It's back! After a two-year hiatus, Cat Country's DELMARVA STAR Competition returns in 2014 with your chance to become a star! We'll be headed to some of Delmarva's biggest festivals and events to give some lucky performers the chance to be a singing sensation.
Each event will feature men and women age 18 and older performing some of your favorite country songs -- and at each event there will be a winner! Special thanks to Moonbeam Entertainment for providing the music for this year's competition.
PLEASE NOTE: Competitors must register PRIOR to the start of any competition. Additional competitors will NOT be added after the competition has started. Get there early to sign up!
Cat Country's DELMARVA STAR competition is presented by Del-One Federal Credit Union, The One Way to a Better life. Now with 9 branches in Delaware, including Seaford and Dagsboro.
Here is this year’s schedule:
- JULY: Saturday, July 12th at the Nanticoke Riverfest in Seaford, DE. Registration begins at 2pm at the City Hall steps stage area; competition begins at 3pm.
- AUGUST: Friday, August 8th at The Station in Laurel, DE.
- SEPTEMBER: Saturday, September 20th at the Millsboro Country Festival. Competition begins at 2pm - look for the Cat Country tent!
- OCTOBER: Saturday, October 11th at the Apple Scrapple Festival in Bridgeville. Competition takes place on the Main Stage from 3:00-4:00pm. Registration from 2:00-2:45pm on the side of the Main Stage.
Cat County Delmarva Star Rules 2014
- All Contestants must be at least 16 years of age. If competition is held an an establishment where alcohol is served, all contestants must be 21 years of age or older.
- Songs performed must be of the "Country" genre, which was recorded by a country music artist.
- All music tracks will be played from karaoke cdg format play list only provided by a host DJ. Each contestant will choose one song from the play list.
- Non-winners may compete in future Delmarva Star contests.
- Registration starts one hour prior to the scheduled start time for each event. No late entries will be allowed.
- Once you have registered there will be no song changes permitted.
- Swearing or inappropriate behavior will result in disqualification.
- Contestants will be judged by crowd response, performance and stage presence. All judge's decisions are final. Remember they are not professionals. The contest is for fun - if you don't like finishing second - DO NOT ENTER.
- Contestants must be present at the announcement of winners for each event. If not their spot goes to the next runner-up.
- Cat Country reserves the right to change contest rules at any time.
2012 Teen Division winner
Sara Ann Garrison of Lewes
2012 Adult Division winner
Danielle Leonard of Georgetown
2008 Delmarva Star winner
Danielle McTeer of Seaford