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FOX19's The X-Factor Audition Pass Contest Today!

FOX19's The X-Factor Audition Pass Contest
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The X Factor is coming to the US and we want YOU to be a part of it!!

The X-Factor is Simon Cowell's next big gig. He launched this show in the UK and now he's bringing it to the US. It's a singing competition like American Idol, but it's bigger and better - the prize is a $5 million record deal!

On Saturday, April 23rd Kiss 107 and FOX19 are giving you the chance to audition for X Factor here in Cincinnati!

The live auditions will have 4 categories: boys, girls, over 25's and groups (X Factor will also have these 4 categories). FOX19 will send up to one of each category, all expenses paid, to the Judges Audition show in Chicago on April 27th!!


  • Bring a copy of your drivers license to your audition.
  • Contestants must be at least 12 years old by April 1st, 2011.
  • Contestants may sing a cappella or with music. NO MUSIC WILL BE PROVIDED.
  • You must bring YOUR OWN AUDITION MUSIC. Background music will not be provided. You may sing without accompaniment.
  • Performance time limit is 1 minute.
  • Judges' decisions will be final.
  • Potential of four (4) winners will receive a "Front of the Line" pass to audition at the Chicago "X Factor" auditions. This pass and hotel stay are non transferable to another audition or another person. You must meet all eligibility requirements. You will be guaranteed (1) audition in front of a show producer. This is NOT a guaranteed audition in front of "The X Factor" judges. Winners will not be entitled to skip the cull process. You will NOT receive any preferential treatment for call backs.
  • Winner will receive 2 nights stay at the hotel of station choice in Chicago, IL. Dates will be for April 26th and 27th. Dates are non transferable.
  • Must be a legal US citizen or eligible to work full time. Must not have a current music recording contract.
  • In the event production of "The X Factor" is canceled or postponed, the ticket portion of the prizing may be canceled without substitution or compensation therefor. Tickets are non transferable and cannot be sold to or used by any persons other than the winner and the winner's designated guest.

Important Details:

  • Contest held on Saturday, April 23 starting at 9am.
  • 'Solo singers and groups ages 12 – 112 can try out, children under 18 years old must have a parent or guardian present.
  • Contest will be at Newport on the Levee in the old IMAX building across the circle from Brio.
  • FOX19 and KISS 107 will select up to 4 contestants and send them, travel and hotel expenses paid, to the Chicago audition on 4/27/11.

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