For those that shall pass onto Stage 2, Kutters Mountain…
Represent Your Region
With portablism pride and passion.
Left Earth, Middle Earth or Right Earth.
Start Your Journey
Endure the battles.
You will be guided along the way.
Reach The Final Stage
The chosen few from your Region.
Only one can go forward.
Portablist Lounge 2022
3 Regions. 3 Heroes.
Journey and dwellings provided for.
Prepare your weapons and armour for London.
STAGE 2 - KUTTERS MOUNTAIN
- Battle For Free Passage is an online competition only
- Representing a Region is place of residence, not nationality.
- Top half of Fellowship, from each Region, will commence on to next stage.
- Region winners of final stage are required to attend Portablist Lounge 2022 in London.
- Return flights and 3 nights central London accommodation are provided.
- Travel is to be paid in advance by competitor and will be refunded immediately on safe arrival to the UK.*
- Additional fee’s, (e.g. visa, transfers, expenses etc) are not provided.
- Meet & greet provided on London arrival.
- Unable to attend once the final stage is completed? Offer goes to next in line for your Region .
* Flights are organised by the sponsors. Left Earth (Jesse Dean Designs), Middle Earth (Turntable Training Wax), and Right Earth (Stokyo). There is a possibility that your ‘sponsor’ may be able to organise your travel prior to the Portablist Lounge event. This will be dealt with directly between you and the sponsor.
- Open to all DJ’s - solo/individual entry only.
- Previous BFFP regional winners not allowed to enter. (See below*)
- Videos submitted, for any event, that are already online, will not be accepted.
- Any battery powered portable turntable system can be used.
- Any standalone, installed or battery powered fader/mixer can be used.
- Vinyl record(s) only - no timecode or controllers permitted
- Audio capture must be using ‘line in’ inputs and not from an external microphone, e.g. phone mic
- Video capture must be high resolution and in landscape format, not portrait
- Video submission must adhere to YouTubes terms & conditions.
- Video submission must have a 1-3 second lead in and lead out time with the main composition (For editing purposes)
- Submissions will be rejected if the above rules are not adhered to.
- If unsuccessful on your quest, by all means join the rest of the Fellowship at Portablist Lounge anyway!
* 2021 regional winners that were unable to travel, due to pandemic restrictions, are able to enter BFFP 2022.
Stage 2 - Kutters MountainVideo entry submission open.location_on Worldwide access_time 7pm GMT
Kutters MountainVideo entry submission due.location_on Worldwide access_time 11pm GMT
Stage 3 - The Last StandVideo entry submission open.location_on Worldwide access_time 7pm GMT
The Last StandVideo entry submission due.location_on Worldwide access_time 11pm GMT
Preparation for Battle!Administration starts for the 3 heroes from the 3 regions.location_on Left, Middle & Right Earth access_time 1pm GMT
- Any looper beat
- Any tempo
- 90 seconds in length (approx)
- Filmed in landscape format, not portrait
- No video editing allowed, including effects
- Up to 2 camera angles allowed
- No branding/logos or DJ banners allowed (this can affect final edit)
- mp4 video with H.264, ACC minimum standard
- Filename of video should have the format DJ Name_Region_Country.mp4
- e.g. DJ Barry Tunes_Left_USA.mp4
The last step of this stage!