DJs around the world are invited to showcase their favorite music genre in a 10 to 15-minute mix that will be judged by some of the top talents in the industry. The winner and the runner-up will receive DJ packages worth more than $6,000 in combined retail value.
The First Place winner will receive a pair of Event Opal 750-watt active monitor speakers; a copy of Serato Scratch Live and Ableton Live 8 Suite; lifetime licenses for all Mixed In Key products, current and future; a Rane SL 3 audio interface; a $250 gift certificate from Beatport; a $250 gift certificate from Traxsource; and Ableton and Serato's "The Bridge" technology.
The Runner-up will receive an Allen & Heath Xone:DX MIDI controller, a copy of Serato ITCH software and a $150 Beatport gift certificate.
Judges include DJ Enferno, High Contrast, Beatport founder Jonas Tempel, Pioneer's Karl Detken, Kaskade, Markus Schulz, Pete Tong, Sasha and Yakov Vorobyev. Judges will vote based on that the mix must inspire listeners to become fans of that music genre, take the listener on a journey and showcase innovation in harmonic mixing. Bonus points will be awarded for original choice of tunes and complex transitions, build-ups and break-downs.
Contest entry deadlineis November 25, 2010.