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Sign up for Youth Battle of the Bands — coming to Avon Aug. 4

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AVON — Any band in the state of Colorado with at least one member enrolled in school can sign up for the Youth Battle of the Bands, presented by InteGreat Rocks to support its efforts of increasing healthy-food access for children and families.

Band members must be between the ages of 13 and 24, and sponsorship opportunities are available. The application process opens Monday and closes June 1, and the Battle will be Aug. 4 at 7 p.m. at the Avon Pavilion. Sign up at http://www.youthbattleofthebands.org.

Youth bands will be able to perform in front of a wider audience with a chance to win the state title and cash prize of $1,000. Bands first compete online for one of three slots on the big stage.

The event also raises awareness, donations and funds to support InteGreat's collaborative efforts in Eagle County, including supporting the Neighborhood Navigators program.

Sponsorships range from $500 to $5,000. To support this event as a sponsor, call or email Sara Amberg at integreat@eagleyouth.org or 970-471-6906.

If you go …

What: Youth Battle of the Bands: First, an online competition where bands perform original music, then a battle for the top three bands.

Who: Any Colorado youth band between the ages of 13-24; one member must be enrolled in school.

When: Band applications open May 15 and close June 1. The final live competition will be held at 7 p.m. on Aug. 4.

Where: The competition for the top three bands will be at the pavilion at Nottingham Park in Avon.

More information: Sign up at http://www.youthbattleofthebands.org. This event is to get youth involved and raise money for InteGreat, which gives back to the community.