May 23: 2015 DMC NEW YORK DJ Battle - USA presented by Rane feat. DJ Shiftee + Host: Lord Finesse & Kool DJ Red Alert

 23 May
 Webster Hall
 125 East 11th St - 10003 - New York - United States
 DMC World DJ Championships
Sat. May 23rd, 2015 Rane presents The 2015 DMC NEW YORK CITY Regional DJ Battle feat. 2x DMC World Champion: DJ SHIFTEE! 6-10pm @ Webster Hall 125 E. 11th St. (betw. 3rd & 4th) NYC. Ages 16+. *No Filming! Trains: N, Q, R, W, L, 4, 5, 6 to Union Sq/14th St. OR L to 3rd Ave OR R, W to 8th St./ NYU OR 6 to Astor Pl OR Buses: 101, 102, 103 Host: Lord Finesse (DITC) DJ: Kool DJ Red Alert! Judges: J-Smoke, Boogie Blind, DJ Shiftee & more tba! $15 adv. $20 day If you want to save $ on the ticket fees, which often come out to $19. Buy tickets in person in advance at the Webster Hall box office. More dates for other cities tbc between March & May 2015 SPONSORS RANE: - Presenting Sponsor! SHURE: 12INCHSKINZ: UNUSUAL SUSPECTS: IDJNOW SCRATCH DJ ACADEMY: WAXRAX ORTOFON: DUBSPOT: SPECIAL TECH DJ: BEAT JUNKIES RECORD POOL: UNIVERSAL ZULU NATION: THUD RUMBLE: DJ CITY: PHOTOS BY IGNACIO SOLTERO More to be announced!! More are welcome! FORMAT This is DMC’s classic solo showcase style DJ battle: DJs will each perform a 2 min. routine for the elimination round. Judges will select the top 6 to advance to the final round. The top 6 will each perform a 6 min. routine. The champion of this battle will advance to the 2015 DMC US Finals (date and location tba) EQUIPMENT For the 2015 DMC Regionals, we will use Rane Sixty Two mixers – but a Rane Sixty One mixer or Rane TTM 57 may be available upon request. Rane mixers will be supplied by DMC. DJs must bring their own headphones, slipmats, needles, records, laptops, cords, control vinyl and/or laptop stands etc. Promoter/sound will supply Technics turntables. DJS MUST REGISTER TO BATTLE by answering EACH of the following questions and send them to DMC USA’s Christie Z-Pabon at – no later than May 22, 2015. DJ Name First Name & Last Name Complete Address, Apt or House City State Zip Which city/battle you are entering? Phone Email Website, facebook, twitter, etc. Crew affiliation Please answer honestly Yes or No to this question: Are you a US Citizen or have you lived in the US for at least 6 yrs and can prove it? DJs from Puerto Rico can enter US regionals. 1st Choice of Mixer: 62 or 57 2nd Choice of Mixer: 62 or 57 PRIZES for 2015 DMC Regional Battles ::::::::::::::::::::::::: 1ST PLACE PRIZES CHOICE of a Rane 62 mixer OR Rane TTM57 MKII: DJs who chose the new 57 will receive it the mail directly from Official Rane DJ by early May. Custom Prize Package from 12inchSkinz + $50 gift certificate Prize from Shure: SHR550 Headphones Ortofon CC Twin Set Cartridges, slipmats and more One month membership to the Beat Junkies Record Pool Prize package from Thud Rumble T-Shirt from Unusual Suspects Prize from to be announced Round trip flight and one night hotel to the 2015 DMC US Finals from your promoter - date and city to be announced! ::::::::::::::::::::::::: 2ND PLACE PRIZES 12inchSkinz $50 gift certificate Shure Record Bag New Ortofon DJ Bag, slipmats & more! Prize package from Thud Rumble ::::::::::::::::::::::::: 3RD PLACE PRIZES 12inchSkinz $50 gift certificate Prize from Shure Ortofon OM Premounted Set of Cartridges, slipmats + Prize package from Thud Rumble ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: DMC USA DMC WORLD DMC ONLINE DJ Championships OFFICIAL DMC World Youtube Channels Classic 6 min. battles: Supremacy aka Head to Head: Teams: Classic 3 min. eliminations: Showcases: Tools of War grassroots Hip Hop Sign up for the Tools of War grassroots Hip Hop mailing list

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