Teen Events & Programs

Loudoun Battle of the Bands

Loudoun’s Battle of the Bands is a joint venture among PRCS, Loudoun Youth Inc. and the Loudoun County Youth Advisory Council (YAC). The decade-long competition supports YAC’s mission of for teens, by teens. It also provides a free platform for teen musicians to play for a live audience with professional sound mixing and constructive criticism by a panel of industry professionals serving as judges. Prizes are awarded to the winning acts. Registration for interested artists runs from October 1 through October 31, 2021.

Dates & Locations

  • Battle # 1 -  December 3, 2021, Franklin Park Arts Center in Purcellville
  • Battle # 2 - January 21, 2022 , Franklln Park Arts Center in Purcellville
  • Battle # 3 - February 25, 2022,  Franklin Park Arts Center in Purcellville
  • Final Battle - April 1, 2022, Tally Ho Theater in Leesburg

Register online now!

Loudoun Battle of the Bands 2021


  • At least 71% of performers in ensemble acts must be in middle or high school. 
  • At least 25% of performers in ensemble acts must be Loudoun County residents. 
  • Students younger than 11 or older than 19 will not be permitted to compete.
  • Performers may register to compete as a soloists, vocalist, instrumentalist or DJ/producer.

COVID-19 Disclaimer

PRCS and Loudoun Youth Inc. follow pandemic guidelines and mandates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Commonwealth of Virginia and Loudoun County. We are currently planning for a live streaming event with limited in-person capacity. This is subject to change based on evolving safety guidelines for participants, audience and staff. Masks must be worn by artists, staff and audience members. Artists playing wind instruments will be allowed to remove their masks before performing.

  1. Teen Volunteers
  2. Youth Development
  3. Youth Advisory Council

Teen Volunteer Program    

  • Provides an opportunity to complete your community service hours in a dynamic setting
  • Volunteer opportunities vary and may include service hours in children’s programs, parks and community centers
  • Current volunteer opportunities are for high school teens.
  • Check out our latest video.

How to participate

For Parents of Teens

  • In order to develop their communication skills, teens are required to complete the application, contact references, make program inquires and handle professional communication on their own.
  • To keep parents informed, teens can copy parents on email communications, and our staff will use "reply-all" when responding.

More Information

For more information, contact us by phone at 703-777-0343 or by email.