North Central Florida Blues Society Regional Blues Challenge
Sun, August 26, 2018
Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pmHigh Dive
• 18 or over, unless accompanied by parent/guardian.
• NO SMOKING inside the venue.
• Smoking allowed outside in the Beer Garden!
• $3 under 21 fee charged at the door
• All ticket sales are Non-Refundable unless the show is cancelled.https://www.highdivegainesville.com/event/1717783/
holds the International Blues Challenge every year in Memphis. As an affiliate, the North
Central Florida Blues Society holds a regional competition, which allows for a winning
band, solo/duo, and self-produced CD to compete as a representative of the North
Central Florida region in the IBC in Downtown Memphis, Tennessee in the Beale Street
The NCFBS has been represented in Memphis since 2008. Three different NCFBS acts
have advanced to the Semifinals. What acts will be next?
Last year’s challenge was the closest scoring ever. Who will take the prize and
represent North Central Florida?
Those with interest in competing in the North Central Florida Blues Society Regional
Blues Challenge must contact the NCFBS for a full set of rules
firstname.lastname@example.org. Anyone that wishes to compete must officially enter no
later than August 10. That means that inquiries must happen before that date.
The actual start and end time of the North Central Florida Blues Society Regional Blues
Challenge will be determined by the number of participants. This will be known soon
after August 10, the registration deadline.
Participating artists must be from Alachua, Clay, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton,
Jefferson, Leon, Levy, Marion, Madison, Putnam, St. Johns, Sumter, Suwanee, or
Union counties. The majority of members in a participating group must reside within
At least one PERFORMING member of the group must be a full (non- Student, non-
Honorary) NCFBS member. Managers/agents/representatives do NOT count toward the
membership requirement. Not a current member of the North Central Florida Blues
Society? Just join by the registration deadline.