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Calling all guitarists!

We invite you to join our Demo a Double Top Series contest and get the chance to win a DOUBLE TOP SERIES acoustic guitar.

To join, visit our participating dealers and record a video of you playing our DOUBLE TOP SERIES guitar. Video must be a minimum of 2 minutes and a maximum of 10 minutes. You can send as many entries as you can.

Entries can be either instrumental or with vocals as long as it is played with 1 Double Top Series guitar and have no other accompaniment, samples, or backing tracks.
PARTICIPATING DEALERS:

France: Custom Guitar Shop
Germany: Musikhaus Öllerer GmbH
Malaysia: Sixstrings
Taiwan: 奇想樂器 FantasyMusic
Philippines: Guitar Pusher
Thailand: Maestro Living Room Thailand
Singapore: Maestro Guitars & Ukuleles – SG Store

 

How to Join:

  1. Visit a Maestro Dealer and record a video of you playing the Double Top.
  2. Contestant must upload their entry on Youtube with the following title: “Maestro DT SERIES: (Song Title) – (Contestant Name)”
  3. Email the video link to raymond@maestroguitars.com.
  4. Contestants will be notified as soon as the video is posted on the official Maestro FB Page. Contestants are not allowed to directly post their entries on our Facebook Page.

 

Mechanics:

  1. The Double Top Series Demo Contest is open to everyone except for those that are under the Maestro Artist Program.
  2. The contest will start on January 4, 2014. Last Date of Submission is January 31, 2014 February 10, 2014. Winner will be announced on February 17, 2014.
  3. Participants must submit a video of them playing a Double Top Series guitar. Video must not be less than 2 minutes and not more than 10 minutes. Participants can submit as many entries as they can. There is no purchase required to participate in the contest.
  4. Entries can either be instrumental or with vocals as long as only 1 guitar is used for the video recording.
  5. Post processing is allowed but limited to EQ, reverb and compressor.
  6. Contestants are not allowed to use additional effect pedals that will in effect alter the sound of the instrument such as distortion, phaser, chorus, etc.
  7. Use of delay and looper pedals are allowed but application of such effects is within the performance video.
  8. Contestants are not allowed to play over a sample or any other accompaniment.
  9. The contestant with the highest points wins. The following point system will be used for judging.
    (1) Judges’ Points (70% of total points): 50% Technique, 50% Creativity
    (2) Maestro FB Points (30% of total points): Number of likes = 1 point, Number of shares = 2 points;
    FB Points = (LIKE POINTS + SHARE POINTS) / Contestant with the highest FB Points
  10. All participating dealers will be invited to judge the competition. Dealers can either withdraw from or appoint their representative on the Judges’ Pool.
  11. Winner will get a free DOUBLE TOP SERIES guitar. The dealer where the winner is from will also receive a DOUBLE TOP SERIES guitar.
  12. Shipping charges, custom duties and taxes are the responsibility of the winner and dealer.

 

Contest Start: January 4, 2014

Last day of Submission: January 31, 2014 February 10, 2014

Announcement of Winner: February 17, 2014

 

 

By participating in this contest, contestants authorizes Maestro Guitars to use all submitted entries for marketing and branding activities.