15th Annual Field of Screams Rap Battle Competition

Saturday, September 30, 2017

One of the longest running competitions held at Field of Screams and possibly the most entertaining.  Participate or come out to watch these talented artists take the stage in a classic “Eight Mile” style Rap Battle.  Contestants will battle each other one-on-one.  The winners advance to the next round and the losers go home.


  • 1st place winner receives a recording session at WATERCOURSE SOUND STUDIOS and a Field of Screams swag bag. (Recording session not to exceed 4 hours)
  • 2nd and 3rd place winner will receives prizes from 99.3 Kiss Fm and a Field of Screams swag bag

Competition Details

  • Send us a link so we can hear your demo OR Send Demo to: 3493 Marietta Ave. Lancaster, PA 17601 ATTN:
  • Walk-ons are welcome on a first come first served basis. Come to the Field of Screams Bandstand between 5:00 pm and 6:00 pm.
  • Contestants will participate in a Rap Battle (8 mile style).
  • Absolutely NO vulgarity or profanity will be tolerated. This will result in immediate disqualification.
  • 16 total competitors/finalists will be in the competition.
  • 15 of the 16 competitors will be selected from pre-registration.
  • Pre-registered entrants will be selected from entries now through September 24, 2017. Field of Screams will notify competitors on September 25th if they are in the finals. Walk-ons will Battle for the remaining 1 spot.


  • 6:00 pm: KISS FM meets all entrants at the stage area (all competitors must meet at this time).
  • 6:30 pm: Big Mike takes the stage to begin the show.
  • All walk-ons will battle for the remaining spot in the finals
  • 2 at a time for 1 minute each
  • 16 entrants will start
  • 2 entrants battle at a time
  • A coin toss decides who goes first
  • Any foul language or vulgarity = immediate disqualification
  • JUDGES and CROWD determine the WINNER
  • 8 winners advance to the next round
  • 4 winners advance to the next round
  • 2 Battle for the Grand Prize
  • Last 2 contestants will have 1 minute, 30 seconds each

Registration Form

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