Auditions are set for the 2016 Ascension Idol-Voice Competition.

Singers in sixth through 12th grades can audition from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Feb. 4 the La Quinta Inn & Suites conference room in Gonzales.

Ascension Idol-Voice is an annual fundraiser benefiting the Ascension Fund, which provided its first teacher grants in 1992 and has since given more than 1,100 grants representing more than $1.3 million in awards to area public schools and teachers.

The sixth annual singing competition is open to students enrolled in an Ascension Parish public or private schools.

Applications for auditions can be downloaded at and submitted by Feb.1 to The Ascension Fund, 117 West Ascension St., Gonzales, LA 70737 or by email to

For more information, call Jennifer deFrances at (225) 290-3322.