• SIX (6) SEPARATE CONTESTS

    $10,000 to be shared among winning students across all 6 categories.

    Judges select eight finalists and public voting determines two more PER CATEGORY to advance to the live championships at Oakdale Theatre! (Click each category for more information.)

    Entries are due by midnight March 22, 2020

  • Special Performance Auditions

    Money-can't-buy experiences!

    Audition to play with Hunter Hayes!

    Five exceptional teenage musicians (guitar, bass, drums, keyboard and vocals)

    Perform one song at the Oakdale Theatre with Hunter!

    Download Audition Details Here

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    Drumlines/Drumming groups/Beatboxers

    Seeking two entertaining performances to kickoff the main event with a BANG! ;)

    School band or your own, formal or informal - just have fun!

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    Show co-host, correspondent

    Do you have an uplifting personality? Contagious energy?

    Record video announcements AND help us host the live championships!

    Audition via video upload.

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    Opening Acts to Perform at Oakdale

    Garage, mariachi and jazz bands, DJ's, a capella groups, etc!

    Entertain the crowd on stage in the massive Dome at the Oakdale Theatre between 3-5pm! All kinds of acts are welcome to audition.

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  • Create The Verge Awards Visual and Audio Identity!

    These awards are for teens, so they should be designed by teens - right?

    Create The Verge Awards Visual Assets

    Visual and Media Arts Challenges

    From trophy and stage designs to illustrations and animations for contest categories, pictogram and poster designs, multimedia videos and more!

     

    Download Design Challenge Details Here (soon!)

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    Produce The Verge Awards Theme Song!

    Music production, writing, performance

    A perfect collaboration that includes music, voice(s), writing, production.

     

    Download Theme Song Challenge Details Here (soon!)

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