Beat Masters

Deadline to enter is Friday, June 17th!

Friends of Waterfront Seattle & 206 Zulu presents:
6th Annual Beat Battle
Saturday, July 15, 2017

Hip Hop Beat Battle
$500 Grand Prize!
2017 Champion Title!

DJ Nphared
Smoke M2D6

Featured performer: Dex Amora
Dance showcase:
Protoman and Chris Kaku
Deejay: DJ Seabefore
Host: DJ Sureal

Waterfront Park
(between Pier57 and the Seattle Aquariuml)
1401 Alaskan Way
Seattle, WA

6 to 9:30pm – Free – All Ages Hip Hop

The top 16 registrants will be selected by a panel of esteemed judges. Those chosen will be given an opportunity to compete at the beat battle on July 15th.

Preliminary Round – 1:00 / 2 rounds each
(one beat must integrate Sample Flip) (16 producers)
1st Round – 1:00 / 2 rounds each (top 8 will go head to head)
Semi-finals – 1:00 / 2 rounds each (top 4 will go head to head)
Finals – 1:00 / 2 rounds each (head to head)

Preliminary round: Each producer plays two beats at exactly 60 seconds, one of which must include the Sample Flip.

The top 8 contestants will be chosen to compete head to head. During the 1st round, each producer will play two beats at exactly 60 seconds.

4 semi-finalists will be chosen and compete head to head against another producer. Each producer will play 2 beats consecutively at exactly 60 seconds.

The top 2 finalists will compete for the champion title and $500!

This year’s Beat Masters will take place outdoors at Waterfront Park, right in front of the ‘The Great Wheel’ ferris wheel on the pier. Please only bring beats on a portable media player with a 1/8″ output. (such as iPod, laptop, tablet, mp3 player, etc)

Each contestant will be provided a sample that will be distributed 3 weeks prior to the battle and must be incorporated in some manner in the preliminary round. Judges will be looking to see how uniquely flipped the sample is used.

Organizers and judges selected do not tolerate bias or discrimination in any form including association, affiliation, technical-preferences, creed, ethnicity, or gender. Leave egos at home. This is a positive event in the name of good spirited competition and artistic expression. No weapons, alcohol or drugs permitted on premises.

For questions/Info email