Futures Fest 2017

Registration Information

Download and fill out the PDF form below. All forms and payments must be returned to Visionary Centre for the Performing Arts by February 7th, 2017.

You may register in multiple performance categories.

 Schedule of category pricing

Single Performer

  • 1 Category - $25
  • 2 Categories - $47
  • 3 Categories - $67
  • 4 Categories - $85
  • 5 Categories - $100

Duet/Group/Bands

  • 1 Category - $50
  • 2 Categories - $97
  • 3 Categories - $133
  • 4 Categories - $170
  • 5 Categories - $200
 

Futures Fest is open to VCPA students of all ages! Performers will be organized into the following age categories throughout the event.

  • Ages 5-8
  • Ages 9-12
  • Ages 13-15
  • Ages 17&Up

Futures Fest is a music and performing arts competition and showcase that features performances in a number of different genres. Performers will be able to compete in the following categories.

  • Popular Music
  • Rock
  • Country
  • Musical Theatre Up-Tempo
  • Musical Theatre Ballad
  • Classical Vocal
  • Adult Contemporary
  • Jazz Vocal
  • Original Singer / Songwriter
  • Instrumental
  • Bands
  • Acting

Prize information will be released soon!

Rules and Regulations

Futures Fest 2017 Rules for Performers

  • Futures Fest is a music performance competition.
  • Participants are entered into age categories based on their ages as at March 1, 2017.
  • The age group in which a multi-performer act will compete is determined by the age of the oldest performer.
  • Each performance must not exceed 4 minutes and 30 seconds.
  • Vocal entrants may use live or pre-recorded accompaniment. Competitors using pre-recorded music must provide it to Visionary Centre for the Performing Arts at least 7 days prior to the event. This may be delivered via email (info@futuresfest.com) or as a single track audio CD that has been finalized for playback.
  • Small props are allowed, but entrants must not require more than 1 minute of setup time.
  • Written adjudication will take place at the end of each preliminary class or group of classes. A mark and certificate of Gold, Silver, Bronze, or Merit will awarded to each act.
  • No adjudication will take place during the finals.
  • Judges will choose performers from preliminary events to perform in the Final Showcase. Tickets for the Final Showcase will be available starting April 1. Participants will also be chosen at the preliminary event to participate in St. Albert’s Got Talent on March 31-April 2 at the St. Albert Lifestyle Expo.
  • The decision of the adjudicators and judges is final.
  • The Futures Fest Committee reserves the right to cancel any category.
  • Entry fees are non-refundable except in the case of a cancelled category.
  • Performers that are chosen to participate in the Final Showcase will be notified by email by March 28, 2017.
  • The following equipment will be available: CD player, iPod connection, piano, microphones, electric guitar amp, bass amp, drum kit, and PA system.
  • Competitors will be informed of their performance times via email.
  • Competitors must be present 15 minutes prior to the starting time of their performance category.
  • Visionary Centre for the Performing Arts, Futures Fest, Visionary Solutions Inc., Innovations Music, and Visionary Entertainment Inc. reserve the right to video, photograph, and/or record performances for promotional purposes in any publications and other advertising media without limitations.
  • Visionary Centre for the Performing Arts is not responsible for any costs for live accompaniment for performances or recording.
  • Visionary Centre for the Performing Arts, Futures Fest, Visionary Solutions Inc., Innovations Music, and Visionary Entertainment Inc. and their officers, directors, employees, or agents are not responsible for any loss, cause of actions, grievances, or damages.
  • Visionary Centre for the Performing Arts and Futures Fest reserve the right to make any final decision on all matters not covered by these rules and regulations as well as the right to alter and/or rearrange parts or all of these and rules and regulations at any time.
  • Futures Fest schedules are subject to change based on number of participants.
  • The Futures Fest Committee is dedicated to representing and protecting the community standards of St. Albert and Edmonton with respect to decency, dignity, and harmony between all people. Lyrics, props, costumes, and personal behaviour must not be offensive according to the Committee’s assessment of community standards and must be suitable for all ages. Entrants who run contrary to the Committee’s assessment will be subject to disqualification.

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