KHPQ will hold its 2013 Texaco Country Showdown at Archey
Fest in the Clinton City Park on June 29, 2013.
If you are interested in entering 2013's competition, call us at
501-745-4474, email an mp3 file to firstname.lastname@example.org, or bring a CD
with up to 2 songs and your contact information to KHPQ's
studios at 260 Main Street, Clinton, Arkansas.
Deadline for entry is Wednesday, June 12, 2013. Decision will be made
no later than June 13th and contestants will be notified no
later than June 14th for the Texaco Showdown on June 29th.
CONTEST ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
(a) The act is
composed of no more than seven individuals.
(b) The act has not
performed on a record charting in the Top 100 country format of
Billboard, Radio and Records or in the Gavin Report within
eighteen months preceding local competition.
(c) Each act has
paid the $20.00 registration fee before performing live at the
local competition (preliminary or one-time show).
(d) No member of
the act was part of the back-up band for monetary compensation
within the past year.
(e) No member of
the act is an owner, controlling stockholder or employee (or a
family member of any of the above) of the radio station
sponsoring the local Country Showdown contest, Texaco, (or any
national sponsor,) or SPI.
(f) No member of
the act is related by birth, marriage, or has any on-going
business relationship with any Country Showdown judge.
(g) Performers of
any age may enter the local Texaco Country Showdown contest.
However, if the contest is to be held at a location where
alcoholic beverages are served (such as a local nightclub), then
the eligibility to enter may be restricted by the radio station
to those who would be considered adults by the law of its state.
Any contestant under 18 years of age must submit an entry form
signed by the contestantís parent or legal guardian.
(h) Act has not
been declared a local winner of a 2013 Texaco Country Showdown
and is not already eligible for state competition. (Contestants
may re-enter the contest at the local level in another state
only after being eliminated at a state or regional competition.
They must complete a new Entry Form and pay another entry fee).
(i) The act, either
as an individual or as a part of a group, has not been a
National Winner of the 2010, 2011, or 2012 Country Showdown.