Pumpkin Idol Jr

Calling Young Singers!

Calling all rock stars in training!  Have you dreamed of being the next American Idol?  Showcase your talent this year at the Morton Pumpkin Festival by participating in our Pumpkin Idol Jr. singing competition for ages 8-12.  The competition begins prior to the festival with a preliminary round.  The preliminary round is for feedback to contestants only.  No contestant will be eliminated prior to the final performance.  Contestants will be singing to our festival crowds during the final performance on the Gold's Gym Entertainment Stage.  Pumpkin Idol Jr. is limited to 12 contestants, so register early!

The winner of Pumpkin Idol Jr. receives a $250 check.

2016 Details

Event Chairman:  Susan Scott
Preliminary Round: Sept. 7, Firehouse Pizza
Final Performance: Sept. 14, 7:30 pm, Entertainment Stage
Sponsor: Firehouse Pizza of Morton



The cost to participate is $25 per contestant. Contestants must bring background music on a CD or IPod for the competition. The winner of the competition will receive a Chamber Check for $250, which can be used at any Morton Chamber of Commerce business.

A preliminary round will be held on September 7 at Firehouse Pizza. No contestants are eliminated during the preliminary round. During the event finals, contestants will sing to our festival crowd on the Gold's Gym Entertainment Stage on September 14 at 7:30 pm.


Past Winners:

2015 - Faustina Hoerdeman
2014 - Lindsey Ropp
2013 - Claire Hawks
2012 - Audrey Elward

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