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Ohio State Fair Teams Up with ‘American Idol’ to Spotlight Ohio’s Incredible Singers

Get ready for an extraordinary collaboration as the Ohio State Fair joins forces with American Idol to provide a platform two showcase Ohio’s most remarkable vocal talent.

This partnership is all about celebrating the incredible voices from across the Buckeye state, giving them a chance to shine on a national stage.

If you’ve got the singing chops, now’s your chance to show the world what you’ve got. Virtual auditions are open from now until Wednesday, July 19 at 11:59 p.m. Head over to the Ohio State Fair website to find all the details and instructions on how to enter. They’ve made it super easy for everyone to participate, no matter where you’re from in Ohio.

And guess what? The winner gets an absolutely amazing grand prize – a VIP private audition with the “American Idol” executive producers themselves! Talk about a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that could launch your musical dreams into the stratosphere.

But that’s not all the excitement! The top five submissions will have their videos showcased on the massive screens before the fair concerts in the WCOL Celeste Center. Imagine capturing the attention of thousands of fairgoers as you belt out your best performance. It’s a chance to truly shine and leave a lasting impression on the crowd.

As if that wasn’t enough, the top eight contestants selected will also receive VIP front-of-the-line passes to audition for the “American Idol Across America” virtual auditions. They’ll also receive four free admission tickets to enjoy all the fantastic offerings at the Ohio State Fair.

“We were thrilled when American Idol reached out about this collaboration. Ohio is bursting with talented vocalists, and I’ve witnessed their amazing performances on our stages year after year,” said Virgil Strickler, the Ohio State Fair General Manager. “I can’t wait to see the incredible videos submitted from every corner of the state and showcase the top five at this year’s Fair.”

As you plan your visit to the fair, don’t forget that the Ohio State Fair has lined up an incredible concert series. Ludacris, Yung Gravy, Third Eye Blind, and Lindsey Stirling will all play the fair this year, offering an unforgettable experience for all attendees.

So, if you’ve got the voice and the passion, seize this golden opportunity! Auditions are underway, and tickets for the fair are already up for grabs. The Ohio State Fair is gearing up for an extraordinary celebration of talent, and they can’t wait to witness Ohio’s finest vocalists take center stage.

For more info about the audition process, please click here.

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