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Talent Show & American Idol Competition

Join us at the Clatsop County Fair for the Talent Show on July 31st 2024!

Calling all entertainers! Whether you sing, dance, tell jokes or juggle, we want YOU to come show us your stuff at the fair!!

We’re looking for participants from ages 5 and up. Winners in all age groups receive a cash prize!!

Click here for the Entry forms!

AND Competitors born on or between June 2, 1995 – Feb 15, 2010 will be eligible compete at the Oregon State Fair Idol Virtual Audition which will be videotaped and submitted to the Senior Talent Producer of American Idol!!!

Are YOU the next American Idol?
There are singers, then there are Idols! Make plans to audition for the “Oregon State Fair Idol” competition for the chance to win a virtual Senior Talent Producer Audition!

The Oregon State Fair has partnered with American Idol to bring the virtual auditions to Salem, Oregon.
One finalist from the Clatsop County Fair will showcase their talents at the “Oregon State Fair Idol” competition on Saturday August 24, 2024 at 11:00 a.m. The performance will be videotaped and will be submitted directly to the Senior Talent Producer of American Idol!
Notes/Rules:

  1. All live performances will be professionally filmed at the Oregon State Fair for submission to AMERICAN IDOL®
  2. IMPORTANT Age Eligibility – Participants must born on or between June 2, 1995 – Feb 15, 2010.
  3. Cover songs are preferred over original songs and should be approx. 90 Seconds
  4. Performers must perform alone to a backing track, a cappella, with their own musical accompaniment, or they can have one person accompany them if they don’t play or use a track
  5. We will provide professional sound, videographer, Fair admission, and an award to all County Fair finalists who perform at the State Fair!
  6. If a performer is selected to move forward to an AMERICAN IDOL® callback, they will be contacted by an AMERICAN IDOL® producer via phone or email any time between the performance until approximately November 1, 2024.
  7. All Minors must have consent and be escorted by a legal parent or guardian.
  8. You must be a legal resident of the United States of America.
  9. The “Oregon State Fair Idol” competition will be held on the Spirit of Oregon Stage at the Oregon State Fair. All chosen participants and guardians to minors 17 and under will receive free admission to the competition.

Click here for the Entry forms!

Click here for the rules.