is proud to join DRUM! Magazine, Tom Tom Magazine and others in sponsoring “Hit
Like A Girl 2012,” the first ever drumming contest for girls and women.
The online competition will be hosted at HitLikeAGirl.com
and is open to female drumset players of all ages, levels, types and styles.
Entries in the form of 3-5 minute performance videos will be accepted from
February 1 through March 31, 2012 with the winners to be announced May 1. The video
entries will be posted on the Hit Like A Girl 2012 YouTube channel and must
include a brief, written description of the player’s influences and/or reasons
for drumming. Since the competition will take place online, players can
participate from anywhere in the world with an internet connection.
For the final rounds, the top videos will be judged by a stellar panel of
female drum artists, including Vater Artists Jess
Bowen (The Summer Set), Kim
Thompson (Beyoncé), Hannah
Ford (Bellevue Suite) and more. Judging criteria will include
technique, time, feel, creativity, personality, passion and showmanship. Fans,
friends and drum enthusiasts from around the world will have the opportunity to
vote for their favorites in the preliminary rounds through YouTube viewer
Contest prizes will feature a complete drum and cymbal set along with sticks,
heads, cases and a variety of other accessories and merch totaling over
For a complete list of contest rules, prizes and entry instructions, go to HitLikeAGirl.com!