This article was published in 2004.

The Cockpit is calling for all local unsigned acts to put themselves forward for the annual Futuresound competition which showcases the best of local talent in a battle of the bands style competition to win a number of fantastic prizes.

As usual the top six acts will win a slot at the Leeds Carling Festival Weekend playing with the likes of The Darkness, Green Day and The White Stripes. The second and third prizes are to be confirmed.

Bands wishing to take part in the event should read the information and conditions of entry then complete the application form which should be sent along with the appropriate material to Futuresound.

You can download the application form by clicking here (PDF format), closing date for completed applications is Friday 28th May.