Play in paradise

Record a mixtape & join Dropzone 2024 DJ contest

Feel like your career is on the right path? Are you ready for your first international gig or even first gig ever – this is your chance to make your dreams come true and play alongside the biggest names in Hard Dance Paradise.

Record a mixtape and apply for our DJ contest to get the chance to play one of two festival slots we are giving for this opportunity. We will choose two artists that will play on one of our legendary parties, pool parties or even boat parties.

Two winners will get:

max 250 euro for travel expenses

Accommodation covered for 5 nights during the festival

Airport transfers covered if traveling by plane
Backstage pass for the entire festival

One runner up will get:

a backstage pass for the entire festival as a comfort prize.
Please read the following rules carefully before applying, as you need to follow them exactly word to word to make your contest entry valid.

Good luck!


  • All 18+ and able to use DJ equipment to record a mix are eligible to enter the contest
  • To enter the contest you need to record a 30 to max 40 minutes long mix (using your own tracks/edits in the mix is a major plus for the Grand Jury)
  • Upload a recorded mix on your Soundcloud channel. Title of the mix needs to be Play In Paradise – DJ NAME – Dropzone 2024. Use the artwork on the following link for your upload DOWNLOAD HERE
  • In the description of the uploaded mix put the following hashtags #PlayInParadise #Dropzone2024
  • Make a post on your FB page with a link to the mix and tag official Dropzone FB page. Use the artwork on the following link for your upload DOWNLOAD HERE
  • Share the mix in your IG stories and tag official Dropzone IG @dropzonefest. Use the artwork on the following link for your upload DOWNLOAD HERE
  • Send a link to your mix on [email protected] with email title ‘Play In Paradise – DJ NAME – Dropzone 2024’. In email write your name, surname and links to your artist channels like website, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Soundcloud…
  • Deadline to record, upload and send us the mix is 17th Novemeber at 11:59h
  • 10+ finalists will be chosen on the 19th November by Dropzone Grand Jury and all will be contacted via email

See you in hard dance paradise!