Kiwanis Club of Morris
P.O. Box 173
Morris, MN 56267
$1000 Prize Fund
Morris Kiwanis Sixth Open Talent Contest
The Morris Kiwanis is sponsoring a talent contest open to the public. The first 40 entrants will be accepted to
compete in the contest. Contestants will compete in one of four preliminary nights in June and the final contest
at the opening of the Prairie Pioneer Days, July 10th, 2009. This contest is open to individuals or groups. Each
contestant will be permitted to perform two acts with a limitation of 10 minutes total time.
Participants are asked to enter by providing a $50 entrance fee bond (fully refundable at the close of their
participation). Entrants will have their choice of participating on the evenings of June 4, 11, 18, and 25 as long
as openings on those nights are available. In the event of inclement weather, the contest will be conducted on
the following Friday nights. Prizes for the first and second place winners of the preliminary contests are $50
and $25, with all three places from each evening even eligible to compete for the grand prizes on Friday
evening, July 10th, 2009. The Grand Prizes are, 1st place, $500, 2nd place, $300, and 3rd place, $100. These
events will be held in the Killoran Music Arts facility located in Eastside Park at Morris, MN. Each event will
begin at 7:00 pm and continue until the evening’s program is completed.
Contestants complete entry by forwarding an appearance bond ($50) to Morris Kiwanis Talent Contents, c/o
chairman Ken Hodgson, P.O. Box 173, Morris, MN 56267. Earliest postmarks receive choice of date for
competition. Morris Kiwanis will provide a piano and sound system for the contest. Contestants are
responsible for their own accompanists if needed. Inquiries may be made by calling 320-589-6237.
Students under the age of 18 must have their parent’s permission to participate and should be accompanied by a
parent or guardian. Group participation is limited to 50 members because of stage space.
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