Hillsborough County’s Teenage Battle of the Bands is October. Bands must first prequalify to participate. Band members must be ages 13 through 20, but only one band member can be 20. Only a limited number of bands are accepted. Those wishing to compete in the Teenage Battle of the Bands must pre-qualify by providing a link to an online video of the band, and contact Joe Soletti, Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department, 813-744-5871.