The Boilermaker Road Race will be conducting its annual auditions to select performers to sing a cappella versions of the National Anthem at various 2019 Boilermaker events.

The competition will take place on Saturday from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. in the Alumni College Center at Mohawk Valley Community College.

A panel of local music professionals will be on hand to judge the competition.

To schedule a performance time in this year's competition, e-mail

Walk-ups will also be accepted. Participants must sing a traditional version of the National Anthem and complete it within 1:35.

"The singing talent in the Mohawk Valley is abundant," said Jackie Carbone, Boilermaker National Anthem Competition Coordinator. "It's always a pleasure to showcase what they have to offer on Boilermaker weekend."

The 42nd running of the Boilermaker will take place on Sunday, July 14th.