College World Series of Omaha, Inc. Accepting National Anthem Audition Applications for 2018 NCAA® Men’s College World Series®
College World Series of Omaha, Inc., is hosting national anthem auditions for the 2018 NCAA® Men’s College World Series®. The deadline for submitting applications is 5 p.m. Central Time, Friday, March 16.
Musicians and singers from across the nation compete each year to perform for crowds that average more than 20,000 people. Singers and musicians can submit applications by clicking here.
Applicants must provide one a Capella rendition of the “Star-Spangled Banner” performed by the applicant(s) by providing a link (e.g., a YouTube video) or by downloading a music file. Performances submitted must be no more than one year old and contain no voice enhancements, background music or other special effects. Applicants can only apply once as either a soloist, duo or group. Due to space limitations, groups larger than 15 individuals are discouraged from applying.
A panel of judges will review all submissions and inform all applicants of their status by email the week of March 26. The top 30 applicants will receive an invitation to audition live at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha on Saturday, April 21, beginning at 8:30 a.m. Central Time. No alternative audition date will be made available. All individuals listed on the application must be present for the April 21 audition.
Seventeen finalists will be selected to perform at the 2018 College World Series, which runs from Saturday, June 16, through Tuesday, June 26, or Wednesday, June 27.