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2015 Talent Challenge Winners

May 16th, 2015 No comments

Thanks to everybody who came out to the Talent Challenge at the 2015 Sertoma Chicken BBQ! Congratulations to the top 3 vote recipients at the Weavers Garage Stage!

Third Place: Olivia, Grace, & Abby, three sisters from East Earl who performed their own version of “Happy.”

Second Place: Devon Eshleman, a student at Ephrata Intermediate School who played an electric guitar medley.

First Place: Folk duo Freedom Lights, who performed their original song “Grace & Mercy.”

Check out the WJTL Facebook page to see pictures from the festivities!

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2015 Talent Challenge Contestants

May 7th, 2015 No comments

Here’s the list of those selected to perform at WJTL’s 9th Annual Talent Challenge at the Sertoma Chicken Barbecue in Longs Park in Lancaster on Saturday May 16th. Congrats to all of you!

  • Oren Martin (Yo-yo-ist)
  • Under the Sun (4 member group)
  • Cristabelle Braden (singer/songwriter)
  • Able (rapper)
  • Olivia, Grace, & A (singers, “cups”)
  • Devon Eshleman (guitarist)
  • Rooted (worship band)
  • Chandler Miller (cup stacker)
  • Juliana Schnee (singer/songwriter)
  • Freedom Lights (folk duo)
 Congrats again to everyone! We’ll see you there!
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2015 Talent Challenge

May 1st, 2015 21 comments

It’s time for the 2015 WJTL Talent Challenge and we’re on the lookout for talented WJTL listeners–we know you’re out there!  We want to see and hear your talents.  We encourage musicians to enter, but the WJTL Talent Challenge is wide open to any skill that has the potential to impress, entertain or amuse our crowd at Sertoma!  Individual performers and groups may enter.

Ten contestants will be chosen to perform their talent on the Weaver’s Garage Stage at the 60th annual Sertoma Chicken BBQ in Long’s Park in Lancaster on Saturday, May 16th (in the afternoon).  Then, the audience gets to vote on their favorite performer–and we’ll award prizes to the Top 3!  $500 for 1st place, $250 for 2nd place and $100 for 3rd place.

Prizes were made possible by DavCo Advertising, meeting printing and promotional product needs from concept to completion.  www.davcoadvertising.com/

HOW TO ENTER:

Email your .mp3,  movie file or You Tube link to talent@wjtl.com or mail your CD or DVD to WJTL, 1875 Junction Road, Manheim, PA 17545.  (Drop-offs must be during office hours: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. weekedays.) Be sure to tell us a little about yourself and your talent when you enter and include your contact information in your entry. Contest entry material (including CDs, DVDs, photos, etc.) will not be returned.  There are no age restrictions, but kids under 18 must have their parents’ permission before entering.

The deadline to enter is midnight on Friday, May 01, 2015.  Eddie will be announcing the winners on Thursday, May 07 at 3:05pm during the Drive Home. (Contestants will also be contacted directly by WJTL.)

RULES, etc.:

**Comments left on this blog post will not count as entries.**

**Only one entry per contestant.**

**Past Talent Challenge grand prize winners are not eligible to enter.**

**Review WJTL’s contest rules here.**

2014 Talent Challenge Winners

May 19th, 2014 32 comments


We had a blast at the 61st Sertoma Chicken BBQ!  The weather was beautiful, the chicken was delicious and the entertainment on the Weaver’s Garage Stage was unbeatable!  (Click here to see our photos from the day.)

Congratulations to the Top 3 winners in the 2014 Talent Challenge, as voted by the audience:

1st Place: Super Marimbros, William and Caleb (marimba players)

2nd Place: The Sentimentals (a cappella vocal ensemble)

3rd Place: Sarah, Faith, Carter  (Irish Dancers)

Prizes were made possible by DavCo Advertising, meeting printing and promotional product needs from concept to completion. 800-283-2826

2013 Talent Challenge Winners

May 17th, 2013 9 comments

Congratulations to the Top 3 contestants (as voted by the audience) in WJTL’s 2013 Talent Challenge!

3rd place:  Drummer Christopher Kelly

2nd place:  Mackenzie Brubaker

1st place:  Youth Worship Band Disciples Of Praise

Thanks to all the contestants and the audience at the 60th annual Sertoma Chicken BBQ.  Visa Gift Cards were awarded to the Top 3!  $500 for 1st place, $250 for 2nd place and $100 for 3rd place.

Prizes are made possible by the Rohrer Family Of Companies!

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2013 Talent Challenge

May 3rd, 2013 51 comments


We’re on the lookout for talented WJTL listeners–we know you’re out there!  We want to see and hear your talents.  We encourage musicians to enter, but the WJTL Talent Challenge is wide open to any skill that has the potential to impress, entertain or amuse our crowd at Sertoma!  Individual performers and groups may enter.  10 contestants will be chosen to perform their talent on the Weaver’s Garage Stage at the 60th annual Sertoma Chicken BBQ in Long’s Park in Lancaster on Saturday, May 18th (in the afternoon).  Then, the audience gets to vote on their favorite performer–and we’ll award Visa Gift Cards to the Top 3!  $500 for 1st place, $250 for 2nd place and $100 for 3rd place.

Prizes are made possible by the Rohrer Family Of Companies!

Rohrer’s One Hour Heating and Air Conditioning

Benjamin Franklin the Punctual Plumber

Mister Sparky, America’s On-Time Electrician

HOW TO ENTER:

Email your .mp3,  movie file or You Tube link to Contest@WJTL.com or mail your CD or DVD to WJTL, 1875 Junction Road, Manheim, PA 17545.  (Drop-offs must be during office hours: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. weekedays.) Be sure to tell us a little about yourself and your talent when you enter and include your contact information in your entry. Contest entry material (including CDs, DVDs, photos, etc.) will not be returned.  There are no age restrictions, but kids under 18 must have their parents’ permission before entering.

The deadline to enter is midnight on Tuesday, May 07, 2013.  We’ll announce the 10 contestants on the air during the 5:00 p.m. hour on Friday, May 10, 2013. (Contestants will also be contacted directly by WJTL.)

RULES, etc.:

**Comments left on this blog post will not count as entries.**

**Only one entry per contestant.**

**Past Talent Challenge grand prize winners are not eligible to enter.**

**Review WJTL’s contest rules here.**

TALENT CHALLENGE’S BECKY RUPP

June 18th, 2012 No comments


SERTOMA TALENT CHALLENGE-SARAH AUBEL

June 13th, 2012 No comments