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Are you one of Weekend TODAY's biggest fans? We want to hear from you

March 30, 2014 at 7:45 AM ET

Video: Our biggest fans will jam with Lester on bass guitar, cook with Erica, go water-skiing with Jenna or play a round of golf with Dylan.

Are you Weekend TODAY’s biggest fan, or do you know someone who is? We want to hear from you! 

Tell us why you or a friend would like the opportunity to spend quality time with our anchors, doing what they love when they’re not on set. Viewers will also get to go behind-the-scenes during our live show. 

"If you love music like I do, let's play together," Lester said, who plays bass guitar. 

"We would love to meet you, and we would love to have you come on down," said Erica. She encouraged fans who are also foodies to submit their essay with her in mind.

"You may know that I love to cook, it's sort of my little zen moment of stress relief, so if you're a foodie too, you like to whip up a little something in the kitchen, why don't we cook together?"

All adrenaline junkies should aim their essay at Jenna, who has promised to take a fan water-skiing somewhere warm. 

Those in the mood for something calmer will be treated to a day of golf with Dylan. "Golf is one of my passions...Maybe we can play a round together," she said.  

Dylan hasn't been playing golf for too long, but says she's "obsessed."
Courtesy Dylan Dreyer
Dylan hasn't been playing golf for too long, but says she's "obsessed."

Submit an essay explaining why you, or the person you are nominating, should have the opportunity to participate in our Weekend’s Biggest Fans Series. Please submit a photo along with your essay. And, if you’re feeling really creative, feel free to include a video along with your submission. The deadline to submit entries is April 30th. 

Submit your essay here.

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