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Steel City Launches Emerging Talent Competition

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Steel City Launches Emerging Talent Competition
$250.00 grand prize for up and coming performers

Steel City Coffee House announced plans this week for their first annual Emerging Talent Competition. The competition seeks to find talented young poets, comedians, instrumentalists, singer/songwriters, and bands and is open to competitors ages 12-21. The competition will involve five separate rounds, followed by a grand finale. The top two candidates of each round will proceed to the grand finale on March 31, 2010. The grand prize is $250.00 cash, a certificate of achievement, and a performance slot at Steel City Coffee House in 2010.

“This talent competition is a way to encourage young and talented individuals in the community to showcase their talents in a top performance space” said Jane Tucker, owner of Steel City Coffee House.

The competition will kick off on February 10, 2010 at 7:00 PM with the Spoken Word Competition which will be open to poets, comedians, and dramatic readings. The other competitions are as follows:
  • Instrumentalists Competition on February 24, 2010
  • Singer/ Songwriter I Competition on March 3, 2010
  • Singer/ Songwriter II Competition on March 10, 2010
  • Band Competition on March 24, 2010
Each category is limited to 12 entrants (6 for bands). To enter, individuals must fill out an application (available online at http://www.steelcitycoffeehouse.com/2010/2010_form.pdf) and forward a $20 entrance fee. The first 12 received will be entered into the contest (6 for bands). In addition to the Grand Prize, a $50 cash prize will be given to the first runner up. Each semifinalist will also receive a $30 gift card from Steel City Coffee House.

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