|RULES, REGULATIONS & INFORMATION
- The SongBurst '12 (SongBurst at Soboba Casino) singing competition will consist of four (4) Qualifying Rounds and one (1) Finals Round at the Soboba Casino in San Jacinto, CA.
- Qualifying rounds will take place on consecutive Mondays, February 27th, March 5th, 12th & 19th, 2012. The Finals will be held on Monday, March 26th, 2012.
- All contestants must be 21 years of age or older as of February 27, 2012.
- Sign up time for all contestants is from 6pm to 7:30pm. In order to be eligible for that night's competition you must me signed up by the end of the sign up period for that round.
- Due to time restrictions, only the first 40 contestants will be allowed to sign up and compete in that night's competition. The sign up rules will be strictly enforced.
- The order of performance for all rounds will be decided by random drawing.
- Six (6) contestants (or more if there are ties) will be chosen from each qualifying round to compete in the Finals.
- You may compete as many times as you wish until you are selected as a Finalist, but once you have qualified you may not compete again until the Finals. Anyone attempting to do so will be disqualified.
- Each contestant will sing one (1) song. Duets may not compete. You may not change your song after the sign-ups are closed.
- You may bring your own CDGs or CDs. We will not be responsible if your disc does not play properly on the Karaoke system used for the competition. No tapes, laser discs or DVDs will be allowed.
- At the Qualifying Rounds, voting will be done by the contestants themselves. Personalized ballots will be distributed to each contestant. Each contestant will vote for a predetermined number of singers whom they feel were the best. You may not vote for yourself and you must complete the entire ballot. If your ballot is filled out improperly, it will not be counted and you will be disqualified for that round. You must be present for the voting and the results of the voting to be eligible for selection. If you leave before the voting and the results of the voting are announced, you will be disqualified for that round, however, you may still compete at a future round.
- At the Finals, the contestants must list their voting choices in order of preference and there will be a select panel of judges in addition to the above described contestant voting.
- Proper behavior is expected at all times. Improper behavior will result in disqualification.
- Improper behavior includes intoxication, poor sportsmanship, bad manners, lack of decorum, etc. Disqualification decisions will be made by the Soboba Casino staff and the Karaoke Scene staff. All disqualification decisions are final.
- KATY and KCXX will be giving everyone in attendance the chance to win prizes via raffle drawings. Each person will receive one raffle ticket. Each person who shows their Soboba rewards card will receive an additional raffle ticket. Each person will only be allowed to win once per night. Winner must be present to win.
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