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Fourth annual “SafeAuto, Michael Redd and the Student-Athlete Advisory Board present Buckeyes Got Talent” will take place at 7 p.m. May 11 in St. John Arena

COLUMBUS, Ohio – In the inaugural year, the Ohio State wrestling team danced its way to the title. By the second time around, the men’s cross country knew it needed to bring its ‘A’ game in order to capture the trophy. In the third installment, the men’s track and field team paid ode to all the “Single Ladies.”

 

What’s in store for 2010?

Buckeye fans can only find out at the student-athlete talent show, “SafeAuto, Michael Redd and the Student-Athlete Advisory Board present Buckeyes Got Talent.” Set for 7 p.m. May 11 in St. John Arena on the Ohio State University campus, “Buckeyes Got Talent,” is just one of many community service initiatives Buckeye student-athletes include in their already busy schedule. All ticket proceeds will go to the Boys and Girls Club of Columbus. Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for youth and children 6 and under are admitted free. Tickets can be purchased at OhioStateBuckeyes.com, at the Ohio State athletics ticket box office at the Schottenstein Center or at the door the night of the event. 

Teams scheduled to participate include:
Cheerleading
Men’s Cross Country
Football
Rifle
Softball
Men’s Soccer
Women’s Soccer
Synchronized Swimming
Men’s and Women’s Track and Field
Men’s Volleyball
Wrestling

Celebrity judges for the 2010 edition of “Buckeyes Got Talent” include former Ohio State basketball letterwinner (1998-2000) and 2008 Olympic Gold Medalist Michael Redd, SafeAuto’s Justin Case, WCMH Channel 4 anchor Mindy Drayer, the NHL’s Columbus Blue Jackets’ Rick Nash and  Allison Pegg from Easy Columbus.

The Facts:
Name of the Event: “SafeAuto, Michael Redd and the Student-Athlete Advisory Board present Buckeyes Got Talent.”
Organization: Ohio State Student-Athlete Advisory Board
Event Date & Time: 7 p.m. May 11
Event Location: St. John Arena
Cost: $5 adults; $3 students, children 6 and under are admitted free – proceeds go to the Boys & Girls Club of Columbus
Website: www.OhioStateBuckeyes.com
Emcee: WNCI’s Morning Zoo – Kelsey Webb
Judges: Former Ohio State men’s basketball letterwinner Michael Redd, SafeAuto’s Justin Case, Channel 4’s Mindy Drayer, Columbus Blue Jackets’ Rick Nash and Allison Pegg from Easy Columbus.

Missed the show last year? Here is a look back at some of the 2009 acts:
Men’s Track (2009 Winners) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BH0qRS8RrkM
Football (Evan Blankenship -2009 Runner- up) – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nDSNgcRVA9w
Wrestling – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X6meFxECebk
Check out more: http://www.youtube.com/results’search_query=buckeyes+got+talent&aq=f