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Battle for the Block

Battle for the Block: Rhythm Unleashed

Rhythm Unleashed: UT Arlington's official Battle of the Bands!

Thursday, April 11 | 7 p.m. | Bowling & Billiards, University Center
Battle for the Block: “Rhythm Unleashed” is a battle of the bands to find UT Arlington’s favorite rock band.  Four bands will rock the stage in Bowling & Billiards in competition for a $500 contract to perform at the annual Block Party (on April 18).  A $100 Visa® Gift Card will also be given to the “People’s Choice” as voted on by the audience. Enjoy free snacks, refreshments, bowling and billiards throughout the event.

General admission to this event is free to students, faculty/staff and their guests. The opinions and views expressed at this event do not necessarily represent those of UT Arlington or EXCEL Campus Activities. For more information contact (817) 272-2963 or

CALLING ALL BANDS! Entry instructions:

  1. Download and read the Official Rules [PDF]
  2. Complete the form below
  3. A $10 entry listening fee is required for bands without a currently-enrolled UT Arlington student member (see Payment Information below).
  4. Demo recordings (turned in to the Department of Student Activities) or links to recordings with at least three tracks.
  5. Submission Deadline:  Monday, March 25 (with payment if applicable)

Payment Information:

Registration requires that you submit payment of the listening fee (if applicable) in person. Your registration is not complete until payment is received.  Entry fee is waived for bands with at least one member who is a UTA student. Our office is open Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Submit Demo CDs and Payment to:

  • Department of Student Activities
    University Center, Lower Level, Rm. B140
    300 W. 1st Street, Arlington, TX 76019

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