Hey Triad, do you have what it takes to be the next American Idol? ABC45 Television is holding a contest for the 2019 Triad Idol where you can compete for the chance to win the coveted “Front of the Line Pass”, which ensures you an audition at an American Idol bus tour stop. Join ABC45 for the Triad Idol competition, Saturday, August 10 from noon to 8p at the Hanes Mall in Winston-Salem. Don’t miss Triad Idol - come out and show us why you’ve got what it takes to be the next American Idol.
A total of ten (10) Front of the Line Passes will be distributed on August 10, 2019.
Must be fifteen (15) to twenty-eight (28) years old as of June 1st, 2019. Under 18 must be accompanied by a legal guardian.
Eligible contestants must be from counties in the ABC 45 viewing area which include, Alamance, Guilford, Forsyth, Davie, Rockingham, Davidson, Stokes, Surry Wilkes, Yadkin, Randolph, Montgomery, Alleghany, Caswell and Patrick (VA) counties.
WXLV abc45 reserves the right to cut off the line early before the 8pm deadline OR if all ten (10) passes have already been awarded.
You must also meet American Idol Season 3 eligibility requirements (below):
AMERICAN IDOL SEASON 3
1. On June 1, 2019 you must be 15 to 28 years old (which means you must be born on or between June
2, 1990 and June 1, 2004). If you were born before or after this window, you are not eligible to participate
on the third season of the television program currently entitled American Idol, which is intended to initially
air on the ABC television network (the “Program”). Under 18 must be accompanied by a legal guardian.
2. You must be a legal U.S. resident and be authorized to participate in the entire competition portion of
the Program and throughout the term of any post- show agreements provided by Producer or any of the
other Program Entities (as defined below), such as but not limited to, a recording agreement. This means
that you must either: (i) have the unrestricted right to work in the United States, or (ii) possess the
appropriate United States employment authorization that permits you to participate and compete in the
Program and engage in any post-show agreements and related employment. Prior to the beginning of the
competition portion of the Program, each potential contestant must demonstrate, to Producer’s
satisfaction, compliance with this requirement in order to accept an invitation to the competition.
3. You are ineligible to participate in the Program if you competed in any previous season of American
Idol and advanced to the Top 10 stage of the competition.
4. To accept an invitation to participate in the competition portion of the Program (currently scheduled
to begin in December 2019), you must be able to demonstrate to the satisfaction of Producer that you do
not have any contractual arrangement that would prohibit you from fully participating in the show and/or
entering into any contracts required by Producer, including, but not limited to, an exclusive recording
contract, merchandising contract, a live and/or global touring agreement, a music publishing or
songwriting agreement and an exclusive management contract (subject to paragraph 5 below).
5. In the event that you already have a management contract prior to your first audition in front of the
Program judges, the requirement to enter into a management contract shall not apply to you provided
that you can demonstrate to the satisfaction of Producer and 19 Entertainment Limited that such contract
commenced prior to the date of your first audition in front of the Program judges. Furthermore, in the
event that you have previously entered into and are still a party to a music publishing or songwriting
agreement prior to your audition in front of the Program judges, then you must agree to promptly disclose
the existence of such agreement to Producer (as defined below) and the 19 Companies (as defined below)
(or an affiliate or designee), provide material details of said agreement and/or provide a copy of such
agreement upon the request of the 19 Companies (or an affiliate) and you must agree not to extend the
existing term of such agreement. By accepting an invitation to be a participant, you must timely complete
and return such participant agreements, releases and all exhibits, schedules and attachments thereto that
will be furnished to you by Producer and/or 19 Entertainment.
6. You must not currently be a candidate for public office and must agree not to become a candidate for
public office until one (1) year after the initial exhibition of the final episode of the Program in which you
appear (if selected to participate).
7. As of May 5, 2019 and continuing through the completion of the competition, neither you nor any of
your immediate family members or members of your household (whether related or not), may be an
employee, officer or director of: (a) Industrial Media Inc. and all majority owned subsidiaries (including,
but not limited to, 19 Entertainment Limited, 19 Entertainment, Inc., 19 Recording Services, Inc., 19
Recordings Limited, 19 TV Limited, 19 Recordings, Inc., and 19 Publishing, Inc.) (collectively, the “19
Companies”); (b) American Idol Productions, Inc. (“Producer”); (c) American Broadcasting Companies,
Inc. (“ABC”); (d) FremantleMedia North America, Inc. (“Fremantle”); (e) Telescope Inc.; (f) any of the
foregoing entities’ respective parents, subsidiaries or affiliated companies (including, without
limitation, The Walt Disney Company and its affiliates); (g) any person or entity directly involved in the
casting, auditions, development, production, distribution, or other exploitation of the Program or any
variation thereof; (h) any known, major sponsor of the Program; or (i) any person or entity supplying
services or prizes to the Program. The entities described in the preceding sentence shall be referred to
herein, individually and collectively, as the “Program Entities.”
8. You must accurately complete all documents provided by Producer, any of the other Program Entities
or any other entity providing services to the Program.
Please note that in order to enjoy the full benefit of any recording agreement prize offered as part of the
Program, you must be a legal U.S. resident with either the unrestricted right to work in the United States
or have employment authorization in the United States that permits you to work and fulfill any post show
agreements provided by Producer or any of the other Program Entities.
Producer has the sole discretion to make determinations of contestant eligibility, which are binding and
final in all respects, and Producer reserves the right to change any of the eligibility requirements at any
In addition, you acknowledge and agree that Producer has the sole discretion at any time to render
ineligible and disqualify any person who, in Producer’s sole discretion, is sufficiently acquainted with the
development, production, administration, judging, exhibition or other exploitation of the Program such
that his or her participation in the Program could create the appearance of impropriety.