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VRPS Festival and Event Institute Showcase Application

Complete the showcase application below to apply here for the opportunity to perform at the 2019 VRPS Festival and Event Institute Showcase on Sunday, February 24, 2019.  If selected, you will gain access to an audience of Festival, Fair and Community Event Coordinators from across the entire state of Virginia.

Showcase Application Submission Deadline: Friday, November 23, 2018

Notification of Selected Showcases: Friday, January 18, 2019

Showcase at Hilton Garden Inn Riverfront, Suffolk, Virginia: Sunday, February 24, 2019

Showcase Application Rules:

  • Showcase applications are open to Solo acts, groups or full bands in any genre from any part of the country.
  • Showcase Application Fee is $25 which must be paid when application is submitted online.
  • Only complete Showcase Applications submitted by the Showcase Application Submission Deadline will be considered by the Showcase Selection Committee.
  • Performers selected to showcase must sign a Showcase Contract committing to appear for Sound Check and for Showcase on Sunday, February 24, 2019.
  • If you are selected to showcase, the Showcase Fee will be $65 for solo/duo acts and $95 for showcases with more than 2 performers.

To submit an application:

  1. Click “Sign In” at the top right of the page and log in, or click “Sign Up” and create an account. You MUST have a SERVICE PROVIDER-FREE or SERVICE PROVIDER-PROFESSIONAL account on Entertainers for Events to fill out an application.
  2. Fill out all relevant information. Required fields are indicated with an asterisk.  If you are unable to complete the application during one visit, click the “NEXT” button at the bottom of the page, and all the information you have submitted will be saved as a cookie on your computer.  When you return to this page using the same computer, your form will be re-populated with the information you entered previously.  NOTE: For this feature to function properly, you must enable cookies for this site, and you should not clear your browser’s cache until you submit your application.
  3. Read and agree to the terms and conditions by typing your name and entering date.
  4. Enter your payment information,  and click “Submit Form”.
  5. A confirmation email will be sent to the person listed as primary contact.

Questions or problems completing Showcase Application:  Click “Contact Us” on right side of page and provide the information requested, including a detailed description of your issue or question.

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VRPS Management Conference

February 23-26, 2019: Hilton Garden Inn Riverfront, Suffolk, Virginia


You can submit your application for one of the seven available showcase slots here. 

This form will only accept  applications submitted before  11:59 p.m. on December 4, 2018.

Identify which of the following items are included in the fees you provided in response to the previous question.Select all that apply

Terms and Conditions

By entering this application for a showcase at the 2019 VRPS Management Conference, I acknowledge and agree to the following terms and conditions: 

  • I consent to VRPS's use of my name, likeness and similar information for the purpose of advertising and promoting the VRPS Management Conference.
  •  I understand there will be no financial or other monetary compensation for such use or for my performance. 
  • I consent to allow VRPS, its employees, agents and members of the showcase selection committee to collect, process, and use the personal data supplied in this application and the materials referenced herein. 
  • If selected to showcase, I will cooperate fully with showcase organizers, and I will appear for sound check and performance at the designated times.

By typing my name below, I agree that the information in this application is accurate, that I have the authority to submit this application for a showcase, and that my application and showcase (if selected) will not infringe on any third party's rights or violate any applicable laws.

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