• Special to the Daily Leader
Preliminaries for the 2009 Pancake Day Talent Show, sponsored by the Liberal Lions Club, are scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 31, 2009, at Liberal High School Auditorium. Five acts in each division will go on to perform in the finals on Monday, Feb. 23, at 7:30 p.m.
Entries must be postmarked by Wednesday, Jan. 21, or delivered by 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, to the Tourist Information Center, 1 Yellow Brick Road, Liberal. No entries will be accepted after this time. All entry fees of $40 per act must accompany the entry forms.
Contestants, who want to know their entry form was received, should include a self-addressed, stamped envelope or send by registered mail.
Divisions are Tiny Tot, 4-8 year olds; Intermediate, 9-12 year olds; Junior, 13-16 year olds; Senior, 17-20 year olds; and Pro-Am, open to all professional and amateur entertainers, regardless of age. A professional entertainer is defined as anyone who has received $2,000 or more from entertaining.
Rules and entry forms can be picked up at the Tourist Information Center, 1 Yellow Brick Road, or can be mailed by calling 626-0170
(days) or 778-3760 (evenings).