dj contests


The annual Groove Cruise Undiscovered DJ Contest featuring partners Alyx Ander and Dancing Astronaut with a focus on giving back via the Whet Foundation. Know someone who's an aspiring bedroom DJ? Share this link with them!

Enter to WIN a Dream Gig Spinning at Groove Cruise Orlando's Day Life Hosted Stage, Stateroom Accommodations for 2, Up to $600 in Travel, a Featured Mix on Day Life's weekly episode on SiriusXM Chill, a Dancing Astronaut Artist Spotlight, and MORE!

Phase 1:
Select any dance music genre of your choosingSubmit a 30-minute audio/video mix by Sunday, August 15th at 11:59pm EST to our form at

Phase 2:
Selected entrants will move onto this phase
The Groove Cruise twitch will be hosting a live voting contest as the performances are played outFundraising for the Whet Foundation's Destination Donation in Labadee's Private ParadiseEvery dollar raised during your given set times will equal 1 additional voteThe top 3 point scorers will be judged by an artist panel to determine the winner and runner up.

The Whet Foundation is a Florida based 501c3 organization that offers grass roots disaster relief for those experiencing hardships and creates exciting experiences for underprivileged children in South Florida, the Caribbean and Mexico. The Whet Foundation's Destination Donation program strives to excite the lives of those less fortunate in a fun and engaging way while positively affecting an entire generation. 
Go out of this world with your submissions, as this competition is GLOBAL. Must be 21+ to enter.


Attention all bedroom producers! Are you an Ableton savant or ProTools perfectionist? Groove Cruise will be teaming up with headlining artists on the Groove Cruise Orlando 2022 lineup for your chance to remix one of their tracks to win transportation and a stateroom for two on the next sailing. You may even see your remix released on a major label. Stay tuned for contest details. (TBD depending on booked artists’ participation)


Sailing on Groove Cruise and wanna spin a set in the casino for your fellow #GCFam? Watch this space for sign-ups as we get closer to the cruise.

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