Showdown Web

The Road to Stardom, Starts Here

Country 103.1 presents the Country Showdown, America’s Largest Country Music Talent Search with a $100,000 Grand Prize!

To participate in the 2014 Country Showdown stop by the KKCY studios and pick up an entry form. Keep checking back for audition dates and details.

Brad Paisley,  Garth Brooks, Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert- all got their start on country music’s largest talent contest! Will be the next Country Showdown Star?



Q: Is there an age limit to participate?

A:Yes, contestants must be at least 16 years of age

Q: Do I have to attend an open audition?

A: It is advised that you attend an open audition, however you may also submit an mp3 sample of your vocal ability for consideration.

Q:Does it cost to enter the Showdown?

A: Yes. There is a$20 entry fee to enter which goes to Special Promotions Inc.

Open Auditions:

Friday June 113th -   End Zone Bar & Grill   6:00- 8:00p

Saturday June 28th -     Willow Glen Restaurant & Saloon 7:00- 9:00p

Thursday July 3rd-    Steelhead Lodge in Colusa   7:00- 9:00p

Friday July 11th -      Rocco’s Bar & Grill    6:00- 8:00p

Semi Finals:

Saturday July 18th-  Marysville Peach Festival   2:00- 3;30p


Local Finals:

Friday July 25th-  End Zone Bar & Grill   7:00- 9:00p

The FINAL 10 Contestants perform for the chance to compete in the State Finals!







(2013 local winner Stan Barrymore with Dave & Briggs)