America’s Largest Country Music Talent Search, “The 31st Annual Texaco Country Showdown,” Arrives At Camel Rock Casino In Santa Fe, New Mexico June 30th

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Camel Rock Casino, located north of the City of Santa Fe, New Mexico on 17486A Hwy 84/285, is set to host the 31st Annual Texaco Country Showdown, the country's biggest country music radio promotion and talent search, on June 30th. Giant cash awards and prizes will be handed out during the nationwide talent search, with the Grand Prize of $100,000 going to the National Winner. Camel Rock Casino is a Featured Business.

America’s Largest Country Music Talent Search, “The 31st Annual Texaco Country Showdown,” Arrives At Camel Rock Casino In Santa Fe, New Mexico June 30th

The “31st Annual Texaco Country Showdown” is coming to Santa Fe. KQBA, a featured radio station on and part of Hutton Broadcasting’s radio station lineup, will host America’s largest country music talent search and radio promotion. Approximately $200,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded nationwide, including the Grand Prize of $100,000 cash to the National Winner, presented at the National Final televised special.

Designed to find the most promising country music talent in the U.S. for the past 30 years, the Texaco Country Showdown gives aspiring artists a chance to launch their professional careers. Thousands of performers compete annually for the Country Showdown title.

Each spring, hometown talent contests sponsored by more than 500 local radio stations across the country pave the road to stardom. Local winners advance to more than 40 state contests, where the prizes include $1,000 in cash and the opportunity to compete at one of five regional contests in the fall. The five regional winners receive an expense-paid trip to the National Final to compete for $100,000 and the coveted National Title.

Open to vocal and/or instrumental performers, the Texaco Country Showdown welcomes individual acts or groups with up to seven members to compete. Acts also must not have performed on a record charted in the top 100 country format of Billboard, Radio and Records, or the Gavin Report within 18 months preceding local competition. A $20 entry fee is required of all acts entering the Texaco Country Showdown competitions produced by participating country music radio stations. To ensure fairness, a uniform judging system is used on all levels of competition. Entry forms are available by calling KQBA at 505-471-1067.

About provides locals and visitors to Santa Fe alike the most current interactive platform for events, music, arts, business, dining and lifestyle. is a division of Hutton Broadcasting, located at 2502 C. Camino Entrada, Santa Fe, NM 87507

Contact Information:
Scott Hutton / Hutton Broadcasting
(505) 471-1067 (Media inquiries only, please)

About Camel Rock Casino:
Camel Rock Casino offers the very best in slots, video poker and table games. We pride ourselves in offering a clean, safe and friendly in which you will never be just another number. Give us a try and you'll discover why the Locals have been coming here for years! The casino floor is open seven days a week and is only closed from 2 a.m. to 8 a.m. Monday to Thursday.

Camel Rock Casino
17486A Hwy 84/285
Santa Fe, New Mexico, 87506

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