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Elizabeth Dole Foundation presents


Calling all performers, singers, dancers, tricksters, magicians, and more. We want to see YOUR talents!

The grand prize winners for each of the six categories will receive a FREE three-night family vacation for four to Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. Hotel accommodations and airfare are provided. 

Do you have what it takes to win?

Here’s how this works:

  1. 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.  
  2. To enter, you must be a child, survivor, or family member of a military service member or veteran. 
  3. All participants must be 18 or younger to participate. 
  4. Group performances are allowed and encouraged. 
  5. All acts must be NO LONGER THAN 2 MINUTES.
  6. 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. 
  7. Videos must be submitted in MP4 video format. If possible, videos should be filmed in horizontal or landscape mode. 
  8. All performers and parents must complete the contract/release form when submitting their video.
  9. Submitting bloopers is encouraged! We all need a reason to laugh and smile. 
  10. Finalist videos will be compiled into an episode for viewing and voting for your favorites.
  11. At the end of the voting window, we’ll announce the winners and award some pretty sweet prizes, delivered right to your home.

Dates and Deadlines:

Wednesday, April 14th: Contest opens up

Friday, June 25th: Deadline to submit your videos

Thursday, July 29th: Talent Show Release and Voting Window opens

Thursday, September 2nd: Finale & Winners Announced

September: Prizes will be sent to the winners home

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What are you waiting for?

Submissions are now closed. Tune in to the Military Kids Have Talent Show on July 29th to start voting for your favorite contestants.