Strawberry Idol has become a crowd favorite over the past few years. To participate, you must qualify by participating in the preliminary rounds at Vista Entertainment Center in Vista. Those who qualify through those preliminary events will perform in the finals at the Strawberry Festival at 10:30 a.m. Two preliminary rounds are being held on May 21, 2016 at 6:00pm and a second preliminary round will be held May 28, 2016 at 6:00pm. Preliminary rounds are being held at the Vista Entertainment Center. All participants must be at least in High School or be 14 years old or older by 05/21/2016. The musical genre category is open. Entry fee is $10.00. If participant is under 18, parent authorization will be required.
The top 3 performers will perform at 2:30 p.m. and they will win cash prizes: $500 for 1st Place, $250 for 2nd Place and $150 for 3rd!
Guest judge at the finals will be American Idol participant and past Strawberry Idol Winner: Tanya MacKenna.