Maybe you will be the next ANIMEGACON Idol! Sunday 1pm. Submission deadline May 31, 2013.
YOUR GUEST CELEBRITY JUDGES:
Last year’s 2012 ANIMEGACON Idol: Melissa Schurig
- Must register for a 3-day Badge (Idol will be held on Saturday June 15, 2013 and Sunday June 16, 2013)
- Under 18 MUST be accompanied by parent/guardian
- Must provide own music in CD format
- Must NOT be a professional singer
IDOL Winner will…
- Receive a FREE 3-Day Badge for ANIMEGACON 2014
- Perform at ANIMEGACON 2013 Closing Ceremony
CONTACT US IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS
We are currently compiling an interest list, so please send us an email with Subject: ANIMEGACON IDOL with your name, Badge/Order Number for ANIMEGACON, and email; and we will put you on the list. Thank you! If you are having trouble with this contact form, please email directly to: admin@ANIMEGACON.com.
Event Locations, Times, and Dates (subject to change)
IDOL AUDITIONS – Saturday, June 15, 2013, Room To Be Announced
Check-in 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Singing Auditions 1:00pm – 3:00pm
IDOL FINALS – Sunday, June 16, 2013, Main Events Hall, 1:00pm
1. Participation by professionals is prohibited. Any performer found out to be as such will be disqualified.
A professional is defined as having:
- a current/previous contract for talent representation (ie. talent agent or coordinator);
- current/previous music recording contract(s); or
- current/previous acting contract(s)
2. All participants must be 18 years of age or older to participate or must be accompanied by parent/guardian. Photo ID will be required at check-in.
3. If your name is called at the auditions and if you are not present, you will be skipped.
1. Singers may select any song from an Anime (Opening/Ending/Main Theme/Soundtrack) or Comic, any song from an Anime/Comic-Themed Video Game (Opening/Ending/Main Theme/Soundtrack), or Original Vocoloid Creations. Songs can be in any language, and must be the original version and NOT fan dub. J-pop/J-rock and K-pop/K-rock is not allowed, as the category is too broad.
2. Singers will have one (1) minute during the audition portion of the competition. This one minute must be memorized and sung a cappella (without music or instrumental accompaniment).
3. Finalists will have four (4) minutes to perform the same song during the show portion of the competition.
4. The finals must be performed a cappella OR with a karaoke backing track that each performer must provide to the ANIMEGACON Idol Coordinator immediately after the ANIMEGACON Idol Auditions are completed.
- Karaoke tracks must be on an Audio CD. ANIMEGACON will not provide, nor will we create karaoke tracks for any contestant.
- Ex. In MP3, files 192kbps minimum or higher (preferred).
The object of this competition is not to be mean to the losers but to find a winner. The process makes you mean because you get frustrated.” – Simon Cowell