Bighorns to Hold National Anthem Auditions

For Immediate Release
Oct. 7, 2009

RENO, Nev.— The Reno Bighorns will be holding auditions for national anthem performers on Friday, Oct. 23 at the Reno Events Center.

The auditions will start promptly at 6 p.m., with registration beginning at 5:30 p.m. Performers of all ages are welcome to audition, and should be prepared to perform that evening. Participating order will be determined by the order in which participants arrive, but everyone will get a chance to perform that evening.

Any questions may be directed to Adam Cooper, Bighorns Director of Promotions, at (775) 334-7072 or acooper@nbareno.com.

Bighorns season tickets are available now. Call (775) 284-2622 or visit www.RenoBighorns.com for more information.

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