Locals given 2 ways to submit "The X Factor" auditions

New Orleans, La. - You don't need to wait in long lines at the Lakefront Arena to prove you have The X Factor.

For the second season in a row, The X Factor is welcoming online auditions. Last year, thousands of people uploaded two minute videos of a cappella performances.

Parents must setup online audition registration for kids 12 to 17 years old.

Click here to learn more about the online audition process.

If you prefer to prove yourself to producers in person, open auditions are set for the Lakefront Arena this month.

Registration will take over the venue April 12-13.

Auditions will happen April 14.

New Orleans is one of only five cities to host auditions for season three.