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EDF HAS TALENT is live on the sound stage! And we want to see YOUR talents!

Calling all performers, talents, singers, dancers, tricksters, magicians, and more. The Elizabeth Dole Foundation is excited to announce our first Virtual Military Children’s Talent Show!

Do you have what it takes to win? Submit a video showcasing your kid’s talent.

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Here’s How to Enter!

  • A variety of acts are encouraged—singing, playing a musical instrument, dancing, performing in a skit, doing magic tricks, performing stand-up comedy, juggling, or any other unique talent!
  • All child performers must be a child of or cared for by a veteran, active duty service member, or survivor.
  • Group performances are allowed and encouraged.
  • All children must be 18 or younger to participate.
  • All lyrics to songs being sung, performed, danced to, or in the video must be appropriate in every way. A “clean” version of a song with explicit lyrics is not acceptable.
  • All acts must be NO LONGER THAN 2 MINUTES.
  • Videos must be either uploaded to Vimeo, YouTube, Dropbox, or Google Drive and in MP4 format. Videos can be horizontal or vertical.
  • All performers and parents or legal guardians must complete the contract/release form when submitting their video.
  • Submitting bloopers is encouraged! We all need a reason to laugh and smile.
  • Finalist videos will be compiled into an episode for viewing and voting for your favorites!
  • At the end of the voting window, we’ll announce the winners and award some pretty sweet prizes, delivered right to your home!

Important Dates and Deadlines

Wednesday, May 20th

Contest opens up

Friday, June 12th

Deadline to submit your videos

Late June

Voting period. Stay tuned for details about how to vote.


Winners will be announced and notified.


Winners will receive their prizes.

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