Important Dates for Applicants:

Jan 1                     Applications Available

Jan 18                  Application Deadline

Jan 21                   Auditions in Santa Maria

Jan 23, 24          Auditions in Santa Barbara

Jan 24                  Finalists Announced


Required dates for Finalists:

Jan 26                              Finalists’ Orientation Meeting

Jan 31, Feb 7, 14, 21   Finalists’ Music/Dance Rehearsal

Feb 6                                 Finalists’ Mentor Day

Feb 26                              Finalists’ Rehearsal

Feb 27                               Finalists’ Tech Rehearsal & Finale



Contestants must be a 7th – 12th grade student, attending a Junior High or High School within Santa Barbara County.

Contestants may not be represented by management, an agent, or under contract with a label.


Contestants must apply online no later than 1/18/16 in order to be considered.  www.TeenStarUSA.com

Contestants’ parents must sign online Agreements (agreement link will be emailed).

The first 100 applicants will be offered audition time slots.  First come, first served, with completed application & agreements.

Contestants will be contacted on or before 1/19/16 to schedule an audition time slot.


Contestants must arrive 10 minutes before their scheduled audition time for check-in.

The audition consists of a brief interview and a 16-32 bars allowance to perform an a cappella song solo in front of a panel of judges.  Please come prepared with two contrasting songs.

Contestants must be accompanied to the audition by a parent or guardian.

Contestants must bring two (2) 5×7 color head shots to their audition.  No head shot = no audition. Head shot photos will become the property of Teen Star and will not be returned to the contestant.

Finalists Announced

Finalists will be announced on Facebook.com/TeenStarUSA and on Instagram @teenstarusa beginning at 8:00 PM on Jan. 24th.  Make sure you “Like” us on Facebook and follow @teenstarusa on Instagram to see all the latest information and the Teen Star Finalists.

Finalist Requirements

Submit a 150-250 word bio or submit a one-page essay on you, your interests, hobbies, and ambitions.  Email to Laura@TeenStarUSA.com by 1/26/16.

Please review the Teen Star timeline (above) so you can be sure to attend all rehearsals, the orientation, your mentor session, and the finale.

There will be a small fee for the group costume.

Finalists must prepare two 2 ½ minute solos.


Questions Regarding Teen Star Santa Barbara?
Call: 800-380-9110 Ext: 200 or email Laura@TeenStarUSA.com