Approaching judgement day

Here are the winners (and the judge) of Heat 9 of the Ballinas Idol competition which was held at the Ballina RSL Club.

They are (l-r) Ricki-Lee Petrie (Lennox Head), Rachel Mount (Ballina), Gary Fox (judge and sponsor), Casey Underhill (Lismore) and Naomi Watson (Lismore).

Congratulations guys!

They will progress through to the semi finals. Kimberly McGregor (Goonellabah) and Jessica Capolupo (Goonellabah) were also standouts at the event and were invited back to perform again in the final heat before the semis.

The semi finals start this Sunday, October 29, from 3-5pm, with the grand final all set for Friday, November 17, at 7.30pm. These exciting expositions of local talent are held at the Ballina RSL Club.

Entry to the grand final is $3 per person with tickets available from the clubs bottle shop (6686 2544).

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