Youth Talent Forms & Info
Does your child have what it takes to be the next Justin Timberlake or Lucy Hale? Enter the 2023 Mid-South Fair Youth Talent Contest!
Two divisions make up the Youth Talent Contest – a junior division for those 9 to 12 years old and a senior division for those 13 to 21 years old. Cash prizes are awarded to four acts in both age groups, and the Senior Division Grand Award winner receives a chance to audition in Hollywood or New York City.
2023 CONTEST SCHEDULE
Junior Division (AGES 9-12)
- Junior Preliminary – Sept. 23 at 10 a.m.
- Junior Grand Finals – Sept. 24 at 2 p.m.
The Junior Division Grand Award winner receives a cash prize and a spot to perform at the 2024 Mid-South Fair Youth Talent Contest Junior Grand Finals.
Senior Division (AGES 13-21)
- Senior Preliminary – Sept. 24-29 at 6 p.m.
- Senior Semi-Finals – Sept. 30 at 10 a.m.
- Grand Award Finals – Oct. 1 at 2 p.m.
The Senior Division Grand Award winner will receive a cash prize and be invited to a private audition in Hollywood or New York City, as well as a spot to perform at the 2024 Mid-South Fair Youth Talent Contest Senior Grand Finals.