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SoundTracks: Youth Music Competitions

In 2018, we've combined the annual Youth Battle of the Bands and Just Beat It! search for Simcoe County’s best drummer competitions. The event takes place on Saturday, September 29 at Five Points Theatre.

Just Beat It! Drum Solo Competition


New this year, Just Beat It! The search for Simcoe County's best young drummer will partner with the Youth Battle of the Bands and will be held on Saturday September 29th at Five Points Theatre. Local drummers aged 21 and under will have a chance to compete for a chance to be crowned Simcoe County's Best Drummer!

Drummer's interested in being considered for the Just Beat It! should  complete the Just Beat It Registration Form and pay the $25 registration fee.

Registration forms and fees can be submitted:

  • In person at the Creative Economy Offices, located at 56 Mulcaster Street, Barrie
  • By mail addressed to: Special Events Office, PO Box 400, 70 Collier Street, Barrie ON, L4M 4T5

The deadline for submissions for this year will be Monday, September 17, 2018 at 4:30pm. Please note: a standard five piece drum kit will be provided, registered drummers must come prepared with any specialized equipment including pedals, cymbals, etc.

2018 Prizes

Prizes for the Just Beat It! 2018 include:

  • Cash Prize!  
  • A Drumming prize pack 
  • A free membership to the Ontario Musicians Co-operative 
  • And more to come!

Youth Battle of the Bands


Due to an unfortunate scheduling conflict the Youth Battle of the Bands has been postponed.  A new date and updated submission and prize information will be announced shortly!  Any questions can be directed to

Stay tuned for more details! 


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