TeenFest(ival) 2K14, the 10-year anniversary celebration, is Saturday, May 17 at Carolina Theatre!
Join the 10-year anniversary celebration of TeenFest(ival) community public health "edu-tainament" event focused on substance abuse prevention and violence reduction Saturday, May 17, 2014 at the historic Carolina Theatre in downtown Durham, NC. The day's activities begin with teen, adult, and elementary age workshops on information relevant to the TeenFest themes. The second part of the event is the teen talent showcase competition of original acts with an anti-drug or anti-violence theme. Contestants are students ages 14 - 19 that are top scorers from the auditions. Cash prize awards: 1st place - $1,000; 2nd place - $500; 3rd place - $250.
A live DJ, door prizes, audience participation and a panel of celebrity judges help lend to the festive atmosphere. The event also features a Resource Display Area of local agencies offering information and services. All TeenFest activities are free and family-friendly.
TeenFest 2K14 Concert: In celebration of our 10-year anniversary, Grammy Award winning group Full Force and teen pop senstations Love Jones Girlz will perform a special concert immediately following the teen talent showcase. The concert is free to all TeenFest 2K14 attendees.
Love Jones Girlz
Talent Showcase FINAL AUDITIONS: Saturday, April 26; 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. @ Holton Career & Resource Center, 401 N. Driver Street, Durham, NC 27703 - 4 pm. Open to students ages 14 - 19. All acts must be original and must have an anti-drug or anti-violence theme. Acts must be between 4 - 5 minutes.
The top 10 scoring acts from the online and live auditions will be invited to compete at TeenFest 2K14 on Saturday, May 17 for cash prizes. Click here for TeenFest Audition Registration and Rules form.
Congratulations to William Manneh of Greensboro NC who uploaded his video audition and won a guaranteed spot to compete at TeenFest 2K14 for the $1,000 top prize!
Display Table Opportunity: Local organizations are invited to host a display table at TeenFest 2K14 to reach our diverse audience of teens and their families. Table cost is $250. Click here for details and form.
TeenFest One-Sheet: All the information you need about TeenFest 2K14 on one sheet. Click here.