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Who Will Sing the National Anthem at the Foster Farms Bowl? Foster Farms Invites Bay Area and Central Valley Youth to Join 'Oh Say, Can You Sing?' Singing Contest

Contest is open to solo or group singers aged 18 years and under. Winner will sing the National Anthem at the Foster Farms Bowl Game on December 26, 2015

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Warm up those vocal cords and get ready for the 2015 Foster Farms Bowl! Foster Farms will choose a singer or singing group to kick off the Foster Farms Bowl on December 26, 2015. The winner will have the opportunity to sing the national anthem at Levi’s® Stadium, in front of thousands of college football fans. The contest is open to youth 18 and under, residing in either the San Francisco Bay Area or the Central Valley.

Singers are invited to enter the contest by posting a 30- to 45-second YouTube video of themselves singing the national anthem with the title “I Want to Sing at the Foster Farms Bowl.” Entry forms must be submitted via the contest website – Entries will be accepted until November 30 at 11:59pm PST. Ten semifinalists will be invited to a live audition in front of a judging panel.

The 2015 Foster Farms Bowl will feature teams from the Pac-12 and Big Ten conferences. The game will be televised live on ESPN with a 6:15 PST kickoff at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. With every Foster Farms Bowl ticket purchased, Foster Farms will help provide a meal to those in need through local hunger relief organizations. Tickets are available for purchase on

“We know that this will be a tough competition since there are so many talented kids out there,” said Ira Brill, director of communications at Foster Farms. “We are excited to give local singers the opportunity to shine on a major stage.”

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.

The not-for-profit association has been the driving force behind the Bowl game since its inception in 2002. In that time, the game has generated more than $140 million in economic impact for the City & County of San Francisco. Several of college football’s most storied programs have already participated in the contest. They include onetime national champions USC, Miami [FL], Florida State, Washington & BYU, plus UCLA, California, Boston College, Arizona State, Oregon State & Utah