Quest for Talent – Rules

All contestants and others attending Quest for Talent do so at their own risk.

    1. Acts are defined as a specific individual or group of individuals.
      1. Groups must perform with the same individuals at the heats and finals. Substitutions are not permitted.
      2. Individuals can enter in multiple acts as members of groups.
  1. Entries are to be submitted by completing the entry form available on our web site:
  2. Entries are accepted via category requirements.
    Cateogory Information

    1. Variety – This category is for everything that doesn’t fit into any other category. This could be a musical theater act, a magic act, or a spoken piece. This category is unique to those bringing something extra to the stage. (Please note that singing a song and having a routine in the background or with an instrument counts as a Vocal Act).
    2. Vocal – Any song can be sung as a group or single act.
  3. Entries close October 20th
  4. Payment is to be received immediately, if payment is not received by closing date of the competition, entry may be forfeited.
  5. Entry will be confirmed via email shortly after registration.
  6. Age Restrictions for Groups – group acts will be determined for Senior or Junior categories based on the age of the oldest performer.
    1. The competition age group for a duo or ensemble will be determined by the age of the oldest member.
  7. Any stage requirements and backing music must be given to the coordinator at the time of reporting in for each performance.
    1. Backing audio is to be supplied in MP3 format with your entry.
    2. The part being performed must not be duplicated on the track.
  8. Performance time is limited to a maximum of 4 minutes.
  9. The judges’ decision is final and no discussion will be entered into.
  10. Contestants will be notified on the same night as the heat if they will proceed to the grand finals.
  11. Inappropriate behaviour towards judges or other officials will not be tolerated.
  12. Substitute judges may be used.
  13. No person other than competitors and one parent/supporter per act will be allowed back-stage without the Stage Manager’s approval.
  14. Management retains the right to alter or amend the program in any way, or to combine any categories in which insufficient entries have been received. Any decision in this respect will be final.
  15. All entrants must accept the terms and conditions upon entry.
  16. Monetary prizes for the Quest winners will be paid by cheque at the conclusion of the event.
  17. All contestants or their parent or guardian will be required to sign a release at time of registration. A copy can be reviewed here.