• Special to the Daily Leader
Talented individuals or groups are invited to participate in the 2010 Pancake Day Talent Show, sponsored by the Liberal Lions Club, in Liberal on Feb. 15 at Liberal High School. Twenty-five acts will compete for trophies and prize money in five categories: Tiny Tot (4-8), Intermediate (9-12), Junior (13-16, Senior (17-20) and Pro-Am (open to all professional and amateur entertainers, regardless of age). An average of $2,700 in prize money has been awarded each of the last three years.
Preliminaries are scheduled for Sat., Jan. 16, 2010, at Liberal High School. Judges will score all entries and choose five acts in each category to move on to the finals. The contest is open to all non-professional entertainers with the exception of the Pro-Am division. A professional entertainer is defined as anyone who has received $2,000 or more from entertaining.
Entry forms and officials rules can be obtained by calling 626-0170 Monday through Friday, e-mailing
or picking up at the Liberal Tourist Information Center.
Entries forms should be returned to Sally Fuller, 1 Yellow Brick Road, Liberal, KS, 67901. They must be postmarked by Wed., Jan. 6, 2010, or taken to the Tourist Information Center, 1 Yellow Brick Road, Liberal, by 2 p.m. Sat., Jan. 9, 2010. No entries will be accepted after this time. All entry fees of $40 per act must accompany the entry forms. Contestants who want verification that an entry form was received should include a
self-addressed, stamped envelope or send by registered mail.
For more information, call 626-0170.