Careaoke For A Cure is a fun way to raise funds and awareness for the American Cancer Society and the Relay For Life Bend Oregon Chapter.


Contest Details:

WHERE: Due to exciting renovations at Silver Moon Brewing, this year’s Careaoke for a Cure contest will be held at the Bend Tour Company, 550 SW Industrial Way, #125, Bend.

WHEN: The events will be held on the last four Fridays in June, 2017 with round one on Friday June, 9, round two on Friday, June 16, round three on Friday, June 23 and semifinals/finals on Friday, June 30.

WHY: There is a $15 entry fee. The full amount will be donated to the Bend, Oregon Chapter of Relay For Life/American Cancer Society. You must pre-register online to participate. Entry fees are non-refundable. Walk up registration will be allowed if space permits.


Rounds 1, 2, & 3: Contestants must register to perform on either June 9, June 16 or June 23. Contestants will perform one song of their choice (no CDs accepted) with a DJ from Rockin’ Robin Karaoke. Three judges for each round will be selected by the event organizers. Contestants will be scored on pitch, emotion, song difficulty, stage presence, and crowd reaction. Songs with explicit lyrics will not be allowed. The judges will select 7 semifinalists immediately after each round. Approximately 30 slots will be available for each round.
21 semifinalists will be invited to return on Friday, June 30th. Returning contestants are not required to pay additional fees. If unable to attend, a replacement contestant will be chosen by score.

Semifinals/Finals (June 30th): All semifinalists should be prepared to sing TWO songs. It is recommended that these songs be different from the first song performed earlier.
Semifinalists will sing one song each and be scored by the judges.
Judges will then select the top 5 FINALISTS.
5 finalists will perform their second song and the $500 grand prize winner will be announced!
$300 will be awarded for second place, and $200 will be awarded for third place.

Throughout each evening there will be opportunities to purchase tickets for drawings to win door prizes. Silver Moon will make bottles/cases of their special F*CK CANCER IPA available for purchase. F*CK Cancer T-Shirts and American Cancer Society Luminarias will also be available for sale.
Proceeds from all of the above will benefit the American Cancer Society.
A portion of beer sales during the events will be donated by Silver Moon to ACS.