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Share Your Video Story In ADJ’s Most Memorable Gig Contest

Published Aug 29, 2011

Every DJ has them; those simply unbelievable, unforgettable gig stories that you just got to tell your friends about. Well now you have a chance to share those incredible tales of DJ life with a much wider audience -- and maybe win some pretty cool prizes in the process -- in the American DJ Most Memorable Gig Contest. Share your story and you could win gear from American DJ and American Audio. The Grand Prize features gear worth $1,585.00, with $3,800.00 in total prizes up for grabs!

Entering the contest is as simple as picking up your videocorder and telling your story to ADJ’s contest master Brian Redd.  Just make a video, no longer than five minutes in length, and submit it to American DJ as a video response to Brian Redd’s YouTube video ( The contest is open to all DJs from anywhere in the world.

Videos will be judged on the quality and originality of the story, so DJs are encouraged to let their minds and creativity run free and tell the world about their most memorable gig. Maybe it was that gig back five or six years ago when you got lost on your way to the hall and found yourself in the middle of a ….  Or maybe it was that gig early in your career when everything was going perfectly well until…..”  Or maybe it was a gig when you met someone special, saw something amazing or did something really, really embarrassing!

It doesn’t matter what your story is about, any colorful creative video will score points in this contest.  Videos can simply recount your story on camera; your video can also include reenactments and special effects. No lewd or offensive videos will be considered; neither will videos that demean any ethnic, racial or religious group nor videos that endanger any person or animal.  The deadline for submitting videos is midnight Pacific Time October 7th, 2011. Only videos submitted through the Brian Redd YouTube channel by the deadline will be considered.  See the contest rules here. (

The ADJ Most Memorable Gig contest includes some unforgettable prizes:

  • GRAND PRIZE (American DJ’s Choice): One (1) American Audio VMS2 + one (1) Arriba AS-190 case; one (1) American DJ Fusion FX Bar 5 + one (1) Arriba AC-140, one (1) American DJ Royal 3D + one (1) Arriba AC-126. (Valued at: $1,585.00)
  • SECOND PRIZE (Brian S. Redd’s Choice): One (1) American DJ Atmospheric RG LED + one (1) Arriba AC-126 case, one (1) American Audio Versadeck + one (1) Arriba AC-190 case. (Valued at: $895.00)
  • THIRD PRIZE (Random Draw): Mobile Uplighting Kit – Four (4) American DJ Mega Par Profiles, one (1) American DJ RGB 3C, four (4) 10-foot Accu-Cable DMX Cables and one (1) Arriba AC-140 bag. (Valued at: $530.00)
  • FOURTH PRIZE (Random Draw): One (1) H2O DMX PRO + one (1) Arriba AC-126 (Valued at: $425.00)
  • FIFTH PRIZE (Random Draw): One (1) American DJ Micro Galaxian + one (1) Arriba Cases AC-60 Gig Case (Valued at: $110.00)
  • RUNNERS-UP (Random Draw): Five (5) runners-up will receive a pair of American Audio HP 550 color headphones (their choice: SNOW, LAVA or LIME). (Valued at: $49.99 ea.)

Winners will be announced by October 14, 2011.  No purchase is necessary to participate in this contest. It’s just another way ADJ says “thanks” to all the DJs who give the company and it’s products their support.

All prizes will be randomly drawn from all videos (except Brian S. Redd Choice and American DJ’s Choice) submitted by the contest deadline. Each video submitted will receive one entry. Multiple videos may be submitted by the same You Tube Channel user to increase their chances at the randomly drawn prizes.

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