Informal auditions for the 2009 Amateur Talent Contest set Aug. 7 at the Crow Wing County Fair will be 1-3 p.m. Saturday at the Mills Free Stage on the south end of the fairgrounds.

For those who cannot audition live, send a video with their exact act, skit, song or dance by Aug. 5. The contests set Aug. 7 will be at 1 p.m. for the pre-teens, ages 12 and under; 3 p.m. for teens, ages 13-18; and open class at 5 p.m.

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The first-place winner in each division will go to the State Fair. Prizes will be awarded in each division; $100 for first place, $75 for second and $50 for third place.

For more information on the talent contests call Kay Johnson at 829-9709.