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2nd Annual Canadian Beatbox Championships to take place in Toronto this Saturday, Nov. 12 [News/Video]

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Toronto, ON – Beatbox Canada is proud to present the 2nd Annual Canadian Beatbox Championships at the Mod Club Theatre in Toronto, Saturday, November 12, 2011 from 5p.m.-10:30 p.m. The top 16 beatbox musicians of our country will compete for the title to represent Canada on an international stage at the World Beatbox Championships in Berlin, Germany 2012.

The TOP 16 contenders are flying in from all over Canada including Quebec, Newfoundland and Ontario. Video submissions were sent from vocal percussionists in every province. Just like the audition piece, competitors will be judged on technique, originality, style and stage presence; promising a night of entertainment and jaw-dropping, all natural beats.

More information and submission videos from the contestants after the jump.

News: The Canadian Beatbox Championships take place in Toronto this Saturday, November 12th - HipHopCanada.com

The bar is set high as the 2011 TOP 15 prepare to battle defending champ and last year’s first ever Canadian Beatbox Champion, KRNFX (1st Place South Korean Beatbox Championships 2007 & 2009, Winner of Redbull Academy Culture Clash 2011, Finalist at World Beatbox Championships 2009) who will represent Canada at the World Beatbox Championships in Berlin, Germany March 2012 along with this year’s winner.

“We’re proud to organize an event that supports and showcases this cultural music art form that has been underground for so long,” said Gary Goudini, executive director. “The success and demand of the first ever Championship of its kind in Canada has brought the artform to new heights and is now finally receiving the respect it deserves.”

The Canadian Beatbox Championships will take place Saturday, November 12, 2011 at the MOD CLUB theatre, Toronto. The top 16 will compete from 5:30 p.m.- 10 p.m., complimented with other music and dance performances and vendor booths. For tickets and more on the TOP 16 please visit http://www.beatboxcanada.com.

A gathering for competitors, performers and media will be held Friday, November 11, 2011 at Stone Lounge. Doors open at 10 p.m..

The Canadian Beatbox Championships will take place Saturday, November 12, 2011 at the MOD CLUB theatre, Toronto. The top 16 will compete from 5:30 p.m.- 10 p.m., complimented with other music and dance performances and vendor booths. For tickets and more on the TOP 16 please visit http://www.beatboxcanada.com.

A gathering for competitors, performers and media will be held Friday, November 11, 2011 at Stone Lounge. Doors open at 10p.m..

About Beatbox Canada

Beatbox Canada aims to inspire talent to pursue new ways of artistic expression through performance, workshops, and tutorials. Beatbox Canada is representing Canada on the international stage as a force of diversity, music and culture.

The Top 16 for 2011

AAA (OTTAWA)
BBK (WINDSOR)
BEATBOX RJ (QUEBEC)
C-FRESH (OTTAWA)
DOPE BOY DELIO (HAMILTON)
HEAT (MARKHAM)
KILLABEATZ (SAULT STE.MARIE)
KRNFX*DEFENDING CHAMP (TORONTO)
MIGHTY MOUSE (BRADFORD)
MOUTHPEACE (HAMILTON)
SCOTT JACKSON (WESTON)
STEVE G (HAMILTON)
SUBCONCIOUS (MISSISSAUGA)
TRICK MODE (NEWFOUNDLAND)
URUBEATS (ST.CATHERINES)
YOUNG (MARKHAM)

Don’t forget to visit http://www.beatboxcanada.com.

Submission Videos

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CXleyF5Taw4

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aBDUIoLRVXc

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S9m7EEeJvDs

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5huqXGBFXpU

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YWhtyfXKCds

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3hJ1ZinIt3E

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wObetxbazWI

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aa6e0Tzem8c

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nE8g7Hp8fok

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q033X1HFgOI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z7-wB2GVhUU

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOpogQLsKI4

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fz1HhQqRMFI

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lxfT3DdHidw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7hhyEHpOPkQ

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