Registration Open for Londonderry Sings Competition

Aug 08, 2018 No Comments by

As part of the annual Old Home Day Celebration, the town is hosting its Londonderry Sings Competition! Registration is open now through August 17, 2018, and the top 12 contestants will get a chance to sing on the bandstand during Saturday’s events.

To be eligible, participants must be between 11 and 110 years old, Londonderry residents, and amateur soloists. No groups or professional entertainers will be allowed. Those interested in participating can send the registration form via email to mary@oldhomeday.com, with their name, address, age, phone number, email address, and a link to a 3-minute YouTube video of themselves singing a Capella. It is requested that no personal information be included in the video, and the song be appropriate for viewing by the general public; failure to comply will result in disqualification.

Members of the Old Home Day Committee will select the top 12 contestants based on stage presence, singing ability, and song selection. Those participants will be notified by August 17th and will compete in the final competition on Saturday, August 18th, from 2 to 3 PM on the bandstand. Each finalist will get five minutes to perform their song with or without music and will be judged on a scale of 1 to 5 on presence, song choice, and ability. In the event of a numerical tie, the judge will rank the participants in order, with the participants getting the most top votes being selected as the winner.

Prizes are as follows:

  • 1st place: $100 gift card
  • 2nd place: $50 gift card
  • 3rd place: $25 in prizes

For complete rules, or to download and submit the application, click here.

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Jacklynn has been a resident in Londonderry since the age of 5. She grew up in a quiet neighborhood and went through the great school system. She has fond memories of bike riding through town in the spring and summer, sledding in the winter, and apple and pumpkin picking in the fall. She now has children of her own and looks forward to raising them in the same town she enjoyed so much as a youth.
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