The deadline to get signed up 12th annual "Starz Youth Talent Show" is today at 5 PM.

The "Starz Youth Talent Show" will be at the outdoor stage at "The Four States Fair" on Monday and the finals will be on Thursday.  If you are between the ages of 8 and 20 and have a talent we invite you to display it Monday, September 17 between 6:30 PM and 8:30 PM.

"Talent" can range from singing, to playing an instrument, to juggling.... anything you do that displays how truly talented you are, we welcome you to the stage. This is your opportunity to shine and win great prizes.

The purpose of the "Starz Youth Talent Show" is to discover and develop talent among the youth in Texarkana and surrounding areas.

Contestants perform on the Outdoor Stage during the Four States Fair. The first round of competitions is Monday, September 17, from 6 PM to 8 PM. The top three from each category will compete in the finals at the Fair on Thursday, September 20. There are four age categories: 8-11, 12-14, 15-17, and 18-20.

The deadline to submit entry forms is Friday, September 14 at 5 PM. The competition is open to all amateur performers between the ages of 8 and 20, with no previous professional experience or earned wages for performing.

First place winners at the finals in each age category will win a three-song demo CD and cover design from Smart Studios in Nash, Texas.