Contest open to Bay Area and Central Valley youth; Winner will sing the national anthem at the Foster Farms Bowl at Levi’s Stadium on December 28
SANTA CLARA, Calif., October 13, 2016 – Attention young singers! For the second year, the Foster Farms Bowl is hosting the “Oh Say, Can You Sing?” contest to find talented local youth to perform the national anthem in front of thousands of college football fans at the Foster Farms Bowl on December 28 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. The contest is open to soloists and groups aged 18 and under, residing in the San Francisco Bay Area or the Central Valley. Last year, the contest drew entries from singers as young as six years old.
Singers are invited to enter by posting a 30- to 45-second video singing the national anthem on YouTube. Videos must be titled “I Want to Sing at the Foster Farms Bowl.” Contestants must also complete the entry form on www.SingatFosterFarmsBowl.com by November 30 at midnight PT. Ten finalists will be invited to a live audition where a panel of judges will select the winner.
As part of the bowl’s long tradition of fighting hunger, Foster Farms will donate 100 meals to a local food bank for each contest entry received. The winner will also get to choose a local food bank to receive a donation of 1,000 meals in their name.
“The ‘Oh Say, Can You Sing?’ contest is a great opportunity to highlight local young talent and get people excited for this year’s Foster Farms Bowl,” said Ira Brill, director of communications at Foster Farms. “Last year’s winner, a group of 10 singers from Maria Carrillo High School Jazz Choir of Santa Rosa, California, impressed the crowd with their rendition of the anthem. We look forward to this year’s entries.”
The 2016 Foster Farms Bowl will feature teams from the Pac-12 and Big Ten conferences. The game will be televised live on Fox with a 5:30 p.m. PT kickoff. Foster Farms will donate one meal to local hunger relief organizations for every Foster Farms Bowl ticket purchased. For more information about the game and tickets, visit www.FosterFarmsBowl.com.
ABOUT FOSTER FARMS
Since 1939, West Coast families have depended on Foster Farms for premium quality, locally grown poultry products. Family-owned and operated, the company continues its legacy of excellence and commitment to quality established by its founders, Max and Verda Foster. Foster Farms specializes in fresh, all-natural chicken and turkey products free of preservatives, additives or injected sodium enhancers. Based in California’s Central Valley, Foster Farms operates ranches throughout California and works with more than 32 family farms in the Pacific Northwest. Foster Farms is the leading producer of organic and antibiotic-free poultry on the West Coast. The company also produces delicious pre-marinated, ready-to-cook and fully cooked products that meet the quality and convenience needs of today’s home cooks, retailers, warehouse clubs and foodservice customers.