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Hills Alive is the Black Hills Region’s biggest FREE family event of the summer! Taking place in the heart of Rapid City, SD, Hills Alive has been attracting audiences of up to 20,000 people per day from across a 5 state region for over 30 years and the festival is a free community outreach event.

Because we are always excited to have GREAT up-and-coming bands perform alongside more established artists at our festival, we are pleased to announce we have partnered with RAWKZILLA MAGAZINE to help facilitate the HILLS ALIVE TALENT SEARCH and to help us find the right bands to complete our line-up!  By submitting an application for the talent search, you will also be considered as a candidate to play at Hills Alive.  The Hills Alive Talent Search is an online talent search competition, complimented by a Hills Alive Rapid Fire Stage live performance by the winning artist.  


The winner of the 2016 Hills Alive Talent Search Competition will represent Hills Alive  in the Christian Festival Association’s 2016 National Talent Search competition.

One national winner will be selected from the winners of the regional talent search competitions held at many of the Christian Festival Association’s 2016 events.

The 2016 CFA Talent Search National Winner will receive: 

 *  A full paid performance slot at each participating 2017 CFA festival

*  Inclusion on published artist list of each participating 2017 CFA festival

*  Inclusion on all participating 2017 CFA member festival websites

*  Article/listing on all participating CFA member festival Facebook pages promoting national CFA winner    



Sign up:  Opens 1/10/16 and closes 4/1/16

Build band profile: This is how everyone can view band applicants.

Voting:  Online fan voting will begin 4/01/16 and end 5/01/16

Announce Winner:  5/15/16

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