Citrus Got Talent

Preliminary Citrus Got Talent at Cooter Festival 2017

Saturday, October 28, 2017
Arrive at 9:00 a.m.
Competition begins at 10 a.m.
Finals at the Valerie Theatre January 2018.

Citrus Got Talent Prelim Application

Questions? Email or call (352) 726-2611 x 1312


  • Contestants must be a resident of Citrus County.
  • Contestants cannot be related (by marriage or biology) to a city employee or judge.
  • Contestants agree to allow the City of Inverness to use of the contestant’s image(s) at no charge.
  • Contestants further agree to make personal appearances and represent the city of inverness in a respectable manner.
  • Contestants are encouraged to bring as many family members, friends and fans to the show as possible.
  • Talent can be any type of amateur entertainment (singers, dancers, comedians, magicians, etc.).
  • All acts must be PG rated.
  • The City of Inverness will provide a stage (risers, 9’ x 9’ in size), electricity and a microphone.
  • Music must be submitted on an mp3 or can be played from an ipod or an iphone. No cd’s or tapes will be accepted.
  • All contestants are to check in at the city of inverness pavilion at Liberty Park no later than 9:00 a.m.
  • Each act wil be limited to a maximum of three minutes.
  • All entries will be judged on the basis of talent, showmanship and stage presence. All judges decisions will be final.
  • No music with vocals may be used for contestants that are singing.
  • Group entries are allowed, but only one prize will be awarded if a group entry reaches the finals. Participants can only perform once, either individually or as a group.

Winners January 2017

Adult Category:  Sarah Largent (vocal)

Teen Category:  Tamara Ward (dance)

Junior Category: Anna Kosak (dance)