The organizers of Rock the Block Remix are looking for teen rock bands to compete for a $500 cash prize in the 2012 ROCK THIS! Battle of the Bands, presented by Forsyth Technical Community College.
The contest is open to any band whose members are in high school or middle school. Competing bands will have 15 minutes to play up to three songs at the 2012 Rock the Block Remix, to be held Saturday, Sept. 22, in downtown Winston-Salem.
Bands should have no more than six members and should play some form of rock music, be it modern rock, alternative rock, indie rock, country rock, or punk rock.
Competing bands will be organized into preliminary rounds that will play during the day. The winners of the preliminary rounds will play in a final round at 5 p.m. to determine the winner.
Entering bands must submit three songs, a band photo, and parental consent forms for musicians 17 or younger. Complete rules, forms, and submission details are at www.rocktheblockws.com.
Entries can be mailed or hand-delivered and must be received by Aug. 31. For more information, send an e-mail to Jennifer John at firstname.lastname@example.org.