There will be 3 judges who will critique and judge each band. Those judges will comprise of local band members in the greater Cincinnati area.
- Each band will be judged in the following 4 categories
- Overall Musical ability
- Stage Presence & Look
- Audience Response
* Composition/Interpretation: For original music – compositional elements such as song structure, chord structure, syntax in lyrics, imagery in words, etc. For cover songs – played similar to original band or intentionally different.