The Blue Jackets are looking for fun, enthusiastic candidates who are motivated to represent the organization at home games and in the community. The Promotion Teams are an integral part of the Blue Jackets game presentation and devote their time to energizing the fans at Nationwide Arena and making sure they have an amazing game day experience!

If you think you’ve got what it takes to be on the Blue Jackets Promotion Teams, apply now!

AUDITION INFORMATION

Saturday, August 10, 2024 at Nationwide Arena

10:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Invitation Only

Deadline to apply: Sunday, July 28th

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How do I get invited to auditions?

The Blue Jackets will assess each applicant based on all parts of their submitted application. There are a limited number of applicants who will be invited to Auditions; not all applicants will be invited to Auditions.

Invitations to Auditions will be emailed on Thursday, August 1st

What do Auditions consist of?

Auditions will consist of interactive group games, improv activities, and opportunities to interact with other candidates and the judges. These activities are meant to assess each candidate’s personality, enthusiasm, energy, teamwork skills and their comfort level in front of a crowd.

Can I audition for more than one position?

Yes, candidates are welcome to audition for one or more positions. When you apply, please indicate on the form which positions you would like to be considered for.

What time should I arrive for Auditions?

Check-in will open at 9:30 AM and close at 10:15 AM. Candidates who arrive after 10:15 AM will not be permitted to participate in Auditions.

What is the timeframe for Auditions?

Auditions will begin promptly at 10:30 AM. Auditions will conclude at 2:30 PM.

What should I wear to Auditions?

Candidates must wear athletic/workout attire including athletic shoes.

When will I find out if I am selected to the teams?

The team selections will be posted here (bluejackets.com/promoteams) on Tuesday, August 13th at 1:00 PM

What is required of me after I am selected?

All team members will be required to attend the following mandatory team-related activities:

Wednesday, August 14th – Team Mixer – 6:00-8:00 PM

Monday, August 19th – Orientation – 6:00-8:00 PM

Be sure these dates are reserved on your calendar if you plan to audition for the teams. Team members will be compensated for these events.

WHAT IS THE GOAL PATROL?

During Blue Jackets home games, the Goal Patrol greets fans as they enter Nationwide Arena, select fans to participate in contests and distribute prizes to lucky sections. Goal Patrol preps all of the promotional items/prizing and props used during the game (ex: rolling T-shirts). Goal Patrol will also have the opportunity to Mascot handle.

Goal Patrol members must be 18 years or older by August 10, 2024.

Goal Patrol members must be dedicated, punctual, teamwork oriented, high-spirited, outgoing, and comfortable engaging with fans.

Goal Patrol members must be able to follow a game script with assignments that coordinate all contests and promotions.

There are 41 CBJ home games each year. While Goal Patrol is scheduled for all home games, not every team member is scheduled for each game. Team members are expected to be available to work 30 home games.

The Goal Patrol also makes appearances in the community at festivals, parades, and community events.

Goal Patrol members must report to Nationwide Arena 1-3 hours before game time. Official report time will be confirmed closer to the pre-season.

The hourly game rate for Goal Patrol members is $15.75 per hour.

WHAT IS THE CANNON CREW?

During Blue Jackets home games, the Cannon Crew greets fans as they enter Nationwide Arena, teach fans about the history of the Blue Jackets Goal Cannon, facilitate photo opportunities for fans, and they rally the fans every time the Blue Jackets score, leading the goal celebrations next to the Blue Jackets Goal Cannon. Cannon Crew members assist in executing select in-game contests and promotions.

The Cannon Crew also makes appearances in the community at festivals, parades, and community events.

Cannon Crew members must be 18 years or older by August 10, 2024.

Cannon Crew members must be dedicated, punctual, teamwork oriented, high-spirited, outgoing, and comfortable engaging with fans.

Cannon Crew members must be able to maneuver a large flag multiple times during the games. Cannon Crew members must learn a few facts about the Blue Jackets Goal Cannon from an info sheet provided to them by the team manager. Cannon Crew members must be able to follow a game script with assignments that coordinate all contests and promotions.

Cannon Crew members must commit to working at least 23 home games.

Cannon Crew members must report to Nationwide Arena 90 minutes before game time (ex: 5:30pm for a 7:00pm game).

The hourly game rate for Cannon Crew members is $15.75 per hour.