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Official Contest Rules for the “Virtual Battle of the Bands” contest on WXLK-HD2 The Rock Channel and


The following stipulates contest rules for the “Virtual Battle of the Bands” contest featured on WXLK-HD2- The Rock Channel. Each contest may have additional restrictions and/or qualifications that will be noted with each contest.


  1. “Virtual Battle of the Bands” contest is open to any and all The Rock Channel listeners, with the exception of employees of Mel Wheeler, Inc., it’s agencies, subsidiaries, affiliates, representatives and families; anyone involved with the production, preparation and distribution of contest materials; and employees and families of employees of other radio stations.


  1. Must be 18 or older to enter.  The official entrant is the name of the person who uploads the video NOT the person or total persons in the video.  Only one entry per band.  Prize monies will be awarded to the official entrant. 


  1. Contest begins on Monday, October 12, 2020 and runs through November 20, 2020.  Winners will be announced on November, 27th Black Friday on The Rock Channel Facebook page.


  1. To enter:
    Step 1: “Like” and/or “follow” The Rock Channel Facebook page at 
    Step 2:  Under the pinned “Virtual Battle of the Bands” post, upload your video in the comment section- 1 song maximum performance 
    Step 3: Solicit your friends to “like” your video from The Rock Channel Facebook page.  “Likes” from any other page, including personal or band pages will not be counted in the contest.  “Likes” must be on The Rock Channel Facebook page.

Comments will not be counted towards the total.  That would require us to do math…..Only “Likes” please.


  1. Entry must be a rock song.  Definition of rock song:  A song that rocks, like you would hear on The Rock Channel.  Country, Jazz, Pop, and other crap not allowed.

  2. Song must be original (we don’t need the copyright people shutting us down)

  3. Song can be solo artist, duo, or group …. As long as it rocks!!!

  4. Band/ entry must be LOCAL and be based/ located in the Nielsen defined DMA.




  1. On Black Friday, November 27th, 2020 the video with the most “likes” will be contacted by The Rock Channel and awarded 1st place.  The video with the 2nd most likes- 2nd place.  3rd most likes- 3rd place.   In the event of a tie…….RANDOM DRAWING!!!  THIS IS ABSOLUTELY A POPULARITY CONTEST AND NOT BASED ON THE BEST SONG!!!  WINNERS WILL HAVE THE MOST VOTES.  WE ARE TRYING TO GET THE WORD OUT ABOUT THE ROCK CHANNEL!!! 


  1. Prizing is as follows:
    1st Place- $1,000 and song in night rotation for 1 month on The Rock Channel.  Night rotation is 7PM – 5AM M-Sun
    2nd Place- $500
    3rd Place- $250


  1. In order to have song put in the night rotation on The Rock Channel, the winning band must have a studio quality recording in WAV format.  If The Rock Channel deems the song to not be of “air quality”, station reserves the right to not play the song.  (But you’ll still get the cash)!!


  1. The Rock Channel is not responsible for misdirected, delayed or unviewable entries, and The Rock Channel disclaims any responsibility for inability to complete the entry for any reason.  Entries not conforming to announced entry specifications will not be acknowledged

  2. All contestants acknowledge, as a condition of entry, that The Rock Channel has the right to publicize and/or broadcast contestants name, character, likeness, voice or all matters incidental herein.  All contest entries become the property of The Rock Channel.


  1. Only one (1) winner per household or family every thirty (30) days per contest.


  1. All unclaimed prizes will be deemed refused and will be forfeited.  The Rock Channel is at liberty to give away any unclaimed/forfeited prize at the conclusion of the original winner’s 30-day grace period.


  1. Odds of winning depend on the number of qualified entries.


  1. The Rock Channel may substitute one prize for another of equal value without “on-air” or “off-air” acknowledgement.


  1. No purchase necessary to enter or win.  Any The Rock Channel contest is void where prohibited by law.


  1. The Rock Channel /Mel Wheeler, Inc. is not responsible for defective prizes.


  1. The Rock Channel is not responsible or liable if winner is late for the or unable to attend the meet and greet of concert for any reason.  The winner is responsible for arriving on time for the event.



  1. The Rock Channel is not responsible for replacing tickets and meet and greets in the event that the show and/ or meet and greet is canceled for any reason. 



  1. Any and all taxes associated with winning cash or prizes is the sole responsibility of the winner.


  1. Specific contests may have an addendum which is to be included in the basic contest rules.


  1. Basic contests rules and addendums are available for review, during regular office hours as stated herein, or upon receipt of a self-addressed stamped envelope only.


  1. The Rock Channel is not responsible for any weather changes or extenuating circumstances relating to a prize received.


      20.       Additional accommodations needed above and beyond awarded prize are the sole responsibility   

                  of the winner.


     21.        Any prizes that are mailed are considered delivered at such time they are relinquished to the US

                  Postal Service or any other courier/ delivery service.  The Rock Channel is not responsible for

                  lost or stolen prizes.


  1. Additions and deletions to these rules are subject to the discretion of The Rock Channel, and may be enacted at any time with out notification.