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Boilermaker to Host 2011 National Anthem Competition

Jun. 6, 2011


Utica N.Y. (June 6, 2011) - The Boilermaker Road Race is holding an American Idol style competition to pick 5 people who will kick off 2011 Boilermaker events. The National Anthem Competition will be held on Saturday June 11th from 10:00 AM - noon at the Masonic Care Community Administration Building. The Boilermaker is looking for five people to sing an a'cappella version of the National Anthem. Anyone participating must sing a traditional version of the National Anthem and be able to complete the song within one minute and thirty-five seconds.
Winners will sing at the following Boilermaker venues: The Utica National Kids Run, The Walmart Walk, the Bank of America Youth Olympics, the Carbone 5K Race and the Price Chopper Post Race Party.
"We always have a tough time deciding on the winner's," said Alex D'Acunto Boilermaker National Anthem Competition Coordinator. "We usually have about 30 contestants in the competition. We have a panel of local music professionals to judge the competition and each winning contestants in the competition will be assigned an event and will receive Boilermaker clothing to wear during their performance.
To schedule a performance time in this year's competition call the Boilermaker Road Race at (315) 797-5838. Walk-ins will be taken until 11:00 AM.