Tri-C High School Rock Off

Rock Hall  · 

Live Nation is proud to announce the 24th Annual Tri-C® High School Rock Off powered by PNC will once again take place at the one and only Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

The Live Nation-Cleveland office is accepting entry forms now through Monday, December 9, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.

High school seniors participating in the Rock Off will have the opportunity to apply for three PNC scholarships to study in Tri-C Creative Arts programs. PNC Bank will help students launch their careers in music by providing scholarships of up to $2,000 each to eligible students who enroll at Tri-C.

Performance Rounds for 2020 Tri-C High School Rock Off:

Saturdays in February: 1, 8, 15 and 22

Performance rounds subject to change

THE FINAL EXAM: Saturday, February 29

Entry forms and details on the 2020 event are available here. This website will host all of the most up-to-date information.


All genres of high school bands and musicians are encouraged to enter. Applicants must complete and submit the Rock Off application along with a two-song demo of your music via or CD along with a $60 entry fee in a check or money order payable to Live Nation; please do not send cash. All performers must be enrolled in grade 12 or lower at the time of the competition to be eligible and at least half of the band members must be high school students.

Entry fees will be refunded in full to performers not selected. All forms, demos and entry fees must be mailed to Live Nation, 44 North Main Street, Chagrin Falls, OH 44022 or hand delivered to Live Nation, 10 Bell Street, Chagrin Falls, OH 44022.

Bands selected will play a 15-minute set during the Rock Off performance rounds at The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. During each of the Rock Off rounds, three bands will be selected by a panel of judges to move on to “The Final Exam.” All finalists will record one original song at Tri-C’s Gill and Tommy LiPuma Center for Creative Arts, which will be produced by Jim Stewart Recording and students from Tri-C’s Recording Arts program.

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