The Washington County Fair is hosting the VOICE OF WASHINGTON COUNTY FAIR during our 50th Birthday Celebration. Do you want to be a part of this GREAT event!

The Teams:
There are FOUR sponsoring venues for the VOICE OF WASHINGTON COUNTY FAIR:

  • DAN’S PLACE: West Greenwich, RI
    Monday July 18
    Monday July 25
    Monday August 1
    Monday August 8 (final round/two finalists chosen to send to the Fair)
  • BILLY HILL’s ROADHOUSE: Richmond, RI
    Tues Jul 12 / Thur Jul 14
    Tues Jul 19 / Thur Jul 21
    Tues Jul 26 / Thur Jul 28
    Tues Aug 2 / Thur Aug 4 (final round/two finalists chosen to send to the Fair)
  • WHEEL HOUSE: Narragansett, RI
    Thur Jul 14
    Thur Jul 21
    Thur Jul 28
    Thur Aug 4 (final round/two finalists chosen to send to the Fair)
  • HANLEY’S ALE HOUSE: Providence, RI
    Monday Jul 18
    Monday Jul 25
    Monday Aug 1
    Monday Aug 8 (final round/two finalists chosen to send to the Fair)
     

Qualifying Rounds:

  • Each venue will host at least THREE (3) qualifying rounds of Karaoke contests selecting FIVE (5) semifinalists to perform in the venue finals. Qualifying round dates and times and the process for selecting semifinalists of each round will be controlled by the venue.
  • Each venue will host a final round Karaoke contest where the semifinalists from the qualifying rounds will perform for a chance to be one of the TWO (2) finalists to compete on behalf of the venue on Sunday, August 21st on the Main Stage of the Washington County Fair! Finals to be held no later than August 6th, 2016. The date and time of the final round will be controlled by the venue. Two finalists must be selected by a panel of three judges, two of which are to be selected by the venue and one of which will be the Entertainment Chairman of the Washington County Fair, or his designee. Participant can only be a finalist in ONE of the four venues.
  • Finalists MUST be willing and able to perform at the Washington County Fair on August 21st, 2016, arriving time expected for mid‐morning until the competition is complete. 

Event Details:

  • Each “Team” (Team Dan’s, Team Billy Hill, Team Wheelhouse and Team Hanley’s) will send their two finalists to the Washington County Fairgrounds on August 21st, 2016. The competition will begin at noon.
  • Competitor must have THREE (3) songs preselected for the event of the genre of their choice (content of song should be appropriate for adults and children). Preselected songs must be provided to the Entertainment Chairman of the Washington County Fair no later than August 13, 2016.
  • The EIGHT (8) competitors will sing ONE of their selected songs in the first round of the event. The Celebrity Judges, as selected by the Entertainment Chairman of the Washington County Fair, will select FOUR (4) competitors to continue to Round 2 of the event.
  • The FOUR (4) competitors will sing their 2nd song selection. The Celebrity Judges will select TWO (2) competitors to continue to the Final Round.
  • The TWO (2) finalists will sing their final song. The Celebrity Judges will provide their thoughts on the performances. Winner will be selected based on audience response using a decibel meter.


Winner of VOICE OF WASHINGTON COUNTY FAIR will receive:
o $1,000 cash prize
o Trophy
o Free admission for WINNER and a guest to all five days of the 2017 Washington County Fair
o Opportunity for back‐stage passes to meet 2017 Main Stage entertainment line‐up (if and as permitted by artist)

Runner Up of VOICE OF WASHINGTON COUNTY FAIR will receive:
o $250 cash prize
o Free admission for WINNER and a guest to all five days of the 2017 Washington County Fair