Rules

  • Event period – September 7th – December 4th
  • This event is known as The 2020 DMC/Technics World DJ Championship
  • This competition is FREE to enter.
  • This competition is open to any DJ from around the world.
  • This event is for solo entry only (no teams of DJs allowed)
  • 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. (* If you are not a National of the country you are a resident of then you may enter under your passport country.)
  • Film durations vary. National Final entry: 4 minutes (If your country is holding an elimination for the National Final then the video set length will be 2 minutes). World Elimination entry: 2 minutes. DMC World Final video entry: 6minutes. No video must exceed 4 seconds over the required time. For example 1 min 4 seconds (practice room) / 4 minutes 4 seconds (National Final entry) / 2 mins 4 seconds (World Elimination video) / 6 mins 4 seconds (World Final Video).
  • You can use any equipment you wish in the 2020 DMC World DJ Championship as we will not have live change over time restrictions.
  • DJs from countries that do not have a current DMC agent in their country can still enter on the site by entering the ‘Rest of World’ category. If there are more than 3 DJs from a country that doesn’t have a DMC agent then DMC HQ will create a new country platform so those DJs will then be entered to represent their country.
  • Please note that any video that is submitted after the deadlines set on the website will not be accepted into the national or world events.
  • The judges will be made up of numerous DMC World Champions, Battle Champions, Team Champion members and DJs with enormous credibility and reputation.
  • If you make it to the World Eliminations or the World Final and you will not be able to submit your video for any reason please let us know in advance.
  • This competition is open to any age.
  • A DJ can only submit and enter once in their countries championship.
  • DMC retains rights to change and alter the rules of the contest whereby and when, in their opinion, it is in the interest of the events credibility and competition fairness.
  • A video entry must not contain nudity, pornography or sexually explicit visual content. The video will be removed if it contains content of this nature.
  • Free speech is welcomed and everyone has a right to express their point of view. We do not condone hate speech (attacking or demeaning a group based on race or ethnic origin, religion, disability, gender, age and sexual orientation/gender identity).
  • DMC reserves the rights to delete any entry deemed to be inappropriate.
  • You must also respect Youtube’s regional terms and conditions and  Youtube’s community guidelines.
  • Video editing is not accepted. (DJs cannot edit two or more different performances into one set). There are no restrictions on creative film presentation ie multi camera angles, blue screen techniques, video back-drop, they are all permitted BUT THE DJ must submit a non stop performance.

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Practice Room

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Country Champs

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World Elims

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World Finals

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