Santa Fe, New Mexico (PRWEB) April 26, 2012
The “31st Annual Texaco Country Showdown” is coming to Santa Fe. KQBA, a featured radio station on SantaFe.com 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.
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