JULY 6-9, 2023
Saint Clair, MO

2023 Band Competition

Rules & Application


Band Competition Rules & Registration

Pickin’ On Picknic 2023

Registration will open January 1st and close on JUNE 15th. You can find the application at the bottom of this page.

Please read all the rules before submitting your entry! The bands will be narrowed down to a maximum of five competing bands. Those five bands will perform around a single microphone on the River Stage on Saturday, July 9th. Winning band will perform on the Main Stage on Saturday at Pickin’ on Picknic 2022.

Make sure you read and familiarize yourselves with the rules.

2022 Contest Registration Details

If you are selected to compete: Bands selected to compete at Pickin’ On Picknic will be required to pay a $100 entry fee to secure their spot in the contest. This fee must be paid within 7 days of notification or you will forfeit your place in the contest. All selected band members will be provided with full festival passes to Pickin’ on Picknic 2022. If selected for the competition, bands must be available and ready to perform at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 9th.

2023 Pickin’ On Picknic Band Competition Prizes

• 1st Place Prize: A slot on the Pickin’ On Picknic 2024 main stages
• 2nd Place:  GA Tickets to Pickin’ On Picknic 2024 (1 per band member)
• 3rd Place: Saturday night dinner backstage

2023 Band Competition Schedule

Criteria our Judges will be Judging On