206 Zulu presents:
The 12th ANNUAL BEAT MASTERS BEAT BATTLE
DEADLINE TO ENTER: Wed JULY 26th
Sunday, July 30th, 2023 (2:00pm-7:00pm)
$1,000 GRAND PRIZE BEAT BATTLE
$500 – 2nd Place
Judges: Wizdumb, Specs Wizard and ShoNuph
DATE OF EVENT
Sunday, July 30, 2023
Westlake Park (Downtown)
401 Pine St, Seattle, WA
Event starts at 2pm. Sign in is at 2:00pm, please arrive no later than 2:30pm. Beat Battle will begin at 3pm promptly.
Note: Parking may be difficult to find, please plan ample time to get to location.
Out of all online submissions, 16 will be selected. Those chosen will be given an opportunity to compete at the beat battle on Sunday July 30th.
The 16 producers selected will be announced Friday July 28th.
Preliminary Round – (60 seconds) / 2 rounds each (16 producers)
1st Round – (60 seconds) / 2 rounds each (top 8 will go head to head)
Semi-finals – (60 seconds) / 2 rounds each (top 4 will go head to head)
Finals – (60 seconds) / 2 rounds each (head to head)
Preliminary round: Each producer plays two beats at exactly 60 seconds.
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 $1000!
The Beat Masters Beat Battle will take place outdoors at Westlake Park in downtown Seattle right in front Westlake Mall. Please only bring beats on a portable media player with a 1/8″ output. (such as iPod, laptop, tablet, mp3 player, etc)
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. All beats shall be free of profanity and/or sexually suggestive themes. Phrases/hooks can be be incorporated into production.
Sponsored in part by Downtown Seattle Association, Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, 4Culture, ArtsWA and National Endowment of the Arts.