (Ages 13-18)
    Adult (Ages 19 & up)

  • Contest will have 2 rounds:
  • Preliminary round - Submission of a performance video (maximum time 3 minutes)
    Final round – Live performance (maximum time 3.5 minutes)

  • Applicants must submit an entry form which includes complete contact information.
  • Title on the entry video must match the name used by the individual or group.
  • Performance videos may be submitted via YouTube, or by recording to disc or a flash drive.  (See entry form for directions.)
  • Performers may sing either a cappella or use an instrumental track.
  • Finalists are expected to provide a performance track or accompaniment not to exceed 3.5 minutes.
  • All performances must be family-friendly and free of profanity.
  • A trophy will be awarded to each 1st, 2nd & 3rd place winner.
  • All contest finalists will receive a participation certificate.
  • Winners may be invited to perform at a City function at a future date.
  • All finalists will be asked to sign a release for possible use of their performance in City media and news releases.

Submission Instructions:

  • Video entries may be submitted via the online form, by mail, by email, or in person.
  • To submit online, upload a video of your performance to YouTube, then copy and paste the link into the online application form.
  • To submit via email, download and fill out the application form. Then email your completed application, as well as the link to your YouTube video, to rowlettsings@rowlett.com.
  • To submit via mail, print and fill out the application form. Then mail your completed application, along with a copy of your performance video on a DVD or flash drive to

“Rowlett Sings”
Rowlett Public Library
3900 Main Street Suite 200
Rowlett, TX 75088

  • To submit in person, print and fill out the application form. On one of the two drop off dates (see below), bring your completed application, along with a copy of your performance video on a DVD or flash drive to

City Hall Annex
4004 Main Street
Rowlett, TX 75088

In person deliveries can only be made on
Friday, March 22 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm or
Saturday, March 23 from 10 am to 12 pm.

DVDs and Flash Drives will not be returned.
Incomplete entry forms and video files sent as email
attachments will not be accepted;

Download a PDF copy of contest instructions and entry form.

Questions? Contact rowlettsings@rowlett.com.

Deadline for Contest Entries:  Saturday, March 23, 2019

Final Round Rehearsals will be held on Friday, April 26, 2019 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Rowlett Community Centre, 5300 Main Street.

Final Round Live Performances will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 6:30 pm at the Rowlett Community Centre, 5300 Main Street.