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The 2017 RedFest Vocal Contest

29 May 2017 | Updated: 12:34pm, 29 June 2017

Vocal contest winners

The Redfest Vocal Contest hosted by the Redlands Sporting Club is celebrating its fifteenth year and as with every other year, the incredible talent in the Redlands will be showcased during the competition and be a highlight for all spectators.

Doreen Thomas, Marketing Manager at the Redlands Sporting Club, stated that the level of enthusiasm of both new and returning contestants each year is a testament to the Club’s commitment to promote the youth of the Redlands and support the emerging talent within the Redlands community.  Past winners such as Mirusia, Jal Joshua, Connor Crawford, the Jackson sisters, Liz Muller are just a few names that Redlanders may remember who have gone on to carve an on-going professional musical career for themselves.

Heats will be held in the main lounge of the Redlands Sporting Club and members, guests and bona fide visitors are all invited to come and cheer on the contestants.  Heats are separated into junior (12 years & under), intermediate (13-16 years) and senior (17+ years) categories. 

The heats for the 2017 RedFest Vocal Contest will again be held in the main lounge of the Redlands Sporting Club commencing 24 July with the heats as follows:

  • Juniors (age 12 yrs & under) will compete on Monday, 24 July
  • Intermediates (age 13-16 yrs) will compete on Monday, 31 July &/ or 7  Aug
  • Seniors (age 17 yrs & above) will compete on Monday, 14 August

Heats begin in the main lounge of the Club at 7pm sharp.

Categories are determined by having turned that age by 3 September 2017.

The semi-finals will be held in the Club on Saturday, 26 August and the winner of the semi-finals will have the opportunity to sing at various Shopping Centres on 2 September – location and times to be advised!   The finals will then be held at the Cleveland Showground on Saturday, 9 September 2017.

If you are interested in participating this year, please return the entry form to the Redland Sporting Club Reception by Monday, 14 July (alternatively you can email the forms to doreen@rsc.asn.au). The Redfest Vocal Contest is open to Redlands Residents Only.

You will be emailed with confirmation of your performance date after 14 July.  Should you have any questions at all please do not hesitate to contact us on 3207 1133.  Please ensure you are able to attend the semi-final and finals if successful in making it through from the heats.  It is not fair to other contestants if you are successful in making it through the heats only to then not be available for the finals.

Entry forms must be received by 14 July 2017.

Semi-finals Saturday, 26 August in the Club 1-4pm.

Winners of the Semi-Finals have the opportunity to sing at various Shopping Centres on 2 September – location and times to be advised!

Finals to be held on Saturday, 9 September at the Cleveland Showgrounds during RedFest from 10am-1pm!

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