2021 DMC World DJ Championships Schedule

 

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April 22 – May 29 

DMC World Portablist Championship

Established in 2018, DJs show off their Scratch skills on portable turntables and vinyl records!

  • April 22 – 29: Elimination Round Submissions (1 minute)
  • May 5: Finalists announced
  • May 5  – 16: Final Round Submissions (2 minute)
  • May 29: Premiere 
 

May 1 – June 5

DMC World Beat Juggling Championship

Turntablists will re-arrange sounds to create an entirely new composition!

  • May 1 – 8: Elimination Round Submissions (1 minute)
  • May 13: Finalists announced
  • May 13 – 24: Final Round Submissions (2 minutes)
  • June 5: Livestream Premiere
 

June 1 – July 10

DMC World All Vinyl Championship

A purely true school DJ battle experience using all vinyl records.

  • June 1 – 8: Elimination Round Submissions (2 minutes)
  • June 14: Finalists announced
  • June 14 – 24: Final Round Submissions (6 minutes)
  • July 10: Livestream Premiere
 

July 1 – August 7

DMC World Foundation Championship

For the DJs who can balance funky flavor with technical skills. DJs will be judged on selection, showmanship, musicality, creativity, originality and more.

  • July 1 – 8: Elimination Round Submissions (2 minutes)
  • July 14: Finalists announced
  • July 14 – 26: Final Round Submissions (6 minutes)
  • Aug. 7: Livestream Premiere
 

August 2 – September 11  

DMC World Scratch Championship

Dedicated entirely to the signature sound of the Hip Hop DJ – a pure Scratch battle!

  • August 2 – 9: Elimination Round Submissions (1minute)
  • August 15: Finalists announced
  • August 15 – 26: Final Round Submissions (2 minutes)
  • September 11: Livestream Premiere
 

September 1 – October 16th

DMC Battle for World Supremacy

Our classic head to head DJ battle where DJs battle round for round until only one DJ is left standing.

  • September 1 – 6 : Elimination Round Submissions (2 minutes)
  • September 14: Top 8 Finalists announced
  • September 14 – 29: Top 8 battle (2 rounds of 1 minute each)
  • September 23 – 29: Top 4 battle (2 rounds of 90 seconds each)
  • October 2 – 7: Top 2 battle (2 rounds of 90 seconds each)
  • October 16:  Livestream Premiere
 

October 1 – November 6

DMC World DJ Team Championship

2, 3 or 4 DJs perform, like a band but on turntables, to arrange the most amazing turntablist compositions!

  • October 1 – 8: Elimination Round Submissions (3 minutes)
  • October 14: Finalists announced
  • October 14 – 25: Final Round Submissions (6 minutes)
  • November 6: Livestream Premiere
 

September 20 – October 25

All DMC National DJ Championships

  • September 20 – October 4: National Elimination Round Submissions (2 minutes)
  • September 27: National Eliminations go live!  
  • October 11: National Finalists announced
  • October 11 – 17: National Final Round Submissions (4 minutes)
  • October 25: 2021 DMC World Finalists Announced
 

November 1 – Dec. 11

DMC World Eliminations + Finals

The World’s longest running, most prestigious DJ battle, established in 1985!

  • November 1: World Elimination Round Submissions (2 minutes)
  • November 8: World Elimination videos go live 
  • November 15: World Finalists announced
  • November 15 – 27th: World Final Round Submissions (6 minutes)
  • December 11: DMC World DJ Championship Premiere!
 

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