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All ages to compete for over $5,000.00 in prizes, recording sessions, trophies and cash at the Nebraska State Fair Galaxy of Stars® Talent Search at the Fonner Park Bristol Windows Stage in Grand Island. 

A preliminary mail-in video contest will determine the qualifying contestants advancing to the Nebraska State Fair Galaxy of Stars® Talent Search one day competition on Saturday, Sept. 4, 1-5 p.m. 

The 2010 GALAXY OF STARS® Talent Search is open to Nebraska Residents only. Contestants competing at the Nebraska State Fair Galaxy of Stars® Talent Search will be selected from the Galaxy of Stars® Talent Search Mail-In Video Contest. 

All video contest and songwriting contest entries will be judged by professionals in the music industry in Nashville.

The entry fee is $35 for each video performance and original song submitted. All required entry forms can be downloaded at www.galaxyofstarstalentsearch.com. Mail all entries to Galaxy of Stars, P.O. Box 3566, Brentwood, TN  37024-3566. All entries must be received on or before July 15.

The Galaxy of Stars® Song-writing Contest is open to all ages; songwriters do not compete in an age division. 

A minimum of 20 qualified video contestants will advance to the Nebraska State Fair competition. Prizes, recording sessions, trophies and cash will be awarded at the end of the competition. 

Songwriter winners are selected from the Mail-In Songwriting Contest according to a rank of the highest scoring songs. The top three songwriters will showcase their songs at the Nebraska State Fair Galaxy of Stars® Talent Search competition. The top three songwriters will be announced and receive their awards during the Awards Ceremony.

Video contestants advancing to the Nebraska State Fair competition and the top three songwriters will be listed by Aug. 1 on the Galaxy of Stars® website. 

It’s a Grand Affair! The 2010 Nebraska State Fair opens Aug. 27 and will run through Labor Day, Sept. 6. For more information on the State Fair, visit www.statefair.org.