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THE SPIRIT AWARD:  The school district showing the most support for the Best Singer in the State competition will be the beneficiary of a monetary award called the Spirit Award.

Win $2,500 grand prize, plus cash awards, prizes, trips, performance opportunities, major recognition
including opening for artists like Jeff Carlisi, founding member of .38 Special; Jeff
Adams of Jefferson Starship; Rob Arthur of the Peter Frampton Band; Liberty Devitto of the
Billy Joel Band and The Slim Kings; Al Paris of Kool and the Gang; and more at the Arizona
Open in Greenville, bragging rights, and more!

This year we are holding regional auditions on Sunday, October 11, for the Best Singer in the State competition, which will be held on Sunday, November 8, at the Hilton Greenville.

Tickets for parents and friends to watch auditions are only $5 each (cash only) and may be purchased at the door entrance.

Registration fee to audition is $25, cash only. Each contestant will be scored on audience reaction, so invite your friends and family to come out and support you!

Please bring Karaoke/instrumental track to audition on October 11 at Greenville Hilton on Orchard Park Rd. If using an accompanist, they must be signed in 24 hours prior to auditions by calling Coach Robert at 864.325.8774. Bring any props and no more than 4 background dancers if you plan on using those in the competition for the Wow Factor.

Judging criteria: scores are based on performance and showmanship and graded on a scale from 1-10 based on Vocal Mastery and Entertainment/Production Value, with a possible WOW factor bonus of up to 3 points (WOW = would I buy a ticket to your show or purchase your music?) You may include up to 4 background dancers or props, but these must also be at your audition.

At the Nov. 8 competition: After the adult division segment, division finalists will be announced and will receive awards. The overall winner will then be announced and presented with a check for $2,500 and the opportunity to perform at the Arizona Open 2016, opening for artists like Jeff Adams of Jefferson Starship; Rob Arthur of the Peter Frampton Band; Al Paris of Kool and the Gang; Liberty Devitto of the Billy Joel Band and The Slim Kings, and more!

Where is our studio? The Pitch Doctors and SCIVT studio is located in the Chick Hampton office building off Wade Hampton Blvd near downtown Greenville. Our address is 1 Chick Springs Road, Suite 314E, in Greenville, SC 29609. All appointments and drop-offs must be pre-arranged with specific time scheduled.

Pitch Doctors LLC is offering private one-on-one “get competition ready” sessions to help contestants prepare! Contact Coach Robert at 864.325.8774 to schedule an appointment or class.

Good luck to all! You may preregister by e-mail to make check-in easier.

Brenda Covert, BSD Communications Specialist

See Audition Criteria and Rules here

See Welcome Letter here


See highlights from the 2014 Arizona Open Children's Classic Concert here!



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