Each year the program invites individuals from the industry to assist in the audition process and as Judges at the finals. Additionally, these individuals also serve as mentor to the teens during the time leading up to the finals.
Teens Sensation is not limited to singing it’s about any talent that one possesses. It is for teen ages 14 to 19 years. Audition casting calls is done five months prior to the competition which is held in the month of May. Information about the program and audition schedules is advertised locally on radio stations, at middle and high schools, community centers, YMCA’s, church youth groups and via social media. The process includes registration, preliminary audition via YouTube, and-finalist are selected from the initial audition. There aftera semi-finalist event is held to select the four finalists whocompetes for the title of 'Teen Sensation' for that specific year. Parental authorization and involvement is mandatory for teens under age 18. The winner receives cash along with other prizes and the opportunity to showcase his/her talent at other events throughout the year. Registration is done via teensensationlive.com