Willowcreek School singers have been a popular choice to open the rodeo in the past. (Enterprise file photo)

O, say can you sing?

The annual National Anthem Singing Contest for the Vale 4th of July Rodeo is coming up this Friday, July 14.

The contest will start at 7 p.m. at Stepleton Electric, 565 12th St., Vale.

 It is open to soloists, duets, choirs, accompanists. Soloists must be at least 12 years old.

Contestants should bring a list of references and singing experiences.

Those chosen to perform will present "The Star-Spangled Banner" at the start of the rodeo shows, set for each night July 3 through 6.