THE VOICE OF SPRINGS

Competition Starting date: 12 May 2021
Competition Finals: 23 June 2021

Prizes:

  • 1st Place: R5000 cash
  • 2nd Place: R2000 cash
  • 3rd Place R1000 cash

Entries:

  • Entries for the competition can be done before or on 12 May 2021 (entry form will be provided).
  • R100 per entry (solo singers only).
  • No under 18’s
  • Maximum of 50 entries Minimum of 25.
  • Contestants have to provide their own tracks or send their tracks to the DJ beforehand or make use of an instrument for accompaniment (own instrument must be provided).

Rules:

  • Contestants have to be present for all performing dates, failure to do so will result in immediate elimination from the competition (time to be confirmed).
  • Eliminations will occur after each round (subject to change).
  • The judge’s decision is final.
  • There will be a “Wild Card” draw where an eliminated contestant will be invited back into the competition.
  • Each week will have a different “theme/genre” which the contestants will have to implement in their performances.
  • Contestants are under no circumstances allowed to correspond with the judges regarding the competition, judges will remain unbiased and neutral during the competition.
  • Contestants are encouraged to go the extra mile with their performances; however, they will be adjudicated according to the score sheet (technique, voice quality, intonation, stage presence, mic technique, song choice, rhythm etc.).

Competition Dates

  • 12 May 2021 – Open theme/genre
  • 19 May 2021 – Country
  • 26 May 2021 – Pop
  • 2 June 2021 – Rock
  • 9 June 2021 – Film/Musicals
  • 15 June 2021 – Golden Oldie + Own choice
  • 23 June 2021 – Finals (Open)

Themes/Genres are subject to change

Judges/Adjudicators:

  • Judges will receive R400 and one meal as an incentive.
  • Judges will receive a new score sheet each week.
  • Judges are required to be present for all dates stipulated.
  • Judges are required to remain unbiased during the entire competition, no correspondence with the contestants will be allowed.
  • After scores are counted and finalized one judge will be required to announce the eliminations for that round.
  • Wild card draw must be a unanimous decision.

Semi-Finals:

  • Semi-Finals to have at least 10 participants.
  • Contestants will have to sing two songs that evening (one themed and one of their own choice).
  • Judges to eliminate 5 contestants that evening (leaving 5 finalists).

“Extra awards”:

  • Possibility to include small awards during each round (best female/male vocalist of the evening, best performance, best costume etc.).