About

Indiana’s Campus Superstar is a talent competition open to all students enrolled in any of the colleges or universities in the state of Indiana. Soloist singers from all backgrounds, representing the full spectrum of musical genres, will compete in several rounds for different prize packages, including a Grand Prize of $5,000!

How the Competition Works 
Auditions: Contestants compete for a $5000 Cash Prize! All you have to do is come to one of the 3 auditions and be prepared to sing at least one a cappella selection. You will be notified at the end of all three auditions if you are moving onto the Semi-Finals. Past contestants are encouraged to try out again this year! 20 contestants will be invited to participate in the Semi-Final Competition in Bloomington. 

Semi-Final Competition
Contestants will be invited to sing 90 seconds of a song of their choice and will be required to submit background music at least two weeks prior to the show. Admission is free, so invite your supporters! From the 30 semi-finalists, 10 will be invited to move onto the Final Competition in Indianapolis, one of which will be chosen from the audience! All sponsors are invited to be a part of the VIP section at the Semi-Finals. The Semi-Final Elimination Show will be held at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater in Bloomington — FREE ADMISSION.  

Final Competition Event
10 finalists will be chosen to perform at the Final Show. The top five will be selected from a panel of celebrity judges, and the audience will vote to decide on the Grand Prize Winner. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door for general admission and $10 in advance and $15 at the door for students, children and senior citizens. 

The 2018 Final Show will be held on Sunday, April 8, 2018 at 7 pm in the Toby Theater at the Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields.

Email Phillip Silberberg philsilb@indiana.edu for more information.

The program is marketed from November 2017 – April 2018 to the following target audiences:
The general Indianapolis and Bloomington communities
250,000 college undergraduate and graduate students
20,000 college faculty and staff