The Emerging Pro category is open to individuals who currently have some professional work experience but may still regularly train under the guidance of a coach. Emerging artists are striving to become full time professional entertainers. Although not required, we may request a video to confirm you have enrolled in the correct category. 

Paid registrations received before January 15th, 2022 will receive 1 free ticket to the Pro Fest competition.  

All Competitors receive:

VIVA Fest T-shirt

Priority access to paid workshops

Ticket to Pro Fest (early registrants only)

Personalized feedback from 4 judges

-Solo and duo Emerging Pro competitors are allowed a maximum performance time of 4 minutes

-Groups of 3 or more are allowed a maximum performance time of 5 minutes

-Participants will not be penalized if they do not use their full allotted performance slots

-All members of a group act must register and pay individually to compete

(see example Emerging Artist category routines in video above)

THE VIVA FEST ORGANIZATION BELIEVES IN THE SAFETY AND EFFICACY OF THE COVID 19 VACCINES. In the coming months we expect vaccines to be accessible and authorized for everyone 5 years of age and over. FOR THE SAFETY of the VIVA Fest staff and participants, VACCINATION WILL BE MANDATORY FOR ALL PARTICIPANTS. Details on how to register your vaccination card will be available in January 2022.