Battle of the bands

Kids With A Kause is proud to present the Melbourne YouthFest Battle of the Bands 2019.

A battle of the bands like no other.  


Support your favourite band as they battle it out to be named champion!

Here are the details:

  • Judged by: Industry Professional

  • Sponsored by:  Health and Wellness Centre Cheltenham

  • Winners takes all in these 2 categories:

    • Overall champion as voted by Industry Professionals​:  Grand Prize $500.00

    • Loudest crowd cheer at end of set:  Crowd Prize $500.00

  • Competition​:  

    • First Round:  Every entry plays 1 song 

    • Semi-Finals:  Top 4 bands play 1 song 

    • Finals:  Top 2 bands play 1 song

If your band wins both categories you could walk away with $1000.00!!!

Band Requirements:

  • Bands will be required to play in all 3 rounds to be eligible for the Grand Prize (junior bands may play the same song each round)

  • Bands may consist of 2-10 members, baring in mind the stage is 3x6m.

  • Loudest crowd cheer prize is awarded to the band with the loudest crowd at the completion of their set in any round. Band must be present to receive prize. Crowd Cheer Prize will be awarded at the completion of the finals.

  • Bands are judged on:

    • Musicality​

    • Stage Performance

    • Originality

  • Either cover songs or originals may be played as long as they contain no explicit language   ​

  • All band members must be currently enrolled as a student in either High School, TAFE or University and be under 25.

Remember to invite as many friends, family and fans as you can. The louder they cheer the more chance you have of winning the crowd cheer award!


prize pool

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