The SM Little Stars, will conduct an audition on July 25, 2010 at 10AM onwards at the Northwing Event Centre of SM City Bacolod.
Now on its 4th year, the nationwide kiddie talent search will be giving away over P1 Million worth of prizes and the chance for the top three winners to visit SM China.
The search is open for kids ages 4-7 years old who are cute, photogenic, telegenic, charming and with pleasing personality and talented. Application forms are available at the Marketing Department of the mall admin office of SM City Bacolod.
Joachim Gabayeron and Gabrielle Louis Ramos, both from Bacolod City, were the the regional winners of SM Little Stars held at SM City Bacolod last year. Ramos went to China recently representing SM City Bacolod.
In order to join, a required single or accumulated purchase of Children's Wear worth P250 at any branch of SM Department Store plus 2 boxes of 135g Johnson's Essentials soap each purchased at any branch of SM Department Store, Watson's, SM Supermarket and Hypermarket made within July 5-25, 2010.
Submit the filled-up application form signed by the parents of the contestant and present the original receipt as proof of purchases together with the other requirements: two copies of 4R size picture – one (1) close up shot, taken without make-up, one (1) – full body shot, taken without make-up.
Submission of entries for pre-registrants will start on July 5-14, 2010 from 10AM-6PM. On-the-day registrants will be accommodated on July 25 from 11AM-2PM.
A pre-registered contestant must present the registration stub before the screening proper while on-the-day registrants must get their registration stub upon submission of the complete requirements.
A contestant must be at the above-mentioned audition venue an hour before the start of the screening for the briefing. Audition will be on individual basis. Strictly light make-up with no red lipstick and no props will be allowed.
During the entire contest period, contestant must be accompanied by both or any of the parents. If he/she will only be accompanied by the guardian, a written authorization by both or any of the parents should be presented along with valid identification card (ID) of the guardian and the parent authorizing the guardian.
Parents or guardian must be responsible for the behavior, safety and welfare of the contestant, their personal belongings and cost to be incurred due to participation in the contest.
Contestants who qualify to move to the next level of competition shall be required to attend trainings and workshops, the schedule of these shall be at the discretion of SM Supermalls.
Contestants and companions will be required to follow the instructions of the organizers, trainors, and instructions at all times and abide by the rules and regulations of the contest. Shopping Center Management Corporation (SCMC), its organizers, trainors and instructors, shall not be held responsible or liable for any accidents, injuries, harms, loss of property suffered during the contest proper, trainings or workshops, resulting from negligence, violation or failure to abide by the rules.
The Criteria for judging are Star Quality 30%, Personality 30% and Talent 40%.