Rock the Badges
Rock the Badges 2014
September 6, 2014
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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
• Doors Open at 5:00 PM — Arrive early!
• Opening Ceremony at 5:45 PM — Don’t miss it!
• Opening Band at 6:00 PM — SHARP!
• Bands Battle from 7:00 PM until 12:00 PM
• Champion Band Rocks On until 1:00 AM
FOOD / BEVERAGES
• Your $20/$25/$50 ticket admits you in the door for an night of amazing music and rockin’ fun! You will also be eligible for a variety of free Door Prizes.
• Cash bar and light concessions will be available for purchase inside the venue. Limited number of $50 VIP BALCONY Tickets are available which include an Open Bar.
• Select food trucks will be on site to serve their fare.
• Many eateries are located in the area to visit before the event! Eat early, arrive early, get ready to rock!
DOOR PRIZES / RAFFLES
• Your Admission Ticket makes you eligible for a variety of Free Door Prizes.
• Split-The-Pot Cash Raffles and other raffles will be held throughout the event.
ROCK THE BADGES 2014 T-SHIRTS
• Adult Sizes. 100% Cotton Fine Jersey. Unisex T-shirts. Guarantee that you get your shirt in your size by buying in advance before the event AND save $5! $20 at the event, $15 online NOW! www.RockTheBadges.com
TRANSPORTATION / PARKING
• The Copernicus Center is easily accessible by public trans: Lawrence Avenue bus #81 stops in front of the building, CTA and PACE buses stop at the CTA Jefferson Park bus terminal, located two blocks northwest of the Center. METRA (Union Pacific/Northwest Line) and CTA Blue Line trains both stop at the Jefferson Park Terminal.
• Vehicle parking is available in Parking Lots across from the Center, as well as an auxiliary parking lot. Parking in those lots is free, but we cannot guarantee space for everyone. Arrive early and remain flexible!
DISTINGUISHED JUDGES TO BE ANNOUNCED!
2013’s Judges included:
• John Garcia – ABC Chicago Channel 7 News
• Amy Jacobson – John and Amy Show 560 AM
• Bill Ludwig – Ludwig Drums
• Peter Sakas – Rock Critic, Chicago Rock Magazine
• Guest Appearance: Erich “Mancow” MullerChannel 50 TV, 1530 AM radio
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Event: Rock the Badges ~ Help raise money for the families of fallen police officers and firefighters while cheering on your favorite police and fire bands as they compete in Chicago’s Second Annual Chicago-Fire Dept vs Chicago Police Dept Battle of the Bands.
→ DATE: 9/6/2014 ~ TIME: 5:00 pm
Copernicus Center, 5216 W Lawrence Ave, Chicago ~