Beat Masters – Beat Battle Registration

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If you are interested in entering the Beat Masters beat battle, please read this entire page carefully and submit your registration by Friday, July 14, 2021.

DATE OF EVENT
Saturday, July 24, 2021

LOCATION
Waterfront Park at Pier 62
1951 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA

TIME
Event starts at 2pm. Sign in is at 4pm, please arrive no later than 4:30pm. Beat Battle will begin at 5pm promptly.
Note: Parking may be difficult to find, please plan ample time to get to location.

FORMAT

All producers shall submit three original beats via links in the registration form below.  The Deadline to register is Friday, July 14, 2021.

206 Zulu will review all submissions and judge each beat by mix, originality, and overall how they like the beat on a scale of 1 to 10.

The top 16 producers will be notified on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 if they have been selected to compete in the main event, taking place on Saturday, July 24, 2021 on Pier 62.

All beats throughout the battle shall be a maximum of 60 seconds long. You may include small vocal samples or scratches in your beat so long as it is minimal and does not contain any profanity, sexually explicit or material inappropriate for all ages audiences. Violation may result in automatic disqualification. (please keep it family friendly!)

You may bring your beats on a portable media player of your choice, so long as it is plug and play with a 1/8” audio output. (such an iPod, laptop, tablet, mp3 player, etc) Phones are highly discouraged, however if that is your only option, make sure to have the phone in Airplane mode and all alarms and notifications set to off.

Round 1 – Preliminaries
Each of the selected 16 producers will play two 60 second beats, one of your original beats and a second original beat that contains elements from the sample flip.  

You must incorporate a sample from at least one of the following samples for the Sample Flip round. Copy and paste YouTube links below.  You may sample or do an interpolation/replay. 
https://youtu.be/MCqUESCoB1w
https://youtu.be/AdQ3JDLlmPI

Round 2 – Quarterfinals
Judges will score competitors and the top 8 competitors will advance to the Quarterfinals. The 8 competitors will face off in a head-to-head style tournament, playing two 60 second beats simultaneously, with 4 competitors advancing to the Semifinals.

Round 3 – Semifinals
The 4 competitors will face off in a head-to-head style tournament, playing two 60 second beats simultaneously, with 2 competitors advancing to the Finals.

Round 4 – Finals
The final 2 competitors will face off in a head-to-head style tournament, playing two 60 second beats simultaneously. Judges will deliberate and the 10th Annual Beat Masters Champion will be announced.

The 2021 Beat Masters champion wins the $1,000 Grand Prize! Runner up will be awarded $250!

206 Zulu does not tolerate bias or discrimination in any form including association, affiliation, technical-preferences, creed, ethnicity, or gender. This is a positive event in the name of good spirited competition and artistic expression.

LINKS
Beat Battle Registration
Panel Discussion Registration
Beat Masters Home
Facebook Event Page