Johannesburg – Tuesday, 18 June 2019: Today, the next edition of the world’s biggest global DJ competition, Red Bull 3Style, is finally open for entry. Last year, over 1.200 DJs applied to be part of the competition with hopes of representing their nation. Now, in its tenth year as a global program, it promises to be the biggest year yet.


Red Bull 3Style aims to celebrate the art of ‘playing with music’ and to honour the DJs who push their culture forward. Those who enter online will be required to submit a 5-minute performance video to be in with a chance to join what some have called the “Olympics of Djing”. Every DJ who wants to be a part of the championships has 1 month to register and enter with their original 5-minute performance video, starting June 1st 2019 at


Later this year, the Red Bull 3Style events will return once again, celebrating the art of DJing in over 20 countries from September to February 2020 across Europe, Asia, Pacific and the Americas. In each stop, six local DJs selected from the online entries will prove their skills and ability to get a party jumping in a 15-minute mix showcasing at least three music genres. The winner of each National Final will represent their country at the World Finals in Moscow, Russia in early 2020.

All the selected participants for the National Finals will be announced during the first week of August 2019. There will also be Wild Card DJs from the countries without National Finals, to be announced once the event season has ended.

It’s time to get in the studio and work on the 5 minutes that might change your life!

In case you missed it, last Red Bull 3Style World Finals, hosted in the cultural hub of Taipei, was a truly epic weeklong event that featured daily music workshops with the judges, dinner sets each night to sunrise each morning, the competition united people from all over the world to pursue one common mission: to #PlayWithMusic. Find pictures from the final event as well as the weeklong activities here: Red Bull Music 3STYLE 2019 World Final IMAGES.


Red Bull Music 3Style is the global platform that has been advancing and celebrating the culture of DJing since 2010. The competition rules are simple: each DJ gets 15 minutes to #PlayWithMusic and must showcase at least 3 different music genres. Their task, on the other hand, is much more difficult: They must prove their ability to get a party jumping while impressing our panel of legendary judges with their skills if they want to become Champion. Pioneer DJ Global is the official Hardware & Software Partner of Red Bull Music 3Style

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