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SO U THINK U CAN DJ?

“The weekly open mic style dj competition”
EVERY THURSDAY

THE CROWD DECIDES!!!

Show off your unique djing skills from turntablism, to live mash-ups and ability to blend all styles of music from rock, hip hop, house, techno, edm, samples, loops etc. Bring your crew, tell all of your friends to show up to support you. Entrants will be judged by the crowd the night of the competition, in a “PAPER BALLOT” format. SO BRING YOUR FRIENDS and CREW, because the most ONSITE VOTES will win!!!!!

ENTRY PROCESS

  • DJs for each night are chosen on a first come first served basis from the entries online.
  • Entrants can arrive starting at 10:00pm to check in.
  • Entrants must be at the venue by 10:30pm ( or they will lose their slot / entry to an alternate )
  • The first 3 entrants will be allowed to compete.
  • Entrants must bring at least 5 “crew” with them
  • We will have 2-3 “alternates” who will be allowed to enter as alternates, but not guaranteed to compete unless any of the “first five” are a NO SHOW. If one of the first five contestants fails to show up by 10:30pm, the alternate will be entered in their place. Alternates also will carry over to the following weeks competition as contestants if they so choose.

GRAND PRIZE WINNER: $200*
RUNNER UP: $50

* Entrants can only win the grand prize once a month. Rules subject to change or modification at any time

ENTER NOW TO COMPETE!

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TIMESLOTS

( 30 minutes each dj ):
First Come ( early bird arrival ) gets timeslot preference / choice. Timeslots are as follows.

10:30pm – 11pm – entrants arrival and verification
11pm -11:30pm – alternates considered if any of the first five contestants fail to show up.
11:30 – 12:00 contestant 1
12:00 – 12:05 intermission between contestants
12:05 – 12:35 contestant 2
12:35 – 12:40  intermission between contestants
12:40 – 1:10 contestant 3
1:10 – 1:40 Voting Begins and ballots turned in
1:40 – 2:00 Tallying of votes
1:05 am – 1:10 intermission between contestants
2:00
 – Winner and runner up announced. Raffle winner announced
$200 / $50 prizes awarded*

* all entrants receive a $25 bar tab for night of at the beginning of the night..

EQUIPMENT GUIDELINES

Contestants will be provided with the following dj rig. No alternate dj rigs will be allowed.

1 x Pioneer DJM 900
2 x Pioneer CDJ 2000
2 x Technics SL 1200 Turntables*
1 x Serato Box ( newest version )
1 x MIC

CONTESTANTS MUST BRING THEIR OWN HEADPHONES & NEEDLES!

Contestants will be allowed to use the following:

VINYL, CD, USB THUMB DRIVES, SERATO** ( DVS -Digital Vinyl System ).

*If using vinyl / turntables, you must bring your own cartridges / needles and slipmats.
**Serato D.V.S. allowed only as a control device, “auto mix” or “auto beat matching” and sequencing type programs/features ( ie. Traktor type ) are not allowed. Entrants using such features will be DISQUALIFIED immediately.

Keep these skills in mind to make the biggest impact on the crowd:

TECHNICAL SKILL
CREATIVITY & UNIQUE SELECTION
STAGE PRESENCE
CROWD HYPE / CROWD RESPONSE

YOUR FRIENDS AND “CREW” CAN WIN BIG TOO… JUST FOR SHOWING THEIR SUPPORT !!!!

Each of your friends who vote will be entered into a raffle, just for voting. At the end of the competition, we will announce both the DJ winner and the “CREW” raffle ticket winner. Prizes include bar tabs, private parties at CHEAP and much more!!!