Mallards to hold auditions


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Press release submitted by Quad City Mallards


Mallards to Hold Auditions for P.A. Announcer, Game Night M.C., Anthem Singers


MOLINE, Ill. (August 20, 2014) – The Quad City Mallards will hold auditions for a new public address announcer, a game night master of ceremonies and national anthem singers, the team announced today.

Auditions for the three positions are slated for September 29, September 30 and October 1 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the i wireless Center. Those who would like to follow in the footsteps of long time Mallard P.A. voice Guy Perry- who retired earlier this summer- will have the chance to audition on Monday, September 29.

Candidates for the game night M.C. position will be welcomed on Tuesday evening, September 30. The M.C. conducts on- and off-ice contests, promotions and interviews among other duties.

The trio of audition sessions will conclude on Wednesday, October 1 when prospective national anthem singers will be given the opportunity to win a place on the Mallards' roster of anthem performers.

Those interested in trying out for any of the three positions can contact Mallards manager of game operations Dan Beauchamp at 309-277-1319 or dbeauchamp@myqcmallards.com to reserve their audition slot or to receive more information.

2014-15 Mallards season tickets are now on sale. Ticket packages are available to meet almost any budget. A limited edition season ticket holder Mallard jersey, 12 additional ticket vouchers per seat and free parking are among a host of exclusive benefits available to season ticket holders. For more season ticket information fans can call the Mallards' business office at 309-277-1364.

About the Quad City Mallards
A proud affiliate of the National Hockey League's Minnesota Wild and the American Hockey League's Iowa Wild, the Quad City Mallards are approaching their eighteenth season and their fifth in the Central Hockey League. One of the winningest teams in all of minor league hockey, the Mallards competed in the United Hockey League from 1995 through 2007 and in the International Hockey League in 2009-10. The Mallards' proud history has seen them capture the UHL's Colonial Cup Championship three times (1997, 1998, 2001) and secure that league's Tarry Cup four times (1998, 2000, 2001, 2002) for the best overall regular season record. In 2001, the Mallards made professional hockey history, recording their sixth consecutive season with 50 or more wins, a feat that has yet to be matched. The iWireless Center provides a unique environment for hockey and features one-of-a-kind seating areas such as the Nest for groups and functions and the exclusive Drake Club. For more information on the Quad City Mallards or for Mallards tickets go to www.myqcmallards.com. Fans can also follow the Mallards via Twitter at twitter.com/myqcmallards and on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/quadcitymallards.




















 



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