New for 2019!
Individuals or groups (including adult convention attendees) will have 90 seconds to perform a song from their favorite musical for a panel of judges. Props and costumes are encouraged! Limited performance slots are available in two performance spaces.
Registration opens September 5th, 2019.
It’s time to strut your stuff on Sunday of Convention before Awards!
Lip Sync Battle Rules
- In order to participate must be members of SCTA and must complete convention registration.
- The battle will consist of each act lip syncing just one song.
- The song must be from a published Broadway show - you must provide the audio file.
- Each entry must be 90 seconds or less. We recommend one verse and one chorus, for example.
- If you want a prop microphone or hairbrush you must provide it, but it is not required.
- Choreography, Dancing, movement, etc. are encouraged.
- No duplicate entries will be allowed so register early.
- Each performer(s) is allowed no more than three minutes on stage, this includes set-up and breakdown.
- Points will be deducted for time violations.
- Music must be uploaded to sound file by October 31st and must be MP3 files.
- During the performance, performers may use props but all props must be taken off the stage at the end of the performance. (Please note: removal of props from stage will be counted as part of the allotted 3 minute stage time).
- The following are not allowed:
- Liquid, glitter and or powder-like material. The stage must be left in the same condition as it was found.
- Throwing items from the stage
- Any acrobatics or stunts that could result in injury
Lip Sync will be judged as a lip sync (meaning you must include lip syncing not just dancing etc….) in collaboration with creativity and overall performance.
A maximum of 10 points can be earned in each of the following judging criteria:
- Originality and Creativity
- Energy and Enthusiasm
- Choreography and coordination of dance
- Accuracy of Lip Syncing
- Costumes and Props
Overall Score out of 50 total possible points. Judges will have the final say in case of a tie.
Three winners from each venue will be selected and awarded a trophy.