The Bill Riley Talent Show

The Emmet County Fair holds our annual Bill Riley Talent Show every year in which performers are competing for cash prizes and the chance to perform at the Iowa State Fair!


Friday, July 29, 2022- Registration at 6:30pm - Show Begins at 7:00pm

The Emmet County Fair's Bill Riley Talent Show does NOT limit the number of contestants - BUT registrations are needed by 12pm on Friday!


Emmet County Fairgrounds, Ingham Lake Building

Our facility is indoor and air-conditioned.  There isn't a stage, but the performance are is approximately 12' x 25'.  Our sound system will handle CDs, iPod/iPhone/MP3 players.  We offer an electronic keyboard for any accompanist or piano talents.



Sprout Division - ages 2 to 12 years old

Senior Division - ages 13 to 21 years old

The show is open for anyone that has previously won at another local BRTS event in the state.  For a complete list of rules for the Bill Riley Talent Show, please visit the Iowa State Website (link above).


To register for the Emmet County Fair's Bill Riley Talent Show, please fill out the following registration form:

(multiple person acts need one member to act as contact person)


Cami Paulson

1870 Hwy 15

Armstrong, IA 50514


Email: pfangus@outlook.com