Battle of the Bald Eagle at Fort Worth 4th

95.9 The Ranch is calling for all Freedom Loving, American Flag Waving Ranch fans to join us at Fort Worth’s 4th for the Annual Battle of the Bald Eagle! 

The winner of the Battle of the Bald Eagle will walk away with $1,000, a spot in Ranch Factor, a majestic Bald Eagle Trophy and thousands of new friends!  Presented by AIRESERV Heating & Air Conditioning.


Presented in part by…

Gannon Fremin and CCREV


Dacota Deaver Band


The Lawless



Fort Worth 4th Battle for the Bald Eagle Official Rules and Regulations 2019
Presented by 95.9 The Ranch


Entrants must not have any contractual agreement that will prevent the band from fully participating in the competition. Participating bands must write and perform original music. The competition will consist of a live performance on Thursday, July 4, 2019 at Panther Island Pavilion in Fort Worth.  Entrants cannot be employed by or immediately related to employees of The Ranch Radio Group or any other “sponsors”, defined below. 


How to Enter
Online Submission: No purchase necessary.  Entries accepted May 20 through June 9, 2019, no entries accepted after 11:59 p.m. June 9, 2019.  Entrants must completely fill out entry form found at, including email band name, Contact information, and submit a video of a song. Video submission needs to be a YouTube link.



All entries will be screened by Ranch radio station personal.  The top entries will be selected and contacted by June 10, 2019.  Those selected will be put on the Ranch webpage for listener voting June 10, 2019 – June 23, 2019.  On Monday, June 24, 2019, the top three bands based on votes will be announced and invited to compete in the Battle for the Bald Eagle competition to be held at Fort Worth 4th of July Celebration on Thursday, July 4, 2019 at Panther Island Pavilion.   


Judging Criteria

The three selected bands will compete for the Battle of the Bald Eagle held at Fort Worth 4th.  Judges selected by 95.9 The Ranch will be on-site throughout the competition.  They will judge on the criteria of Instrumental Ability and Technicality, Vocal Ability, Song Writing, Crowd Interaction and marketability in the Texas Music Scene.


First place receives $1000, Trophy and a spot in Ranch Factor 2018. 


All prizes are non-transferable or assignable and cannot be redeemed for cash or other consideration, and no substitutes will be allowed except by Sponsor who reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal value or nature if advertised prize is not available.  Each prize winner is responsible for compliance with all federal, state and/or local laws and regulations that apply, including, without limitation, payment of applicable taxes. 

95.9 The Ranch is not responsible for any incomplete entries or technical errors during the entry process, including but not limited to power outages, internet coverage issues, and technical difficulties.

The Station, all sponsors and affiliates have no liability for any injury or damage to either persons or property incurred by entering or participating in any contest and/or the use of any prize.

The station reserves the right to disqualify or render ineligible any entry based on its sole discretion.

The Station reserves the right to change, update, or amend any rules without prior notice.

By participating, all Entrants give the Station, Sponsors and affiliates unrestricted rights to any photos, video, recordings, information collected in relation to the contest for promotional or any use it deems appropriate without compensation.

By participating all entrants are agreeing to the Official Rules.


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