DMC World announces the 2015 DMC DJ Battle Event Schedule: Exciting Plans + New Categories!

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DMC World announces the
2015 DMC DJ Battle Event Schedule!
Exciting Plans + New Categories
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2015 DMC ONLINE DJ CHAMPIONSHIP: March 1 – June 30

Now in our 5th year! Any DJ from anywhere in the world can enter, for free, using any gear they chose! DJs can begin uploading their 2 min. sets on March 1. Videos for Round 1 go live on March 10. There will be 8 rounds of two weeks each. The 2015 DMC Online Finals will take place on July 15. Please visit dmcdjonline.com.
2014 DMC Online World Champion is our very own DJ I-Dee (USA) winning set

DMC ONLINE TEAM DJ CHAMPIONSHIP: July 14Aug. 11

Teams will compete online this year with the winning team performing live at the DMC World DJ Championships in London (October). 2 rounds of 2 weeks each! Any equipment! 2 – 4 DJs, self-filmed. At last, DJs can form teams, in any country, and find themselves performing at the DMC World Finals in London! dmcdjonline.com

The 2014 DMC World Team Champs (and 2013 too) are 9 O’Clock from France!

2015 DMC VISUAL DJ CHAMPIONSHIP! Aug. 25 – Sept. 22

DMC is challenging DJs to new levels of creativity using film and music production. 1 round of 4 weeks. The finals for this competition will take place on Sept. 22 and the champion will be announced on Sept. 29. More details soon! dmcdjonline.com

2015 DMC PURE SCRATCH COMPETITION – dates to be announced

DJS and fans called for a Scratch competition and DMC aims to please! DMC will launch the PURE SCRATCH competition later this year. 4 rounds of 1 week each. dmcdjonline.com DMC USA plans to have a live Scratch competition in California for 2015. 2014 DMC US Scratch (Test Run) Champ is DJ Prolifix (LA)!

DMC UNDER 18’s CHAMPIONSHIPS will launch in early 2016!!!
DMC’S CLASSIC SHOWCASE Style DJ Battle
This is DMC’s first and most legendary category. DJs compete with a 2 min. elimination set and the top DJs who make the Finals go on to perform a 6 min. showcase. DVS is permitted & vinyl is always welcome. dmcdjchamps.com
2014 DMC World Champion is DJ Mr. Switch (UK). He is also a 3x DMC World Supremacy Champion (head to head + vinyl only)!
DMC BATTLE FOR SUPREMACY – Classic Head to Head DJ Battle! 
DJs are paired off to battle 2 rounds of 90 seconds each – VINYL ONLY – until only one DJ is left standing! This battle is full of skill, disses, showmanship, comedy and more! The 2014 DMC World Supremacy Champ is IFTW (USA)!  dmcdjchamps.com

 

DMC USA Regional DJ Battles presented by RANE

 

More cities to be confirmed!  Sponsors interested in branding with the best, please contact Christie Z-Pabon at usa@dmcworld.com for more info!
March 7, 2015
DMC Cincinnati 

Pulse 700 West Pete Rose Way: OH
Feat. DJ Topspeed. Judges: Mr. Dibbs, Hi-Tek + Animal Crackers Crew
Promoter: Mike Bohlen 

April 10, 2015
DMC New Orleans

The Maison 508 Frenchmen St: LA
Feat. DJ I-Dee, DJ Immortal & more!
Promoter/Host: DJ Tony Skratchere
April 12, 2015
DMC San Francisco

Brick & Mortar 1710 Mission St: CA 
Promoter: DJ Cue: Special Tech DJ 
Bullet Proof Scratch Hamsters

April 19, 2015
DMC Tampa 

Crowbar 1812 N 17th St: FL
Judges: Concept, J-Storm, Shotgun +
Promoters: Crowbar & DJ Fader 

First Prize for the 2015 DMC US Regional DJ Battles is … 
the champions choice of either the new Rane TTM57mkII for Serato DJ or the Rane Sixty-Two mixer! Thanks to our presenting sponsor Rane for all of their support + generosity. Visit rane.com

 

ABC World News checks in with Scratch DJ Academy NYC and Talks to 2014 DMC US Runner Up: DJ Dwells and DJ Dirty Digits!
ABC World News visits Scratch DJ Academy NYC and Talks to 2014 DMC US Runner Up: DJ Dwells and DMC US Regional Finalist: DJ Dirty Digits!

 

2014 DMC World DJ Finals DVD out now at DMC or eBay 

Showcase by DMC World Champ: Kentaro! 

 

1st. Mr. Switch (UK – 22 points

2nd. I-Dee (USA) – 16 points
3rd. Vekked (Canada) – 15 points
4th. Ritchie Ruftone (UK)  – 6 points
5th. Groove Sparkz (France) – 4 points
6th. Hi-C (Japan) -2 points
7th. Erick Jay (Brazil)  – 1 point
8th. B. Two (Australia) +  DJ Mode (Greece) + Spelly Spell (New Zealand)

Other DMC National Champions who competed include

DJ Codax (South Africa), DJ Rune (Spain), DJ Five (Czech Republic), Erick Jay (Brazil), DJ Bicchio (Italy), DJ Credit (Denmark) & DJ Evilcut (Indonesia)

About DMC DJ Battles  

Established in 1985, DMC DJ Battles are the World’s biggest, most legendary, longest running, most prestigious DJ battles. We have branches worldwide. DMC USA DJ battles are the only national battles for turntablists in the US. DMC World & US champions include all-star DJs: Craze, Qbert, Klever, Aladdin, Mix Master Mike, Rectangle, Apollo, Grand Master Roc Raida (RIP), 

Cash Money, Shiftee, Cheese, Swamp, Chris Karns, 

P Trix, Slyce, Precision, ieMERG, Enferno, plus 2014 DMC World Supremacy Champ: IFTW and 2014 DMC World Online Champ: DJ I-Dee pictured here.  

Learn more about DMC DJ Battles across the world at dmcdjchamps.com

It is a cultural imperative for DMC USA to ensure that this pyrotechnic style of Hip Hop DJing continues to progress, to inspire more practitioners to enter and to reach more fans!

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