The New Mexico State Fair and Rodeo is proud to announce the 2021 National Anthem Auditions. We are accepting virtual and in-person auditions.
Eight selected winners will perform the National Anthem for the 2021 New Mexico State Fair concert/rodeo series.
Monday, August 16th 2021: Application & Virtual Auditions Deadline
Wednesday, August 18th 2021: In-Person Audition Day @ the NMSF Pavilion on the fairgrounds. Auditions will be held from 5:00pm - 8:00pm.
The performers must be willing and able to perform publicly at the New Mexico State Fair, September 9 – 19, 2021.
Individuals or groups of all ages can audition; performing groups may not have more than 5 members.
The first fifty individuals and/or groups to submit their form will be selected for an audition. Selected individuals and groups will be notified by phone.
A panel of judges selected by the NMSF will judge all eligible entries according to the criteria of overall appeal of vocal performance and accuracy of lyrics and melody.
Each winner will receive two (2) tickets to the New Mexico State Fair in September 9 - 19, 2021, on the day for which they are performing at the rodeo/concert.