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2018 DMC Chicago Regional DJ Battle + 2018 DMC Battle for US Supremacy - Update
2018 DMC Chicago Regional DJ Battle + 2018 DMC Battle for US Supremacy - Update

 DMC USA DJ Battle

2018 DMC Chicago Regional DJ Battle + 2018 DMC Battle for US Supremacy 

presented by Rane and DJs Are Not Jukeboxes

Saturday, March 17, 2018 
Featuring DMC World Team Champions: The Fresherthans (DJ Brace + Vekked)
Judges: DJ Brace, Vekked, Pumpin Pete, Toadstyle, Presyce, Danny the Wildchild
DJ Sets by: The Hip Hop Project + Scratch DJ Academy
Hosted by: AMS

Doors at 8pm. Battle at 9pm. 
21+, $16 pre / $20 dos at
Lincoln Hall 2424 N Lincoln Chicago IL
*No filming is permitted

DJS MUST REGISTER TO BATTLE by answering each of the following questions and send them to DMC USA’s Christie Z at [email protected] BEFORE March 15th, 2018 11:59pm EST. No walk ups. DJs can enter as many battles as they like. 

DJ Name
First Name & Last Name
Complete Address, Apt or House
Which city/battle you are entering?
Website, insta, facebook, twitter, etc.
Crew affiliation
Are you a US Citizen or have lived in the US for at least 6 yrs and can prove it? 
Choice of Rane Mixer: 62 or 57
*We are not using any mixers besides Rane mixers 


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 2018 DMC US Finals. 

2018 Battle for DMC US Supremacy: THIS DMC's traditional head to head DJ battle. DJs can use DVS and/or vinyl. If there are more than 8 but less than 16 DJs, we will have a 2 min. elimination round to qualify. Early rounds are 2 x 1 minute each with the semi finals and final being 2 x 90 second rounds each. Dwells is invited to defend his national title at the 2018 DMC Battle for US Supremacy. The champion of this battle will advance to the 2018 DMC Battle for World Supremacy. 

EQUIPMENT for both battles 
Rane Sixty Two mixers. A 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. No dicers permitted. 

The DMC DJ Battles are the biggest, longest running most prestigious DJ Battles in the world. From DMC battles, legends are 

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Upcoming Battles - more to be confirmed
March 7: DMC NYC @ Le Poisson Rouge 
March 17: DMC Chicago + Battle for US Supremacy @ Lincoln Hall 
March 25: DMC Cincinnati @ Jekyll 
March 28: DMC Dallas-Fort Worth @ Martini Ranch 
March 31: DMC DC @ Flash 
April 5: DMC Las Vegas @ Hyde Bellagio 
April 8: DMC Tampa @ Crowbar 
April 11: DMC Atlanta
April 15: DMC Denver 
April 22: DMC Los Angeles

DMC USA: Christie Z [email protected]


 DMC USA DJ Battle

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