Deaf’s Got Talent is a fun online event to raise funds to provide services to low-income deaf, hard of hearing, deafblind, and deaf disabled community members impacted by COVID-19.
Any deaf, hard of hearing, deafblind, and deaf disabled individual can compete and showcase their talent in Deaf’s Got Talent.
The winner of the competition will get $500.00 and bragging rights! Runner-ups in 2nd and 3rd place will win $250.00 and $100.00 respectively.
There are 3 rounds to the competition – qualifiers, semi-finals, and finals. In each round, contestants must submit a video showcasing their talent. Talents can be anything!
Examples: Ventriloquism, Dog Tricks, Dance, Comedy, Magic, Martial Arts, Miming, Acrobatics, Gymnastics, ASL Slam, Theatre, Skateboarding, BMX Biking, Painting, or Sculpting. If you don’t see your talent here, we encourage you to enter anyway!
Professional judges will watch each entry, comment, and give a score from lowest (1) to highest (5). The audience will get also get to vote for their favorite contestant. The top 10 from the qualifiers move on to the semi-finals and the next top 5 will move on to the finals.
Regardless of who wins, the goal is to come together and support our community members in need while having fun!
Proceeds from Deaf’s Got Talent will support services for low-income deaf, hard of hearing, deafblind, and deaf disabled consumers impacted by COVID-19.
The recipient organization providing services is Greater Los Angeles Agency on Deafness, Inc. (GLAD). GLAD serves 10 counties in Southern California, including Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, Kern, Santa Barbara, Ventura, San Luis Obispo, Inyo, Mono, ad San Bernardino Counties.
GLAD provides services in the areas of advocacy, communication assistance, senior housing, employment assistance, family advocacy, deaf coaching, independent living, peer counseling, among others.
Deaf's Got Talent is a fundraising event for Greater Los Angeles Agency on Deafness, Inc, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization ensuring equal access for deaf, hard of hearing, deafblind, and deaf disabled individuals.
Contributions are tax-deductible.