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Washington Nationals Seek Ball Girls & National Anthem Performers


From Alexandra Schauffler:

Talented Washington Nationals fans are invited to take part in the action at Nationals Park. The Nationals are currently accepting


applications for those interested in being Ball Girls and/or performing the national anthem throughout the 2012 season.




Ball Girl candidates can apply by sending a recent headshot, cover letter and resume to entertainment@nationals.com by Tuesday,

February 21. Finalists will then be contacted and invited to try out at Nationals Park on Saturday, February 25.


Ball Girl applicants must meet the following requirements:

-          Must be at least 18 years old and a resident of the D.C. area

-          Must be able to avoid fair balls and field foul balls, and know the difference between the two

-          Must be athletic; baseball or softball experience preferred, but not required

-          Must be knowledgeable about the game of baseball

-          Must be punctual and reliable, with a flexible schedule and the willingness to work early mornings, late nights, weekends and holidays

-          Must have strong interpersonal skills with a positive, energetic personality; strong communication skills are also preferred




The first 90 anthem hopefuls to submit their resume (performance or otherwise) and a recent photo to anthem@nationals.com will be

invited to audition live at Nationals Park on Saturday, March 10. 


Anthem performers must meet the following prerequisites:

-          The anthem should be no longer than 90 seconds

-          The anthem must be performed in the traditional style; all auditions must be A cappella

-          Groups and instrumentalists are invited to audition as well


These auditions are not open to the public and will take place regardless of weather conditions.

For more information, visit nationals.com.