TeenFest(ival) 2K14, our 10-year anniversary!
Join the 10-year anniversary celebration of TeenFest(ival) community public health edu-tainament event focused on substance abuse prevention and violence reduction. TeenFest 2K14 is Saturday, May 17, 2014 at the historic Carolina Theatre in downtown Durham, NC.
The day's activities begin with teen, adult, and elementary age workshops on information relevant to the TeenFest themes. The second part of the event is the teen talent showcase/contest with a twist: all acts must be original and must ahve an anti-drug or anti-violence theme. Contestants are students ages 14 - 19 that are top scorers from two auditions. Cash prizes are awarded; the top prize is $1,000.
A live DJ, door prizes, audience participation and a panel of celebrity judges help lend to the festive atmosphere. The event also features a Resource Display Area of local agencies offering information and services. All activities are free and family-friendly.
In celebration of our 10-year anniversary, Grammy Award winning group Full Force and rising stars Love Jones Girlz will perform a special concert immediately following the teen talent showcase. The concert is free to all TeenFest 2K14 attendees.
TeenFest Talent Showcase AUDITIONS:
Auditions are open to students ages 14 - 19. All acts must be original and must have an anti-drug or anti-violence theme. Acts must be between 4 - 5 minutes.
The top 5 video acts will be uploaded on the TeenFest Foundation FaceBook page for online voting ("Likes") April 1 - 8. Winner will be notified on April 10. The winner is guaranteed a spot among the Top 10 to compete for the grand prize on May 17 at TeenFest 2K14.
If your video does not win, you may audition live on April 12 in Raleigh or April 26 in Durham.
TeenFest will hold two live auditions for students ages 14 - 19. All acts must be original, have an anti-drug or anti-violence theme, and be 4 - 5 minutes in length.
RALEIGH AUDITIONS: Saturday, April 12; 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m @ Family Resource Center, 108 S. Harrington Street, Raleigh, NC 27603
DURHAM AUDITIONS: Saturday, April 26; 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. @ Holton Career & Resource Center, 401 N. Driver Street, Durham, NC 27703
The top 10 scoring acts from the online and live auditions will be invited to compete at TeenFest 2K14 on Saturday, May 17 at Carolina Theatre for cash prizes. Top prize is $1,000; $500 - 2nd place; $250 - 3rd place.
Click here for TeenFest Audition Registration and Rules form.
Display Table Opportunity:
Local organizations are invited to host a display table at TeenFest 2K14 to reach our diverse audience of teens and their families. Table cost is $250. Click here for details and form.
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