Bragging Rights: the world will know you wrote an anthem that will be a key part of CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada’s broadcast. The winning Theme will be broadcast as a key part of the program during the 2008-9 hockey season, and potentially beyond.
The Anthem Challenge entry period ends August 31 st and if you don't get your song in really soon one of those other songs is going to be the Hockey theme for years... just sayin'
They have an official blog page about the Anthem Challenge if you want to read more about it... plus other blogs and a facebook page.
Here are the key dates for those following the progress of this contest to it's exciting conclusion.
- August 31, 2008, 11:59 pm ET: Deadline to submit entries
- October 4, 2008, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm ET: Semifinalist show
- October 4, 2008, 10:00 pm ET to Oct 7 11:59 pm ET: Voting for Finalists
- October 9, 2008, 7:00 ET: Finalists revealed during opening of the regular 2008-09 NHL Season
- October 9, 2008, 10:00 pm ET to Oct 10, 11:59 pm ET: Voting for Winner
- October 11, 2008: Winner revealed during CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada opening Saturday night broadcast.