Contact: Tony Smith
Bible Factory Outlet
(256) 878-4419 Ext.108



Orlando, Fla. (February 23, 2004) - Bible Factory Outlet at Belz Factory Outlet World - Orlando announced its participation in actively promoting the third annual Christian Artist Talent Search (C.A.T.S.) originated, sponsored and produced by The Inspiration Network (INSP). The grand prize winner will receive a national recording contract from the Butterfly Group, which is valued at more than $200,000. Contestants may submit entry forms now through Monday, April 19, 2004.

Music styles may include gospel, contemporary, southern gospel, praise and worship, as well as other Christian genres. During the talent contest, 64 finalists will be chosen to compete in "C.A.T.S. 2004/2005 Season," a series of televised competitions to be hosted by Clifton Davis ("Amen") and judged by music industry professionals and celebrities. The Season will be produced in INSP's Charlotte, NC studios and will consist of 23 televised programs that will air in January 2005 on INSP and syndicated stations representing in total more than 40 million televised homes.

All entrants must be 16 years of age or older and may pick up an entry form at any of Bible Factory Outlet's 55 store locations in 18 states. The cost of entry is $100. For event information, stop by Bible Factory Outlet for posters, flyers and counter displays promoting the event. Registration and rules are also available online at

About Clifton Davis
Davis is best known for his work on television sitcoms and variety shows, including his role as Rev. Reuben Gregory, the star of the popular "Amen" TV show, which ran on NBC from 1986 to 1991. His recent movies include "Max Keeble's Big Move," "Kingdom Come" and "Any Given Sunday." In addition to a flourishing TV and film career, Davis is an ordained minister and composer of such hit songs as "Never Can Say Goodbye" by The Jackson Five.

About Clifton Davis
Bible Factory Outlet, headquartered in Albertville, Ala., is the dominant outlet-based retailer of Bibles, religious and inspirational books, music and gifts in the United States, offering super values throughout their stores of up to 75% off suggested retail prices. The company, founded in 1995, employs more than 350 people and operates 55 stores in premier outlet malls across 18 states. A complete listing of store locations can be found at

About Belz Enterprises
With headquarters in Memphis, Belz is a multi-faceted real estate company with more than 30 million square feet of developed property, including more than 40 shopping complexes, ranging from community shopping centers to regional malls. In addition to its retail holdings, the company has developed and owns a group of premier hotels, including the flagship Peabody Hotels in Memphis and Orlando and the recently opened Peabody Hotel in Little Rock, Ark. Additional information about Belz is available at