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12th November 2022 until 19th December 2022

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Act Belong Commit Kids Talent Time, is a virtual community-based talent contest for young people living with a disability to share their amazing talent with the WA community. Talents can include singing, dancing, instrumental abilities, and other talents showcased by young West Australians living with a disability. 

Cost to enter:  Free

Entry criteria:  Entrants must be living with a disability. Solo acts are accepted in one of the 2 available categories for the appropriate age group. 

Prize: Win up to $600 across all categories 

How does it work?

Submit a (maximum of) 2-minute audition of your chosen talent.

Submissions are accepted via the Cahoots Talent Time Form (below). Applicants must fill in a Registration Questionnaire before submitting their video.

Entries can be submitted in one of TWO categories:

  • Singing & Dancing
  • Instrumental or Other (Juggling, Comedy, Cooking, Drama etc)

Each category will be split into age groups, as follows:

  • 2 years – 6 years
  • 7 years – 11 years
  • 12 years – 18 years

Submission Deadlines

Video submissions will open at 12:00AM (WST) Saturday, 12th November 2022

Video submission will close at 11:59pm (WST) Saturday, 3rd December 2022. No late entries will be accepted.

Videos will be reviewed by Cahoots judges and uploaded to Cahoots Talent Time Webpage, before being promoted on social media and marketing platforms for public voting.

Voting Information

Voting will be open to the public from 8:00AM (AWST) Friday 9th December 2022

Voting will close at 11:59pm (AWST) Friday, 16th December 2022

Finalist Announcements 

Finalists will be announced on Monday, 19th December 2022. Finalists are chosen based on the number of public votes. The highest number of votes for the allocated age group for each category will be the winner. 

Submission Information

1. Your audition video and a short description of the performer will be used during the voting process and will be promoted to the public for this purpose. Ensure you are satisfied with your audition video for public promotion.

2. Please state your name and age at the beginning of your video entry 

3. Please name your file using this format: FIRSTNAMELASTNAME E.G, PEGGYSMITH

We warmly welcome entries from those living with a disability. 

1.  All inclusive contest for those living with a physical, behavioural or intellectual, disability or condition that significantly impacts a young persons ability to maximise everyday opportunities, socialise and participate in the community

2.  Shortlisting is based on a case by case consideration of the performance and the limitations contestants are presenting with. 

3. Our esteemed selection panel are mindful that each exceptional challenge requires its own consideration, and recognise the courage to overcome this by participating the Cahoots in Concert contest. 

Each year we have been very proud to present exceptionally talented individuals, who have poured their hearts out and showcased not just their talents,  but their diligence, determination and dedication.

For more information head to your FAQs h

Cahoots Talent Time 2022 Entry Form

Cahoots Talent Time 2022 Entry Form

What category is your performance please tick? *
Contact address *
Contact address
Suburb
State
Postcode
Country
I am living with a disability *
I have read, understood and agree to the terms & conditions relating to Act Belong Commit Cahoots Talent Time 2022? *
https://www.cahoots.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/Cahoots-Talent-Time-TCs-2022-1.pdf
If chosen as one of the top entries, I agree to let Cahoots share my audition video and a short description of my disability on social media and to use the video for future promotion. *

Contact details for a parent, guardian or carer

Your audition video

Your video should be no more than 2 minutes long and must be emailed through to us once you submit this form.

Ensure you are satisified with your audition as it might be shared on social media platforms during the voting period. 

To share it with us, email together@cahoots.org.au or use a free service such as https://wetransfer.com (share with together@cahoots.org.au).

If you have an problems sharing your entry, please email us at together@cahoots.org.au or phone us on 0431 447 602.

FAQS

Please refer to the frequently asked questions below. For additional questions please contact the Cahoots team on 0431 447 602 or email together@cahoots.org.au

Registration to enter Act Belong Commit Cahoots Kids Talent Time is free.

Submission Deadlines

Video submissions will open at 12:00AM (WST) Saturday, 12th November 2022

Video submission will close at 11:59pm (WST) Sunday, 20th November 2022. No late entries will be accepted.

Videos will be reviewed by Cahoots judges and uploaded to Cahoots Talent Time Webpage, before being promoted on social media & marketing platforms.

Voting Information

Voting will be open to the public from 12:00AM (WST) Saturday, 26th November 2022

Voting will close at 11:59pm (WST) Friday, 2nd December 2022

Finalist Announcements 

Finalists will be announced on Monday, 5th December 2022, in conjunction with the week of International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD).

Contestants must complete the attached entry form AND film a video entry of no longer than 2 minutes.

This should include:
• A brief introduction of the person/group, including name, age, and any interesting information about why they are entering Act Belong Commit Cahoots Kids Talent Time (1 min max). Please don’t include sensitive information. 

• A performance can be from singing, dancing, instrumental or other category (juggling, cooking, drama, comedy) 

All entries will be treated as confidential.

We warmly welcome entries from all abilities, including those living with a disability.

To be considered for this contest:
1. You must be a resident of Western Australia.
2. Finalists will need to arrange any support needed for performances.
3. Entrants under 16 years must be accompanied by an adult at the event.

Late entries will not be accepted.

Your video clip must follow this format:
a. Please name your file using this format: FIRSTNAMELASTNAME.     E.g. PEGGYJONES
b. Please state your name and age clearly before you commence filming your act on video.
c. Include 1 song/performance only, no longer than 2 minutes duration.

Shortlisting is based on a case by case consideration of the contestants unique and particular challenge they are trying to overcome. 

Selection is not based on comparison of one contestant against another.

Our esteemed selection panel are mindful that each exceptional challenge requires its own consideration, and recognise the courage to overcome this by participating in the Kids Talent Time.

Finalists will be shortlisted and notified before the voting window opens (26th November 2022). 

Winners of each category will be announced after the voting window closes on Monday 5th December 2022. 

For additional questions please contact the team at Cahoots on 0431 447 602 or together@cahoots.org.au

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