Standup Comic Competition - Qualifications
Read, complete and sign the full paper application (click here) for all the official rules and
Basics:
13 - 19 years old as of June 1st, 2016 ( may be able to accept applicants if birthday is near the cut
off - request exception from
S10Qualifications@TeenIdol.org include your name, school date of
birth and phone number to call you or your parents. See below on age.)

Must be attending private, public or online school in grades 7th thru 12th.  If you are home
schooled or early graduates - you need to be age 13  as of April 1st and still be 18 on July 1st -
This rule is consistent with most school district rules for school age teen participation.  

Early graduates must be no more than 18 as of July 1st.   

19 year olds must be graduating in 2016 and in the 12th grade at a public or private school.

Must be a US citizen or legally able to live and work in the United States and intend on doing so
thru July 1st, 2017.

Must live within 35 miles of the city of Portland (97201) and be willing to commit to attending all
competition rounds and perform at least 4 times during the June - October tour.  Those living near
the 35 mile boundary may be eligible - email to ask
S10Qualifications@TeenIdol.org.

Must not be a trained finalist of a national talent competition with an unfair advantage over other
students - ask to be sure you qualify at
S10Qualifications@TeenIdol.org.

No professional artists with albums, public tour experience or distributed comedy routine.  Having
an album may or may not disqualify you - ask to be sure
S10Qualifications@TeenIdol.org.

OTHER PROGRAMS:

Contestants in standup may volunteer to help any other program but will not provide and
advantage over any other contestant.

Standup comic winner will be invited to be part of the tour and to host performances and go to
formal comic clubs to perform.

Content must be clean and appropriate for a young audience.
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Teen Idol is a program of the Dark Wing Foundation
a registered Oregon Nonprofit Tax ID 46-4490512
©2016 Dark Wing Productions LLC (producers of Teen Idol)
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First Name:
Last Name:
Email:
Phone number:
Parent email:
Parent phone:
Home address:
City, state, zip:
School Attending:
Grade (7-12):
How did you hear about Teen Idol?
(if a friend, put their name for possible referral bonus or prizes)
All-Star competition
is limited to Alumni
members that have
been finalists of
Teen Idol in the past.
Competing?  Which one? You can try out for multiple categories.
English      Spanish      Russian       Stand up       All-Stars*          
Check if any or all apply:
Choir Exp?        Have Agent?      DECA Exp?     Song Writer?      Proven Talent
What is this?
Non-Competitions - See qualifications before making a selection
Volunteer     Sponsor      Alumni        Leadership        Judge        Promote
Tell us a little about
you and your dreams
and experience:
REGISTER NOW FOR SEASON 10!
First Name:
Last Name:
Email:
Phone number:
Parent email:
Parent phone:
Home address:
City, state, zip:
School Attending:
Grade (7-12):
How did you hear about Teen Idol?
(if a friend, put their name for possible referral bonus or prizes)
All-Star competition
is limited to Alumni
members that have
been finalists of
Teen Idol in the past.
Competing?  Which one? You can try out for multiple categories.
English      Spanish      Russian       Stand up       All-Stars*          
Check if any or all apply:
Choir Exp?        Have Agent?      DECA Exp?     Song Writer?      Proven Talent
What is this?
Non-Competitions - See qualifications before making a selection
Volunteer     Sponsor      Alumni        Leadership        Judge        Promote
Tell us a little about
you and your dreams
and experience:
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