Gwinnett Stripers Announce Auditions for National Anthem Singers, Emcees

Gwinnett Braves

January 11, 2018 - International League (IL) - Gwinnett Braves

News Release

National Anthem auditions slated for February 24 at Coolray Field, team also accepting emcee audition videos through February 22.

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA - The Gwinnett Stripers are seeking National Anthem singers and an on-field emcee for the 2018 season. National Anthem auditions will be held at Coolray Field on Saturday, February 24 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Emcee auditions will be held separately on another date, but interested individuals are encouraged to submit their audition videos to the Stripers by Thursday, February 22.

National Anthem Auditions: All singers and vocal groups (five singers or less) must pre-register by downloading a registration form from GoStripers.com, completing it and turning it in to the Gwinnett Stripers by February 22. Completed forms may be e-mailed to Chryssi Attig at chryssi.attig@braves.com . Pre-registered singers and vocal groups will then perform the National Anthem live at Coolray Field on February 24. No walk-ups will be admitted entry to the audition. Those selected to sing for a 2018 home game will be contacted at a later date.

Emcee Auditions: All emcee candidates must submit a resume and audition video to the Gwinnett Stripers by February 22. All materials may be e-mailed to Chryssi Attig at chryssi.attig@braves.com . Top candidates selected by the Stripers will be invited to perform live at Coolray Field at a later date. The winner of the audition and the next Coolray Field on-field emcee will be announced in March.

All emcee candidates:

- Must be at least 18 years old as of February 22.

- Must be able to attend all 70 Gwinnett Stripers home games.

- Must submit an audition video (no more than five minutes in length) by February 22.

- Will be judged on voice strength, presence and energy level.

- Must meet minimum physical requirements, including:

Ability to gain access to various areas of the ballpark for prolonged periods of time during games and events. Ability to lift and transport up to 25 pounds.

- If selected for the live audition, will be asked to act out on-field promotions, which include explanation of the promotion to fans, introduction of contestants and commentary where necessary.

The Gwinnett Stripers open the 2018 season with a road game on Friday, April 6 at 7:05 p.m. vs. the Norfolk Tides. The Stripers' home opener at Coolray Field is set for Thursday, April 12 at 7:05 p.m. vs. the Rochester Red Wings.

Ticket plans are available for purchase now by calling the Coolray Field Ticket Office at 678-277-0340.

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