How to enter


How to enter 2020

Entries have now closed for the Battle of the School Bands 2020.
Thank you to all who have entered. Information below is intended for those who have already completed and submitted Expression of Interest forms.

All entrants in  the Battle of the School Bands 2020 will need to submit a video recording of them performing their two original songs live, as well as a document containing the lyrics of the songs being performed. Edited or cut videos will not be accepted, videos are to be a record of a live performance, not a music video.
The deadline for all video submissions is Friday May 22 2020.
For more information about video requirements, please view our Frequently Asked Questions.

Criteria used to shortlist bands for the final:


  • Present a confident performance
  • Maintain appropriate eye contact with the audience
  • Interact effectively with the audience for the duration of the performance
  • Interact cooperatively with other performers on stage (Soloist N/A)


  • Display facility with a range of techniques to control and enhance the song
  • Musical elements and compositional techniques used appropriate to the style of music
  • Effective contrast between songs performed
  • Lyrics effectively / creatively match the musical context


All musicians will be individually and collectively critiqued on the quality of their performance:

  • Accurate tuning of instruments
  • Intonation of vocals
  • Rhythmic cohesion
  • Proficiency in working with instruments and musical elements relevant to style
  • Dynamics and expression where appropriate

Please check back soon for the latest details regarding the Battle of the School Bands 2020 Final.


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Phone: 08 8963 5550 
FAX: 08 8963 5569
ADDRESS: 60 Matthews Road, WULAGI NT 0812 POSTAL: PO BOX 455, KARAMA NT 0813
ABN: 59137702180

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