Payson Idol’s last audition opportunities are available at 6 p.m., Friday, Nov. 9 and Nov. 23 and Dec. 7. All auditions are at the Elks Lodge, 1206 N. Beeline Highway.
To arrange an audition contact Don or Candy Brooks at 928-474-2940 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday through Thursday. Be prepared with the song you are auditioning. On audition nights, the contestants are judged by popular vote so bring family and friends for support.
On an audition night, up to 10 people are allowed to participate. Those chosen to go forward should have two songs to perform in mind at the time of the audition’s end. Up to two people per audition can be chosen. The Payson Idol competition is on New Year’s Eve and will feature 20 finalists.
At the time of the contest there will be professional judges to select first, second, and third places. Cash prizes will be awarded: $500, first place; $250, second place; and $100, third place.
The profits of the event go to fund the Elks Lodge projects to benefit veterans, children, and those in need, especially over the holidays.