Beatport Link

IN ASSOCIATION WITH

Show the world
your DJ skills.

Calling all DJs to record a 20 minute pre-recorded DJ Mix (audio & video), using LINK.

Eight finalists will be chosen by Beatport and Pioneer DJ each month, to be featured on Beatport’s official Twitch channel.

Win €1,000’s in prizes and a featured set
on Beatport’s official Twitch channel.

Prize Packages

The top 8 finalists will receive a pair of Pioneer DJ HDJ-CUE1 Bluetooth headphones + 2 Colored
accessory packs,  3 months Beatport LINK PRO+, and be featured on the
Beatport Official Twitch Channel.

1st Place

Prize package includes:

  • 1 Year Beatport LINK PRO+
  • Plugins from Plugin Boutique
  • 3/mo Loopcloud Subscription
  • Featured Beatport Chart
  • DM-40BT Speakers
  • XDJ-XZ Professional all-in-one DJ system
  • Pioneer DJ Masterclass

2nd Place

Prize package includes:

  • 1 Year Beatport LINK PRO+
  • Plugins from Plugin Boutique
  • 3/mo Loopcloud Subscription
  • Featured Beatport Chart
  • DM-40BT Speakers

3rd Place

Prize package includes:

  • 1 Year Beatport LINK PRO+
  • Plugins from Plugin Boutique
  • 3/mo Loopcloud Subscription
  • Featured Beatport Chart
  • DM-40BT Speakers

Beatport LINK

Beatport LINK gives you instant access to Beatport’s full catalog. 

LINK is fully integrated within Pioneer DJ’s rekordbox, as well as
many other DJ programs.

About The Competition

  • STEP 1: Record a 20-minute mix (audio & video) and upload the footage as an UNLISTED video on YouTube, Vimeo, Daily Motion or equivalent video hosting platform.
    • Contestants MUST be using Beatport LINK during their set.
    • Don’t have Beatport LINK? Sign up for a 30-day trial here.
    • LINK is fully integrated with Pioneer DJ’s rekordbox, as well as many other DJ programs.
  • STEP 2: Upload the link to your UNLISTED YouTube video along with your name, e-mail, social media pages, age and country below. We will notify you once your submitted video gets approved for meeting all proper guidelines.
  • STEP 3: Once your submission is approved, set your YouTube video to PUBLIC and share it across your social media platforms, tagging @Beatport and @PioneerDJGlobal using the hashtag #BeatportsBigBreak.
  • STEP 4: A panel of judges from Pioneer DJ and Beatport’s curation team will review each performance and select the top eight finalists.
  • STEP 5: Finalists will be asked to perform an hour-long set for the competition livestream on Beatport’s Twitch channel. The first edition will take place on February 25th, 2021 so be sure to keep this day free in your diary in case you are chosen as a winner!

Join the Competition

1. Deadline is February 17, 2021 at Midnight Pacific Time.

2. Entrant must follow all competition rules to enter.

3. Entrant must use Beatport LINK.

4. Submission must be an unlisted YouTube, Vimeo, Daily Motion or equivalent video hosting link.

“Pioneer DJ” is a trademark of Pioneer Corporation, and is used by AlphaTheta Corporation under license.

Have Questions?

Yes, DJs from anywhere in the world may enter.

Yes, you can only use Beatport LINK in your mix. No purchase necessary. 

You can use Beatport LINK free for 30 days. Start a free trial here. Cancel anytime. 

No, you may use any DJ software or hardware currently integrated with Beatport LINK.

We recommend recording your video and audio through OBS Studio or a similar product. If chosen as a winner, you will need to send us your livestream feed through OBS as well for the livestream on Beatport’s official Twitch channel.

Any type of DJ equipment is acceptable.

Yes, you can only use Beatport LINK tracks when playing your set on the Beatport Twitch channel.

The competition is for ages 18 and up.