O, say can you sing? MEAC seeking halftime performers for basketball tournament


Auditions for national anthem and halftime performers for the 2014 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25 at the Student Center on the campus of Norfolk State University in Virginia.  Registration will begin promptly at 12:30 p.m.

The auditions dubbed as MEAC at Center Court, offers entertainers, singers/choirs and musicians, of all ages and backgrounds, an opportunity to showcase their talents at the conference’s annual Division I basketball tournament.

The 2014 MEAC Basketball Tournament tips off March 10-15 at the Norfolk (Va.) Scope Arena.

National anthem performers will have up to two minutes to perform an a cappella version of the song while halftime performers will have up to four minutes to present their acts in front of a panel of judges.

Free to audition
Interested applicants should possess a positive attitude, creative technique and style and display a high level of showmanship and energy.

Registration form and participant waivers can be found online at www.MEAChoops.com or completed on the day of the audition.

Auditions are free and open to the public.  Space is limited and applicants are encouraged to arrive early and prepared to perform at the time of arrival.

For more information on the MEAC at Center audition contact Sonja Stills, Associate Commissioner, at 757-951-2055 or by email at stillss@themeac.com.

Ticket books for the 2014 MEAC Basketball Tournament can be purchased at all 13 MEAC university ticket offices, the Scope Arena Box Office, Ticketmaster outlets, the MEAC Office or online at Ticketmaster.com.  Tickets are also available by calling the MEAC at (757) 951-2055 or Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000.



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