'American Idol': Season 11 audition dates announced

idol-auditions.jpgDo you have what it takes to be the next "American Idol"? Prove it.

FOX has officially announced the dates and locations for "Idol's" Season 11 auditions, which kick off on Tuesday, June 28, in St. Louis, MO.

Auditions are open to men and women 15-28 years as of June 26, 2011. The age limit was lowered to 15 in Season 10 and 15-year-old hopefuls, including runner-up Lauren Alaina and Top 12 contestant Thia Megia, were prominently featured during the audition rounds.

Below is a full list of "Idol's" auditions:

St. Louis, MO -- Tuesday, June 28

Portland, OR -- Saturday, July 2

San Diego, CA -- Friday, July 8

 Pittsburgh, PA -- Friday, July 15

Charleston, SC -- Friday, July 22

Denver, CO -- Friday, July 29

Houston, TX -- Friday, Aug. 26

For more information, visit AmericanIdol.com.
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