About the KWCUSA
The 2024 Karaoke World Championships USA (KWCUSA Season) will run until June 30th 2024. You may submit your audition by video in one of the open video audition rounds this year.
2024 Winter Video Round- January 1st 2024- February 18th 2024
Winter Round Results Showcase- February 25th 2024
2024 Spring Video Round- February 19th 2024- April 15th 2024
Spring Round Results Showcase- April 21st 2024
2024 Summer Video Round- April 16th 2024- June 10th 2024
Summer Round Results Showcase- June 16th 2024
The top 7 singers in each video round will move on to compete in the
2024 VIDEO FINALS RESULTS SHOWCASE- June 30th 2024
The top 6 spots from the Video Finals will make up Team Video USA and move on to the KWCUSA National Finals in Las Vegas, NV!
During each of these rounds KWCUSA members also have the advantage of being able to get back the notes and scores for their submitted video and then have an opportunity to redo their video audition for jury review based on that real time feedback.
If you are a KWCUSA member and submit an audition video you can receive feedback and scores directly from the jury with time before the round closes for you to decide whether you are going to stay with your original video, or Enhance Your Chance and create a new video (it can even be an entirely new song!) Members are given a chance to resubmit their updated audition video before the posted closing deadline in any of the 3 video rounds at no additional entry fee.
*Deadlines may apply to be included in any Enhance Your Chance rounds
The most updated video submission submitted will be scored for that rounds final rankings
Basic Video Audition Guidelines:
*Videos can be made in your home studio, a live karaoke venue, or on your favorite singing app
*Videos may be recorded at your favorite Karaoke Venue as long as there is not extensive crowd/background noise while recording and they jury can hear your vocals clearly, no one else is performing with you of vocalizing with you, and you are visible for the entirety of the song.
*Videos must be recorded within the past 365 Days
*No videos prior to January 2023 will be accepted and they should preferably
be less than 6 months old to be considered for entry.
*Please to record your audition video in the landscape (horizontal) orientation whenever possible
*Audition videos must include the full audition song in your video submission.
*Please limit any vocal effects used in your auditions
[**disclaimer: using pitch corrections will disqualify the singer from the current video round]
*No lead vocals or original artists should be present in your audition track selection
*No other people should appear in your video audition
[**disclaimer: if recording in a live venue setting exceptions will be made for KJ's or karaoke band members and venue staff in the course of working their shift that are not in any way directly attempting to enhance the singers audition.]
*No Lip Syncing is permitted
The Top 7 singers in each of the Three Video Rounds will move on to the 2024 KWCUSA Video Finale. The top Six Singers from the 2024 KWCUSA Video Finale will earn a spot at the Karaoke World Championships USA National Finals 2024, and the Top Performer from the KWUCSA Video Finale will be named the KWCUSA Video Champion and win a Trip (Flight & Hotel) to Las Vegas, NV for the KWCUSA National Finals.
Entry Fee for each Video Talent Trial Audition is $20
(*Members may access their notes and scores prior to posted video round deadlines in order to have a second chance at submitting their audition videos for no extra entry fee.
The 'Enhance Your Chance' entry applies only once per round.)
Thank you for submitting your audition video for the KWCUSA 2024 Season. Stay tuned for the scheduled results shows each round to see who will be moving on to the Video Round Finals! Top video round singers will compete LIVE in Las Vegas this fall!