Get ready East Texas! American Idol is coming back to ABC television and their producers are coming to Dallas, but they will not have a public tryout.  So ETX Music Competition (Official Partner) is sending THREE (3) winners to Dallas to audition. First step, you have to post your audition video to THIS EVENT PAGE.

Here are the qualifications to audition:

  • You must be born on or between June 12th 1988 and June 11th 2002
  • Post ONE (1) video to their event page with a link to your music page.
  • Post only 1 video or you may be disqualified by August 5. Contestants may be chosen sooner and it can be a home or produced video.
  • Encourage friends to “like” and “share” the same post on their event page.

East Texas Idol will be held Thursday August 10th at Gilmer Civic Center 1218 US Highway 271 N. in Gilmer, Texas.  Bring a pen and be ready to vote and you can purchase tickets here.

Winners will be granted a chance to go to Dallas, Texas August 31st for a private audition for American Idol.  There will not be an open call tryout in Dallas and there is no charge or fee for performers to submit or participate.

For all of the official contest eligibility rules click here.

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