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Parking for the auditions will be available as early as 4 a.m. and guests are encouraged to arrive early. "Idol"-winners Jordin Sparks, Kris Allen and Ruben Studdard will make a special appearance and greet lucky audition participants during the kickoff celebration of the search for America's next superstar". You can submit a video through the online audition before October 1 if you can't make it to the live auditions. Registration will begin at 6 a.m. with auditions starting at 8 a.m. Registration is expected to close at 12:00 noon or sooner due to capacity.
If you can't attend the auditions, you're not completely out of luck. After 15 seasons on Fox, American Idol will join ABC's line-up of entertainment/competition shows Dancing With the Stars and The Bachelor.
People also can audition via the "Idol" pop-up audition kiosk at Disney Springs on Friday, Aug. 18, through Friday, Sept. 15.Visitors can create and submit their own audition video at the kiosk. Katy Perry signed on to be a celebrity judge back in May, and there is still no word on who her fellow judges will be.