News from the Bill Riley Talent Search

Iowa State Fair 2015 - Day 6 At The Youth Inn!

Heather Torpy - Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Today was quite a day! The weather did not cooperate with us and in the middle of the Sprout act we moved to the Youth Inn to finish the show. Thanks to all of our performers, crew, judges, and audience members for being so patient and flexible!  Read More. . .

Iowa State Fair 2015 - Day 5

Heather Torpy - Monday, August 17, 2015

Another outstanding show today!  Read More. . .

Iowa State Fair 2015 - Day 4

Heather Torpy - Sunday, August 16, 2015

Another great show today - the talent on our stage is unbelievable!  Read More. . .

Iowa State Fair 2015 - Day 3

Heather Torpy - Saturday, August 15, 2015

Today's show was OUTSTANDING!  Read More. . .

Iowa State Fair 2015 - Day 2

Heather Torpy - Friday, August 14, 2015

Another fabulous day today - our performers literally lit up the stage today (thanks for the pyrotechnics, Michaela Rader!).  Read More. . .

Iowa State Fair 2015 - Day 1

Heather Torpy - Thursday, August 13, 2015

Day 1 of the 2015 Iowa State Fair is on the books. We had a great show today and can't for tomorrow. Thank you to all the performers who shared their talents today. Like we always say, you are entertainers first and boy, did you entertain today!  Read More. . .

2014 Iowa State Fair Show Wrap Up

Heather Torpy - Wednesday, August 27, 2014

It’s been just over a week since we wrapped up our 55th season of the Bill Riley Talent Search. It was a great State Fair and our performers amazed us with their talent. After seven days of preliminaries and three days of semi-finals we were down to ten senior finalists and seven Sprout Champions. Read More. . .

Welcome to Our Site!

Heather Torpy - Thursday, July 24, 2014

Welcome to the all new Bill Riley Talent Search website! From now on, this is where you will be able to find all things related to the talent search. We will have a list of shows, information for anyone wanting to host a show, rules and more. Read More. . .