10 week contest (*This period is subject to change to accommodate participation)
Qualifying rounds* *A Minimum of 15 Contestants must qualify for contest. This period subject to extension to reach qualifying number. Qualify for contest with a score over 25 (see more below) Incentive : $25-$75 cash giveaways
Elimination: 2 weeks First two Fridays in October - Elimination rounds – Top scores move on to semi-final round Incentive : $100 cash giveaways
Semi-final round Third Friday in October - Top scores move on to final round Incentive: Compete for grand prizes
Final round Fourth Friday in October - And the winners are!! (to be announced) Grand Prizes 1st Place-Exotic Grand Prize Cruise (Airfare included) 2nd Place-Scenic Surprise Cruise 3rd Place- Awesome Staycation
Griff’s Groovin’ Getaways Karaoke Contest How does the contest work?
Who can participate?
Each participant must (where applicable) download and register on Griff's Mobile App.
Open to all skill ranges.
Contestants must be 21 years old.
Employees of Griff’s Bar & Billiards (Griff’s), and Karate Karaoke (KK) will not be allowed to compete. Relatives (immediate family) of Griff’s and KK will not be allowed to compete.
How to Participate?
Sign-ups will be on a first come first served basis. Names will be randomly drawn for performance.
Singers must choose their songs from the Karate Karaoke song library utilizing no extra equipment.
Contestants can select a song from any genre of music with exception to offensive lyrics and content. Contestants will be advised by Karaoke Host if there is song duplication.
How to Win?
Scoring will be based upon a 10 point per category system (10 being the highest score in each category below.)
Scoring is based on each night’s performance (not accumulative over length of contest.)
Judges will be chosen by Griff’s Bar & Blliards.
In the case of ties, Winner will be decided by sing off!
Vocal How was song executed? Were notes hit?
Performance Is the singer comfortable performing, does he or she move, dance etc.? Song Knowledge. Was the singer glued to the lyrics monitor? Correct Lyrics? Stage Presence & Appearance. Did the singer dress like he or she is a winner?
Audience Reaction Applause!!!!
Audience Interaction Did the singer sing to the audience? Was the singer able to get the audience into his or her performance?
Griff’s Fan - Maximum of 10 points Each contestant will be awarded 1 point for each night they have been to karaoke at Griff’s during the contest. This is to reward regulars and to level the playing field with “Contest Sharks” who only show up to win and are never seen again.
*These rules are subject to change at the discretion of Griff’s Bar & Billiards. Griff’s Bar & Billiards does not claim to be musical aficionados and claim no expertise on this area. Please note by participating in this contest, you are agreeing to all rules of this contest.
*CONTEST RULES FOR PARTICIPANTS 1. This is a SOLO competition. No duets or groups will be permitted. 2. Contestants can select a song from any genre of music with exception to lyrics and content deemed offensive by management. 3. Contestants who compete in the final round will be asked to select a different song than the one they sang in the qualifying round. 4. Each contestant will have 5 minutes to perform. 5. Registered contestant names will be drawn at random to determine the order in which they will sing. 6. We don't mind if someone else is singing your song, but if we see a duplicate we will give you the option to select another song before the show begins. However, you do not have to change! It’s your choice! 7. The use of instruments will not be permitted. 10. All performances must be in good taste; no music or lyrics that Griff’s Bar and Billiards considers to be offensive will not be permitted. 11. Contestants must be at least 21 years old. 12. Each participant must (where applicable) download and register in Griff’s Mobile App
Qualifying & Final Rounds 1.The qualifying rounds are open to all. 2. The top scoring contestants will move on from the qualifying to the elimination, semi and then final round of competition. 4. The scores will be calculated at each performance based on *judges scoring in these categories (*Judges will score form two categories- Griff’s Judges and Public Judges): Vocal, Performance, Audience Reaction, Audience Interaction 5. In the event of a first place tie, a sing off will be held between the two contestants with a new song chosen for each performer and they will be judged by that performance alone.
*These rules are subject to change at the discretion of Griff’s Bar & Billiards. Griff’s Bar & Billiards does not claim to be musical aficionados and claim no expertise on this area. Please note by participating in this contest, you are agreeing to all rules of this contest. Please note: All participants agree to the following terms and conditions of participation by initials on the Karaoke sign up form.
I understand and agree to allow my name and/or likeness to be used in contest promotions, including photographs and digital renditions of my performance(s). I understand the risks involved in participation in the GRIFF’S GROOVIN’ GETAWAY KARAOKE CONTEST event at this location. I/we, do hereby waive, release and discharge any and all claims for damages for personal injury, death, or property damage which I/we may experience as a result of participation in this activity.
This release is intended to discharge in advance this location, Griff’s Bar & Billiards; their officers, contractors and/or officials, employees, volunteers and agents, from any and all liability resulting out of or connected in any way with my participation in the above activity.
It is further agreed that this waiver, release and assumption of risk is to be binding on my heirs and assigns. I agree to indemnify and to hold the above persons and entities free and harmless from any loss, liability, damage, cost, or expense which they may incur as the result of my death or injury or property damage that I may sustain while participating in said activity.
I HAVE CAREFULLY READ THIS AGREEMENT, WAIVER AND RELEASE AND FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS CONTENTS. I AM AWARE THAT THIS IS A RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND A CONTRACT BETWEEN MYSELF AND THIS LOCATION SPONSORS Griff’s Bar & Billiards; THEIR OFFICERS, AGENTS, OFFICIALS, EMPLOYEES, VOLUNTEERS AND CONTRACTORS; AND I ACKNOWLEDGE MY AGREEMENT AS INITIALED ON THIS FORM IS OF MY OWN FREE WILL.
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