Scion continues to
support Hip-Hop and independent artistic expression by presenting the Scion 3rd
annual “Free Up Your Mix” National DJ Contest. The legendary DJ Jazzy
Jeff and NYC mixtape guru Tony Touch are among the judges that will be evaluating
The contest celebrates and rewards DJs for showcasing their
skills and creativity by submitting their best mixtapes.
Celebrating its third year, the “Free Up Your Mix”
contest has been expanded to include eight categories consisting of digitally
altered “street style” mixtapes in addition to live recordings.
Entries are being accepted through October 31st, 2005 and will
ultimately be evaluated by professional DJs from each genre.
Scion has also decided to add new categories this year including
Mash Up, Reggae/Dancehall, Rock/Hip Hop, Rare Groove, and Group Performance
& Best Produced Remix.
This year’s grand prize winner will receive $2,500 and
the opportunity to mix a Scion CD sampler (distribution of 500,000 copies and
spin at Scion events nationwide.
Both the grand prizewinner and semifinalists will receive a
variety of DJ and recording equipment provided by Rane, Serato Scratch live,
Pioneer Pro DJ equipment, Mackie and others.
All entries must be postmarked by October 31st, 2005.
to download the entry form and read more about the prizes, judging, rules &