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Honda Battle of the Bands
INVITATIONAL SHOWCASE BAND VOTING PROCESS
The first band will be selected by popular vote (i.e. the top overall vote-getter will be selected regardless of category).
The next three bands will be selected, one from each category by a weighted vote of 1/3 from institution president, band director and online opinion poll from category I, II and III. The categories being 128 instruments or less, 129 instruments up to 160 and 161 or more. This count is total instrument count, no auxiliaries, drum majors, etc. but will include percussion.
Online Opinion Poll from hondabattleofthebands.com – 1/3 weight
Band Directors Votes* - 1/3 weight
Presidents Votes* - 1/3 weight
Note: * Band directors and presidents cannot vote for their own school.
Honda/USEG will select the final four bands based on, but not limited to:
Social Media Buzz
Years of previous participation in the Celebration Tour
Please take a look below to see which bands were selected for this year's Invitational Showcase! This year's show is definitely going to be one of the best!
Honda Battle of the Bands Contest. NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT ENHANCE CHANCES OF WINNING. Open to citizens of the 50 U.S./D.C., 18 or older, with a valid U.S. driver's license at the time of participation. Void where prohibited. Begins 12:00:00 PM PDT on 10/10/13 and ends 1/5/14 at 9:00:00 p.m. PST. You can enter the contest by registering at Hondabattleofthebands.com and submitting a talent, as further described in the official rules. Limit one content entry for the entire Promotion Period. Contest First Place Prizes (3): Trip for winner and one guest to Atlanta, Georgia from 1/24/14 to 1/26/14. ARV: $1,500.00. Grand Prize (1): Standard 2014 Honda Civic EX Sedan. ARV: $23,765.00. Subject to full official rules available at hondabattleofthebands.com. Sponsor: American Honda Motor Co., Inc., 1919 Torrance Blvd, Torrance, California, 90501.