EarthQuaker Day
EarthQuaker Day
August 3, 2019

2018 PRS Guitars EarthQuaker Day Riff Contest

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Who’s got the riffs? Guitar solos are cool, but we want to hear some real headbangin’ rock ‘n roll guitar riffs. That’s why we’re pumped to host the 2018 PRS Guitars EarthQuaker Day Riff Contest at WONE events on Friday nights all summer long at Lock 3 (200 S. Main St.) in downtown Akron, Ohio!

Sign up now to enter the qualifying round for a chance to compete on August 4 for the Grand Prize of a Maryland-made PRS S2 guitar ($1299 MAP value) and an EarthQuaker Devices pedalboard! You’ll be provided with a guitar (feel free to bring your own), an assortment of EarthQuaker Devices pedals, an amplifier, and 60 seconds to dazzle the audience!

Qualifying rounds will be held Friday nights before WONE events at Lock 3 from 5/25 - 8/3. The winner of each qualifying round will receive an EarthQuaker Devices Westwood Translucent Overdrive Manipulator plus a shot at the Grand Prize on August 4!

Each qualifying round is limited to only ten (10) participants, so register today!

 
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Qualifying Rounds

 

Fridays at Lock 3 from 5/25 - 8/3

Qualifying rounds for the 2018 PRS Guitars EarthQuaker Day Riff Contest will take place Friday nights at Lock 3 from 5/25 - 8/3. Confirmed participants must check-in at the Lock 3 information booth (near the concession stand) by 6:00pm. The PRS Guitars EarthQuaker Day Riff Contest begins at 6:30pm. Winners will be announced between bands.

First place qualifiers will receive an EarthQuaker Devices Westwood overdrive pedal, plus a chance to compete on August 4 for a PRS Guitars S2 and a pedalboard courtesy of EarthQuaker Devices and Warwick/Rockboard. Qualifying runners-up will receive a swag bag with goodies from EarthQuaker Devices, WONE, and Lock 3.

 

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Contest Finals:
08/04/18

The 2018 PRS Guitars EarthQuaker Day Riff Contest finals are 7:00pm Saturday August 4, 2018.

The winners of each qualifying round will compete head-to-head at the official EarthQuaker Day Lock 3 afterparty for the

Grand Prize:

A PRS Guitars S2 ($1299 value), a Warwick/Rockboard 3.1 pedalboard; and EarthQuaker Devices’ Pyramids™, Data Corrupter™, and Avalanche Run™.

Second place:

Warwick/Rockboard 3.1 pedalboard and EarthQuaker Devices’ Pyramids™, Data Corrupter™, and Avalanche Run™.

Third place:

EarthQuaker Devices Pyramids™ Stereo Flanging Device.

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Register Now :

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Please select which qualifying round you’d like to enter
(One entry per participant.)
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Rules:

  • Participants must be 18 or older. Participants 14 or older may be accompanied by an adult.
  • Electric guitar only. No acoustic instruments, bass guitars, keyboards, synthesizer, or other non-electric guitar instruments.
  • Qualifying rounds are limited to ten (10) entries per week.
  • Participants may sign-up for only one qualifying round.
  • Participants must arrive at Lock 3 by 6:00pm on the date of their performance.
  • Participants may bring their own electric guitar or use the one provided.
  • Participants will be provided with an assortment of EarthQuaker Devices pedals, and amplifier, and an electric guitar.
  • Participants will be allotted 60 seconds to perform.
  • Judging will be handled by Lock 3 and WONE staff.
  • Qualifying round winners will be announced between bands.
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