Horsham’s long running ‘Battle of the Bands’ competition has announced details of their all new prizes and sponsorship packages for 2019.
This year, the winners in the Original Bands and Acoustic Originals categories will each receive:
A single package deal worth £349 courtesy of Brighton based studio Audiobeach ( https://www.audiobeach.brightonrecording.studio ), equivalent to one full day of studio time to record up to two songs, plus additional mixing and mastering time and digital delivery of song files as WAV & MP3

A professional photoshoot courtesy of Chilledvondub-Photographic ( https://chilledvondub.tumblr.com )

A single release on all digital platforms via Artists Without A Label (AWAL) that includes chart registration ( https://www.awal.com/ )
The winners in the Covers Acts competition will receive:
Three free rehearsals at QM Studios ( https://www.qmstudios.co.uk/ )
£250 in cash
Co-organiser and compère Jamie ‘Stan’ Stanley said: “We’re delighted to welcome on board new prize sponsors Audiobeach and Chilledvondub-Photographic alongside our financial sponsors. For those interested in sponsoring this flagship Horsham event and helping us put on the best show we possibly can there are numerous sponsorship packages available.”

The available packages are:

Friend of BotB – £30 for the year
· Your first drink on BotB at each event
Bronze Sponsor £250

· Your first drink on BotB at each event
· Company name / logo on the BotB website and stage banners

Silver Sponsor £750
All the benefits of bronze sponsorship plus:

· Logo on all event marketing posters / flyers / banners
· Mention in at least one press release, blog post
· Tagged on a minimum of 5 social media posts
· Limited to 4 sponsors at this level (only two left)
· Channel exclusivity for your type of business
· Opportunity to have a 3m x 3m pitch at the event or similar activation

Gold Sponsor £1500

All the benefits of silver sponsorship plus:

· Sole sponsor at this level
· On stage banner
· Prominent logo and name on all print and digital media
· Mentioned and tagged in all social media posts and press coverage

· Brand activation / pitch at the event
There’s only a handful of places left in each competition but bands can still enter until the end of June at www.horshambotb.co.uk
All BotB events this year will be free entry and part of the Horsham Festival and Horsham’s ‘Year of Culture’ fringe.
The dates and venues for the heats and finals are as follows:
Covers Acts:

Heat 1 – 18 July at The REC Rooms from 7pm

Heat 2 – 19 July at Horsham Sports Club from 7pm

Original Bands:

Heat One: 25 July at The REC Rooms from 7pm

Heat Two – 26 July at Horsham Sports Club from 7pm

Acoustic Originals Competition:

10 August on the Carfax Bandstand from 1pm

Covers & Originals Finals:

17 August in the Human Nature Garden, Horsham Park from 12pm
Anyone interested in getting involved as a volunteer on the day, as part of the organising committee or as a sponsor of the event can email the team at info@horshambotb.co.uk

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