Stilwell Kiwanis announces the first Stilwell's Got Talent contest as the Friday night entertainment from the Kiwanis stage as the opening event of the 2021 Strawberry Festival! The contest is sponsored by Stilwell Memorial Hospital.
Stilwell's Got Talent is open to solo or group AMATEUR entertainers of all ages (Performers whose talent is a significant source of income are not permitted to enter). Prizes are $500 for first place, $300 for second place and $200 for third place. In addition, those who are in attendance during the May 7 performances will be able to vote ($1 per vote) for the crowd favorite, who will receive $100.
Acts are limited to 8 minutes including set up, performance, and breakdown. Information concerning recorded accompaniment is on the application. Performers will be judged on talent, originality, dress/costume/character, audience interaction and overall appeal. Entries are limited to the first 35 applications submitted and approved with a non-refundable $20 entry fee submitted with the application. Entries may be submitted between April 1, 2021 and April 30, 2021.
To apply, download the application and emcee notes, and take the completed documents, along with the $20 entry fee to the OSU Extension office in Stilwell. The office is located in the basement of the courthouse at the corner of Second and Division.