Official Rules, Regulations and Judging Criteria

September 1, 2018 The Kelsey Theater

  1. Submission Criteria. Bands must submit their group for consideration, along with the band’s basic information, including video, audio and social media links, only by completing an online submission form at Band submissions are open June 1 to July 29.

  1. Online Voting. Once submission is completed, approved bands will be posted online for fan voting at and This is not an automated process, so please give our team time to review submissions. Your band will be notified if the submission is approved. Online voting will end on July 29, 2018. Decisions of JGE Productions (JGE) and The Kelsey Theater (TKT) in all matters relating to this contest, shall be final and binding upon all participants. JGE and TKT reserve the right to disqualify any contestant or band if it finds any contestant or band to be tampering with the entry process or operation of the website(s), or otherwise disrupting the contest in any manner.   

  1. Final Four Selection. Four (4) bands will be selected and announced by August 6, 2018 to play at the live show on September 1, 2018. Selection will be based on the number of fan votes, completeness of contest entry and profile,  availability, and recommendations from JGE and TKT.

  1. September 1 Live Show Rules

    1. Prizes. A $1000 cash grand prize will be awarded to the winning band, with the runner up receiving $500.

    1. Winner Selection. Winners of the live show will be selected by fan applause with a final determination made by a panel of judges. BRING YOUR FANS TO THE SHOW. Online ticket sales will be available via Hold My Ticket and at the door. Criteria used for judging is as follows:

      1. Self Promotion. All competing bands are strongly encouraged to promote spreading the word regarding the Rockliscious live event. Crowd interaction and response will be part of the judging criteria. Bands will be provided with marketing materials.

      1. Marketing Consent. All Entrants consent to use of name, likeness, entry material in any manner by JGE, TKT, sponsors or any other promotional partners, for advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.

      1. Cancellation. JGE and TKT reserve the right to vary, amend, and alter any of the terms of the contest, including the right to withdraw the contest, at any time, and without any notice.

      2. Remaining Legalize. By participating in the contest, each participant (and participant’s parent/legal guardian, if participant is a minor), agrees to release and hold harmless JGE and TKT from any and all liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense whatsoever including any travel related thereto. JGE and TKT, and any of their parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors assume no responsibility for any injury or damage to participants, or participant’s property, regardless of how caused, relating to or resulting from entering or participating in this contest. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of any participant or band in connection with the contest shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of Florida. Any dispute relating to the contest shall be brought in the 19th Judicial Circuit of Florida, sitting in Stuart, Florida. Participants hereby irrevocably consent to the personal jurisdiction of said court, and waive any claim of forum non conveniens or lack of personal jurisdiction they may have.