2017 Battle of the Bands Application Form

Salt Creek Park District is proud to be hosting the 2017 Palatine/Salt Creek Teen Battle of the Bands local competition on Monday, June 12, 2016 at Twin Lakes Recreation Area (1200 E. Twin Lakes Drive) in Palatine. Band Application Forms will be accepted through Friday, April 14, 2017. Applications must be completed in full to be eligible.

Before completing the form, be sure to read the EVENT RULES. Also, please note that several sections of this form are required and marked accordingly:

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    Event Rules

    For the purpose of this competition, a band is defined as “having a minimum of 2 members with at least 1 member playing an instrument through the majority of each song.” Bands must be unsigned and be based in Illinois. All persons performing on stage must be listed on the entry form. Band members under the age of 18 must also have a guardian’s approval to participate. A permission slip will be mailed to the address listed on the entry form. This form must be signed and returned by all guardians. All band members must be between the ages of 12-21 (and 1/2 of the band must be no older than 19 years of age as of August 19, 2017.) Band members should be prepared to show proof of age at each level of the competition. The performance must be suitable for a family audience. Band names, lyrics, appearance, and performance must be free from obscenities and references to drugs, sex, and alcohol. Band members (regardless of age) may not use or possess drugs, alcohol, and tobacco during the event. In order to keep everyone safe, bands who encourage moshing or any other potentially dangerous acts may be disqualified. A sound system operated by Park District technicians will be provided at the event. Bands must supply their instruments and any other equipment not provided by the Palatine or Salt Creek Park Districts. Bands are responsible for the security of their equipment and the event organizers cannot be held liable for any lost, damaged, or stolen equipment or for any injuries that band members or their associates incur in conjunction with the competition. Fires, pyrotechnics, fog machines, etc. are not allowed.

    General Band Information

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    Primary Contact Information

    (Band Member – non-published information)
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    Adult Contact Information

    (An adult contact is required for any band with any members under the age of 18.)
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    Band Member Information:

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    Public Information:

    (Published info for website, programs, advertising, etc.)
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    Video Performance Submission:

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