The open audition dates for season three of The X Factor USA have been confirmed. Open auditions will take place in five cities across March, April and May of 2013, in which potential contestants will be able to attend.
The auditions kick off in Los Angeles before passing through North Carolina, Louisiana, New York and finishing in Colorado.
Potential contestants will also have a 2 day registration period prior to the audition dates. Hopefuls will be able to submit a two-minute acapella audition video online before June 15th, 2013 if they cannot attend any of the open auditions.
Auditionees can audition solo or as part of a group, but must be aged at least 12 years old at the time of their audition.
In other news, it has also been announced that L.A. Reid will not be returning to The X Factor USA next year.
Take a look at the audition dates in full, below:
|Location||Registration Date||Audition Date|
|Los Angeles, California||March 4th/5th||March 6th|
|Charleston, North Carolina||March 17th/18th||March 19th|
|New Orleans, Louisiana||April 12th/13th||April 14th|
|Long Island, New York||April 23rd/24th||April 25th|
|Denver, Colorado||May 12th/13th||May 14th|