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Texaco Country Showdown

The Jenny Simms Band Wins the Oklahoma State Final of the Texaco Country Showdown ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Nashville, Tennessee– Surpassing the competition at the 31st Annual Texaco Country Showdown Oklahoma State Final, The Jenny Simms Band proved worthy of the state title and $1,000. The Rogers 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. The Jenny Simms Band representing radio station KWFX of Woodward, triumphed at the state level event. Other sponsoring radio stations were: KYKC Ada; KEYB Altus; KLBC Durant; KNID Enid; KFOX Eufaula; KBEL Idabel; KKEN Lawton; and KTFX Muskogee. On October 20, 2012 The Jenny Simms Band will compete in the Southwest Regional Final at Schuler Theatre in Raton, NM to determine if they 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, over 450 radio stations across the country sponsor local contests. Winners advance to their state events where prizes include $1,000 and the opportunity to compete in one of five Regional events. The five 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, Neal McCoy, Sara Evans, Brad Paisley and Billy Ray Cyrus. Visit www.texacocountryshowdown.com for more information.