The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association seeks new talent to perform during the 2023 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show in New Orleans next year. Applications for the National Anthem Contest and the Talent Round-Up are now being accepted. The 10th annual NCBA National Anthem Contest will accept entries through October 15, 2022. The contest winner will perform the “Star-Spangled Banner” at the convention’s Opening General Session as well as the Friday night NCBA event. The winner will also receive round-trip airfare to New Orleans, a hotel room for three nights and free convention registration. Solo singers, bands and others with unique talents are also encouraged to enter the Talent Round-Up by November 11, 2022. Selected acts will receive complimentary registration, be invited to perform on the Beef’s Got Talent stage during convention, and be recognized through social media. For more information and to enter, visit convention.ncba.org.