More than 500 people watched as 17 acts including singers, dancers and a band took part in the first ever talent competition at the County Fair. Judges were Jed Mescon, Don Welch and Jillian Pavlica. The stage emcee was Amy Katcher.
Two acts, Mountain Cove Bluegrass and East Lake Academy Chamber Choir, tied for first place. Competitors were judged on 10 points on a scale from one to five.
These two groups each scored 141 points and split the $500 prize.