Mission Marketplace

Oceanside's Got Talent

Chula Vista's Got Talent 2018

Mission Marketplace invites talented vocalists, dancers, musicians and other performers to enter the 2nd Annual Oceanside’s Got Talent contest at Mission Marketplace, located at 471 College Boulevard in Oceanside, California, 92057.  The Grand Prize is a Front of Line pass to audition for Season 14 of America’s Got Talent on NBC and two tickets to attend one of this year’s America’s Got Talent live shows provided by NBC 7 and Telemundo 20.

Key Oceanside’s Got Talent Dates

  • Thursday, August 2 Auditions from 4 – 9 p.m.
  • Thursday August 9 Auditions from 4 - 9 p.m.
  • Thursday, August 16 Semi Finalists Rehearsal Showcase performance at 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, August 23 Semi Finals at 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, August 30 Finals at 7 p.m.

Eligibility

Entry is FREE and open to ALL age contestants – children through adults – who are either:

  • residents in any of the Oceanside, California zip codes:  92049, 92051, 92052,92054, 92056, 92057 or 92058
  • in the military stationed at Camp Pendleton, California.   

First place winner of the 2017 Oceanside’s Got Talent contest is not eligible to enter this year’s contest.     

Advance Entry

Advance entry deadline is 5 p.m. on July 27, 2018 to get guaranteed audition date and time.

Advance entry information:

  • Complete on-line entry at missionmarketplaceoceanside.com, OR
  • Pick up/return entry form at the Mission Marketplace office, open 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Monday – Friday.  The Mission Marketplace Management Office is located at 475 College Blvd, Oceanside, CA 92057.

Advanced registrants who do not receive notification of their Audition date and time by July 29 should call Very Special Events at 858.485.1171 or send an email to info@veryspecialevents.com.  On assigned date, advanced-registered contestants should arrive one-half hour before scheduled Audition time.  Bring a copy of your pre-submitted entry forms.   

Contestants who miss the July 27 advance registration deadline can enter on-site during Auditions.  See following information. 

On Site Entry

Contestants who did not pre-enter, can register. at the Oceanside’s Got Talent canopy in the parking lot at Mission Marketplace starting at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 2 OR Thursday, August 10.  On-site entrants audition wait time could be long, so advance registration is recommended.  On site-registration will be accepted as there is remaining time for the judges to view contestant performances. 

Audition Information

  • Select one of two dates to audition: Thursday August 2 OR Thursday August 9 from 4 – 9 p.m. 
  • Contestants, both pre-registered and on-site registrants, must bring proof of Oceanside residence when they check-in at Mission Marketplace to audition.
  • On-site registrants will receive an Audition number.   
  • Audition wait time for on-site contest registrants could be long, so advance registration is recommended to get a guaranteed Audition time. 
  • The Auditions are open to the public with limited seating.  Family and friends may wish to bring folding chairs.    
  • Mission Marketplace will provide the following for Contestants to audition:
  • Sound system and sound tech to play music from a flash drive or cd if you are using a soundtrack. MUSIC ON CELL PHONE OR IPAD CANNOT BE USED.

Outdoor audition space (parking lot surface)

  • Vocalists or dancers may be accompanied by non-contest entry musician(s).
  • Performance costumes/attire is recommended but NOT required.  Dressing rooms are NOT available so please wear performance attire to audition.
  • Each contestant/contestant group will have two minutes to audition.   The Audition Judges have the option to request shorter or longer contestant performance. 
  • The Audition Judges will select the Semi Finalists; the number will be determined by the Judges.

There is no competitive advantage in auditioning on either August 2 or August 9.  The Judges will select the Semi Finalists AFTER viewing contestan auditions on both days. 

  • Semi Finalists will be notified by August 12 at 5 p.m.
  • The Semi Finalist names will also be posted on the Mission Marketplace website (missonmarkeplaceoceanside.com) and Facebook (facebook.com/missionmarketplace) by 5 p.m. on August 13.

Rehearsal Showcase on Thursday, August 16

  • Semi Finalists will be invited to perform at the Rehearsal Showcase on Thursday, August 16 at 7 p.m. 
  • The Rehearsal Showcase performance is recommended to prepare for the Semi Finals.
  • Participation in the rehearsal opportunity is optional and will not be judged.

The Rehearsal Showcase is open to the public.    

  • Mission Marketplace will provide the following for the Rehearsal Showcase:
  • Sound system and sound tech to play music for contestants using sound track from music on a flash drive or cd. 
  • Microphone (hand-held and stand option)

Oceanside’s Got Talent Semi Finals on Thursday, August 23

  • The Semi Finals begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, August 23.
  • The Semi Finals are open to the public.
  • Mission Marketplace will provide the following:
  • Sound system and sound tech to play music if using soundtrack on fa lash drive or cd.
  • Microphone (hand-held and stand option)
  • Riser; depending on size of group or type of performance, finalists can perform on riser, or in front of riser, on parking lot surface.
  • Vocalists or dancers may be accompanied by non-contest entry musician(s). 
  • Folding chairs will be available for soloists or groups with up to 10 performers; larger groups should bring additional chairs as needed. 
  • Dressing rooms are NOT available so finalists should wear performance attire to Mission Marketplace.
  • New Judges, not the Audition panel, with diverse vocal, music, dance and performance expertise, will select the Oceanside’s Got Talent Finalists.
  • Finalists, selected by the Judges, will be announced at the end of the Semi Finals competition.
  • Finalists names will be posted on the Mission Marketplace website (missonmarkeplaceoceanside.com) and Facebook (facebook.com/missionmarketplace) by August 27 at 5 p.m.

Oceanside’s Got Talent Finals on Thursday, August 30

  • Oceanside’s Got Talent Finals, open to the public, begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, August 30. 
  • Mission Marketplace will provide the following:
  • Sound system and sound tech to play music on a flash drive or cd, if needed for performance.
  • Microphone (hand-held and stand option)
  • Stage; depending on size of group or type of performance, finalists can perform on stage, or in front of stage, on parking lot surface.
  • Solo vocalists or dancers may be accompanied by non-contest entry musician(s). 
  • Folding chairs will be available for soloists or groups with up to 10 performers; larger groups should bring additional chairs as needed. 
  • Dressing rooms are NOT available so finalists should wear performance attire to Mission Marketplace.
  • New Judges, not the Audition or Semi Finals panel, also with diverse vocal, music, dance and performance expertise, will select the Oceanside’s Got Talent winners.

  

Prizes

Grand Prize Talent Winner:  Front of line pass to audition for Season 14 of America’s Got Talent  on NBC and two tickets to attend one of this year’s America’s Got Talent live shows

2nd Prize Winner:  $300

3rd Prize Winner:  $200

Active Military or Dependent of Active Military Winner:  $200

2018 Oceanside’s Got Talent Calendar

  July 27 Advance entry form submission deadline.  Advance entry is recommended, but not required.

  August 2 Auditions 4 – 9 p.m.

  August 9 OR come to perform at second Auditions 4 - 9 p.m.

  August 16 Rehearsal Showcase Performance Event at 7 p.m.

  August 23 Semi Finals 7 p.m.

  August 30 Finals 7 p.m.

Questions?  Submit via email to info@veryspecialevents.com

Chula Vista's Got Talent 2018



Contestant Entry Form



Performer's Information (name, email and phone number).
Groups submitting an entry form online must prepare an entry form/release form for each performer.

August 2nd
August 9th
Either Date 3-5 p.m.
5-7 p.m.
7-9 p.m.

Mission Marketplace

Oceanside's Got Talent

Contestant Liability & Release Form

Submit complete Entry Form and Liability & Release Form on Mission Marketplace on this page or deliver to Mission Marketplace Management Office, 475 College Blvd, Oceanside, California, 92057 on Monday - Friday between 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. by July 27. or bring to either Audition on August 2 or 9 in the parking lot at Mission Marketplace.

Download Entry and Liability Forms

I agree to, and understand the following, regarding my entry, or my child’s entry, in the 2018 Oceanside’s Got Talent contest at Mission Marketplace

• I/My child has permission to enter and I grant Mission Marketplace, NewMark Merrill Inc., and NBC/7 a royalty-free, perpetual license to use images or videos of me/my child for any promotional, publicity purposes.

• I release and hold harmless Mission Marketplace, NewMark Merrill Inc., NBC/7, Very Special Events and their partners, shareholders, officers, directors, licensees, employees, lessees, customers, agencies, sponsors and representatives (“Indemnified Parties”) against and from any and all liabilities, obligations, losses, penalties, suits, claims, damages or injuries of any kind, by either me/my child, while on the property, or participating in the contest.

• I attest that I/my child resides in Oceanside, California and will bring proof of residence, OR I attest, and will bring proof, that I am an active military military member stationed at Camp Pendleton, CA.

• I agree that Oceanside’s Got Talent Semi Finalists, Finalists and Winners selection by judges is final.

• Oceanside’s Got Talent is a contest created and produced by Mission Marketplace and has NO relationship, endorsement or connection with America’s Got Talent, a television show. The front of line audition pass and two tickets to attend a live America’s Got Talent show grand prize is being awarded by Mission Marketplace in partnership with NBC/7.