It's coming! The 2011 Guitar Center Drum Off Contest is just around the corner. Beginning next week on Wednesday, September 13, the initial Store Preliminary Competitions kick off. This is round #1 for the 2011 Guitar Center Drum Off. Two more store preliminary competitions follow on Wednesday, September 20 and Wednesday, September 27. The Store Finals will be on October 04, the District Competitions on October 25, the Regional Competition on November 15 and the Grand Finals on January 07, 2012.
This year's Drum Off marks the first time that Meinl Cymbals has joined forces with Guitar Center as an official sponsor of the most prestigious drumming contest in the US.
When the national finals winner chooses MEINL CYMBALS as his/her cymbal brand of choice, the grand prizes will include but are not limited to:
- THE OPENING PERFORMANCE AT THE 2012 MEINL DRUM FESTIVAL IN GERMANY - AN ALL EXPENSES PAID TRIP TO THE MEINL HEADQUARTERS IN GUTENSTETTEN, GERMANY.
- A TRIP TO MEINL USA TO PERSONALLY HAND PICK A COMPLETE SET OF CYMBALS. ALL EXPENSES PAID.
- A CYMBAL ENDORSEMENT DEAL WITH MEINL CYMBALS
- ...and much more