This event has been cancelled due to lack of entrants. Please join us again next year.

The Texaco Country Showdown is back in Missoula and we are ready to help find the most auspicious country music talent in America! The Texaco Country Showdown is the largest country music talent showcase in the world! It gives performers a chance to start their careers as the newest up-and-coming talent in country music. Over 4,000 radio stations nationwide are holding settings to display all of the never-before-seen emerging artists but the clock is ticking! Your only chance to see if you are the next big thing is June 1 at the Sunrise Saloon in Missoula!

Anyone interested in competing in this year's showdown needs to send in his or her audition materials by Tuesday, May 28 to 94.9 KYSS FM.

The Missoula winner will not only receive cash and prizes, but he or she will also have the chance to represent Missoula in the state contest, which will be held August 3 at the Montana State Fair in Great Falls. The winner of the state contest will receive $1,000 and the opportunity to head to the regional competition in the fall.

The winner of the regional contest will be awarded a grand prize of $100,000 and a national title!

If Martina McBride, Tim McGraw, Miley Cyrus, Brad Paisley, and Miranda Lambert can do it, so can you. So tune up your guitar, polish those boots, and come down to the Sunrise to see if you've got what it takes to represent Missoula and Montana at the 2013 Texaco Country Showdown!

Missoula's 2013 Texaco Country Showdown is sponsored by Les Schwab Tires and the Sunrise Saloon.