The "Abilenes Got Talent" competition kicked off around 4 p.m. at the Mall of Abilene. Officials estimate about 150 people showed up to compete.
"There has definitely been talent out here," said judge and KRBC anchor/reporter Maria Oliver. "It will be a hard decision to choose who to send to Houston. However, one thing is for sure: Abilene will be represented on "Americas Got Talent!"
Winners will be announced at the end of the compeititon. One lucky act will be selected to perform in front of "Americas Got Talent" producers in Houston.
Check back later Thursday evening more a look at even more of the acts!