State Fair Hosting American Idol Auditions

Your chance at stardom could be as close as the Illinois State Fair this weekend.

American Idol Live! auditions are coming to Springfield.

As long as you're between 15 and 28 years old, and meet the requirements, you can audition Friday and Saturday.

"If you make it through here, you won't have to wait in a huge line like at larger audition sites", said Illinois State Fair Manager Amy Bliefnick.

This is only the second fair that has been chosen to host American Idol Live! 

Celebrity judges J-LO, Keith Urban, and Harry Connick, Jr. will not be at the auditions.

People auditioning do have to pay admission to the fair to try out.

American Idol Live! auditions will be from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

For details on rules and regulations for for American Idol, click HERE .

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