National Anthem Tryouts: March 19th, Monmouth Mall

Those interested can fill out application beginning February 24th

By Lakewood BlueClaws | February 11, 2014 12:36 PM ET

LAKEWOOD, NJ - The BlueClaws will hold their 2014 National Anthem tryouts on Wednesday, March 19th in the Food Court at Monmouth Mall in Eatontown, from 3 pm - 6 pm.

All interested performers must fill out an application in advance of the auditions. Applications are available in the BlueClaws Executive Offices beginning on Monday, February 24th and they must be returned by Friday, March 7th at 5 pm. The BlueClaws office is open 9 am - 5 pm Monday - Friday and 9 am - 3 pm on Saturday.

Applications are also available at the Monmouth Mall Guest Services Desk, beginning and ending on the same dates.

"The quality of National Anthem renditions at sporting events across the country has continued to grow over the years," said BlueClaws General Manager Brandon Marano. "We have had outstanding performers here at FirstEnergy Park and we expect that to continue in 2014."

All National Anthem auditions will be performed a capella. Instruments will be permitted, but only those that do not require electricity. Singers can apply individually or as a group.

Those that are interested in performing the anthem as a group can contact Kristine Tranz at 732-901-7000 ext 140 or

Applications will be reviewed on a first-come-first-served basis and performance times are subject to availability. All applicants will be notified by phone regarding a prospective audition, but applicants are not guaranteed an audition. Decisions will not be made the day of the event, and all who audition will be notified at a later date with regards to a performance at FirstEnergy Park. All judges' decisions are final.

The BlueClaws have led the South Atlantic League in attendance in all 13 years of existence and are the Jersey Shore's top stop for affordable, family entertainment.

Ticket packages and group outings for the upcoming season are available by calling 732-901-7000 or online at

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This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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