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Proof is in the Pudding – Music & Dance Competition 2022

September 20, 2022 - November 15, 2022

PROOF IS IN THE PUDDING Music and Dance Competition! 

“Proof” features 300+ musicians ages 12-25 from all music genres and has become the most well-known music competition in Arizona. Debuting this year, a DANCE category has been be added to the competition for dance groups!

$1,000 cash prize for the winning band, $750 for the winning dance group, and $500 for the winning solo artist! Winning artists will open for Alice Cooper at Christmas Pudding on December 3rd at Celebrity Theatre.

Open to ages 12-25

All Music Genres and Dance Styles Welcome

There will be a $25 non-refundable deposit collected per group. T-shirt will given to each participant. Cut-off for name on back of shirt is 9-9-2022





MUSIC auditions will be held at Open Mic events at The Rock Teen Center Phoenix on:

August 17th from 4-7:00PM

August 18th from 4-7:00PM

August 19th from 4-7:00PM

September 2nd from 5-7PM

September 22nd, from 5-7PM 

September 23, from 5-7PM 

DANCE auditions will be held at The Rock Teen Center Phoenix at Round 1 on:

September 27th, 28th and 29th. Time: TBD

Competition Dates:

Proof Kickoff – MUSIC and DANCE September 20th with Brian “Head” Welch of KORN (Everyone is invited to attend)

Skyline High School, Mesa at *5:30PM

845 S Crismon Rd, Mesa, AZ 85208

*Check-in/pictures beginning at 4:30PM


Round 1 – MUSIC Competition/DANCE Auditions on September 27th, 28th and 29th

The Rock Teen Center Phoenix at 5:30PM (Dance auditions may be earlier)

13625 N 32nd St, Phoenix, AZ 85032


Round 2 – MUSIC and DANCE Competition on October 14th and 15th

Paradise Valley Community College (Performing Arts Center) at 5:30PM

18401 N 32nd St, Phoenix, AZ 85032


Round 3 – MUSIC Competition on October 24th and 25th

CB Live, Desert Ridge Marketplace at 5:30PM

21001 N Tatum Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85050


The Finals – MUSIC and DANCE Competition November 15th

Mesa Arts Center at 5:30PM

1 E Main St, Mesa, AZ 85201


September 20, 2022
November 15, 2022