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NYC 2011 DMC competition! This Sat, June 11th

If you are a battle DJ or a turntablist enthusiast, this weekend is your weekend here in New York City. The longest running DJ competition will be hosing 2 competitions at Santos Party House. First will be the local battle to qualify for the world finals. Then, the US Battle for Supremacy. The show is from 2pm to 8pm, so get there early, as there will be a line to get in. Click through for more details and info on the event, and the past winners and upcoming battles:



Here is all the info from the promoter of the event, below. Also, you can follow the events on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=148206941906379

Rane & Serato Scratch Live present

The 2011 DMC American Battleground DJ Battles!

June 11: 2011 DMC EAST COAST + DMC BATTLE FOR US SUPREMACY

All Ages! $15 adv. $20 day of.

Showcases by DJ TOTAL ECLIPSE & DJ ROB SWIFT!!

House DJ: DJ CHUCK CITY - Official DJ for the Black Spades!

Host: DJ FATFINGAZ

Judges include Sugacuts, Billy Jam, Spictakular, Marcus, DJ Esquire +
Santos Party House 96 Lafayette St. (betw. Walker & White) NYC.
http://www.santospartyhouse.com/
Trains: N,Q,R,W,6,J,M,Z to Canal or A,C,E to Canal and Broadway

Buy $15 adv. tickets now at http://www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?dispatch=loadSelectionData&eventId=3548915&pl=santos

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DJs MUST REGISTER to BATTLE

DJs must register up to the day before any battle by writing to DMC USA's Christie Z-Pabon: usa@dmcworld.com with the following info:

DJ Name
First Name & Last Name
Complete Address, Apt or House
City
State
Zip
Phone
Email
Website, myspace, facebook etc.
Which city/battle you are entering?
Crew affiliation
Are you a US citizen or can prove that you have lived in the US for a min. of 6 years?

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2011 DMC US BATTLEGROUND RESULTS & UPCOMING

DMC SAN ANTONIO TX - March 26, 2011
1st: DJ Qbase - TX
2nd: DJ Ohm - NM
3rd: The Don Santos – TX

April 1: DMC NEW ORLEANS LA - April 1, 2011
1st: Immortal – FL
2nd: DJ Concept – FL
3rd: Beverly Skillz – LA

April 2: DMC MIAMI FL - April 2, 2011
1st: DJ Concept – FL
2nd: DJ NFO – FL
3rd: Gravel – FL

April 15: DMC WASHINGTON DC -feat DJ ENFERNO!
1st DJ Charlie Sheen aka I-Dee - VA
2nd As-One - MD
3rd Trife - NY

April 29: DMC WEST COAST
1st DJ Wanted – Sacramento CA - Japan
1st/2nd DJ Shmeeze – Los Angeles - winner by default
3rd: Primo
3rd: 8-Ball
3rd: ImagefromTheWood

April 29: DMC USA TEAM BATTLE
1st: BattleStar: DJ Turbulence + DJ Phonics
2nd: Sound Tronix: DJ 8Ball + Charles Angeles
3rd: Prestige Worldwide: DJ Etronik, DJ Lodus + J-Reign

April 30: DMC DENVER CO feat. DJ ROB SWIFT
1st DJ Vajra – Westminster CO
2nd Cysko Rokwel – Lakewood CO
3rd: Jeff C – Fort Collins CO
3rd: Tee Wax – Phoenix Az
3rd: B*Money – Denver CO

June 11: DMC EAST COAST + DMC BATTLE FOR US SUPREMACY feat DJ ROB SWIFT - NEW YORK CITY 4pm-10pm. All Ages! $15 adv. $20 day of. Santos Party House 96 Lafayette St. (betw. Walker & White) NYC.www.santospartyhouse.com. Showcase: DJ Rob Swift. Host: DJ FatFingaz. Judges: Marcus, Billy Jam, Sugarcuts, Spictakular + Trains: N,Q,R,W,6,J,M,Z to Canal or A,C,E to Canal and Broadway. Buy $15 adv. athttp://www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?dispatch=loadSelectionData&eventId=3548915&pl=santos NO FILMING!
RSVP on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/#!/event.php?eid=148206941906379&index=1

August 6: DMC US FINALS DJ BATTLE feat. DJ WOODY + NYC
4pm-10pm. All Ages! $15 adv. $20 day of.
Feat. DJ Woody and more!! Santos Party House 96 Lafayette St. (betw. Walker & White) NYC. www.santospartyhouse.com
Trains: N,Q,R,W,6,J,M,Z to Canal or A,C,E to Canal and Broadway.
NO FILMING. Buy $15 adv. Buy $15 adv. tickets at
http://www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?dispatch=loadSelectionData&eventId=3553365&pl=santos

October 6 – 7, 2011 DMC WORLD DJ CHAMPIONSHIPS
Indig02, 02, London

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JUDGING

Judges may look for the following in any DJs set: Scratching, Beat Juggling, Showmanship/Stage Presence, Composition, Creativity, Originality, Execution, Technicality and Musicality

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BATTLE FORMAT & RULES

Competitors must be bona-fide nationals in their country of entry or be able to prove that they have resided in that country for a minimum of 6 years. This ruling excludes TEAMS who may feature international DJ partnerships.

Classic Showcase style DMC battles (in each city listed above) which now allow Serato and other DVS -
DJs will perform a 2 min. elimination set. The judges will select their top 6. The top 6 finalists will perform a 6 min. routine. The champion of each battle will advance to the 2011 DMC US Finals in NYC on Aug. 6th, 2011. The Champion of the US Finals will go directly to the DMC World Finals on Oct. 6 & 7 in London.

Head to Head DMC Battle for US Supremacy (strictly vinyl) in NYC on June 11. DJs will perform a 2 min. elimination set. The judges will select their top 8. DJs will be paired up and battle head to head: two 90 second sets per round - and depending on how far he/she advances - one could be doing 3 rounds. 1st place champs will go directly to the DMC World Finals on Oct. 6 & 7 in London

Rules that DMC has posted thus far:
http://dmcdjchamps.com/rules.asp

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DMC PRIZES

2011 DMC Regional
1st place has a choice of either SL 4 for Serato Scratch Live or TTM 56s Mixer
The promoter of the city is responsible to take care of the champs flight /hotel for the DMC US Finals
1st Place: Stanton Cartridge: SM v3 MP4 and DJ Pro 2000
2nd Place: Stanton Cartridge: 500/505/520 H4 Twin (based on which is available)
3rd Place: Stanton DJ Pro 2000 Headphones

2011 DMC USA Team
1st place team member has a choice of either SL 4 for Serato Scratch Live or TTM 56s Mixer
– will be mailed
plus Stanton Cartridge: SM v3 MP4

The 2011 DMC Battle for US Supremacy
Champion will win a Rane TTM-57SL Mixer
Plus Stanton SC SYSTEM 3 Controller Package

The 2011 DMC US Finals
Champion will win a Rane TTM-57SL Mixer
A pair of Stanton STR8.150 turntables
2nd Place: Stanton Mixer M.207
3rd Place: Stanton Cartridge: SM v3 MP4 and DJ Pro 2000

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