MEAC to Host National Anthem & Halftime Performance Auditions

Courtesy MEAC Media Relations

The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) will hold auditions for the national anthem and halftime performances for the 2017 MEAC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, January 28 at the Granby Theater, 421 Granby Street in Norfolk, Va. Registration will begin promptly at 9:30 a.m.

The auditions, also known as MEAC at Center Court, allows entertainers, dancers, 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 2017 MEAC Basketball Tournament tips off March 6-11 at the Norfolk Scope Arena.

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

Applicants interested in auditioning should have a positive attitude, creative technique and style, and display a high level of showmanship and energy.

The registration form and participant waivers can be found online at 103jamz.iheart.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 be prepared to perform at the time of arrival.

For more information on the MEAC at Center Court audition, please contact the MEAC office at (757) 951-2055.

For more information on the 2017 MEAC Basketball tournament, including brackets, ancillary event, tickets and travel information, visit www.MEAChoops.com.