Battle of the Bands

Let’s jam! We’re inviting all bands, duos, and trios to audition for our Battle of the Bands! All band members must be between the ages of 13 – 18 to participate. Selected bands, duos, and trios will be contacted to battle it out on Friday, August 12 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. For further details please read entry criteria listed below.

Contest Rules & Guidelines


All band members must be ages 13-18 years


One or more band members must have a valid Yorba Linda Public Library card.


Bands may submit up to and no more than two (2) songs as a video or audio recording. Total time may not exceed 7 minutes and may be distributed as the band sees fit. Acceptable formats are MPEG and MP4.


One gift card prize will be awarded per winning band. Only the top three (3) bands will be awarded prizes.


Lyrics cannot include profanity, derogatory remarks, sexually explicit content or violence. Battle of the Bands organizers reserve the right to reject any entry it deems inappropriate. Song lyrics must also be submitted as a Word document with video or audio file to be considered as a complete entry.


The performance is open to all musical genres.


All registration forms, Word documents and videos/audio recordings are due to the Yorba Linda Public Library no later than Saturday, July 16, 2022, before 11:59 p.m.


Only bands with completed forms will be considered. Selected bands will be contacted for performance details.


Audition videos/sound recordings and lyrics must be uploaded through the entry form.


Bands must be available for sound check on Friday, August 12 between 4:15 -5:30 p.m. and ready to perform between 6:00-7:30 p.m.


Bands must provide their own musical equipment including, but not limited to, guitars, drumsticks, guitar amplifiers, pedals, tuners, cables, music stands, and synthesizers.



By entering the Yorba Linda Public Library Teen Battle of the Bands, I understand that the judges’ decisions are final. This contest is for students, ages 13-18. By entering the contest, you agree to the rules and guidelines set forth as listed above. I agree to abide by all rules and regulations contained in the contest guidelines herein and understand that such rules and regulations are incorporated with and become part of this agreement. I hereby release the Yorba

Linda Public Library, its employees and any of its affiliates from all liability of every kind and character on account of loss, damages, injury to property which I have entered into the contest. I understand that selected information contained in this form may be released to the media and that by entering this contest, I understand my entry may be used for promotional or other purposes. While unlikely, program and contest subject to change without notice. Yorba Linda Public Library ©2022