11/4: GroovMekanex 18th Yr. Anniversary Jam w/ 1v1 Locking

It’s that time of the year again! The Bay Area’s own, GroovMekanex will be celebrating their 18th yr. Anniversary! Same party vibe, with our unique GMX Locking battle format on the side.

THE GROOVMEKANEX 18TH YR ANNIVERSARY JAM

1v1 LOCKING BATTLE (GMX STYLE!!)
Grand Prize: $300 + GMx18 Custom Trophy

*Flyer character design by LadyKai

SAT NOV 4, 2017

LOCATION
Il Pirata SF
2007 16th St.
San Francisco, CA
+21 up

5pm Doors open: Prelims to Top 8
8pm-Midnight: Party & King Of The Hill Round/Finals
$15 @ Door, $12 Presale
$20 to battle

PRESALE TICKETS
*Closes at 5pm*
*Paypal or Credit Card accepted (via Paypal Guest Checkout)

Spectator $12
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Competitor $20
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$$ Donation (Name your price. Helps support us on production costs, flyers, venue, DJs, GMx18 Anniv T-Shirts, etc. ANY amount would be appreciated!)
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DJS playing funky treats and party jams
Dennis Infante
LRS
Jaypee

MCs/HOSTS:
Ka Lok One & Ceech

GUEST JUDGE
Esperonto (Original GroovMekanex, East Coast)
*Locking & House Workshop 11/5
https://www.facebook.com/events/543612789318862/

PERFORMANCES
GroovMekanex
Bay Area Flash Mob

*Character design by LadyKai

SCHEDULE BREAKDOWN:

5PM DOORS OPEN (Mainly for competitors, but open to spectators)

6-8PM PRELIMS, TOP 16, TOP 8, TOP 5

8PM-MIDNIGHT (Official doors open to public): PARTY + PERFORMANCES/ KOTH/ FINAL BATTLES

This is gonna be an epic one, ya’ll! We’re finally legal! XD lol

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**GMX BATTLE FORMAT RULES:

PRELIMS:
Dancers will do the usual solo showcase round up to :45 sec or 1 minute. (Soul & Funk music)

17th RANK CALL OUT BATTLE
After the Top 16 are chosen, the 17th rank dancer will have an opportunity to call out any of the Top 16 in a head to head battle for their spot. (1 round)

TOP 16
Head to head format, 2 rounds (1 round 80’s Funk, 1 round Disco)

TOP 8
Head to head format, 2 rounds (1 round Hip-Hop, 1 round House)

KING OF THE HILL
King of the hill format for the top remaining dancers. The top 2 with the most wins within 12 minutes advances to the final top 2. (Handpicked tracks of any genre chosen by GroovMekanex members. Played randomly, music genre changes after each round)

FINALS
Head to head battle. (2 rounds, judges choice music)

BATTLE SIGN-UP (Capping at 40)
*Sign-up through our FB event page:

https://www.facebook.com/events/1557763827613208/