National Anthem Auditions Set for Week of August 8

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Once again this season, K-State Athletics will hold auditions to sing the National Anthem at volleyball matches. Auditions will be held in Ahearn Field House during the week of August 8.

Interested singers can contact Kaden Littrell in Fan Experience and Sales via email at or phone at 785-532-7764 by noon on Friday, August 5 to reserve a time for an audition. If a singer is unable to schedule an audition, they can email an audition video to the Fan Experience and Sales department. It is requested that any audition video that is sent feature the singer performing only the National Anthem. 

K-State volleyball matches are the only opportunity for local singers to perform the National Anthem at a K-State athletic event. The Wildcats’ home schedule includes 15 matches, including eight contests in September.

The Wildcats’ home slate gets underway with the K-State Invitational in Bramlage Coliseum September 2-3. K-State hosts Michigan on September 2 at 5 p.m. to open the weekend. Other home match dates include: September 9 (2 matches), September 10, September 13, September 21, October 1, October 8, October 22, October 29, November 2, November 16, and November 26. All matches other than September 2 and 3 are scheduled to be played in Ahearn Field House.

Season tickets for the 2016 campaign, which start at $2 per match, are on sale now and can be purchased by clicking here, calling 1-800-221-CATS (2287) or stopping by the K-State Athletics Ticket Office in Bramlage Coliseum. 

Season ticket options include reserved cat cushions ($60 for adults/$55 for youth, senior, military, faculty), and general admission bench ($50 for adults/$40 for youth, senior, military, faculty). The Wildcat 4 Pack is also available, which offers four general admission bench tickets for $120.