Summer Hop DJ Battle

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Are you ready to hit the decks and get the party started? We’ll be kicking off the Summer Hop with an epic DJ battle on 30 December. Six DJs, one ultimate winner. Sweet prizes up for grabs.

If you think you’ve got what it takes to go head to head to battle it out for the supreme title, winner of the inaugural Summer Hop DJ Battle, then keep reading.


How do I enter?

We are seeking expressions of interest from people who want to be one of the six DJs to battle it out. If you’re keen to enter, send us an email at with your name and contact info. Expressions of interest will close at 11.59pm on Sunday 18th November. Six DJs will be drawn on Monday 19th November with the final announcements made on 30th November.


Do I need any experience?

Not at all, all you need is some music and enthusiasm and maybe a DJ name. This is all about throwing down and having some fun!


How will DJs be selected? Summer Hop mini designs (5)

DJ selection will be luck of the draw.


What happens if I am selected?

If you are selected as a DJ for the DJ battle, someone from the Summer Hop team will contact you shortly after 19 November to let you know and check that you are still keen to enter. We will ask you for a photo, a DJ name and a little bio.


How does the competition work?

This will be a true battle style competition with three rounds: prelims, semi-finals and finals.




There will be three prelim rounds, with two DJs going head to head to make it to the semi-finals. Each DJ can select up to five songs for their set with a maximum play time of 20 minutes. The audience will decide which DJ makes it through to the semi-finals after each round.

Hint: the audience will be encouraged to also consider DJ name, persona and outfit when deciding who should progress to the semi-finals.


There will be two semi-final rounds, with DJs throwing down to make it to the finals. Each DJ can select 3 songs with a maximum playtime of 10 minutes. The audience will decide who goes through to the finals.


The final two DJs will go head to head to battle it out for the supreme title. DJs can select up to two songs. The theme, ultimate jam.

Audience will decide who the ultimate winner is.

There are sweet prizes up for grabs so what are you waiting for?



Summer Hop mini designs (10)Can I DJ for other Summer Hop events?

We are always looking for DJs so if you’re keen to DJ an event for the Summer Hop we’d love to hear from you. Just send us an email at with your name, contact info and how many events/which events you’d like to DJ.