Citrus Got Talent

Preliminaries at Cooter Fest
Arrive at 9:00 a.m.
Competition begins at 10 a.m.
Finals at the Valerie Theatre Jan. 28, 2016

Citrus Got Talent Poster and Application

The top five finalists in each category will receive a prize and will qualify to compete in the citrus’ got talent finals to take place on January 28, 2017 at the Valerie Theatre. The winner of each category in January will receive a trophy and a grand prize of $100.00.

Requirements for Entry

The Citrus’ Got Talent show preliminaries will be held on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at Liberty Park 

Entries must be received by  October 21, 2016.

Contestants must complete a Citrus’ Got Talent entry form and pay the non-refundable fee of $10.00.

Contestants may enter online at, by mail, or in person at the city of Inverness Event & Visitors Bureau, 212 West Main Street (1st floor), Inverness, FL  34450.

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.

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