Oeiras Band Sessions 2020

Regulation of the Band Competition


Article 1 - Subject matter

This document defines the norms of participation of the bands in the "Oeiras Band Sessions 2020"


Article 2 - Purpose

The purpose of this initiative is to make public the musical production of the bands, to stimulate the artistic creation of young people and to promote socio-cultural exchange.

Article 3 - Addressees

All projects that have one of the following characteristics in Oeiras * can apply:

  • One of the members lives in the County

  • The project regularly rehearse in the County

  • Perform regularly in the County

  • Have an artistic crossing with a cultural project in the County


* Elements over the age of 15 years


Article 4 - Conditions for Registration and Participation

Registration will be free and to participate in the "Oeiras Band Sessions 2020" the interested parties should present the following elements:

4.1. A registration form duly completed (at, accompanied by a short history and photocopy of the BI or Citizen Card of the band members;

4.2. Model with two themes of his own in digital registration (Mp3, CD, DVD, etc.).

The total duration time can not exceed 20 minutes.

It is recommended to observe the quality of the recording, since the poor quality may compromise the identification of the music with prejudice in the evaluation and consequently in the classification.

4.3. The models presented must be accompanied by the respective letters, referring to the name of the authors of the lyrics and songs, along with the registration form that exists for this purpose.

4.4. Themes can be written and sung in any language.

4.5. The competing bands have to interpret the themes presented in the Maqueta, and should communicate to the organization if they choose not to do so.

4.6. The competing bands authorize, during the registration and participation, the live recording (in audio and video) of the show and CD / DVD edition for free distribution, the authors automatically agreeing tacitly, not being responsible for claiming authorship rights.

4.7. The bands are responsible for the lyrics and songs to the competition, thus assuming before the entities all responsibility for its use.

4.8. The organization will not bear any costs of the participating bands (transportation, accommodation, etc.).

Article 5 - Registration

5.1. The works must be sent to the e-mail (to be converted into MP3 and placed in a compressed file) or sent by registered mail to "Oeiras Band Sessions 2020" Nirvana Studios, Estrada Militar 66, 2730-226 Barcarena , in both cases accompanied by the registration form available at and, duly completed and other data mentioned above.

5.2. The works will be considered as soon as they arrive at the place mentioned until July 4th, in the case of mailing, the date of registration in CTT is valid.

5.3. In order to avoid any failures in the applications, the bands are requested to confirm that they are registered, through tel. 93 823 66 33.


Article 6 - Jury

6.1. The performance of the bands will be evaluated by an appropriate jury, consisting of a minimum of 5 impartial elements linked to the musical environment and representatives of the organization or to whom it delegates.

6.2. The juries will evaluate the originality, presence on stage and the quality of musical performance, interpretation and composition.

6.3. The decisions of the jury are irrevocable and can not be subject to any type of appeal.


Article 7 - Selection and Disclosure of Bands

7.1. Of all the models received, the organization will select 3 bands, having as criteria only the evaluation of the songs presented in said models.

7.2. The selected bands will be notified by telephone and / or the electronic address indicated in the respective registration forms.


Article 8 - Format of the Competition

8.1. The order of performance of the bands will be previously established, by lot and will be unchanged;

8.2. The contest will have 1 day of performance. The final will be played between the three winning bands of the respective qualifiers.

8.3. In each performance the bands should play a maximum of 20 minutes.

8.4. Contesting bands should play original tracks, and can only play a cover song as warm up.

8.5. The performance of the bands can not be done in playback.

8.6. The delay or lack of attendance of the competitors implies their disqualification;

8.7. After the performance of the bands, a vote is taken to classify them, through a jury and the public.

8.8. The final classification, besides counting on the jury, will count on a vote of the public, being worth this 20% of the votes.

Article 9 - Awards


1st Place:

  • An exclusive rehearsal room available to use 24 hours a day for 6 months

  • Performance at the NOS Alive 2021 festival

  • Performance at the Festivals of Oeiras 2021

  • Web and media videos and images


2nd Place:

  • An exclusive rehearsal room available to use 24-hour use for 3 months

  • Performance at the Festivals of Oeiras 2021

  • Web and media videos and images


3rd Place:

  • Performance at the Festivals of Oeiras 2021

  • Web and media videos and images

Possibility of having more prizes, to be announced during the event:


Article 10 - Technical Support

10.1. Sound, light and backline equipment as well as sound and light technicians will be available. The backline consists of a battery, two guitar amplifiers and a bass amplifier, the use of which will be common to all performances, and the bands selected should send, if they have one, their technical raider.

10.2. The competing bands must be present strictly at the time set by the organization for sound testing.

Article 11 - Doubts, omissions and final provisions

11.1. Any doubts and omissions that may arise will be resolved by the organization.

11.2. The participating bands, for the purposes of compliance with the provisions of Article 41 of the Copyright and Related Rights Code, must authorize in writing, at the time of registration.

11.3. Participation in the competition presupposes full acceptance of this regulation.

11.4. Bands participating in the contest agree to comply with all instructions given by the organization during the contest.

11.6. The falsity of the data provided will be grounds for automatic elimination of the Contest.


Article 12 - Contacts "Oeiras Band Sessions 2020"

TEL. 93 823 66 33 / 21 806 38 90


Regulation may be subject to change