Hypersonic Radio presents the 2016 Silicon Hills DJ Competition. For the next year, we will be looking for the best electronic dance music dj in Austin and surrounding areas. Do you have what it takes to get the party going on the dance floor? See ’cause that’s where the party’s at and we’ll find out if you do that!
Competition starts on Wed. Jan. 13, 2016 at Vulcan Gas Company (418 E. 6th St., Austin, TX 78701) in downtown Austin. Entries will be accepted until all 48 slots are filled for the year.
Each quarter, 12 DJs will compete for a semi-final prize of $250. Winners will go on to the finals to compete for the grand prize of $1000 and title of 2016 Silicon Hills DJ of the Year.
Grand Prize – $1000
Second Place – $500
Third Place – $250
HOW TO ENTER:
To enter, create an 30-45 minute dj mix of your favorite electronic dance music, write a 125 word or less bio and submit it along with the entry form located at http://www.siliconhillsdj.com and our judges will review your mix and pick the best to advance to Round One of the competition.
All styles of electronic dance music are welcome: drum & bass, house, techno, dubstep, drumstep, breakbeats, nu-disco, trance, and every sub-genre.
Name the mix: “2016 Silicon Hills DJ Competition – DJ Name”.
Tag the mix “2016 Silicon Hills DJ Competition”
Must provide a valid Texas ID that shows you reside within 35 miles of Vulcan Gas Company.
Mixes will be judged by a panel of industry experts.
Judges will be looking for a mix that is stands out from the rest. Your track selection will be important and should show your individual personality. Your mix will be judged on the music selection, creativity and technical ability. We want to hear a mix that people will enjoy listening and dancing to.
You are welcome to create your dj mix on whatever equipment you normally use, however, at the competition you will be using USB drives on two Pioneer CDJ-2000NXS DJ decks and a Pioneer DJM-900 Nexus DJ Mixer. No other controllers or computers can be used in this competition. A third Pioneer CDJ-2000NXS DJ deck can and must be requested no later than 48 hours before the event.
* Must provide a valid Texas ID that shows you reside within 35 miles of Vulcan Gas Company.
* Entrants must be 18 or older to compete.
* Must play electronic dance music.
* You cannot enter more than one mix.
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