You can enter if you're a legal resident of any province of Canada, except Quebec (contest void where prohibited).
You can enter if you are the age of majority in your province of residency by the 12th of July 2019. If you're minor, you can enter if you're at least 15 years old with a written authorisation from a legal representative, which can be sent with the registration form or after the application at email@example.com (the application will not be taken in account if this authorisation is not received).
Your song must be a cover. Original songs are not accepted. Save them for the recording day if you win ;).
Your video will last between 1 and 5 minutes. Please start the video by stating your name and age.
You can sing a capella or using an instrument or an instrumental track. You can be accompanied by one musician or more if you wish so.
Good luck and happy singing!
HOW TO ENTER
You can enter the contest by submitting an entry using the form provided (REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED).
There is a fee of $10 CAD to enter. For this, you will get feedback on your voice and get personalised tips to develop it. Feedback will be given to you as soon as possible.
Entries for the contest will be accepted online from the 8th of March 2019, 9AM PST until the 31st of May 2019, 11:59 PM PST. REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED.
50 contestants will be chosen for a 2nd round and will have to send a second song between the 7th of June 2019, 9 AM PST and the 30th of June 2019, 11:59PM PST.
Then 15 contestants will be chosen on the 4th of July for the final round and will have the opportunity to sing in Vancouver for this special round and share a musical moment with the other participants.
The final date will be given as soon as known, to guarantee everyone the best organisation as possible. It will be during the summer.
On the final, you will get to sing a third song on stage, in front of a caring jury (don’t worry we’re nice and loving!).
WINNERS SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION
Contestants who make it to the 2nd and the 3rd round will be selected by Florie Gounelle, on their sole talent and on the quality of their singing on the video they submitted.
The 50 contestants that make it to the 2nd round will be notified via the email address they gave on the 7th of June.
The 15 contestants that make it to the 3rd round will be notified via the email address they gave on the 4th of July.
The winner of the 3rd round of the contest will be selected by the judges after the performance of the 15 final contestants. The jury will also select the contestants for the 2nd and 3rd places.
Vancouver Vocal Contest shall have no liability for contestants’ failure to receive notices due to spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or due to a submission of wrong contact informations.
ODDS OF WINNING
As the contest is a skill competition, the odds of winning depend on the talent of the contestants and on the number of eligible entries received.
No purchase is required to compete. The contestant just need to send his or her video and pay the entry fee. No other fee will be asked at other moments of the contest.
You can check the Official Rules and Terms and Conditions here.