June 16, 17 2023

Spirit of Monticello Talent Contest


  • Cash awards!
  • Complete your Entry form (below)
  • There NO ENTRY FEE, so what do you have to lose!


  1. Due to time constraints during the auditions, each participant will be limited to 10 minutes. (includes set up) 
  2. Performances must be appropriate for all ages.
  3. Committee’s discretion to eliminate any entry. 
  4. Entries must provide their own props and music.
  5. A person cannot participate in more than one category.
  6. No Lip-Syncing is permitted.
  7. Judge’s ruling is final.
  8. All acts will receive a maximum of 3 minutes for set-up prior to performance.
  9. All acts will have a 7 minute performance time limit.
  10. The finalists will be chosen from each age group and category to compete in the final round on Friday & Saturday night, June 16 and 17, 2022
  11. If a participant is under the age of 18, the entry form must be signed by a parent or guardian. 
  12. Professional acts are not eligible to participate.  Professional is defined as an individual or act that makes a living from performing.
  13. Any photos taken by the Monticello Spirit Festival Committee may be used for publicity for future events.
  14. Rules are subject to change at the sole discretion of the Monticello Spirit Festival Committee.
  15. Applications will be reviewed by Spirit of Monticello Committee.  The Committee has the right to refuse applications.

Contestants will be judged on:

  • Stage presence & Professionalism          
  • Technical Ability                                        
  • Overall Performance/Difficulty                 
  • Appearance/Costume                               
  • Creativity                                                  

Download Contest Entry Form