WJVL Texaco Showdown Winner Takes State Competition

Nashville, Tennessee (September 3, 2013) – Surpassing the competition at the 32nd Annual Texaco Country Showdown Wisconsin State Final, Zac Matthews proved worthy of the state title and $1,000. Walworth County Fair showcased acts which had won a local contest sponsored by radio stations throughout the state enabling each to perform at the state level competition of America’s largest country music talent search.
Zac Matthews representing radio station WJVL of Janesville, received the judges’ highest scores.
On October 12, 2013 Zac Matthews will compete in the Midwest Regional Final at Northern Lights Casino in Walker, MN to determine if he will advance to the National Final. Regional Winners will receive an all-expense-paid trip to in Nashville to compete for $100,000 and the coveted title, “Best New Act in Country Music.” 
About the Showdown:  Annually, a series of over 450 local, state, and regional live shows produced by country music radio stations are held throughout the country. Winners advance to their state events where prizes include $1,000 and the opportunity to compete in one of five regional events.  Regional winners receive an all-expense-paid trip to the National Final in Nashville to compete for $100,000 and the coveted title, “Best New Act in Country Music.” 
Each year, more than 50,000 artists compete throughout the U.S. Past local, state, and regional winners include: Martina McBride, Garth Brooks, Miranda Lambert, Jason Aldean, Sara Evans and Billy Ray Cyrus. Visit www.texacocountryshowdown.com for more information.