Zhang Ze – 3x Chinese Beatbox Champion (making first US appearance)Hos
World Beatbox Champion Kaila Mullady
American Beatbox Champion Mark Martin
Members of The Beatbox House
Scott Jackson (Founder of Great North Beatbox Battle)
Top 16 Solo (11/12)
Top 4 Loop Station (11/11 & 11/12)
Top 4 2V2 Teams (11/11 & 11/12)
Solo Open Eliminations (11/11)
Day 1 – 11/10 – Friday 7pm-2am
Welcome Party, Artist Performances, Competitor Orientation & Workshops
Day 2 – 11/11 – Saturday 4pm-2am
Open Solo Eliminations, Loop/2V2 Preliminary Battles & Artist Performances
Day 3 – 11/12 -Sunday 7pm-2am
Solo/Loop/2V2 Championship Battles, Artist Performances & Award Presentations
Friday – The festivities will start on November 10, 2017 with a welcome party featuring music from DJ Rabbi Darkside, workshops from ABC17 judges, hosts & members of The Beatbox House, as well as competitior orientation where all competing beatboxers will receive their participation forms and wristbands. All are invited to attend whether you want to learn beatboxing in depth, dance, network, play arcade games, pool or darts, have a drink, grab a bite to eat at the on-site restaurant or shop among the local vendor market.
Saturday – The Solo elimination round to determine the Top 16 will begin at 4pm and then move on to the Loop Station & 2V2 competitions in addition to special performances by world-class Hip Hop talent including a turntablism demonstration and after party with 2017 USA DMC DJ Champion, DJ Perly!
Sunday – The final night will start at 7pm with the Top 16 Solo competition as well as the final battles for Loop Station & 2V2 + performances from our judges, international beatbox icons, world-class Hip Hop talent, and the first ever ABC Lifetime Achievement Award presentation to the Godfather of Noize, Rahzel. All champions will be crowned at the end of the show followed by a dance party with the legendary DJ Marley Marl!