Ski Club shows off talent

Sunday’s competition award winners: Yarrawonga performer Sophie Lidgerwood (Judges Encouragement Award) and Jack Gregory (Young Achievers Award). Photo by Les_Garbutt

Contestants vying for the $5,000 prize for the 2022 Mulwala Water Ski Club’s Got Talent competition impressed judges on Sunday.

Ski Club Marketing Manager Cathy Randell said Sunday’s heat featured a high calibre of contestants from all over Southern NSW and North-east Victoria.

“The standard is very good this year and it was difficult for the judges to pick the twelve finalists,” Ms Randell said.

“There was a variety of genres performed on the day including a dance troupe even a contestant performing The Devil’s Advocate, John Milton speech.

The talented performers that will go through to the final of The Mulwala Water Ski Club’s Got Talent competition which will start at 12noon this Sunday. Photo by Les_Garbutt

“Contestants aged from 14 years old through to 61 and this Sunday is going to see a very high standard final.”

Locals who competed in Sunday’s heat were young vocalists Sophie Lidgerwood from Yarrawonga and Tamika Webb from Wilby with Sophie taking out the Judges Encouragement Award.

Previous winners of Ski Club’s Got Talent who took home the $5,000 in cash include Anthony Lucas who has just signed a deal with Australian Telco, Optus, to license his music to be featured on store playlists around the country. Another winner, Isiah Firebrace, went on to win X-Factor and performed at Eurovision in 2017.

This Sunday’s final starts at the Mulwala Water Ski Club from 12 noon and is free to see.