Popcorn Festival Talent/Lip Sync Contest Winners

Category: Under 8 –

1st - Liliana Poole (Talent -Ballet)
1st - Jonah Hipsher (Lip Sync)

Category: 8-11 –

 1st - Courtney Maslana (Talent-Clarinet)
     1st - Hoyden Garman (Lip Sync)
     2nd - Mackenzie Maslana (Talent-Hula Hoops)
     3rd - Eliza Kerley (Talent - Dance)

Category: 12-15 –

1st - Mia Blaesing (Talent-Martial Arts)
    1st - Eliza Kerley, Alexa Kerley & Sydney Wilbur (Lip Sync)
    2nd - Taylor Mayhew (Talent-Tap)
    2nd - Anna Weinstock, Elise Weinstock, Taylor Mayhew, Darren Mayhew, Savannah  Mayhew (Lip     Sync)
    3rd - Norah Springborn (Talent - Vocal & Instrumental)

Category: over 16

            1st - Amber Autrey (Talent-Vocal)
    1st- Trevor Hipsher (Lip Sync)
    2nd- Dennis Reynolds (Lip Sync)

Lip Sync – Talent Contest

Saturday, September 2, 2017

6:00 p.m.

Check in behind state at 5:45 p.m.


This contest is for amateur acts only.  Each contestant/act is limited to 3 minutes. 

All participants need to provide music.  In order to prevent technical difficulties due to various formats of CD’s,  iPhones, iPads, and Nanos will NOT be accepted.  Please choose 1 of the following 3 options:

  1. Send your song in an electronic version to bbkammeyer@hotmail.com
  2. Mail a copy to address below
  3. Turn your song into the sound tent before noon on Saturday.

If this is not possible, please let me know.


The decision of the judges is final. 

Lip sync will be judged on lip sync ability, appearance, originality and crowd response.

Talent will be judged on talent, stage presence, selection (age and language appropriate), enternainment value and crowd appeal.


Cash awards will be given to the top three acts in the following age groups in both lip sync and talent:

  • Under 7
  • 8-11
  • 12-15
  • 16 – over

Entries will be accepted by mail or email only.  The firest entries in each age group will be accepted in order to produce a 2 hour show.  Entries will be limited to 25.

Entry from is due ty Thursday August 31, 2017.

Please send to:

        Bonnie Kammeyer
        201 N Pollard Ave                    or            bbkammeyer@hotmail.com
        Manito, IL 61546

Please print and fill out application here:

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