Nebraskappella! Printable Registration Form


We invite you to participate in Nebraskappella!, a day of a cappella at the 2021 Nebraska State Fair (NSF). Join barbershop quartets and choruses, Sweet Adeline quartets and choruses, and many other a cappella groups in showcasing the art of a cappella. The day will be full of stage, street, and strolling performances across the fairgrounds, along with a mass chorus!

 

Registration Form

If you are interested in participating in Nebraskappella!, please fill out the attached registration form by May 10, 2021Do not leave any information on the application blank as the completed form aids us in providing you with an enjoyable experience! Please notify us immediately should any information on your registration form change.

Please let us know if you would like us to release your contact information in the case of an inquiry about your act. Occasionally, we receive inquiries from the media or from parties interested in booking a performance. By checking the box under your contact information, you will grant the NSF the permission to pass along your contact information in such a case. Please note: The NSF will use its best discretion in releasing your contact information. In the case of a questionable inquiry, the NSF will contact you prior to releasing your information.

 

Terms & Conditions

All acts are required to return a signed copy of the Nebraskappella! Registration Terms & Conditions, that is included as part of the registration form.

 

Mass Chorus

All participating groups will join together to perform a predetermined song! More information, including the song(s), will be sent out over the summer.

 

Risers

The Kearney Area Barbershoppers will be providing (5) five, three level, chorus risers. If your chorus needs more, please indicate so on the registration form, and plan to provide the extra risers.

 

Tickets

The NSF will provide adequate complimentary gate admission passes for performers. Requested ticket numbers must be accurate, and cannot be rounded. Passes are for performers only. Passes will not be provided to non-performing members, managers, friends, family, or anyone else outside of the immediate performer(s) of the act. Tickets given out for this event will only be scannable on Sunday, August 29th for Nebraskappella! Day.

 

Other Fair Information

  1. The sale of merchandise is permitted. The NSF requires 20% of all merchandise sales on the Fairgrounds, including that of performing artists. 2021 selected performers will receive a Merchandise Agreement, outlining the NSF’s Merchandise Sales policy.
  2. All acts must be family and fair friendly.
  3. Your performance(s) must stay within the scheduled time frame, to ensure our stages stay on schedule.
  4. The NSF does not provide travel, hotels, food, or alcohol.
  5. All parking on the grounds is free. Convenient parking is not guaranteed.

Scheduling will take place in May and confirmation sent by the beginning of June. An informational packet including parking, performance instructions, ticket information, and more will be sent later this summer.

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For more information contact Hank Parker, Events Manager for the Nebraska State Fair, at 308.385.3927 or nevents@statefair.org.


Registration Deadline May 10, 2021

Please provide your summer contact information as all correspondence occurs during the summer months. Packets will be sent via certified mail and will require a signature. Please provide an address at which someone will be available to sign for the package.

 

Will you be participating this year?

Contact Information

Please write legibly as this is what will be listed in our Visitors Guide, if selected.
Address
Please provide your summer contact information as all correspondence occurs during the summer months.
Preferred Method Of Correspondence
This is how we will send any additional information. If a method is not selected, all information will be sent via email.

Release of Contact Information

Please let us know if you would like us to release your contact information in the case of an inquiry about your act. Occasionally, we receive inquiries from the media or from parties interested in booking a performance. By checking the boxes under your contact information, you will grant the NSF the permission to pass along your contact information in such a case. Please note: The NSF will use its best discretion in releasing your contact information. In the case of a questionable inquiry, the NSF will contact you prior to releasing your information.
Permission to release:

Act Information

Genre

Please check all genres that apply:

Nebraskappella! Events

Select events in which you plan to participate:

Performance Platform

Please note that no performances are allowed inside the fairground buildings.
Select the type of performance platform in which you'd be interested in:

Performances

Must be exact to # of performers in attendance. NSF will not provide extra tickets or rounded numbers.
Length of Performance:

Availability

Select ALL days in which you are available to perform:

Date Preference

Select your preferred performance days/dates. Please keep in mind that weekend times are limited. You will have a better chance of being selected if you are able to perform on a weekday.

Arrival & Departure Times

What type of vehicle will you be arriving in?

Production Information

What will you bring?

Do you have risers that you would be able to bring?

What will you need?

*Please do not plan on the availability of dressing rooms. Dressing rooms (campers) are only available at the CHI Health Pavilion. They are small and communal. Please plan your costume needs accordingly.
Please select if you will need:

Other Performances

We are looking for other creative, spontaneous performances! For example, a State Fair Singin’ Cleanin’ Crew. (There is no real cleaning required - just pretend). If you have an idea for a creative performance, please let us know by including an additional sheet, explaining your idea.
Would you be interested in doing a creative, spontaneous performance
Sign above. I hereby certify that I have read and agree to the above information. The person executing this Agreement on Act’s behalf warrants his/her authority to do so and is of legal age.

Terms And Sign-Up

By agreeing to the Entertainment Application terms and conditions, I hereby certify that I have read and agree to the information below. The person executing this Agreement on Act’s behalf warrants his/her authority to do so and is of legal age.
  • Final selection of all entertainment is at the discretion of the Nebraska State Fair (NSF).
  • This is only an application for an opportunity to perform. Submission of this application does not guarantee the applicant will be selected to perform at the NSF, nor does it constitute any agreement to provide space, services or compensation.
  • The parties agree that the Act, and any agents and employees of the Act, are acting in an independent capacity and not as officers, employees, or agents of the NSF. 
  • Act hereby waives all claims and recourse against the NSF Board, Fonner Park Exposition and Events Center, The Hall County Livestock Improvement Association, and the City of Grand Island, including the right to contribution for loss or damage to persons or property in any way connected to this Application and any subsequent Agreement, and shall indemnify and hold harmless the NSF Board, Fonner Park Exposition and Events Center, The Hall County Livestock Improvement Association, and the City of Grand Island from all claims due to any acts or omissions.
  • Act shall indemnify and hold harmless the NSF Board, Fonner Park Exposition and Events Center, The Hall County Livestock Improvement Association, and the City of Grand Island, its officers, agents and employees from any and all claims, suits or actions of every name, kind and description brought forth from, or on account of, injuries to or death of any person including, but not limited to, workers and the public, or damage to property resulting from the performance at the NSF.
  • The NSF takes place rain or shine. Most performance locations are either indoors or covered. w Act is expected to dress appropriately for a family atmosphere.
  • Act is expected to conduct him/her/themselves in a fashion suitable for family-oriented fun.
  • By agreeing to perform at the NSF, you hereby consent to the reproduction and use of your photograph, image, voice or a reproduction thereof, either in whole or in part for any and all advertising, promotion and publicity purposes without limitation or reservation, and without any right to compensation for that reproduction/use.