2020 Pi Lambda Lambda (PLL) Talent Hunt

The 2020 Talent Hunt is being sponsored by the PI Lambda Lambda Chapter
of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. and the George M. Hampton Foundation

The Pi Lambda Lambda Chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. proudly announces its Annual Talent Hunt Competition on March 1, 2020.  This competition continues a distinguished legacy of tribute to youths in the arts by our beloved Fraternity.  Categories of competition are: Instrumental Solo (Classical, Semi-Classical, Jazz, Gospel), Vocal solo (Classical, Semi-Classical, Jazz, Gospel), Piano solo (Classical, Semi-Classical, Jazz, Gospel), Dance Interpretations (Modern, Jazz, Tap, Liturgical) and Dramatic Interpretations (Poetry, dramatic reading, monologue, etc.).  

This competition is open to all currently enrolled high school students (grades 9 – 12).  Qualified students compete for performance scholarships in the amount of $1000 (1st Place), $750 (2nd Place), $500 (3rd Place) and $100 (4-10th Place) plus an additional $900 in incentive cash prizes.  The Pi Lambda Lambda Chapter Talent Hunt competition will be held March 1,2020 at Woodbridge Senior High School, 3001 Old Bridge Road, Woodbridge VA 22192.  The winner will then compete at the 87th Annual Third District Meeting April 16-20, 2020 at the Hilton McLean Virginia in McLean, VA.  Talent Hunt Applications and Parent Release Forms may be downloaded and distributed at the below link.  Applications should be completed and forwarded by email to PLLTalentHunt@gmail.com 

The Applicants will need to submit a 30-second audition video performance showcasing their talent.  Cell phone videos are acceptable.  Video files should be sent to the email addresses provided above.

  • All presentations including instrumental numbers must be memorized and must be dignified and in good taste.
  • All performances must be “single performer” acts.  Duets, trios, quartets, etc. are not eligible.
  • Track music may be used for accompaniment as long as there is no lead instrumental or background vocals included on the track.
  • Contestants in the instrumental, piano, and vocalist (including those using Track music) categories must provide 3 copies of sheet music to the judges. Sheet music can generally be obtained via the internet. Contestants in the Drama category must provide scripts of their speech.  Dance contestants have no requirements for the sheet music.
  • All contestants must submit a Parental Consent Form.
  • Performance may not exceed 6 minutes without penalty.

We thank you for your interest and participation.

TALENT HUNT APPLICATION AND PARENT RELEASE FORM: CLICK HERE
TALENT HUNT FACT SHEET: CLICK HERE

Committee Chairman: Brother Dr. Victor Herbin III
Email:
victor_herbin3@yahoo.com