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Rising Star Talent Night

Friday January 26 at 9:00PM

The Park
615 Salem Avenue, Roanoke VA 24011

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The first RISING STAR TALENT NIGHT of 2018 kicks off THIS FRIDAY at 10p!
Doors open at 9p! Contestants: arrive at 8p! Check out rules below!
Special Guest: Vena Cava!
Dance before, between and after shows with special guest DJ Skywalker!
Don't miss one of the most happening Events of the Month! Who will Be January's RISING STAR?!?!?!

Rising Star Talent Night 2018 Rules
1. Rising Star will be MONTHLY in 2018 from January to November.
The Contest will be the LAST FRIDAY of each month.
Doors will open for Contestants to get ready at 8pm.
2. Contestants will Sign up at 8pm the night of the contest.
a) Contestants must be signed up NO later than 8:30pm
b) There will be a limit of contestants to 12 for the night
c) Contestant Music will be collected at 8:30pm
d) Music must be on a CD, labeled with your stage name on it, and in a case. CD's not in cases will not be accepted. (this helps prevent scratched and dirty cds which can affect your performance)
e) Round 1 Contestants will go on at 10pm
f) Round 2 Contestants will go on at approx 11pm
g) Final Round Contestants will go on at approx 12 Midnight
h) Final Round Numbers will generate tips for a selected community Charity
i) ONLY the contestant is allowed backstage at any point in the evening! Your guests MUST enter the front door once the bar opens for business and are NOT permitted to be backstage, before, during or after the show for ANY reason.
3. Contestants will prepare 2 numbers
a) The First Number will be general competition
b) The Second Number will be if the contestant advances to the Final Round
4. There will be 3 permanent Judges and 1 Special Guest Judge
5. Contestants will be judged in 3 categories with lo points per judge per category:
a) Overall Effort & Creative Element
b) Lip Sync/Live Music Quality/Stage Performance
c) Costuming and Overall Look
6. Judges scoring will pick the TOP 4 Performers.
a) The Top 4 Performers will then do a Second number in the 3rd set.
b) Final winner and 1st Alternate will be derived from a combination of judges points and tips from final round.
7. Each month's Winner and 1st alternate will advance to Rising Star Roanoke 2018 Contest in December.
8. Winner will Receive $100 in cash the night of the win & be invited to perform two numbers at the next month's Rising Star Talent Night