Herd the Voices Singing Competition - Town of Middletown, Delaware

Herd the Voices Singing Competition

Date: May 4, 2013
Time: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Herd the Voices Flyer

It is time to get your singing voices ready! Come out and be a part of a “GRAND” event!!! Auditions will be held on the following dates below. You must complete the application and return to Roo Parag at Chick-fil-A in Middletown, DE. First come, First serve… base on application returned. You will receive a call on when to be at a specific date for the Opening Auditions, please make sure you list 3 dates that you are interested in on your application.

Opening Auditions Dates:We will hold 9 auditions a night, 3 from each “Herd“, from 5-7 p.m. First come, First serve. These Auditions must be performed acappella -no instruments, microphones, or amps. 6 Winners from each “Herd” will “Mooooove” onto the Semi-Finale.

March 13th                              April 3rd

March 20th                               April 10th                                           

March 27th                               April 17th

Semi-Finale: Wednesday, April 24th, 2013, 5-8pm: We will hold 18 auditions on Semi-Finale Night, 6 from each “Herd“, from 5-8 p.m. CFA will provide a microphone, small amp, & speakers… Courtesy of DJ Mikey Ski. 3 Winners from each “Herd” will “Mooooove” onto the Grand-Finale.

Grand Finale:  Saturday, May 4th, 2013, 5-9 p.m.


1. Contestants can sing solo, duet, or in a band.

2. Contestants must understand the terms for each audition. CFA or any other sponsors are not responsible for your personal equipment/belongings.

3. Contestants song selections must be clean & tasteful. Contestants cannot have song duplications if they “Mooooove” on to the Semi-Finale and/or Grand Finale. Song duplications will result in a forfeit. (Clarification: Please do not pick the same song for each round, or it will result in forfeit. These means, if you pass Open Auditions, you must pick a new song for Semi-Finale, ( so forth. More than one contestant can sing the same song.)

4. Contestants clothing must be clean & tasteful.

How it will work:There will be 3 age brackets or “Herds”: Anyone under the age of 18 MUST have parental permission to participate.

Calves-12 & under                  Yearlings-13-17                       Bulls-18 & older

Audition Judging:There will be 3 judges per night of audition- 1 consecutive & 2 guest judges… Majority Vote will “Mooooove” you on to the Semi-Finale.

These are the things they will be considering… Stage Presence, Pitch, Performance, Song Selection, Personal Presentation (tastefully dressed), & Originality.

Semi-Finale Judging:There will be 3 judges on the night of the Semi Finale - our 1 consecutive judge & 2 guest judges.

5 Categories

1.   Stage presences 10pts

2.   Pitch 10 pts

3.   Performance 10 pts

4.   Song Selection 10pts

5.   Personal Presentation (tastefully dressed) 10pts

Bonus Category:Originality 5pts

Semi-Finale Winners- There will be 3 Contestants from each “Herd” that will “Mooooove” on to the Grand Finale.

Grand Finale Judging:There will be 4 judges on the night of the Grand Finale - our 1 consecutive judge & 3 guest judges.

5 Categories

1.   Stage presences 25pts

2.   Pitch 35 pts

3.   Performance 35 pts

4.   Song Selection 10pts

5.   Personal Presentation (tastefully dressed) 10pts

Bonus Category:Originality 15pts (The Originality points will determine a “winner” if there is a tie)

Grand Finale Winners:There will be 3 Grand Finale winners, one from each “Herd”. The winners will receive Chick-fil-A for a year for FREE (one meal per week) & additional prizes from other community businesses.



‘Herd the Voices’ Application


Name(s) or Band Name:_________________________________ Date: __________________________

Age:_______ Parent Signature (if under the age of 18):________________________________________

Parent Name (Please Print):______________________________________________________________ Address: _____________________________________________________________________________

Phone #: _____________________________ Email:__________________________________________

Interested Audition Nights (please list 3): ___________________________________________________

Please Circle: Solo, Duet, or Band (how many in band?) _______________________________________

Song Selection:________________________________________________________________________



*By signing below, you understand the rules, judging system, & disclaimers.

*You are making a commitment to be at the Semi-Finale on Wednesday, April 24th, 2013 from 5-8 pm & Grand Finale on Saturday, May 4thfrom 5-9pm.

*The selected interested dates are tentative and will be confirmed based on availability and approval.

*Tastefully dressed means… no profanity, no short skirts, dresses, or shorts, no ripped clothing, no short shirts, no skulls, no blood, no gore, etc. Please be mindful, this is a family event!

* Chick-fil-A reserves the right to cancel an audition/performance, base on inappropriate clothing, inappropriate language (in music or out of music), inappropriate behavior on or off the stage, &/or if these commitments are not met.

*All decisions are final and decided by the judges during Open Auditions, Semi-finale, and Grand Finale.

*No Chick-fil-A Team Member can participate in the competition, nor sponsors or family members of sponsors.



Signature: ____________________________________________________________________________

Parental Signature: ____________________________________________________________________