Update: Drum Off 2009 Competition - District Finals

From: user 7.
Sent on: Tuesday, November 3, 2009 10:52 PM
This event has been updated: Meeting time changed from 7PM to 6:30. Competition starts at 7PM.

What: Drum Off 2009 Competition - District Finals

When: November 5,[masked]:30 PM

Guitar Center Roseville
1641 West County Rd B2
Roseville, MN 55113

UPDATE NOV 3: Confirmed that the competition starts at 7PM, but they said to arrive by 6:30PM. Let's meet at 6:30.
There are 12 contestants at this location, each gets 2 minutes to set up and 3 minutes to play. The competition should last about 90 minutes.

For many years, Guitar Center stores has been holding an annual Nation-wide amateur drumming competition. Drummers of all ages and styles sign up for the competition in all of the Guitar Center Stores (they have 214 stores this year). The single-elimination style competition begins in late September in every store. As the field narrows, the competitions move to fewer stores. By the end of the year, one champion is awarded $25,000 and all sorts of drum gear.

This event is the District Finals competition for Minnesota (the last competition in MN). The winner of this round moves on to compete in the Regional Finals in Chicago.

I'll confirm the time during week of the event. The previous round of competition began at 7PM.

If anyone's interested, we can discuss the competition over some food and drink somewhere nearby, after the competition.

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