PEPPERELL -- The New England Country Music Organization's 13th annual Country Star Search will take place Sept. 16 in Pepperell. Categories range from age 3 through adults and seniors (50+) in the following areas: Vocalist, Entertainer, Duo, Group, Band, Instrumentalist, Dancer, Dance Team, Songwriter, CD, and Music Video. All entries must be new or traditional country, gospel, bluegrass, country dance or clogger. Winners will be announced at the gala NECMO Awards in October. Winners will be eligible to enter the NACMAI Country Music Week international competition. Entry fee is $30 per person per category before Sept. 5. For entry form, rules or more information, call 508-335-7979, email, or visit