Could DJs Be the Next Wedding Planners?

March 4, 2010 by Mobile Beat

Could DJs Be the Next Wedding Planners? “Dream DJ Wedding Gig” Contest Inspires Creativity from an Unlikely Source


Los Angeles – DJs and weddings – they go together like, well, brides and grooms, or love and marriage. Most DJs have done a ton of weddings-and although DJs might not know the secret to matrimonial bliss, they do have some pretty good ideas about what goes into to making a really special, unforgettable nuptial ceremony.

DJs have done their share of work with brides and grooms, and now they have a chance to share their pearls of wedding wisdom with the world in the AMERICAN DJ DREAM WEDDING CONTEST.

Entering is simple: contest hopefuls just send in a video of no longer than 5 minutes in length, sharing the details of their dream wedding. What would the bride and groom be like? The guests? What food would they serve? Where would the wedding be set? What kind of music and dancing would be enjoyed?

American DJ also wants to know how the DJ would use three of the newest ADJ lights to create a light show worthy of this dream wedding. The three lights are the Jellyfish, Profile Panel RGB and Revo Rave. More information on all three of these products is available on the American DJ website. www.americandj.com

Videos should be sent as video responses to DJ Brian Redds AMERICAN DJ DREAM WEDDING GIG” Contest video on his YouTube channel. http://www.youtube.com/user/briansredd). More information on how to enter the contest is available on the American DJ website, www.americandj.com

The key to this contest is for DJs to let their imaginations run wild, and share their best wedding vision to help fellow DJs know how American DJs new state-of-the-art lights can take any party to new heights. Videos will be judged on the basis of creativity, fun, inspiration and all of the other cool stuff that makes people so happy to be part of the DJ world.

The prizes are as follows: there will be four winners that will receive gear, plus 20 runners-up will receive a free custom banner from American DJ.

American DJs Choice Winner – Will receive 2 Jellyfish lighting effects plus 500 ADJ Advantage Points.

Brian S. Redds Choice Winner – Will receive 2 Profile Panel RGB lighting effects plus 500 ADJ Advantage Points.

Viewers Choice Winner – Will receive 2 Revo Rave lighting effects plus 500 ADJ Advantage Points.

Grand Prize Winner – Will receive 1 Galaxian Royale laser effect, plus an additional lighting effect will be added for each 100 video submissions to the contest. The additional lighting effects will be determined by American DJ at the end of the contest.

20 Runners-up – Will receive 1 custom DJ banner from American DJ. This will be a separate drawing. One submission per video will be randomly drawn to determine DJ banner winners.

Videos must be submitted as YouTube Video responses to DJ Brian Redds “AMERICAN DJ DREAM WEDDING GIG” Contest video on his YouTube channel. (http://www.youtube.com/user/briansredd).

Here are the Official Rules of the “American DJ Dream Wedding Gig” Contest

Eligibility – The contest is open to anyone in the world. Contestants must have a YouTube account to enter the video contest. Employees of the American DJ Group, its affiliates and agencies and their immediate families are not eligible to enter the contest. No purchase is necessary to enter the contest.

Description – The contest requires contestants to submit a video up to 5 minutes in length in which they describe their dream wedding gig and describe how they would use the American DJ Jellyfish Profile Panel RGB and Revo Rave to create a lightshow worthy of this wedding.

Exclusions – Lewd, vulgar and offensive content are not permitted in the videos. The inclusions of such content either in the form of images, words, gestures or actions will immediately exclude the video from consideration.

Judgment Criteria – Videos will be judged based on originality, creativity, visual quality, personal presentation and accuracy of content. Entries will be judged by a panel of three judges selected by American DJ. The decisions of the panel are final.

How To Enter – Contestants can enter through Brian Redds YouTube Channel. To enter contestants must submit a “video response” to Brian Redds “American DJ Dream Wedding Gig” Contest video.

Liability – Contestants agree to hold American DJ, its employees, its agencies and their employees harmless from any and all liabilities that result from entering this contest. Contestants further warrant that all material submitted is original with them and violates no copyright laws. By entering this contest, contestants agree to have their videos used on the American DJ website as well as the American DJ YouTube site and the DJ Tutor YouTube site.

Contest Period – The contest runs from March 1, 2010 through April 30, 2010. Entries received after 5 pm Pacific Standard Time on Friday, April 30 will not be considered. Winners will be announced on Brian Redds YouTube Channel on Friday, May 7, 2010. Voting for “Viewers Choice” will be open until 5pm Pacific Standard Time on Thursday, May 6, 2010. “Viewers Choice” submissions should be made in the “comments” section of the original “American DJ Dream Wedding Gig” Contest video.

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