The Shaumburg Boomers of the independent Frontier League are looking for a new P. A. announcer and they’ve turned to the internet to try to find someone. Well, we’re sure they’ve also turned to other avenues, but this is a great opportunity for someone looking to get into professional sports and become the voice of
The Shaumburg Boomers of the independent Frontier League are looking for a new P. A. announcer and they’ve turned to the internet to try to find someone. Well, we’re sure they’ve also turned to other avenues, but this is a great opportunity for someone looking to get into professional sports and become the voice of Boomers Stadium in Illinois.
The team plays a 48-game home schedule, with playoffs possible. The sample script along with a sample audition video we shot is below.
There are two ways of submitting your work.
- Create a 30-second video, post it to YouTube and e-mail the link
- Create a 30-second MP3 recording and email the file
Submit your auditions to Murphy Row, Boomers Director of Entertainment before April 22 at noon (local time). The finalists will then be invited to the stadium to audition over the stadiums P. A. system.
The Public Address announcer is the primary voice for the Schaumburg Boomers at all 48 home games, and will work closely with the Boomers front office staff and on field MC to create a memorable experience for all fans.
The Boomers are looking for a strong vocal talent with excellent enunciation skills, strong public speaking skills, and the ability to speak to large crowds. Those interested in entering the contest must be prepared to work all 48 Boomers regular season games and any playoff games.
Please read the following copy as if announcing in a game:
Introduction – LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, BOYS AND GIRLS, WELCOME TO BOOMERS STADIUM, FOR TODAY’S CONTEST PRESENTED BY WINTRUST COMMUNITY BANKS BETWEEN THE VISITING FLORENCE FREEDOM AND YOUR SCHAUMBURG BOOMERS!
Sponsor Read – BOOMERS FANS, ITS NOW TIME FOR THE FIRESIDE ALEHOUSE FIVE RUN FIFTH INNING. IF THE BOOMERS SCORE 5 OR MORE RUNS IN THE 5TH INNING, YOU CAN REDEEM YOUR TICKET FOR A FREE APPETIZER FROM FIRESIDE ALEHOUSE, JUST AROUND THE CORNER AT 50 NORTH BARRINGTON RD. IN STREAMWOOD!
Player Introduction – NOW BATTING FOR THE BOOMERS, THE SECOND BASEMEN, NUMBER THIRTY, JORDAN DEAN!
Stadium Information – IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR NEED ASSISTANCE, HEAD TO THE FAN INFORMATION BOOTH LOCATED ON THE CONCOURSE BEHIND SECTION G OR FIND ONE OF OUR USHERS. THEY ARE HERE TO MAKE YOUR DAY AT THE BALLPARK MORE ENJOYABLE.
Sample Audition Video