SGD$80.00 per application (YouTube Auditions)
Online registration will begin 10 March 2017 (Friday)
Closing date: 21 May 2017 (Sunday)
12 years of age & below
18 years of age & below
25 years of age & below
No age restrictions
*Categories are open to both genders.
You have a choice to attend the auditions in Singapore OR submit a YouTube audition video.
For YouTube Submission
1. Register & make payment by
10 May 2017 (Extended to 21 May 2017)
3. Shortlisted contestants will be notified by email, and their audition videos will be placed onto our website.
4. 8 qualifying contestants from each category will then proceed to the Semi-Finals held at Singapore Expo, Singapore, on the 4 July 2017 . Finalists will be announced after each categories' contestants have performed.
5. 3 Finalists from each category will then compete together with 3 Singapore Finalists for the Champion title at the Finals of Drum Off Singapore 2017 at Singapore Expo on 5 & 6 Aug 2017.
A. Contestants must introduce themselves with a clear frontal facial view at the start of the video followed by a 4-5-minute solo performance with no music tracks or no accompaniment of musicians from a slightly elevated side angle from the left-hand side (for right handed drummers) where movement of the hands, drum sticks, 2 rack toms, floor tom and both the right and left legs are clear. Video must be captured in one continuous take.
NOTE: Drum kit should only consist of four or five-piece drum kit complete with hardware, a pair of hi hats and maximum 4 more cymbals and a cowbell.
B. Upload your video to YouTube with the following name format:
Drum Off Singapore 2017 Auditions, <Category>, <Contestant's Name>, <Country>
Example: Drum Off Singapore 2017 Auditions, Open Category, Alan Smith, United Kingdom
C. Submit your YouTube link to firstname.lastname@example.org by 21 May 2017
Contestants qualified for the Semi-Finals will be:
1. Required to attend the Semi-Finals on the 4 Aug 2017, and Finals on either 5th or 6th August, held at Singapore Expo, Singapore.
2. Required to bear all travel cost (Airfare & Accommodations in Singapore) at their own expense.
3. Given a 2-Day Access Pass to Singapore Drum Fest: Ultimate Drummers' Weekend 2017