2019 Margaret Tobin FAME Awards Application

FAME - Rules & Guidelines

1. Open to all public and private high schools in San Antonio and surrounding areas.

2. Monetary prizes will be awarded to the school program and under no circumstances to individuals. 2019 grants will be awarded to 1st ($2,000), 2nd ($750), and 3rd ($250) place finalists participating in the show.

3. There is no participation or application fee to enter the 2019 Margaret Tobin FAME Awards. Admission to the show will be free and open to the public.

4. Schools may submit only one performance per category.

5. For all entries, all students must be from the same high school.

6. Application must be submitted online by the deadline. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

7. Video submissions must be no more than 5 minutes and must be performed within the current school year.

8. Group size must be a minimum of 2 students and can be up to 16 students. The Laurie Auditorium stage size is 30 ft. deep x 40 ft. wide.

9. Students must perform independent of a director or instructor.

10. Selected finalists must do the same performance at the FAME Awards show as what is submitted through the online application process for the initial round of judging.

11. Schools must get permission from the Junior League of San Antonio, Inc. before using the Junior League of San Antonio or FAME logos in any marketing materials.

12. By submitting an application, performers and school are attesting proper permissions for music, dance, play, etc. have been obtained.

13. All other terms as outlined in the "Margaret Tobin FAME Awards Program Awards Basics" section at the FAME page on jlsa.org and the online application.


 Categories, award amounts, and dates are subject to change at the discretion of the Junior League of San Antonio.


During the Margaret Tobin FAME Awards, there may be times when the Junior League of San Antonio, Inc. will need to photograph/videotape students, faculty, and other staff and volunteers involved with your performance. Please be aware that in submitting the application, you are giving full rights and permissions to the Junior League of San Antonio, Inc. for the use of such video and photos. Please also be aware that we may use your school's name and student's names in any press release associated with the 2019 Margaret Tobin FAME Awards.

  • Friday, February 1, 2019: Online application and video submission are due.
  • Wednesday, March 6, 2019: Finalists will be notified.
  • Sunday, April 7, 2019: The 5th annual Margaret Tobin FAME Awards at the Laurie Auditorium at Trinity University - San Antonio, TX.

For additional information details or questions, please contact:

Julie Ann Matonis

FAME Chair



A video YouTube recording of the performance must be submitted by the school contact person.




 Please fill out the information for the category you are applying for



Group may have up to two understudies. Please list below:


Group may have up to two alternates. Please list below:


Group may have up to two alternates. Please list below:


Group may have up to two alternates. Please list below: