FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (November 21, 2022) – Tri-Rail, South Florida’s premier commuter rail system, invites talented kids ages 5 to 17 to audition for “South Florida’s Kids Got Talent,” a singing competition held as part of Tri-Rail’s “Rail Fun Day.” Young singers from Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties are encouraged to audition for the chance to compete in the judged event. Auditions will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, December 10, at Galleria Fort Lauderdale (2414 East Sunrise Boulevard).
“Tri-Rail is proud to showcase the amazing talent of kids from Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties,” said David Dech, executive director, SFRTA/Tri-Rail. “This annual tradition highlights the importance of our train system by bringing families together from all over the tri-county area, just as we do for our passengers every day.”
The singing competition is open to solo or group singers who are South Florida residents ages five through 17. Each act will have a four-minute opportunity to perform at the auditions. A panel of judges will select the acts that will compete in the final competition, which is scheduled for Saturday, February 4, 2023, during Tri-Rail’s 13th annual “Rail Fun Day.”
During the January 2022 competition, Ilan Tarrab won the hearts of the audience and judges with his smooth retro style, earning him the $500 grand prize, one-year contract inclusive of a photo shoot with composite cards courtesy of Posche Models & Talent and professional studio recording sessions with MikeSoperMusic.
Over the past several years, Tri-Rail’s “Rail Fun Day” has welcomed more than 25,000 children and families. The event has become an annual tradition as a free afternoon of interactive games, arts and crafts, and entertainment while promoting the benefits of riding the commuter rail system.
To schedule an audition, please register at www.tri-rail.com and then call GPR at (954) 806-2869 by December 8.
Tri-Rail, South Florida’s premier commuter rail system, serves Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties with 18 conveniently located train stations, bus and Metrorail connections and service every day of the year. For more information about Tri-Rail, visit www.tri-rail.com or call 1-800-TRI-RAIL.