11th Annual Rock Tribute Band Competition at South Florida Fair

South Florida Fair
In addition to a wide range of daily entertainment scheduled throughout the 17 days beginning Saturday, January 17, 2020, The South Florida Fair presents their 11th Annual Rock Tribute Band Competition on Saturday, February 1st between 2 and  8pm.   Competing Tribute bands will be given a chance to show off their skills in abbreviated concerts and lay their claim to fame as “Best Tribute Band” in south Florida.  Three bands will take home prize money as well. Each band plays for 30 minutes and the winning band will play an additional 45 minute set starting at 8:00 pm.

How are bands judged? *

The judges have a scoring criteria to follow with four categories to judge them on. They score the band on a 10-point scale in four categories. Each category is worth 25 percent of the overall score.

* Note: This information is based on previous year’s information

The categories are:

  1. Interpretation – how faithful is the band to the original artist’s music
  2. Artistic ability – how good are the players and the band as a whole
  3. Stagecraft – how well does the band capture the original artist’s show, the theatrics and nuances?
  4. Overall performance, audience reaction

What are the prizes?

1st prize – $3,000, 2nd prize – $1,500 and 3rd prize is $1,000

This event is included in the price of admission to the fair.


2:00 – “Start Me Up” A Tribute to the Rolling Stones

3:00 – “Touch & Go” A Tribute to the Cars

4:00 – “Kiss Alive” The Tribute

5:00 – “Crush” Rush Tribute Band

6:00 – “Smokin” Ultimate Tribute to Boston

7:00 – “Erasmith” Tribute to Aerosmith


Other Daily Entertainment

  • Leaping Lotus Acrobats of China
  • Tyzen, The Comedy Hypnotist
  • CARNIVALE entertainment show by Cirque Dreams
  • Local Middle and High School bands
  • Team Big Air Basketball Show
  • Major League Circus Show
  • HAMBONE EXPRESS 3 Racing Pigs
  • Local bands on the Community Stage

Admission & Ride Prices:

• Adults (12+): $15 at the gate Monday through Friday; and $20 Saturdays & Sundays
• Senior Citizens (60+): $9 at the gate
• Children (6-11): $8 at the gate

Visit www.southfloridafair.com/p/tickets-br-deals for specials deals and discounts on advance ticket purchases up to and including January 16, 2020

• Children 5 and under are always FREE.
• Ride/Wristband*: Monday-Friday $25 at the gate; Saturday & Sunday $40 at the gate




Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/939018402953652/

Inquiries or questions, please call (561) 793-0333

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Date(s) - 02/01/2020
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

South Florida Fairgrounds 9067 Southern Blvd., Royal Palm Beach, FL, 33411, Palm Beach