2016 DMC CHICAGO Regional DJ Battle



Friday April 29th, 2016 After a 10-year hiatus, DMC returns to Chicago for the 2016 DMC CHICAGO Regional DJ Battle. Presented by Rane in assoc. with Ground Lift Media + DJs are NOT jukeboxes... Performance by 2011 DMC World Champion: DJ Chris Karns Showcases by: Pumpin Pete + CTA Judges: DJ Chris Karns, Pumpin Pete, Kidragon, & more tba. DJ Sets by: The Hip Hop Project DJs Host: TBA Double Door 1572 N Milwaukee Ave Chicago, IL 8pm - 2am, 21+ $15 adv, $20 door tix (( NO FILMING )) More DMC American Battleground dates to be announced! www.dmcdjchamps.com http://dj.rane.com/ http://groundliftmedia.com/ http://djsarenotjukeboxes.com/ This is DMC’s classic solo showcase style DJ battle: DJs will each perform a 2 min. routine for the elimination round. Judges will select the top 6 to advance to the final round. The top 6 will each perform a 6 min. routine. The champion of this battle will advance to the 2016 DMC US Finals (date and location tba) DJS MUST REGISTER TO BATTLE by answering EACH of the following questions and send them to DMC USA’s Christie Z-Pabon at usa@dmcworld.com – no later than WEDNESDAY APRIL 27, 2016 DJ Name First Name & Last Name Complete Address, Apt or House City State Zip Which city/battle you are entering? Phone Email Website, facebook, twitter, etc. Crew affiliation Please answer honestly Yes or No to this question: Are you a US Citizen or have you lived in the US for at least 6 yrs and can prove it? DJs from Puerto Rico can enter US regionals. Choice of Rane Mixer: 62 or 57 More DMC American Battleground dates to be announced! www.dmcdjchamps.com SPONSORS - confirmed so far - more to be announced! RANE: http://dj.rane.com/ - Presenting Sponsor! PEAVEY: www.peavey.com DJ BOOTH: http://djbooth.net/ 12INCHSKINZ: www.12inchskinz.com UNUSUAL SUSPECTS: www.unusualsuspectsshop.com IDJNOW www.idjnow.com FATBEATS www.fatbeats.com SHURE: www.shure.com BEAT JUNKIES www.beatjunkies.com BOMB HIP HOP: www.bombhiphop.com THUD RUMBLE: www.thudrumble.com UNIVERSAL ZULU NATION: www.zulunation.com ROCK & SOUL: http://rockandsoul.com/ IGNACIO SOLTERO http://photosby.deejaysoul.com/ FORMAT This is DMC’s classic solo showcase style DJ battle: DJs will each perform a 2 min. routine for the elimination round. Judges will select the top 6 to advance to the final round. The top 6 will each perform a 6 min. routine. The champion of this battle will advance to the 2016 DMC US Finals (date and location tba) EQUIPMENT For the 2016 DMC Regionals, we will definitely use Rane Sixty Two mixers (not sure which other Rane mixers but the 62 is standard). A Rane TTM 57 may be available upon request. Rane mixers will be supplied by DMC. DJs must bring their own headphones, slipmats, needles, records, laptops, cords, control vinyl and/or laptop stands etc. Promoter/sound will supply Technics turntables. Hopefully we can use the new Rane TTM57mkII Mixer too! PRIZES for 2016 DMC Regional Battles - more to be announced. ::::::::::::::::::::::::: 1ST PLACE PRIZES CHOICE of a Rane 62 mixer dj.rane.com/products/sixty-two OR Rane TTM57 MKII: dj.rane.com/products/ttm57mkii Round trip flight and one night hotel to the 2016 DMC US Finals from your promoter - date and city to be announced! Custom Prize Package from 12inchSkinz + $50 gift certificate Prize from Shure One month membership to the Beat Junkies Record Pool Prize package from Thud Rumble T-Shirt from Unusual Suspects Prize package from Fat Beats Prize package from Bomb Hip Hop ::::::::::::::::::::::::: 2ND PLACE PRIZES tbc ::::::::::::::::::::::::: 3RD PLACE PRIZES tbc ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: DMC USA www.youtube.com/TheOFFICIALDMCUSA www.facebook.com/groups/dmcusa http://twitter.com/dmcusadjbattles http://instagram.com/dmcusadjbattles www.facebook.com/pages/DMC-USA-National-DJ-Battles/178103952299780 http://vimeo.com/dmcusa DMC WORLD http://www.dmcdjchamps.com/ https://www.facebook.com/dmcdjchamps https://twitter.com/dmc_dj_champs http://www.dmcworld.com/ DMC ONLINE DJ Championships http://www.dmcdjonline.com/ https://www.facebook.com/dmconlinedj https://twitter.com/dmcdjonline OFFICIAL DMC World Youtube Channels Classic 6 min. battles: http://www.youtube.com/dmcworlddjfinal Supremacy aka Head to Head: http://www.youtube.com/dmcdjbattle Teams: http://www.youtube.com/dmcdjteam Classic 3 min. eliminations: http://www.youtube.com/dmcdjelims Showcases: http://www.youtube.com/dmcworldchamps Tools of War grassroots Hip Hop http://twitter.com/toolsofwarjams https://vimeo.com/toolsofwar Sign up for the Tools of War grassroots Hip Hop mailing list http://visitor.constantcontact.com/email.jsp?m=1100885080641

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