THE NEXT WORLDSTAR℠ is an esteemed gold medal award presented every year to each finalist at the World Championships of Performing Arts signifying outstanding achievement, performance, and contribution in their respective performing arts category.

Here are some of the winners of THE NEXT WORLDSTAR award: 


Kazakhstan’s The Next Worldstar multi-medalist instrumentalists, Domra Duo Bastauy, were welcomed home after WCOPA to massive media attention which led to popular concert performances and the release of two music videos.



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Latvia's multimedalist winners, the trio Brothers Greenbergs, returned home and were honored to perform for the country's President Raimonds Vejonis and his wife (left of the photo - the trio's parents).






2020 World Championship of Performing Arts

Online Judging Registration Form

This form must be submitted by June 12th, 2020

Competitions will be held at Hyatt Regency Orange County Hotel,  11999 Harbor Blvd. Garden Grove, 92840.   Judges will be served a complimentary continental breakfast and/or lunch.
Please check off which session(s) you wish to attend:

Sunday July 14th- Preliminary Round

9am - 1pm

SUNDAY 14th 9am - 1pm

2pm - 4pm

SUNDAY 14th 2pm - 4pm

Monday July 15th- Preliminary Round

9am - 1pm

MONDAY 15th 9am - 1pm

2pm - 6pm

MONDAY 15th 2pm - 6pm
MONDAY 15th 7pm - 9pm

Tuesday July 16th -  Continuation of Preliminary Round

9am - 1pm

TUESDAY 16th 9am - 1pm

2pm - 6pm

TUESDAY 16th 2pm - 6pm

Wednesday July 17th - Semi-Finals

It is WCOPA’s policy that judges selected for Semi-Finals also participate in Go-Sees (July18)

Please select either Solo or Solo/Groups

9am - 4pm (Hosted Lunch 1pm to 2pm)

Solo & Group


9am - 4pm (Hosted Lunch 1pm to 2pm)



Your Details:

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E-mail Address (Must be the same email address you'll use to login during judging the event)*


1.  I will be attending the Opening Ceremonies/Parade of Nations at 6pm Sunday July 14, 2019 at Long Beach Performing Arts Center Plaza (330 E. Ocean Blvd, Long Beach)


2. I will attend the Finals, 6:30PM on  Friday, July 19, 2019 at the Long Beach Performing Arts Center’s Terrace Theatre (Tickets complimentary)

# of Final TIckets (4 max per judge)

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Special Notes:

All judges must arrive at least 30 mins prior to scheduled judges session.

Please be prepared with a two minute introduction at the beginning of judging sessions.  WCOPA’s film crew will be taping various activities during WCOPA’s week long competition for archival and marketing purposes.  By submitting this Judge Registration Form, you are agreeing to allow WCOPA’s taping of you. 

During WCOPA or as a result of meeting at WCOPA, if someone invites you (whether you know them or not) to conduct a seminar or workshop or other type of activity in his or her own country, please immediately contact Nancy Bianconi.  You should know that in the past, when this has been done without WCOPA’s authorization, serious financial and legal ramifications occurred unfortunately. 

We ask that judges refrain form bringing pets to any WCOPA event/function. 

Any questions, please contact Nancy Bianconi, Director of Special Projects:, or 818-694-1047. Thank you.

World Championships of Performing Arts Singing Competition: Singers may compete as Soloist or Groups

World Championships of Performing Arts - Variety Artist Competition: Contortionist, Cirque/Circus, Ground Acts and all other performances maybe enter solo or in groups.  Aerialist may enter solo only. 

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World Championships of Performing Arts - Instrumentalist-Musician Competition: Guitarist, Pianist, Harpist, Drummers, and all other instrumentalists may perform as a soloist or in a group.

World Championships of Performing Arts - International Acting Competition: Actors may compete solo only

World Championships of Performing Arts - Modeling Competition: Runway, Petite, Plus and Commercial may compete solo only.

World Championships of Performing Arts - Dance Competition:  Dancers may compete in Solo or Groups

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One of a kind, 24th Annual World’s Best Talent International Performing Arts Championships lands in Anaheim, CA

(Presented by Worldstars ™)

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A highlight of the festivities is the annual presentation of an Achievement Award to an entertainment industry celebrity or VIP.

(Presented by Worldstars ™)

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JED MADELA became the first Filipino to win the WCOPA world grand champion title and immediately signed with Universal Records, was given his own weekly TV show, now enjoys sold-out concerts throughout the world, and has had six double platinum albums.   

ANDREW PAPAS, multi-medalist and finalist in last year’s 2012 WCOPA, journeyed home to New Zealand and linked with the Titanium Boy Band to launch their first single which went platinum.  

AMANDA BALON from Florida at age ten secured the coveted role of Annie in the national touring company. 

After capturing the top senior crown, Australia’s CHRISTIAN PATTERSON performed for a year with Cirque du Soleil, in a Las Vegas smash revue, on a popular TV “soap” series and in the internationally acclaimed film Rent. 

Multi-medalist and finalist, DIMITRI DIATCHENKO from Los Angeles catapulted his acting career in George Lucas’ Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, directed by Steven Spielberg. 

MICHAEL DAMESKI  played the role of Billy Elliot in the Australian production, in the Tony Award winning Broadway production and in the North American tour of  Billy Elliot the Musical. 

Colorado is proud of nine year old CHRIS O’NEIL whose first acting job after WCOPA was starring in New Line Cinema’s popular film Last Mimzy. 

CARL MAN from the United Kingdom left WCOPA to immediately become a featured vocalist on Royal Caribbean’s flagship Liberty of the Seas and starred in Disney’s Aladdin – A Musical Spectacular. 

MONIQUE SMITH, female model medalist and finalist, graduated from Florida State University with a 4.0 grade point and is now a media analyst at CNN.  These examples are just a few of the “big dreamers” motivated and affected by their WCOPA experience! 


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WCOPA Sponsors:


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Indasoul started as a small production company in the basement. Now, based in Los Angeles California, Indasoul is a highly sought after production company producing hits for several major artists and record labels. 

Indasoul Entertainment Award: write and produce a full song. Inclusive of studio time, producer cost, engineering cost, mix down and editing. Indasoul will also assist with the release and marketing of said composition. A junior and senior contestant will each receive the song award.


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K.K Production is a music and entertainment company based in Los Angeles, California. It was founded by Kristin Kalliope.
Our goal is to develop world-class talents and give a start of their careers.






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The inimitable global event features an intense, inventive one-day “Worldstars Boot Camp.

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