To take the Ableton Summer Music Challenge, students must upload their tracks to SoundCloud to enter the competition. Then, they share their track with the world via their favorite social networks. The tracks with the most plays by August 31, 2010, will be presented to the official Ableton Summer Music Challenge Jury. The Jury will then select the grand prize winners. There will be two competition age group: under 15 and 15 to 18.
Prizes for schools and students include Ableton Live Intro audio production platform, Novation Launchpad MIDI controller and NIO 2/4 audio interface, SoundCloud pro account (one year) and Loopmasters sample collections.