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Official Anthem Contest Rules



1.      Entrants must be residents of the city of West Sacramento.

2.      Deadline for entry: Video entries must be submitted by 6:00 am on February 12, 2018

3.      Results will be announced to entrants via email and on by March 2, 2018.

4.      Entrants must be available to perform at the Opening Day Ceremonies on March 17, 2018.

5.      The performance recorded for the video entry must be acoustic and not amplified. The only microphone(s) involved should be for recording, and your voice must not be amplified.

6.      No mixing or sound enhancement is allowed through any kind of soundboard, including at a recording studio. No reverb can be added to the recording. The recording must be honest and acoustic. As closely as possible, it needs to be as if the judges were in the room listening to you perform live. You must sing live on the video. No audio dubbing over your video is allowed.

7.      Video editing during a song is only allowed to trim the entry to the preferred length (sixty {60} seconds or less).

8.      There is no fee required for entry.



 Video entry should be sixty (60) seconds or less.  Preferably including the verse:

And the rockets’ red glare, the bombs bursting in air,

Gave proof through the night that our flag was still there.

Oh, say, does that star-spangled banner yet wave.

O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave.

Please submit your entry by email to with the subject: Anthem Contest.  Please include the entrant’s name, and contact information including email address and telephone number.