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Virtual Idol

Do you have what it takes to be named the 2014 Harvest for Hunger Virtual Idol winner? Individuals and groups of all ages and quantities are invited to compete in our second annual Harvest for Hunger Virtual Idol online singing competition while raising funds to feed the hungry in our community.

Register and submit your 3-minute or less singing video by March 24, 2014, and you will be entered in our 2014 Harvest for Hunger Virtual Idol online singing competition. Rally your friends, family members and co-workers to visit virtualidol.org April 1 through April 30, 2014 to vote for your video.

$5 = 5 votes = 20 meals

Every dollar that is donated will count as one vote for the video of their choice, and the video with the most votes when voting closes on April 30, 2014 will be named the 2014 Harvest for Hunger Virtual Idol winner! Your $5 donation can provide 20 meals to hungry men, women and children in our community. All donations are tax deductible as allowed by law.

Step 1

Register
Register online by March 24, 2014 at 11:59 PM EST

Register

Step 2

Submit your video
In person by March 21, 2014 at 4:00 PM EST
Or upload by March 24, 2014 at 11:59 PM EST

Submit Video

You will be taken to a third party
website to upload your video.

Voting begins April 1, 2014 at 8:00 AM EST
at virtualidol.org


Prize Packages

First place winner receives: Photo package provided by Love What I Do Photography, admission video featured on the Harvest for Hunger website for the entire year, perform the National Anthem on Dec. 20, 2014 at the Selfless Elf 5k and provided by the Fairlawn & Hudson Schools of Music, the choice between three song demo recording, professionally mixed, or one year voice lessons.

Second place winner receives: Three months of voice lessons, provided by the Fairlawn & Hudson Schools of Music

Third place winner receives: One month of voice lessons, provided by the Fairlawn & Hudson Schools of Music

Contest Rules

1. Videos must be 3 minutes or less in length, and all lyrics and video content must be family-friendly and suitable for all ages. Contestants must sing in their video; no lip sync allowed. The Foodbank reserves the right to refuse any entry.

2. A $25 registration donation must accompany each video entry. If you are representing a company or organization that is hosting a 2014 Harvest for Hunger food & funds drive, contact your campaign coordinator for a unique discount code to waive your $25 registration donation. Only one discount per company or organization. Only one entry per person.

3. All contestants must use their real name and agree to the terms of the Consent and Release Form posted in the online registration process. Any contestant under the age of 18 must have parental/guardian consent.

4. Electronic video files must be delivered on a non-returnable DVD to the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank, 350 Opportunity Parkway, Akron OH 44307 by Friday, March 21, 2014 at 4:00 PM EST, or delivered via video upload link go.acrfb.org/virtual-idol-upload by Monday, March 24, 2014 at 11:59 PM EST. Please allow for video upload times.

5. Voting begins on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at 8:00 AM EST by visiting virtualidol.org. Voting ends on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 11:59 PM EST. The winner will be announced on, May 1, 2014 at approximately 8:00 AM EST.

See Official Rules for complete contest guidelines.

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