Search opens for trucker singing contest

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The video submission period for the Overdrive-Red Eye Radio’s Trucker Talent Search is open through May 1.

Truckers who love to sing should record a video clip of themselves singing — even a simple smartphone recording is acceptable. Judges request minimal audio enhancement and no pitch correction software be used.

Three finalists in the contest will receive an all-expenses paid trip to the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas in August for a sing-off style competition to decide the winner.

A panel of music and industry professionals will watch all the videos and select the three finalists, who will attend GATS and will compete live for first prize, a $1,000 cash and a recording session provided by AxleOutPro. The event’s emcee and special musical guest will be trucker and singer-songwriter Tony Justice. Visit TruckerTalentSearch.com for more information and to enter.

For tips on how to record and upload a video using an iPhone, watch this video. For Android, watch this one.