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St. Croix County Fair seeks band entries

Entries are still being accepted for the St. Croix County Fair's Battle of the Bands which takes place Friday, July 18 at the St. Croix County Fairgrounds in Glenwood City, under the Croix Court Tent.

Bands will have 20 to 30 minutes to set-up, perform and take down. Time slots will be determined by the number of entries received. To enter, a contract must be signed, and mailed with the $20 entry fee to Nancy Burman, 1304 Bass Lake Rd., Hudson, WI 54016.

Contracts are available at the fair's web site, or by contacting and it can be e- mailed. Cash prizes will be awarded at the end of the evening to the top three bands: $500 for first place, $300 for second place and $100 for third place.

To be eligible a band must be amateur and non-represented. Any style music, and any age of band members is welcome to participate, but the music and performance must be family friendly.

"This began as a way to get more young people interested in the county fair four years ago," said Burman, the organizer and coordinator of the event. "Each year it has grown, and is now fully supported by the St. Croix County Fair Board."