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Date: 11/6/2015

Title: Voting Open for NCBA National Anthem Contest

DENVER (Nov. 5, 2015) – The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association is proud to announce the finalists for the annual National Anthem Contest, sponsored by Norbrook. The four finalists are:

  • Eliza Smith, age 14, Stantonville, Tenn.
  • Ashtin Lopeman, age 15, Red Bluff, Calif.
  • Sheyenne Weaver, age 16, Alliance, Neb.
  • Sage Patchin, age 15, Shelley, Idaho
Help support these budding young stars as they sing their way to the 2016 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show. You can view the submission videos online at or on the NCBA Facebook Page. Voting will take place through Nov. 30, 2015. View the videos online and vote for your favorite. One vote per person, per day.
The winner of the contest will be announced Dec. 4, 2015 and will receive an apparel package from Roper or Stetson as well as a trip to the Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show Jan. 27-29, 2016 in San Diego, Calif., to sing the National Anthem at the Opening General Session.
Cast your vote today and spread the word about these talented contestants.

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