Day Of Stars

Since our inception, we've awarded $57,000+ in artistic scholarships!

Young Performing Artists (YPAs), Inc. competition/Concert/Award Weekend Event is a sophisticated, sassy, upbeat, colorful, entertaining and exciting program. Now- Virtual!

A state-wide event where young artists from all walks of life come together to compete for scholarships in performing and visual art categories.

Make donations* payable to :
Young Performing Artists (YPAs), Inc.
9060 County Road 231
Wildwood, FL 34785

Or, click donation button on Home Page.

352-748-0260

Email:  youngartists@aol.com

*A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling toll-free (800)435-7352 within the State.  Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the State.

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Day of Stars - Virtual Scholarship Competition - 2021

Due to our Country's Health Concern (Virus), we are hosting our 1st Annual virtual scholarship event, Saturday, November 27, 2021. 

Calling ALL Florida's young artists 2021!
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All young artists (up to age 22) are welcomed to submit via Drop Box (up to 2.5minutes long) of their best dance, instrument, vocal performance or visual art collection. All submissions must be received with a completed application by Friday, November 5, 2021. See application for guidelines.

Enjoy Last Year's videos, below, to experience the excitement and the superb talent of our
1st Place Placers 2020:

Welcome & Greetings- Beverly Steele, YPAs, Inc. Founder

Meet Our Judges- Esther Solin, YPAs, Inc. Volunteer

David, Sr & Katrina Lyons, Speaks to the Youth

1st Placer, Vocals- A'Layahna Checo
A’Layahna Checo - IMG_0113

1st Placer, Dancer- Destini Hendricks

1st Placer, Instrumentalist- Hanalei Ritter

1st Placer, Visual Art- Luke Singleton

Steele's Outro

Calling ALL Florida's young artists 2021!

For 2021, all young artists (up to age 22) are welcomed to submit via Drop Box (up to 2.5minutes long) of their best dance, instrument, vocal performance or visual art collection. All submissions must be received with a completed application by Friday, November 5, 2021. See application for guidelines.

Application21

Awarding scholarships, at least $2000,  in Vocals, Instruments, Dance & Visual Arts

Live Streaming

November 27, 2021, 2PM

Family Friendly Event

All are welcomed to view via our organization's Facebook page https://www.Facebook.com/@youngperformingartists

Scholarship Sponsorship: Bands Of The Villages, Inc.; HomeTown Civitan Club Of The Villages; Strings Of Soul Concert Supporters

Sponsored in part by Bands of The Villages, Inc; HomeTown Civitan Club Of The Villages; Camerata String Ensemble of Central Florida; Steven & Carol Broos, Mizette Fuenzalida; Uncle L's Luxury Picnics, LLC; Carolyn Walthour; Linda & Larry Winchester, Dennis & Mel Reaves; Just For You Catering; The Steele Organization (TSO), LLC