All performers of all ages are invited to audition for Santa Maria Has Talent 2013.

Open auditions for contestants in the will be held 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at the Orcutt Presbyterian Church, 993 Patterson Rd., in Santa Maria.  They will continue on Sunday, Feb. 24, at 2:30 p.m.  Auditions are free.

“We are looking for singers, dancers, instrumentalists, actors, groups and ensembles of all ages,” said Georgia Shore, director of Santa Maria Has Talent.  “Unfortunately, we can’t use bands due to set up time.

Prizes will be awarded in Adult, Teen and Children categories, she said, with contestants in all three categories having a chance at the $1,000 cash first prize.

Contestants will compete at 7:00 p.m. April 11, 12 and 13 at the Santa Maria Vet’s Hall.  After two nights of preliminary competition, winners will be announced on Saturday, April 13.

The competition is sponsored by Santa Maria Rotary South.  All proceeds will go to charitable organizations.

For more information call 805-938-7507.