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BotB Information

Date & Location

January 24, 2021 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Online! Contact the front desk for details.

With COVID restrictions on live events, we decided not only to go ahead with a Battle of the Bands but to make it a first for an interstate Battle with some other Bach to Rocks around the US!

This January, our students from B2R Redmond, Washington, will also compete with B2R Tanasbourne, Oregon, and B2R Alpharetta, Georgia in an epic virtual battle!

Bands will be pre-recorded, but the feedback will be live and entertaining with judging in real time.


Rules & Regulations

  • All bands may perform one song.
  • Every child must be present and arrive at their specified time. Bands that are not present when called will not be able to perform. Bands missing a member will have the option to perform without that member or forfeit their opportunity to perform. No exceptions!
  • The division a band will perform in is determined by average age of band members:
    Elementary School Division: Ages 0-11
    Middle School Division: Ages 12-14
    High School Division: Ages 15+
  • All competing band members must be enrolled and in good standing in the B2R Rock Band program at the time of both registration and the Battle of the Bands.
  • If a member of the band cannot participate, the band may perform without that member. Teachers may not subsitute for missing band members.
  • Band names cannot be changed after the registration deadline.
  • Song selection is final and must be submitted before the registration deadline.
  • No explicit language is to be used in songs. All explicit lyrics must be changed. Use of explicit language will result in disqualification.
  • All band members are expected to follow student conduct rules as outlined in the B2R Policy Handbook.
  • Order of bands will be picked at random, please do not request a specific time as we cannot accommodate.
  • Judges' decisions are final.



Judging Criteria

Judging Criteria

Bands will be evaluated on musicianship, ensemble precision, and stage presence by a panel of experienced judges. A maximum of 2 points can be awarded for original songs. We encourage you to perform one cover and one original.