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The Official Keep On Singing Rules 2020

Participation Guidelines


  • Contestant must be 18+ or older as of the date of participation in the Keep on Singing! Competition.

  • Contestants MUST NOT have a recording contract, perform more than 52 times per year, or make more than 50% of their income through singing, as this level of performing is considered as a professional singer.

  • Contestant must be able to meet the general requirements of representing WA state at the KWCUSA National Finals event.

  • Contestants must have, or be able to record live video before the date of October 26th 2020.

  • If chosen, contestants will receive weekly vocal coaching from their team coach, contestants must make reasonable effort to meet up with their coach digitally at least once a week for a training session.

  • Contestants will be required to fully learn a new song, in a randomized appointed genre (of their selection), with their vocal coach each week. The final week will include 2 songs, one being a coaches selection and the other the singers selection.

  • Song selections must be turned in by your vocal coaches no later than Monday afternoon at 11:59 pm PST.  Songs are locked in at this time and can not be changed.  Songs will be submitted by the coaches by 11:59 pm PST that same day.  No direct entries by contestants will be accepted.

  • Contestants will be judged by a 10-point scale based on the international KWC criteria: Voice, Technique, Artistry, and Stage Presence.  (You can find full descriptions of these criteria on the website at

  • Contestants are encouraged to work with their coaches on overall song selection, wardrobe, and styling each week for each genre selection.

  • Singers will be submitting at least one mid-week check in video for their coaches review, and then one final video due Saturday by 11:59 pm PST.  These videos will be used in the aired broadcast and/or posted online for full viewing after the show.  

  • The top singer by points from each coaches team will earn a placement as a National Champion for the KWCUSA 2020 season and the top scoring singer overall will be named the 1st place Gold Medal Champion!

  • Keep on Singing is an open and inclusive competition and the production team reserves the right to remove any contestant that is infringing on the continued goal of creating an encouraging enriching experience for everyone involved.

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