Are you the next American Idol?

Fox54 Columbus Idol

Fox54 American Idol. Are you the next American Idol?

You've watched American Idol over the years, now it's your turn to be in the spotlight! 

Fox54 and Q107.3 are giving you and exclusive opportunity to win a prize others will be envy -a shot in front of an American Idol producer to start the road to your dreams. 

So act now to start your path to be the next American idol. Details about the event in Uptown Columbus Saturday August 2, 2014.

Grand Prize is a trip for the winner to receive a guaranteed audition with and an American Idol Producer at the "Silver Ticket Auditions" in New Orleans (August 27,2014 including air travel and hotel)!

Steps to Participate in Fox54 Columbus Idol

A. This is an "Open Call" Audition where contestants will be screened and finalists will be asked to perform live on stage.  This is an all day process, so please plan accordingly.

B.  Date Saturday August 2, 2014

C.  Location: Uptown Columbus Georgia.

D. Sign up begins at 1:00p eastern Saturday August 2, 2014 for participants.  Just look for the WXTX     Fox54 registration tent in the median on Broadway and 11th Street in front of the Loft, in Uptown Columbus.  Please review complete rules below for eligibility.

E.  A maximum of 30 finalists will be chosen from the "sign up group" to perform starting at 5pm on F.  August 2, 2014 in Uptown Columbus for our judges and a chance to be flown to New Orleans during special "Silver Ticket Auditions" , with hotel accommodations, for their guaranteed audition with American Idol producers.

We have a special opportunity for the audience to choose the winner, so bring all your fans!

G. Any questions please e-mail






WXTX Fox54 American Idol Promotion 8_2014 Revised



  1. Promotion Description.  This promotion is sponsored by WXTX Fox54 1909 Wynnton Rd. Columbus GA 31906, Rivertown Ford ("Sponsor(s)").  The promotion begins at 08/02/2014 and ends at 08/02/2014 Entries must be received by 08/02/2014Promotion is void where prohibitedBy entering, each entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these promotion rules.


  1. Eligibility.  No purchase necessary to enter or win.  This promotion is open only to legal U.S. residents of the following counties in the station's viewing area: Georgia and Alabama in the following counties: Harris, Muscogee, Chattahoochee, Stewart, Quitman, Clay, Randolph, Webster, Sumter, Marion, Schley, Taylor, Talbot, Chambers, Lee, Russell, and Barbour.  You are 15 to 28 years old on May 16, 2014 (which means you must be born on or between May 17, 1985 and May 16, 1999). If you were born before or after this window, you are not eligible to participate this season. Employees and immediate family members of employees of Raycom Media, Inc., WXTX-TV, the other Sponsor(s), and their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, agents, and their advertising and production agencies are not eligible to participate in this promotion.  Only one entry per will be accepted, and multiple entries will be disqualified.


  1. How to Enter.  There is one way to enter this promotion.  Beginning at 8/02/2014 individuals can show up at 1:00pm Uptown Columbus.  Rain or Shine. Entries must be received by 08/02/2014 in order to qualify.  All entries become the property of Sponsor(s), and Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to use any information submitted by entrants. Text and messaging rates may apply.


Entries must be filled out completely and legibly in order to qualify, and will be void if they are, in whole or in part, incomplete, illegible, damaged, irregular, counterfeit, altered, or obtained through theft or fraud.  No mechanically reproduced, software-generated or other automated multiple entries are permitted.  Sponsor(s) is/are not responsible for lost, late, illegible, misdirected or mutilated entries, including due to transmission, technical, and/or network failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any hardware or software (whether originating with sender or Sponsor(s)), telephonic failures, human error, or any other error or malfunction.  For online entries, the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry will be considered the entrant.  An "authorized account holder" shall mean the natural person assigned to such e-mail account by the Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with such e-mail account.  A potential winner may be requested to provide proof that he or she is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with a winning entry.


Entrants agree not to upload, post or transmit any materials which contain any computer viruses, Easter eggs, worms, Trojan Horses or other harmful component or programming routines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information.  Any attempt to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the operation of the promotion is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to seek damages from any person who makes such attempt(s).


Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void.  Any questions regarding the number of entries submitted by an individual or the authorized account holder of an e-mail address shall be determined by Sponsor(s) in its/their sole discretion, and Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to disqualify any entries by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the promotion.


By entering this promotion, entrant agrees that WXTX-TV and the other Sponsor(s) of this promotion may provide entrant with promotional materials and that WXTX-TV may release entrant's personally identifiable registration information to the other Sponsor(s) for that purpose.  WXTX-TV is not responsible for the use of entrant's personally identifiable information by the other Sponsor(s).


  1. Prize(s).  One Grand Prize winner will receive round trip coach airfare for two (2) to New Orleans originating from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.  Leaving tentative dates 08/26/2014 and will return 08/28/2014.  One (1) hotel room for two people for 08/26/2014 and 08/27/2014.   All other travel expenses are the responsibility of the winner.  Winner will also need a major credit card to check into the room for charges and any incidental changes and or damages that occur during the winners stay. Total value $1,200.00


You are only guaranteed one audition in front of an American Idol producer. You will be judged under the criteria listed in the official American Idol rules and will not receive preferential treatment for callbacks.  Decisions for callbacks are made solely by the judges. You will not audition in front of any AMERICAN IDOL Judge or any AMERICAN IDOL Guest Judge during this guaranteed audition.


Winner will also need to be eligible for American Idol rules and guidelines.


No prize may be exchanged for cash, transferred, or assigned by the winner(s).  Sponsor(s) reserve the right to substitute a prize, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded.


  1. How the Prize is Awarded. A group of television, radio, and other professionals will determine the winner on or about 08/02/2014 from all participants.


  1. Odds of Winning.  The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.


  1. Conditions of Acceptance of Prize.  Driver's license or other appropriate picture identification is required to claim a prize.  The winner(s), and if applicable any travel companion(s), will be required to execute and return a release and affidavit of eligibility within 3 days of prize notification, or the prize will be forfeited.  A winner must take possession of his or her prize by 08/06/2014 or the prize will be forfeited.


Winner(s) will be solely responsible for any and all local, state, and federal taxes, as well as license and registration fees, transportation costs, gratuities and other items of an incidental nature.  WXTX-TV will report any individual winnings over $600 (in cash or fair market value of goods or services) in a one year period to the Internal Revenue Service.  Winner(s) will receive a Form 1099 from WXTX-TV if WXTX-TV reports any winnings to the Internal Revenue Service.


Each winner agrees to the use of his or her name and likeness in publicity without any additional compensation, except where prohibited by law.  By entering this promotion, each winner acknowledges that WXTX-TV, and all other sponsors and venues, have the right to publicize and broadcast each winner's name, voice, and likeness, the fact that he or she won, and all matters incidental thereto.


  1. Limitation on Liability.  By entering this promotion, each entrant forever discharges and releases Sponsor(s), its/their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, and their respective directors, officers, employees, and agents from any and all liability, claims, causes of action, suits, and demands of any kind arising from or in connection with the promotion, including, without limitation, responsibility for property damage, loss of life, or personal injury or death resulting from or in connection with participating in the promotion or from or in connection with use or receipt of the prize(s), however caused.


  1. Sponsor's Reservation of Rights.  These official rules are subject to modification by WXTX-TV.  In the event of a dispute, all decisions made by WXTX-TV are final and binding.  Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right, in its/their sole discretion, to disqualify any person who tampers with the entry process or the operation of Sponsor's/Sponsors' web site(s), or who otherwise acts in violation of these official rules.  Sponsor(s) further reserve(s) the right, in its/their sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, or modify this promotion if, for any reason, the promotion is not capable of completion as planned (including, but not limited to, for the following reasons:  infection by computer virus, technical corruption, force majeure, or non-authorized human intervention that compromises or affects the administration, fairness, integrity, security, or proper conduct of the promotion).


  1. List of Winners.  For a list of winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to WXTX-TV Marketing "Idol" P.O. Box 1848 Columbus GA 31902 or visit the website at between 07/28/2013-08/28/2013


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