STAGE 1   -   JOIN   THE   FELLOWSHIP
A quest for free passage.
3 Regions. 3 Heroes.
Represent your Region and battle your way through the 3 Stages.
Earn free travel and 3 nights accommodation for Portablist Lounge 2023, held at BEATGEEK in London, UK.
Check the map to see what Region you represent?
PREPARATION   FOR   STAGE 2   COMING   SOON!
Stage 2 entries open on Mon. 29th May @ 7pm BST
Who Can Join The Fellowship?
- Submissions are now closed.
The forthcoming ‘Stage 2 - Kutters Mountain’ is only available to those of the Fellowship that have survived Stage 1.
- The Battle For Free Passage is an event held ONLINE only. The result of the BFFP will determine ‘who’ will be travelling from each Region to Portablist Lounge 2023 @ Beatgeek. The prize for each Regional winner is travel & accommodation provided for.
- Your Region is country of residence and not nationality
- You must have a valid passport that will allow you entry into the UK (for final Stage)
- If applicable, your covid19 vaccination status/documentation will allow you entry into the UK (for final Stage)
- Portable turntable(s) only
- Portable fader(s) only - no mains supply DJ mixer(s)
- Any vinyl record
- No DVS
Who Is Watching Us, Who Is Judging?
- The judges that will be watching you throughout the journey will be
Stage 1 - Join The FellowshipThe first online stage of your journey. Submit your entry.location_on Sacramento, CA access_time 7 PM (BST)
Stage 1 - Submissions CloseThe deadline for Stage 1 Submissions - Join The Fellowship.location_on Sacramento, CA access_time 10 PM (BST)
15th - 26thMay 2023
Judging PanelThe judges will decide who carries on the journey to Stage 2. The top half of each Region will progress.location_on Sacramento, CA access_time
LIVE STREAM - Stage 1Who survived the first Stage? Find out at the end of the stream. LINK to YouTubelocation_on Worldwide access_time 7 PM (BST)
Stage 2 - Kutters MountainFor those that progress on the journey. Submit your entry.location_on Sacramento, CA access_time 7 PM (BST)
Stage 2 - Submissions CloseThe deadline for Stage 2 Submissions - Kutters Mountain.location_on Sacramento, CA access_time 10 PM (BST)
12th - 16thJune 2023
Judging PanelThe judges will decide who carries on the journey to the final Stage. The top half of each Region will progress.location_on Sacramento, CA access_time
LIVE STREAM - Stage 2Who survived the second Stage? Find out at the end of the stream. LINK to YouTubelocation_on Worldwide access_time 7 PM (BST)
Stage 3 - The Last StandFor those that progress to the final stage. Submit your entry.location_on Sacramento, CA access_time 7 PM (BST)
Stage 3 - Submissions CloseThe deadline for Stage 3 Submissions - The Last Stand.location_on Sacramento, CA access_time 10 PM (BST)
26th - 30thJune 2023
Judging PanelThe judges will decide who will come be provided with free travel and accommodation for Portablist Lounge 2023 from each Region.location_on Sacramento, CA access_time
LIVE STREAM - Stage 3 - The Last StandWho will be coming to Portablist Lounge 2023? Find out at the end of the stream. LINK to YouTubelocation_on Worldwide access_time 7 PM (BST)
End of journeyWe will reach out to the successful Region travellers and start organising your travel and accommodation. London awaits you with open arms.
Look forward to meeting up with many more fellow Portablists - drink, dance, feast and be merry in prepartion for the final battle!location_on Portablist Lounge 2023, London, UK access_time 7 PM (BST)
Terms & Conditions
I understand the following
- Typically, the ‘top half’ of each Stage go through to the next round, depending on numbers. This can vary and is the judges decision, in order to have the right balance for each Stage. The aim is to have 3 competitors for each Region in the Final.
- The equipment requirements and configurations as per the Rules above.
- The required audio/video recording format(s)
- My submission will not be included in the Stage YouTube Playlist* if requirements are not met
- The deadline date/time for submission upload, as per the Schedule above.
- The broadcast time for the appropriate Stage Playlist*
- Acknowledge that the Portablist Lounge official physical event follows a strict equipment requirement with turntables and faders. The event uses Reloop SPiN portable turntables, Jesse Dean Designs PCB tonearms and Jesse Dean Designs X2RS faders.
- The winner of each ‘region’ must be available to travel to London and enter Portablist Lounge official.
- As the event is held in London, a UK winner will receive the same offerings as a mainland Europe/Middle Earth winner
- If for any reason ‘COVID’ restrictions apply between my country and the UK and unable to travel, I will be taken off the ‘Free Passage’ list. The Free Passage offering will then be offered to the next placed winner in my Region.
- 3 nights accommodation are already booked for each ‘Region’ winner. Unless discussed with Portablist Lounge Management prior, all flights, in the first instance, are to be covered by you, the representative. The receipt of payment is to be sent to Portablist Lounge Management. On arrival to the UK for the event, with immediate effect, the full amount/cost will be transferred to you by your preferred method.
* online playlist for all viewers uploaded to the youtube channel.
Portablist Lounge Management are legal entities of Turntable Training Wax, Magma Bags and Jesse Dean Designs as a collective.
What Do I Need To Do Now?
- For Stage 2 - Kutters Mountain
- Using a video camera/phone, record a 1 minute scratch showcase
- Use any beat from the provided playlist with equipment mentioned in ‘Rules’ above
- Filming should be in ‘landscape’ position and not ‘portrait’
- No signage/logos on video
- File format should be mp4
- Naming of file should be in the following format: DJ Name_City_Country.mp4
- e.g. DJ Rocky Beaches_Goosebay_Canada.mp4
- Get ready for the journey and upload