Participation Rules for Be a Swamp Celebrity
- Signup will be the day of the competition.
- A signup sheet will be at the sound booth.
- There will be no park admission charged for stage performers and one guest. For example 4 performers in a single act can bring in 4 guests.
- Signup will run from 11:30 am until 1:30 pm on a first come first serve basis until all slots are filled.
- If time allows additional acts over the allocated slots may be asked to perform.
- Be onsite at 12:45am and be prepared to play between 1:00 pm and 3:30 p
- Each act will be given 5 minutes to perform. Be prepared to perform 1 song, if time permits you will be given the option to play two songs.
- Be ready (tuned up and standing by the side of the stage) when the act before you is performing.
- If your act name is called and you are not ready or present, you will be moved to the end of the list.
- Acts will be limited to singing and instrumentals (no comedy, poetry, dancing, juggling, pet acts, etc)
- No electric instruments, drum sets (single drum like a snare or hand held drums ok) or electronic accompaniment (CDs, Karaoke, etc.) No plugging instruments into the PA, mic only.
- 5 mics on stands will be provided.
- No profanity, offensive lyrics, nudity, drugs, alcohol. Acts deemed inappropriate by the judges will be stopped and disqualified.
- The 17 and under and 18 and older categories will be decided by the judges, based on originality, stage presence, musical ability and entertainment value.
- All judges' decisions are final.
- Category 1: 17 and under 3 prizes
- Category 2: 18 and older 3 prizes
- Contestants must be present to win at the awarding at 4:00pm
- Category 1 and 2 get awarded three prizes
- 1st prize $100
- 2nd prize $50
- 3rd prize 1 season pass to Cypress Gardens.
- 11:30 am - 01:30 pm in person signup(or until all slots are filled)
- 11:30 pm The Charleston Hot Shots warm up the crowd
- 1:00 pm Competition Begins
- 3:30 pm Competition Ends
- 3:45 pm - 4: 00 pm - Prizes Awarded
Questions? Call (843) 553-0515 or e-mail SwampCelebrity@gmail.com