(AMES) Officials from Iowa Games powered by the Iowa Food and Family Project announced their third annual National Anthem contest. The contest is an opportunity for Iowans to show their talents for a chance to be selected to sing the National Anthem at the Summer Iowa Games Athlete Jamboree and Opening Ceremony.
The 27th Annual Summer Iowa Games Athlete Jamboree and Opening Ceremony will be held July 20th, at Jack Trice Stadium on the Iowa State University campus. The winner will also have the opportunity to perform at an Iowa Cubs baseball game August 9th.
Singers have until April 25 to submit a video of themselves or a group singing the National Anthem. After the April 25 deadline, a panel of judges will determine the top videos. Up to five finalists will be selected. These videos will be posted on the Iowa Games Facebook page, the Iowa Games website and the Iowa Sports Foundation YouTube channel, (ISF1987) on April 28.
Fans will have five days to vote for their favorite National Anthem performer. The voting polls will close May 3 and the National Anthem competition winner will be announced on the Iowa Games Facebook page and the Iowa Games website May 6.