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International Blues Challenge Competitions

IBC Competition Winners will be sponsored* by the DC Blues Society, a Blues Foundation Affiliate, at the IBC in Memphis, TN. Get your Battle tickets in advance!

Entry deadline is June 5

Nominations available:   Bands   |   Solo / Duo   |   Self-Produced CD   |   Youth Act



IBC CD Nominations

Do you want to nominate someone for the Best Self-Produced CD? Submit a CD and a letter explaining why DCBS should nominate the CD.

DUE:   by August 10

REQUIREMENT:   The person submitting the CD or a member of the band must be a DCBS member

WHAT TO SEND:

  1. Letter with Contact Information
  2. CD

WHERE TO SEND IT:

DCBS - CD Nominations
P.O. Box 77315
Washington, DC 20013

Read the:
Basic Rules   |   Nomination Procedure

IBC Youth Nominations

Submit the following Youth Act information and a letter explaining why DCBS should nominate the Youth Act.

DUE:   by August 10

REQUIREMENT:   One member of the Youth Act must be a DCBS member

WHAT TO SEND:

  1. Letter with your Contact Information
  2. Biography
  3. Photo
  4. CD

WHERE TO SEND IT:

DCBS - Youth Nominations
P.O. Box 77315
Washington, DC 20013

Read the:
DCBS Requirements   |   IBCl Rules

Let's show Memphis that DCBS musicians are the best!

* The DC Blues Society is a Blues Foundation affiliate. The International Blues Challenge (IBC) is restricted to acts sponsored by a Blues Foundation affiliate.