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					                                 BAND COMPETITION

                            Instructions and Information

All applicants agree that the following application is for “iSing St. Louis 2007” Band
Competition only.

HOW TO APPLY:

       Complete the application & release forms and mail them along with proof of
       age & identification of each band member, photo (group shot, please), and a
       CD demo to JOY FM by June 13, 2007 at 5 p.m.(note: top 5 finalists’ photos
       may be posted on www.joyfmonline.org).

WHAT TO HAVE ON YOUR DEMO:

Each CD demo should contain two (2) Christian songs that you would like the
judges to review, and that you would like to perform should you be selected as a
finalist. The outside case should contain the Band name, contact phone number,
and the titles of the songs. Your application, release forms, proof of ages &
identification, and photo (group shot, please) should also be included with your
demo. The CD demos will become the property of JOY FM and will not be returned
to you, regardless of whether or not you are selected as a finalist.

SELECTION PROCESS:

Following the June 13 entry deadline, all entries will be reviewed and 5 finalists will
be selected and contacted. On Monday, June 18 at 7:00am, JOY FM (97.7-94.1) will
announce the top 5 finalists. On Saturday, June 23 the top 5 finalists will perform
live at 3 pm in front of a panel of judges at the Palace Theatre at Six Flags St. Louis.
1st place winners will be announced.
PRIZE PACKAGES:

1st place:
            The opportunity to open @ the JOY FM 7th Birthday Bash Concert (date to
             be determined). Opening slot subject to final approval by artist
             management and JOY FM
            $500 Cash prize
            $500 Shopping Spree from Family Christian Stores
            Each member of the Band will receive complimentary Six Flags St. Louis
             Season Passes & Third Day Concert Tickets

Send your completed application, release forms, proof of ages & identification,
photo (group shot please), and CD demo to the following address. All entries must
be received by Wed. June 13, at 5:00pm.

JOY FM
iSing St. Louis- Band Competition
13358 Manchester Rd., Suite 100
St. Louis, MO 63131




APPLICATION RULES AND REQUIREMENTS:


This application is for entry for iSing St. Louis 2007 Band Competition. The
following eligibility requirements must be met in order to proceed with the
application process:

    1. We will accept one (1) entry per band. YOU MAY ENTER AS PART OF A BAND

        OR AS A SOLO VOCALIST. YOU MAY NOT ENTER AS BOTH.

    2. Each demo should be no more than 10 minutes in length containing the

        Christian songs you would like the judges to review and that you would

        perform should you be chosen as a finalist.

    3. Should you be selected as a finalist, you are responsible for providing your

        own instruments ( including foot pedals) for the live performance on June

        23rd. EXCEPTION: Mozingo Music will provide a 5 piece Tama Star Classic

        Maple Drum Set or comparable and a 76 key keyboard. Mozingo Music will

        also provide top quality equipment including two (2)Marshall guitar
   amplifiers or comparable, one (1) Ampeg bass amplifier or comparable, up

   to 6 microphones for vocals, 1 (one) microphone for drums, , a Roland KC5

   monitor or comparable, 3 (three) monitors across the stage,1 (one) monitor

   for drums. This is the equipment that you must use. No additional

   equipment may be brought in.

4. Previous iSing Grand Prize winners not eligible for entry.

5. The finalists that will perform live on June 23rd will be given no more than

   15 minutes. Suggested breakdown: 3 (three) minutes to plug in and sound

   check, 10 (ten) minutes to perform and 2 (two) minutes for teardown. Those

   exceeding the 15 minute time limit will be disqualified.

6. All applicants must be legal residents of the United States.

7. All applicants must be at least 15 years of age, as of 06/13/2007. Proof of

   age is mandatory for entry. Acceptable forms of proof of age include

   (without limitation) a valid US driver’s license, valid US passport, or birth

   certificate.

8. All applicants under 18 years old must submit the signature of a parent/

   legal guardian to participate.

9. All applicants who believe they meet our criteria, including persons with

   disabilities, are welcome and encouraged to apply.

10. Submission of entry gives JOYFM permission to utilize your demo or photo

   as deemed appropriate by JOY FM and/or Six Flags St. Louis.

11. If selected as a top 5 finalist, you must be available to perform live on

   Saturday, June 23, 3pm in front of the Palace Theatre at Six Flags St. Louis.

   Performing finalists will receive complimentary admission into Six Flags St.

   Louis on Saturday, June 23. All travel expenses for the live performance on

   Saturday, June 23, will be the applicant’s sole expense.
   12. It is the sole responsibility of the 1st place winner to arrange all

      transportation to the JOY FM Birthday Bash and provide their own

      instruments and equipment.

   13. Prizes are non-transferable.

   14. Neither you nor any of your immediate family members or anyone living in

      your household may be or have been within the past three (3) months

      employees, board members, or contract staff of any of the following: (a) JOY

      FM; (b) Six Flags St. Louis; (c) Any sponsor of the event; or (d) Any judge of

      the event. In addition, JOY FM and Six Flags St. Louis reserve the right to

      render ineligible any person who they determine, in their sole discretion, is

      sufficiently connected with the production, administration, judging, or

      distribution of the event such that his or her participation in the event could

      create the appearance of impropriety.

   15. JOY FM and Six Flags St. Louis reserve the right to render ineligible, at any

      time in the competition, any contestant. This will be at the sole discretion of

      JOY FM and Six Flags St. Louis.




Completed applications include the following:

         Completed application form and all signed release forms.

         Proof of age & identification (either copy of valid US driver’s license,

          valid US passport, or birth certificate)

         CD demo (clearly marked with band name, contact phone number, and

          song titles) containing Christian songs that you wish the judges to

          review and that you would perform should you be chosen as a finalist.

          This demo may not exceed 10 minutes in length. If over 10 minutes you

          will not be considered for the Finals.

         Photo of the contestants (group shot, please)
Please read, sign and date the following statement:

I hereby acknowledge that I have read, and I meet and agree to be bound by, the
event eligibility requirements; I have answered the previous questions honestly
and accurately; if any of the above information is found to be false, I understand
this will be grounds for my dismissal from the iSing St. Louis selection process
and/or from the event, if selected; even if I meet the eligibility requirements, the
judges have no obligation to select me as a participant in the live events on
Saturday, June 23, 2007. All decisions by the judges concerning the selection of the
participants is final and not subject to challenge or appeal; I agree that JOYFM and
Six Flags St. Louis may use, but are in no way obligated to, my voice, actions, photo
and likeness as part of the iSing St. Louis event and in promotion of the event;
JOYFM and Six Flags St. Louis have no obligation to return any materials submitted
by me as part of the participant selection process whether or not I am selected as a
participant, and JOYFM and Six Flags St. Louis may, but are in no way obligated to,
use any such materials in and in connection with the event.


Contestant Signature: ________________________________________ Date: _____________



Witness Signature: ____________________________________________ Date: ____________



*If contestant is under 18 years of age the signature of parent/legal guardian is

required.



Parent/Legal Guardian ________________________________________ Date: ____________
                                     Application


Contact Name: ____________________________________________________________________

Contact E-mail: ____________________________________________________________________


Daytime Phone: _____________________________________________________________________

Evening Phone: ______________________________________________________________________

Contact Person’s Address:___________________________________________________________

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Please list the names and ages of all band members

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Church
Name:______________________________________________________________________________
Please share your Band’s Mission Statement:

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Please describe your band’s performance experience:

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Why are you interested in winning iSing St. Louis 2007?____________________________

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 How did you hear about iSing St. Louis 2007? _____ JOY FM        ______poster/flyer

______Six Flag website      _____Friend    ______Other
                                   INJURY RELEASE

*** ALL BAND MEMBERS MUST SUBMIT A SIGNED INJURY RELEASE FORM FOR YOUR

                         APPLICATION TO BE CONSIDERED***



MY PARTICIPATION IN THE “iSING ST. LOUIS” EVENT IS AT MY OWN RISK. I RELEASE

JOY FM, BOARD MEMBERS OF JOY FM, SIX FLAGS ST. LOUIS, ALL SPONSORS OF THE

EVENT, AND ALL JUDGES OF THE EVENT, FROM ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, ACTIONS,

DAMAGES, LIABILITIES, LOSSES, COSTS AND EXPENSES, IN ANY WAY ARISING OUT OF

OR RESULTING FROM MY PARTICIPATION IN THE EVENT, INCLUDING, WITHOUT

LIMITATION, ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, ACTIONS, AND LIABILITIES FOR INJURY, LOSS

OR DAMAGE TO ME, TO ANYONE ELSE OR TO ANY PROPERTY, REGARDLESS OF

WHETHER OR NOT SUCH INJURY, LOSS OR DAMAGE WAS CAUSED BY THE

NEGLIGENCE OR WILLFUL MISCONDUCT OF THE EVENT COORDINATORS OR ANY OF

THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES OR

EMPLOYEES, OR ANYONE ELSE CONNECTED WITH THE EVENT. I AGREE TO DEFEND

AND INDEMNIFY EVENT COORDINATORS, AND HOLD THEM HARMLESS FROM ANY

AND ALL LIABILITIES, CLAIMS, ACTIONS, DAMAGES, EXPENSES AND LOSSES

(INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ATTORNEYS’ FEES) OF ANY KIND OR NATURE

WHATSOEVER IN ANY WAY CAUSED BY OR ARISING OUT OF MY PARTICIPATION IN

THE ACTIVITY.


Dated: _____________________________, 2007 ______________________________________
                                                (Contestant signature)


                (If under 18, parent/legal guardian signature required)


  Dated:___________________________________, 2007 _________________________________
                         (Parent/Legal Guardian Signature)

				
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