Let your vocal freedom sing with the
“Oh Say Can You Sing” DuTrac National Anthem Showcase.
Between April 21 and May 21, 2014, submit your best rendition of
America’s National Anthem, “The Star Spangled Banner,”
for a chance to win a $500 VISA Gift Card!
Plus, we’ll showcase the best track and air it live
during the kick-off of the 2014 Radio Dubuque Fireworks celebration.
Sponsored by “Your” DuTrac Community Credit Union.
Let freedom sing!
OFFICIAL RULES:ENTRY REQUIREMENTSOnly vocal entries are permitted. Entry must be the original work of the entrant and recorded within the past six months. Lip syncing, overdubs and music video mash-ups are not permitted. Entrants may accompany themselves or include the accompaniment of a live musical instrument or background music, however, background music must be clear of lead vocal singers and instrument accompaniment must be musical band instrument(s) providing light harmonies only. Entrants must be amateur singers. Only one entry per person/group. All entries must be the United States National Anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner,” sung in English. Entrants must complete and submit an official application found at www.dutrac.org or available at any DuTrac Community Credit Union office location. This Showcase is open to persons of all ages, however, entrants under the age of 18 years old may participate only with the consent of their parent or guardian who must evidence such consent on the application form.
Entries should be submitted using one of the methods outlined below. DuTrac Community Credit Union and Radio Dubuque are not responsible for illegible entries.Entries must be received by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 21, 2014. Late entries will not be accepted. Radio Dubuque and DuTrac Community Credit Union employees, board members and their immediate family members are not eligible to win. Entrant need not be a member of DuTrac Community Credit Union to enter “Oh Say Can You Sing” DuTrac National Anthem Showcase. No purchase necessary.
ACCEPTABLE ENTRY FORMATSEntries can be submitted on CD to any DuTrac Community Credit Union office location or MP3 files no larger than 5 MB can be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. All entries must be submitted with an official application.
JUDGINGJudging will be conducted by a panel of impartial judges selected by DuTrac Community Credit Union. DuTrac Community Credit Union will calculate the results, announce and contact the winners. Each judge will award each entry a maximum of 25 points based on the following: vocal ability (rymthm/pitch/phrasing) harmony, melody, originality, punctuation, and clarity of intent. All entries will become the property of DuTrac Community Credit Union upon receipt and may be used for public relations or marketing purposes at the sole discretion of DuTrac Community Credit Union.
The winning entry of the “Oh Say Can You Sing” DuTrac National Anthem Showcase will be played during the kick-off of the 2014 Radio Dubuque Fireworks and Air Show celebration. The winner of the “Oh Say Can You Sing” DuTrac National Anthem Showcase will be awarded a $500 VISA Gift Card from DuTrac Community Credit Union. The winner will be notified by phone or e-mail during the week of June 23, 2014. The odds of winning will depend on the number of entries submitted.
AUTHORITY OF DUTRAC COMMUNITY CREDIT UNIONDuTrac Community Credit Union has the sole authority to amend rules to ensure fairness in the awarding of these prizes. For additional information or questions concerning this showcase, please contact Karen Tegeler at email@example.com or by calling (563) 585-8584 or (800) 475-1331, ext. 8584.