The 2017 Hit Like A Girl Global Contest for Female Drummers and Percussionists has announced the names of the 23 drummers in the under and over 18 age divisions that have been selected as this year’s Finalists. Following the six-week entry period that began last February, videos from the top girls and women contestants will be judged by a panel of celebrity drummers as well as the public with over $20,000 in prizes and performance opportunities from leading drum and percussion manufacturers and organizations on the line.
During the voting period that begins on Monday, March 27 and is open through Sunday, April 9, 2017, fans will be able to vote online for exceptional drummers from all around the world in order to choose the Popular Winner of the contest. Visitors to the www.hitlikeagirlcontest.com website can sign in into their Hit Like A Girl or Facebook account and cast a vote for all their favorite finalists once per day. HLAG Champions, Runners-Up and other winners will be chosen by celebrity judges and teachers in drum set, hand drum, concert, marching, and special awards categories. Complete contest rules as well as a list of sponsors, categories and prizes are available on the Hit Like A Girl Contest website.