Talent Show

Does Clackamas County have talent?

Enter the Talent Show and/or the Gospel Sing Competition and prove it!

Talent Show:

Contestant Application | Rules and Regulations

If you can sing, dance, play an instrument, or have another type of family friendly act, then we want you to audition for the Clackamas County Fair Talent Show! To enter, you no longer need to be a resident of Clackamas County.  There are three divisions within the talent show: Children (ages 5-9), Youth (ages 10-17), and Adult (18 years of age and older). Cash prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in the Youth and Adult divisions. Children's division will receive placement certificates and participation ribbons for all entrants. Applications are due by Thursday, July 18, 2013 to the Fair Office by 4pm. A completed application must include:

  • Description of the act to be performed
  • The biography page completely filled out
  • A stage plot if it's a group act

Child Winners:

  1. Colleen Walsh of Salem
  2. Jade Nia Stowell of Happy Valley - will be advancing to the Oregon State Fair Talent Show
  3. Patrick Walsh of Salem

Youth Winners:

  1. Hailey Kilgore of Happy Valley - will be advancing to the Oregon State Fair Talent Show
  2. Allison Wilkins of Happy Valley
  3. Fernanda Jimenez & Tyler Perin of Portland

Adult Winners:

  1. Katie Wicklund & Jessi La Main of Happy Valley - will be advancing to the Oregon State Fair Talent Show
  2. Belle Shippy of Tualatin
  3. Briana Renea of Oregon City

Semi-Finals for Youth and Adults, will be Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 7:00pm on the Grove Stage. The Finals for Children, Youth, and Adults will be on Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 7:00pm on the Grove Stage. If the three first place winners are from Clackamas County, they will advance to the Oregon State Fair Talent Show!  Otherwise, the next runner up from Clackamas County will advance to the Oregon State Fair.  Feel free to contact the fair office with any questions you may have.

 

Gospel Sing Competition, Presented by KFIS 104.1 The Fish:

Contestant Application | Rules and Regulations

The Gospel Sing Competition is open to anyone, so you don't have to be a resident of Clackamas County. Any type of music is welcome as long as it is inspirational in nature (for example, we have had contestants sing songs ranging from Amazing Grace to songs like The Climb). Original pieces are welcome as well. There are two divisions within the Gospel Sing Competition: Youth (ages 10-17), and Adult (ages 18+). Cash prizes will be given to the top three placings in each division! Applications are due by Thursday, July 18, 2013 to the Fair Office by 4pm. A completed application must include:

  • Description of the act to be performed
  • The biography page completely filled out
  • A stage plot if it's a group act

Youth Winners:

  1. Cayla & Ashley Bleoaja of Damascus
  2. Hailey Kilgore of Happy Valley
  3. Sameayah Pehlke of Vancouver, Washington

Adult Winners:

  1. Clarice Jones of Oregon City
  2. Belle Shippy of Tualatin
  3. Louie Roa of Portland

Finals for Youth will be Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 7:00pm on the Grove Stage. Finals for Adults will be Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 7:00pm on the Grove Stage. The two first place acts (Youth and Adult) will be introduced and receive their prize money at an encore performance at The Fish Gospel Sing and Inspirational Message to be held at the Clackamas County Fair on Sunday, August 18, 2013 from 11:00AM until 1:00PM. Feel free to contact the fair office with any questions you may have.