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Gurnee Days Talent Show Information and Registration

The Annual Gurnee Days Talent Show seeks to give young performers the opportunity to showcase their skills in a fun and supportive environment.  Selected participants will perform on the Main Stage at Gurnee Days.  

WHEN:  Sunday, August 12, 2018
WHERE:  Viking Park Main Stage
TIME:  2:00-4:00p
FEE:  Participation is FREE

Eligibility and Rules

  • Performers must be between the ages of 6 and 14 at the time of the event
  • Performers must be a resident of School District 121, 50, or 56 to participate
  • Selected acts will be chosen based on quality, originality, and crowd appeal at the audition.
  • All acts must be 3 minutes or less in length
  • Applicants must be available for several important dates:
    • Auditions:  Friday, July 27 at 6:30p at Viking Park Dance Hall
    • Dress Rehearsal:  Saturday, August 11 at 9:00a at the Viking Park Main Stage
    • Performance:  Sunday, August 12 from 2:00 - 4:00p
  • Performance music must be submitted and instructions on where to submit will be included in your event registration confirmation email.
  • If there are multiple performers as part of your act, each member must fill out the registration and have the waiver completed by a parent.  Please reference the same "Act Name" on each participants application submission.

Additional Questions can be directed to Hannah Blockinger (847) 244-6510 or email

Gurnee Days Talent Show Registration

First Name
Last Name
Parent phone number is acceptable
Age of registrant as of August 12, 2018
Performer's current school district
Please indicate the school district your child will be attending this fall.
Type of Performance
If you have additional performers as part of your act please be sure ALL performers in your act put the same answer. Each performer must complete the registration form.
If you are not performing to a song, please indicate that
If you are not performing to a song, please indicate that
If you are unable to upload song for review you can bring the music with you to the audition
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In consideration of the services of this event, Gurnee Days Corporation, and Gurnee Park District, its employees and agents collectively (hereinafter referred to as the “Organizers”), I agree to release, hold harmless and indemnify the Organizers on behalf of myself and my family members, partners, heirs and assigns as follows:

As the undersigned Participant, I fully recognize that there are dangers and risks to which I may be exposed by participating in the activities provided by Organizers.

As the undersigned Participant, I understand Organizers, do not require me to participate in these activities, at no designated time, but I choose to participate despite the possible dangers and risks, and despite this release.

The risk of injury from these activities is present, including the potential for permanent paralysis and death. While particular rules, equipment, and personal discipline may reduce this risk, the risk of serious injury does exist, including, but not limited to; broken ankles, broken legs, broken toes, knee injury, shin bone injury, brain injury, neck injury, spinal injury, headaches, dizziness, loss of appetite, vomiting, and fatigue. If, however, I observe any unusual significant hazard during my presence or participation, I will remove myself from participation and bring dangerous condition to the attention of the nearest official of the organizers immediately.

I agree to not hold the Organizers responsible for negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons or entities being released, from dangerous or defective equipment or property owned, maintained or controlled by them, or because of their possible liability without fault.

I agree to assume and take on myself all the risks and responsibilities in any way arising from or associated with said activity, and I release Organizers from any and all claims, demands, suits, judgments, costs, damages, actions and liabilities of every name and nature whatsoever, whenever occurring, whether known or unknown, contingent or fixed, at law or in equity, that I may suffer at any time arising from or in connection with the participation in said activities, including any injury or harm to me, my death, or damage to my property (collectively, “Liabilities”), and I agree to defend, indemnify and hold Organizers and there directors, officers, officials, agents, volunteers, and/or employees, other participants, sponsoring agencies, sponsors, advertisers, and, if applicable, owners and lessors of premises used to conduct the event, harmless from and against any and all Liabilities.

As the undersigned Participant, I recognize that this release means that I am giving up, among other things, all rights to sue for injuries, damages or losses I may incur. I also understand this release binds my heirs, executors, administrators, legal representatives and assigns, as well as me.

I affirm that I have adequate medical and health insurance to cover any and all medical assistance I may require, and I certify that I am physically fit and have not been advised to not participate by a qualified medical professional.

I agree this release shall be governed for all purposes by the law of the State of Illinois, without regard to such law on choice of law.

I understand that at this event or related activities, I may be photographed. I agree to allow my photo, video, or film likeness to be used for any legitimate purpose by the event holders, producers, sponsors, and/or organizers.

I agree that I am put on notice that I am participating in an activity that has the risk of injury which includes but not limited to willful or negligent physical contact with another participant, risk of being struck by a ball, risk of tripping on terrain, and risk of injury due to equipment being faulty or misused by any individual. I further recognize and acknowledge that all athletic activities involving strenuous exertion or potential body contact are hazardous recreational activities and involve substantial risks of injury.

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I agree that I am completing this form as an adult 18 years or older on behalf of my child or legal dependent. I also agree that I have read this release in its entirety and fully understand the entire release and acknowledge that I have had the opportunity to review this release with an attorney of my choosing if I so desire, and agree to be legally bound by the release. I also agree to pay the appropriate fee for this event.
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