Contemporary A Cappella Musicians Institute

Emerald City Beatbox Battle

Show off your beatboxing skills at the second annual Emerald City Beatbox Battle on August 26, 2018 at the Skylark Cafe in West Seattle (all ages)! OR come support your favorite human beat maker at the epic live show! All ages, $5 cash at the door.

1. Apply HERE.
2. Send video submission to:

The Rundown
All ages
-16 competitors, standard 16 competitor bracket
-$15 entry fee
-Bracket seeding is determined by ranking entry video
-Four rounds, 1 ECBB Champion ($100 prize) and 1 Runner-up ($50 prize)
-Beatboxers will be judged on musicality, technicality, originality and showmanship
-Special guest performers and showcases!

-Seeding is determined by pre competition video submission. Upload an unlisted YouTube video that includes your competition/stage name and up to 60 seconds of beatboxing.
-Submissions will be reviewed and scored based on musicality, technicality, originality and showmanship and the bracket will be seeded based on each performer’s final score.
-Submission videos must be unedited and off the mic.
-Submission videos are reviewed by the CAMI Board of Directors and will not be seen by other competitors so feel free to bring your best material.

-During the live stages of the contest beatboxers will be matched up 1 on 1 and each given two 60 second rounds to show off their skills in an A-B-A-B format
-Best two out of three death rock-paper-scissors between competitors will determine the first performer
-Panel of judges scoring for musicality, technicality, originality and showmanship will each cast a vote to determine the winner