Battle of the Bands competition Information

1. Application and a music/video file must be received no later than June 1, 2017. Notification will be sent to the selected bands on June 15, 2017.

2. The competition will take place on July 28, 2017 from 5:30 - 9 p.m. at Columbia Park in Troutdale (park is next to Reynolds High School)

3. This is a FAMILY FRIENDLY event so no explicit language is permitted. Violation of this policy will immediately disqualify a band from the competition.

4. Bands MUST be present for a pre-competition meeting at 5:00 p.m.

5. Playing order will be determined at the meeting by a random drawing.

6. . Each band will perform a sound check/warm up song, followed by 2 songs they wish to be judged on. Your total time allowed on stage is 18 minutes, but if your 3 songs are over before the 18 minutes is up that's it, 3 song limit. Both Original and covers are allowed. "Jam Bands" may use their entire time for one long jam if the mood is right!   The judging criteria and point system are listed in the Rules and info tab.

7. All bands are encouraged to promote their participation in the Battle of the Bands as crowd interaction/ response will be part of the judging criteria.

10. First place winner will be awarded a $500 cash prize. 2nd place receives $150.

Download Rules and Information

Battle of the Bands Application

Admission is $5 per person, children under 12 admitted free with paying adult. All proceeds go to Zarephath Kitchen and Pantry, which runs a soup Kitchen and Food Pantry.