Twelve acts will hit the stage for charity at 7 p.m. Wednesday in St. John Arena

COLUMBUS, Ohio The Ohio State’s student-athlete talent show, Buckeyes Got Talent,’ is here once again. The floor of St. John Arena will be transformed into show-stopping, fun-filled stage at 7 p.m. Wednesday for the Buckeyes’ most anticipated community service event of the season. In all, 12 teams remain signed up to reveal hidden talents not displayed in the athletic realm Wednesday all in the name of charity. 

General admission tickets for the event can be purchased at the door for $5 with Ohio State student tickets discounted to $3 and no charge for children ages 6 and under. All proceeds from Buckeyes Got Talent’ will be donated to the Boys & Girls Club of Columbus. In its two years, the show has raised more than $2,600.

Top returning competitors include the men’s cross country team, the reigning Buckeyes Got Talent’ champions, as well as the wrestling team which won the inaugural title in 2007. Also gracing to the stage in 2009 are representatives from the cheerleading, football, women’s gymnastics, men’s and women’s lacrosse, rifle, men’s soccer, synchronized swimming and men’s and women’s track and field.


The Facts:
Name of the Event:
Buckeyes Got Talent’
Organization: Ohio State Student-Athlete Advisory Board
Event Date & Time: 7 p.m. May 6, 2009
Event Location: St. John Arena
Cost: $5 adults; $3 students proceeds go to the Boys & Girls Club of Columbus
Emcee: WNCI’s Morning Zoo Kelsey Webb
Channel 10’s – Andrea Cambern
Ohio State’s – John Bruno
Former Ohio State Women’s Track Star and Olympian – Stephanie Hightower