Iowa State Fair

Bill Riley Talent Search Shows

We can't wait to see our many talented young people compete at the 2021 Fair. If you have questions about shows, please contact the coordinator listed below or contact the Bill Riley Talent Show directly through the Bill Riley Talent Search Facebook page.

Qualifying shows are held across the state throughout the year and winners advance to the State Fair competition.


  Shows open to area residents only

  Priority to area residents first

  Mail applications

   Do not contact before a certain date