Country Battle USA
Rules and Regulations:
be Western, Country or Country Pop.
must be submitted to Kane County Events and Volunteer Center in a MP3 format or
a link to your music.
submit a completed application by July 1st, 2020 at 5pm to be considered. This
allows time for all chosen bands to be included in our advertisements.
If your band
is picked to be one of the 8 bands competing, we will pay you $1000. You will
be handed a check after you perform!
Battle USA is a live music, band/group competition. No solo singers or
DJ/mixers will be considered. Band/group size must be at least three (3), but
no more than eight (8) musical performers.
selected to compete must perform for 40 minutes. No tracking or lip-syncing
will be allowed.
have up to 50% of your song be Cover songs.
have 10 min to get on stage and set up, and 10 min to get off stage.
If you are
chosen as one of the 8 Bands, you will need to:
Contact our sound tech with your stage plots and needs
so that the transition on and off the stage goes smoothly.
Provide a high resolution image of your band by July 1st , 2020.
Submit W9 (click here for form)
Western Legends Heritage and Music Festival is a
family-friendly event and any band/group submitting an application for the
Country Battle USA agrees to provide appropriate
organizers reserve the right to disqualify a band/group for reasons
including, offensive lyrics, inappropriate dress or behavior,
gang or offensive tattoos, depiction of violence or nudity or explicit
activity. Violations will result in immediate disqualification from the
Judging will be based on the
following criteria on a scale of 1-10. Overall Performance
There will be a panel of
Judges that will give the band feedback immediately after your performance.
In order to ensure the fairest judging possible and removing
any chance of judging bias there will be a panel of 5 judges and the highest
and lowest score from each band will be thrown out and the 3 remaining judges scores
will determine the score
$15,000 Winner takes all!
member of a band/group is late for their performance time, the band may choose
to perform without the late member(s) or forfeit their spot in the competition.
If the whole band/group is late for their arrival time, they will be
provide all instrumentation and instrument amplification (guitar amp, base amp,
be performing either on Friday August 14th or Saturday August 15th
in Kanab Utah. To avoid Band Bias all
15 band slot will be drawn through an online generator. The drawing and results will be shown live on
our Facebook page. You will be given the info in advance where to go and watch
the drawing if you are one of the 8 bands chosen to compete. If you are not willing to play on Friday, do not
play at the top of each hour. Excluding Saturday from noon to 1 pm for the
The winners will be
announced Saturday evening. The winning band will perform at street dance
Saturday and must play 2 hours during that time for payment.
By participating in Country
Battle USA, all members of the band/group grant Kanab Western Legends Heritage
and Music Festival permission to take, use, or publish photographs of them
either with or without their names, in such manner as, in its sole discretion,
Western Legends Heritage and Music Festival may deem proper, and further waive
ownership interest in any photos or copies thereof.
We will have t-shirts for
sale at the event but each band is allowed to have a table with band
merchandise (i.e. shirts, CDs, stickers, etc) for sale in designated areas
during the competition.