Mechanics Each band will have a five (5) minute preparation. A point will be deducted from their The contest is open to all amateur and total score for those who can’t start after five professional bands from different regions, (5) minutes. towns, cities, and provinces. This is an open category which allows bands to Scoring perform any kind of music genre. Each band will perform three (3) songs of any There is no age bracket or limit. Any band at any kind. Each song will be scored according to the age can join as long as they know how to play. criteria and the total score for the three (3) songs will be divided by three (3) to get their Each entry must perform three (3) songs of any total score percentage. genre they like. Each song must not exceed five (5) minutes. The total score percentage from each of the three (3) judges will be added and divided by Each band is given a maximum of five (5) three (3) to get their final score percentage. minute time preparation and should start their first song within five (5) minutes. The band with the highest total score and score percentage wins. Entries that would exceed five (5) minutes in preparation and cannot start their first song Special Awards after five (5) minutes will be deducted one (1) point from their total score. There will be four (4) special awards selected by No sessions allowed. Each musician/player must the judges. These are Vocalist of the year, join only in one band and should not join in two Guitarist of the year, Bassist of the year, and or more different bands. Drummer of the year. Criteria for Judging The Special Awards are scored by the judges. Whoever gets the highest score wins the award. Artistry 15 pts. Musicality 15 pts. Prizes Voice Quality 10 pts. Stage Performance 10 pts. Timing and Coordination 10 pts. Harmony 10 pts. Diction And Clarity of Words 10 pts. The X Effect 10 pts. Audience Impact 10 pts. Total 100 pts.