MOVIDA CORONA IN A NUTSHELL
Movida Corona is biggest DJ competition in the world which seeks to find the next big star in the international DJ scene.
This year, the competition has expanded to include Back-to-Back (B2B) DJ duos and Vocalists. Since Movida Corona is sponsored by Groupo Modelo, a premium beer company, contestants must meet the legal drinking age of their respective countries. Past winners may not participate.
The first step is signing up on the Movida Corona website. If you entered last year, you will receive an e-mail with instructions at the beginning of March to renew your registration.
You have to sign up at www.movidacorona.com even if you want to be the Online Chance winner.
No. All contestants – whether DJ (solo or B2B) or Vocalist – must register on the website www.movidacorona.com.
At the beginning of the contest, Movida Corona will send an email to all the DJs who signed up previously for the competition. You can activate your account for this year´s contest by following the instructions in the email.
If a DJ does not activate the account, the profile will be deleted after a period of time.
If this is the case, please contact us via email at [EMAIL ADDRESS].
MANAGING YOUR PROFILE
The following fields are mandatory: first name, last name, DJ/Vocalist name, city, region, country, email, and telephone. Also, it is mandatory to upload at least one SoundCloud mix. It’s the only way the Movida Corona Jury can select you. The rest of the info is optional, but the more you show us, the more possibilities you have.
There is a limit of 5 videos.
There is a limit of 20 pictures.
You should write it in English so that you have more chances to win!
Each track should be at least 15 minutes long.
This year, there are several ways to participate in the Movida Corona contest: DJ competition (solo or B2B), Online Chance, and Vocalist competition. Detailed information on each of these opportunities is listed below.
The DJ Competition
Phase 1: Local qualifying rounds. All lucky participants will be contacted by the local Movida Corona Teams to confirm venue and time. If you are not contacted, unfortunately, you have not been chosen.
Phase 2: National Finals. The 4 best DJs from each country will compete in a National Final. The winner of each National Final will be announced by the end of the event.
Phase 3: International Grand Finale. The best DJ from each country, as well as the winner of the Online Chance will attend the 3 stages of the Grand Finale: Quarter Finals (10min sessions), Semifinals with 10 finalists (15min session), Finale with the top 3 DJs competing for the title (30min session).
The Movida Corona local teams will choose the participants who will go to the qualifying rounds using the tracks uploaded by the DJs on the website and also selecting contestants registered at the local clubs where the events will take place.
All kinds of house-related music are welcome.
Each track should be at least 15 minutes long.
We will contact you via e-mail or telephone. If not, we are sorry but you are not one of the lucky winners.
Yes! This year the Movida Corona competition has opened up to Back-to-Back (B2B) duos. The same rules apply to duos as to solo DJs. In the end, should a duo win, the prize and title are shared by both individuals.
No computers are allowed, but you may use a pen drive. Local rules can vary though, so check this with your local Movida Corona team prior to playing.
The winner of each National Final will travel with a companion to the Grand Finale of Movida Corona, taking place at Pacha Ibiza, Spain, on October 5th.
If you win the Grand Finale in the DJ Category, you will become the official DJ for the Movida Corona 2014 Corona Tour. Additionally, you will play four live sessions at Pacha Ibiza. Furthermore, you will participate in the compilation of three albums with Pacha Recordings.
The two runners-up in the DJ competition will win trips for two to the Miami Ultra Music Festival. In the case that the runners-up are duos, no additional guests may be invited. Movida Corona will accommodate four people in total to go to the Miami Ultra Music Festival.
The Movida Corona team will contact all the selected DJs for each party. Alternatively, you can also contact the club directly.
Each country has its own deadline, you can find about them here. Dates will be published depending on the availability of the clubs.
Online Chance (DJs Only)
DJs can also participate in Movida Corona through the Online Chance. Of the 10 most voted DJs on www.movidacorona.com, the GModelo Jury will choose one to go straight to the Quarter Finals of the Movida Corona Grand Finale. The winner of the Online Chance will be chosen on September 5th, 2013.
Even if the qualifying rounds have already started, you can participate in the Online Chance at any time during the duration of the competition until September 5th, 2013, by uploading a track to SoundCloud and then clicking on the option that shares the track to be listened to and voted for in the Online Chance.
DJs can upload up to three tracks on www.movidacorona.com to participate in the Online Chance. Fans can listen to the tracks and review the DJ profiles before voting for their favorite DJ. Votes are limited to one per day. Though you are able to publish up to three sessions, keep in mind that your first impression counts the most: the Soundcloud that you choose as your number one will be the one considered by the Jury.
Of the top ten most voted for DJs in the Online Chance competition, one will be selected by the GModelo Jury to go straight to the Quarter Finals of the Movida Corona Grand Finale. Once announced, the winner will have 3 days to accept his/her spot in the Grand Finale. If he/she does not answer, the prize will pass on to the next runner up.
The Vocalist Competition
This year, Movida Corona is also searching for the hottest vocal talent to partner up with the winning DJ. In order to participate in the Vocalist competition, contestants must first register online at www.movidacorona.com. Pacha Recordings will make available three audio base tracks for vocalists to download and use for their submissions. Contestants may use just one, or a mix of two or all three of the tracks. The base tracks will be available on the website www.movidacorona.com. Vocalists must make their own versions and upload up to three submissions onto SoundCloud. Only the first track on SoundCloud will be evaluated by the judges. From the 20 most voted vocalists on the website, the Jury will select three finalists to perform at the International Grand Finale of Movida Corona, Ibiza. The three finalists may bring one guest to accompany them to Ibiza for the Grand Finale.
You can participate in the Vocalist competition until September 5th, 2013, by uploading a track to SoundCloud and then clicking on the option that shares the track to be listened to and voted for. From the 20 most voted vocalists on the website, the Jury will select three finalists to perform at the International Grand Finale of Movida Corona, Ibiza. Once announced, the three finalists will have 3 days to accept his/her spot in the Grand Finale. If he/she does not answer, the prize will pass on to the next runner up.
The winner in the Vocalists Category will sign a contract with Pacha Recordings to collaborate in the recording of one track. Additionally, the winning vocalist will play four live sessions at Pacha Ibiza during 2014 season.
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