DJ SPIN-OFFs

WMC 2017 DJ Spin-Offs

If you are a DJ who thinks you can put up some weight, a label head scouting new talent, or a fan of DJ Competitions, join us for the WMC 2017 DJ Spin-offs where you can truly witness the Art of the DJ. The competitions will take place over 2 days, with Beat Matching & Scratching categories. Judges will decide who has what it takes to own first place in each category. Prizes will be provided by Pioneer DJ, FruityLoops and more...

Download the DJ Spin-Off Application

Congratulations to the winners of the WMC 2017 DJ Spin-Offs

Beatmatching:

1st Place DJ LazyBoy
2nd Place DJ Filthy
3rd Place DJ Scarlett 88

Scratching:

1st Place DJ Knockers
2nd Place DJ Tim Jones
3rd Place DJ Akshen

Contestants will bring the following:

  • Laptops, CDs or vinyl containing music for the DJ spinoff
  • Headphones, needles & slipmats

WMC will provide the following equipment (there will be 2 identical set ups):

  • 1 x Pioneer DJM 900NSX2 Mixer
  • 2 x Pioneer CDJ-2000NXS2 Players
  • 2 x Pioneer XDJ-1000MK2 Player
  • 2 x Technics 1200s Turntables
  • 1 x Rane SL3 Serato Box

Guidelines for entry:

• All entries must include a completed application form, non-refundable entry fee of $50,
   bio, and demo.

• DJs may enter both Beat Matching + Scratching competitions.

• Demo's must be no longer than 5 minutes in length and must be
   reflective of the DJs prospective performance.

• Submissions are subject to approval.

• Demo material submitted will become the property of WMC
   and will not be returned.

• No submissions will be reviewed after the deadline date.
   No last minute entries or substitutes are allowed.

• All judges' decisions are final.

• DJs must bring their own headphones, needles, vinyl and slipmats to the competition.

• All contestants are required to check in one hour before the Spin-off begins.

Send submissions to:

Winter Music Conference
3450 NE 12th Terrace,
Fort Lauderdale , FL 33334
ATTN: DJ Spin-off
For any additional inquiries email: info@wintermusicconference.com

AREAS OF COMPETITION

Beat Matching (5 Minutes)

Scratching (3 Minutes)

JUDGING FOR

1. Intro

2. Technical Abilities

3. Showmanship

4. Tricks

5. Timing (cuts/beats)

6. Creativity

7. Audience Interaction

8. Blending

9. Juggling

10. Outro