Teen wins chance to audition for “Idol”

TUPELO – When Luke West goes to audition for “American Idol,” he won’t have to wait in long lines to see judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, Randy Jackson or Kara DioGuardi.
West, 19, of Tupelo won the chance to audition in front of the judges during a recent vacation to the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando. At the resort is the game called the “American Idol Experience” or Disney Idol. Contestants battle it out in each round, which is set up similarly to the hit FOX TV show.
West won the competition, and won a “Dream Ticket,” meaning he was able to choose an audition location, skip the lines and audition for the judges. Normally, contestants must pass two rounds of producers before auditioning for judges. West is auditioning in Dallas, Texas, this weekend.

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