On Saturday, March 10, 2018 the Psi Alpha Alpha and Eta Delta Delta chapters of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc., will host our Annual Talent Hunt Competition at the Robert E. Lee High School 6540 Franconia Road Springfield, VA 22150 from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM.

Talent Hunt is one of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc.'s mandated programs in which all Graduate and Undergraduate Chapters are required to participate.  Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Talent Hunt contestants have appeared at venues such as the Apollo Theater and Radio City Music Hall in New York, the Philadelphia Academy of Music, and the Washington, DC Center for the Performing Arts based on their superior talent and recognition from this event.

The competition is open to all students in grades 9 thru 12.  All contestants will compete as soloists; group performances are not allowed.  Contestants may enter to compete in ONE of the following performance categories:
  1. Music: Vocal and instrumental; classical, semi-classical, gospel and jazz. A printed copy of the music (score) is required for the judges to analyze.
  2. Interpretive Movement to Music: ballet, modern dance, and tap.
  3. Speech: Poetry, oration, monologue, etc. (Printed script should be provided for each judge to analyze)
  4. Visual Art: Sculpture, photography, drawing and painting.
The winner of our local competition will receive a cash prize, and must be available to represent our chapter at the 85th Annual Third District Conference Talent Hunt Competition, scheduled for April 12-15, 2018, at the Marriott at City Center 740 Town Center Drive Newport News, Virginia 23606.  Psi Alpha Alpha Chapter will provide lodging for one night at the Marriott at City Center for the contestant and one parent/guardian. A stipend will also be provided to defray travel expenses to Newport News, VA.

Please download and return the forms below to Brother Samuel Lashley at slashley23@aol.com to apply:

International Talent Hunt Contestant Application

Talent Hunt Parental Consent Form