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Boss Loop Station ChampionshipGuitarists, bassists, keyboard players, beatboxers, looping musicians of all sorts: BOSS® wants you to bring it on. BOSS Corporation is pleased to launch the Loop Station World Championship. Start by submitting a video performance with any BOSS RC-Series looping product, and the result could be a trip to the U.S. Finals in Hollywood, California. Or, better yet, $3,000 in BOSS gear and a trip to the International Championship at Winter NAMM 2011 in Anaheim, California.

Open Competition — June 1, 2010 — August 31, 2010

  • Upload a video performance using any BOSS RC-Series Looper to Youtube.com that is five minutes or less.
  • Visit www.BossUS.com/LoopStation to fill out entry form.
  • Entries will be judged and selected by BOSS, who will be looking at the creativity, musicianship, stage presence, and technical skill of the looping performance.

U.S. Finals — October 23, 2010

  • Top six entries will be flown in to compete at the BOSS U.S. Loop Station Finals at the Musicians Institute in Hollywood, CA.
  • Performances will be judged by a panel of music industry insiders, including:
    • Jeff Baxter (The Doobie Brothers, Steely Dan)
    • Michael Molenda (Editorial Director — Guitar Player, Bass Player, EQ, Keyboard Magazines)
    • Paul Youngblood (Vice-President of BOSS U.S., Director of BOSS Japan)
  • Prizes include:
    • 1st Prize - $3,000 in BOSS Gear; trip to the International Championship
    • 2nd Prize - $2,000 in BOSS Gear
    • 3rd Prize - $1,000 in BOSS Gear

International World Championship — Winter NAMM, January 13-16, 2011

  • Winner of the U.S. Finals will represent the United States in the BOSS International Loop Station Championship in Anaheim, CA.
  • Performances will be judged by a panel of music industry insiders and celebrities.
  • Prizes include:
    • 1st Prize - $3,000 in BOSS Gear (2,500 EU)
    • 2nd Prize - $2,000 in BOSS Gear (1,500 EU)
    • 3rd Prize - $1,000 in BOSS Gear (750 EU)

To enter the U.S. division of the BOSS Loop Station World Championship, please visit: www.BossUS.com/LoopStation.

About BOSS

BOSS, a division of Roland Corporation, has achieved legendary status among guitarists by offering a diverse, world-leading product lineup, which includes compact-effects processors, multi-effects processors, digital recorders, rhythm machines, metronomes, tuners, and more. For more information, visit www.BossUS.com.