At the conclusion of the Ozark Blues Society's local Blues Challenge on October 26, 2018, winners will be announced-- one band, one solo/duo act, and one Best Self-Produced CD. Challenge winners will go on to compete at the four-day 35th International Blues Challenge on Beale Street in Memphis on January 22-26, 2019; the winning CD will be submitted to the Blues Foundation 2019 Best Self Produced CD Competition.
The Ozark Blues Society of Northwest Arkansas will sponsor and reserve the following IBC lodging accommodations for our Blues Challenge winners (no cash value):
- Solo/Duo Act: 1 Hotel room (4 nights) located near the Beale Street Entertainment District
- Band Act: 2 Hotel rooms (4 nights) located near the Beale Street Entertainment District
Best Self-Produced CD Winner will receive a $25 cash Prize from Ozark Blues Society.