Thursday, April 03, 2008

Your Chance To Sing The National Anthem

Our Washington Nationals announced this afternoon auditions to sing The Star Spangled Banner at an upcoming Washington Nationals Home Game at New Nationals Park. The first 100 folks who email the team at are GUARANTEED a spot in the tryouts. No walk up registration will be allowed.

The auditions will take place this Sunday--April 6th at The South Capitol Street Ballpark. Registration begins at 11AM. The Tryouts at 12 Noon. Location--Center Field Plaza at the corner of N & Half Streets, SE.

Also--following The National Anthem Tryouts--Our Washington Nationals will host an audition to sing "Take Me Out To The Ballgame" at the May 19th baseball game between Washington and The Philadelphia Phillies. To participate in this phase of the action--email:

Here is the complete Press Release with full details. Good Luck.

Washington Nationals host National Anthem auditions at Nationals Park on Sunday, April 6, 2008

WHAT: Washington Nationals fans will have the opportunity to audition to sing the “The Star-Spangled Banner” at a 2008 Washington Nationals game. Fans interested in participating in the auditions must e-mail The first one hundred fans to sign up are guaranteed a spot in the auditions; walk-ins will not be accepted. Contestants will be asked to sing the National Anthem in under 90 seconds, the length of the anthem during pre-game ceremonies. Fans selected to perform the anthem at a Nationals game will be notified throughout the season.

Following the National Anthem auditions on Sunday, the Nationals will host tryouts for one “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” performer as part of MLB’s 100th anniversary celebration of the song. Five finalists will be chosen from these auditions and one winner will be selected to perform “Baseball’s National Anthem” during the Seventh Inning Stretch at the Nationals game on May 19th vs. the Philadelphia Phillies. The final winner will be chosen through a fan vote at a later date. Further information on how to vote may be found on following the auditions. To participate in this competition fans must RSVP at

These events are not open to the general public.

WHO: Washington Nationals Fans – Contestants

Washington Nationals Front Office Staff -- Judges

WHEN: Sunday, April 6, 2008

11:00am Registration

12:00pm Anthem Auditions Begin

4:00pm Take Me Out to the Ballgame Auditions

WHERE: Nationals Park

Center Field Plaza

Half and N Streets, SE

Washington, D.C.

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