Talent Competition Rules

The soloists will compete on Friday with registration at 8 am.

The groups will compete on Saturday with registration at 8 am.

The respective winners will sing on the program on the night of their win.

The winners will receive

  • Recording Package
  • Mike Bowling, Producer & Engineer
  • Record 10 Songs with soundtracks of choice
  • Professional Photoshoot and Album Design
  • Performance Tracks – Complete Mixed Master
  • 1 Day of Studio Time – 100 Packaged CDs
  • Sing winning song at the evening concert
Please print the receipt that is emailed to you from this purchase for verification at the Music Fest.

Bowling Family Talent Search Rules & Regulations

1.) All performances must be Gospel/Christian Music

2.) Accompaniment:

  • Vocalist may use accompaniment tracks with no lead vocal on the track.
  • Your CD accompaniment needs to be clearly labeled with your name and song title. It is recommended that all participants bring a second CD as back up in case of malfunctions. Because of the quality deviations in CD recorders, not all self-made CD’s are readable on all machines.
  • For vocalists with live music accompaniment – there will be a Keyboard, Bass, & Drums set up for use. There will also be a DI Box for 1 additional instrument.

3.) The performance may not exceed four minutes in length. This includes any speaking. Contestants exceeding this time will have scoring deductions.

4.) The Talent Search Committee will have sole authority in the scheduling order of performances, control over stage set, sound, lights, power and overall (master) volume. A sound system will be provided and the Talent Search Stage Manager will have absolute control over the sound system.

5.) Sign in starts at 8:00 am on both Friday and Saturday

6.) Talent Search to begin promptly at 9:00 am

7.) Winners in each category will be announced at the beginning of that evenings concert held at First Baptist Church London.

Friday (Soloist Division) and Saturday night (Group Division)

8.) The selected Winner will present winning performance during the evening concert.