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Idol of the Heights – Preliminary Round 2

February 16, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Get ready for the popular Idol of the Heights vocal competition!!   Preliminary Round 1 is February 9th at Dan Electros; Preliminary Round 2 is February 16th at McIntyre’s.  Winners from the preliminary rounds will be invited to the Semi-Finals on February 23rd at Karbach.  There, the top 10 finalists will be selected to move on to the final competition to be held on stage at the Crawfish Festival on March 3rd.  There is no charge to hear talented singers begin their quest as they compete for top prizes of $1,500, $700 and $300 prizes.

The cost of pre-registration is $30; $40 at the door on the nights of the competition.  Both pre-liminaries are open genre.  A panel of judges (along with audience participation) will select the winners.  NOTE:  Contestants at the Preliminary Round 1 at Dan Electros must be at least age 21!  Younger than 21 but older than 18 (minimum age for competing) should register for Preliminary Round 2 at McIntyre’s.


Contests must be at least 18 years of age or older as of February 9th (age 21 to compete at Dan Electros) to enter the contest. Employees of the Chamber or Sponsors are not eligible to enter. All contestants will be judged on an impartial basis. The judging will be rated by 3 judges. Each contestant will sing one song. All contestants will be judged on vocal strength, entertainment value, and accuracy/timing. Each judge will issue points on a scale of 1-10 per category giving each contestant a possibility of 30 points per judge. The total points will then be added together to determine the winner. Please refrain from inappropriate conduct or profanity. Disqualification is upon the event leader’s discretion. Good Luck and have fun!!!

By completing and/or submitting this form, I hereby authorize the Greater Heights Chamber of Commerce, the Idol of the Heights Contest, and the Heights Crawfish Festival and their representatives and employees (“Organization”) to take photographs of me in connection with the Idol in the Heights Contest (“Contest”). I further authorize the Organization to copyright, alter, use, and publish in print or electronically any such photographs of me with or without my name and for any lawful purpose, including for example such purposes as publicity, illustration, advertising, and Web content.

Additionally, I understand that my participation in the Contest is voluntary, and I waive any right to inspect or approve the finished product wherein my likeness appears. I also waive any potential compensation arising from or related to the use any such photos. I hereby hold harmless, release, and forever discharge the Organization from all claims, demands, and causes of action which I, my heirs, representatives, executors, administrators, or any other persons acting on my behalf or on behalf of my estate have or may have by reason of this authorization in connection with the Contest.

By completing and/or submitting this form, I acknowledge that I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THE ABOVE RELEASE, AND I AFFIRM THAT I AM AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE AS OF FEBRUARY 9, 2018.

Thank you to our sponsors!  Dan Electros Guitar Bar (Preliminary 1), Hampton Inn & Suites, Hartz Krispy Chicken on Pinemont, Jan Stephenson Graphic Design, Karbach Brewing Company (Semi-finals), Memorial Hermann Greater Heights, Silver Eagle Distributors, Taylor Woodard of Raymond James and McIntyre’s (Preliminary 2).