Rules

  • Event period – June 28th – July 28th 2016
  • This competition is FREE to enter.
  • Public voting is FREE.
  • A team must consist of a minimum of 2 DJs and a maximum of 4.
  • Film duration is a maximum of three minutes (3mins 4 seconds cut off) in each of the 2 heats and 6 minutes (6mins 4 seconds cut off) in the Final.
  • The event structure of the DMC ONLINE TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP will commence with teams uploading their filmed three minute performances followed by public voting which will deliver a public top 5 at the end of each heat. The World Champions will then judge this top 5 to deliver a winner and a runner up for each round.
  • Teams can enter as many rounds as they like. However if they make it into the Online Team Final they are not permitted to enter another heat. The Online Team Final will consist of 4 unique teams.
  • There will be no limitations on the equipment the teams wish to use in their performances.
  • In the Online Team Final, the 4 Final teams will be required to upload a six minute set. The Online Team Finalist videos will go live for viewing on 21st July and The DMC World Champions will decide who are the Online Team Champions 2015.
  • There will be no public voting in the Online Team Final.
  • In the Online Team Final each DJ should show their face on camera to confirm their identities in their performances.
  • The judges will be made up of numerous DMC World Champions, Battle Champions, Team Champion members and DJs with enormous credibility and reputation.
  • You must register to vote. The point scoring system will not function without this being completed.
  • The DMC Online Team Champions will win a Rane TTM57mkII mixer each.
  • 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.
  • Voters need only register once for the entire Championship.
  • Voters may only vote once for each video entry in each Heat, but voters can vote for as many video entries as they wish in each Heat.
  • Voters will have the ability to vote for a team set with a one (lowest score) to five stars (highest score).
  • 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).
  • Videos can be removed without notice if their content is deemed to be inappropriate to the spirit of DMC’s Online Team Championship.
  • You must also respect Youtube’s regional terms and conditions and Youtube’s community guidelines.
  • Video editing is not accepted. (Teams 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 TEAM must submit a non stop 3 minute performance (6 minutes in the online final).
  • In the interest of fair play and keeping the playing field level, incentives for voting (such as offering prizes or setting up competitions to promote votes) are disallowed. If you are found to be promoting your video in such a way then it will be removed from the competition.
  • Teams can submit up to a maximum of 3 videos in each public heat. Only one video entry is allowed per team in the final.
  • (THERE WILL BE NO PUBLIC VOTING IN THE ONLINE TEAM FINAL. THE FINAL WILL BE JUDGED BY THE DMC WORLD CHAMPIONS ONLY)