Local Woman To Compete In Missouri State Fair Idol Contest
Date 2014/8/12 4:08:33 | Topic: News
|Rachel Peery Holt of Hamilton, competes this afternoon in the Missouri State Fair Idol competition. |
It's the sixth and final preliminary round at the state fairgrounds in Sedalia.
Mrs. Holt qualified for the state contest by winning last month in a local contest held in Ripley Park at Marceline. She's a daughter of former PAR Broadcasting Owner and employee Tim Peery; now of Kansas City. She's also a daughter of Glennie Peery
The state fair idol, semi finals, are scheduled Wednesday through Saturday at 4 o'clock each day. The finals competition is Sunday afternoon beginning at 2 o'clock.
All competition is held inside the Budweiser tent on the fairgrounds.
First place wins 500 dollars, a trophy, and the opportunity to sing one song as an opening act in one of the Pepsi Grandstand concerts next year at the state fair.
Second place on Sunday wins 250 dollars.
This is the ninth year for the Missouri State Fair idol contest.