See Performers from 60 countries parade and perform in their traditional costumes on Sunday, July 8 at 6:30pm at the Long Beach Performing Arts Plaza.  Free to the public.

Singers, dancers, actors, models, instrumentalists and variety artists will compete at the 22nd Annual World Championships of Performing Arts (WCOPA) July 6 - 14, 2018 in Long Beach, California. This international meet is often cited as the official "Talent Olympics" for performers and is the only event of its kind!

2019 World Championship of Performing Arts

Online Judging Registration Form

This Form must be submitted by June 12th, 2019

Competitions will be held at The Westin Long Beach Hotel - 333 E. Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802.  Judges shall Self Park at the Westin Long Beach hotel which will be validated (no other parking facilities will be validated).  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:

Office Phone:
Cell Phone:
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)

Our Company Represents:

Select all that apply:

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.

Grace Yaniak, has represented the United States several time most recently was a finalist in 2017 World Championships of Performing Arts. 

John Yaniak represented the United States of America in the 2017 World Championships for the first time and reach the level of finalist appearing in the WebCast Finale.  

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