DJ Search FAQ.

R150 admin fee is non-refundable and does not guarantee a spot in the auditions.

No Syncing is allowed on the mixcloud/soundcloud mix for the competition, and at the auditions and finale event.

No current or past Flipside DJs may enter.

If you are unavailable for the auditions or Finale, you will be disqualified.

Entries open on 24 January 2020. Follow the steps below to enter. Entries close on 31 March 2020.

Applications will be processed, and 60 contestants will be chosen and announced on 30th April 2020. (15 in Gauteng, 15 in Western Cape, 15 in KZN and 15 in Eastern Cape.)

Auditions will be held at various venues across the country in May and June 2020. Dates and venues TBA. These are not public events. A panel of judges will be judging the audition. Judging criteria will be sent to the 60 selected contestants.

The audition is will be a 10minute set in front of the judges. A video interview will also be taken.

1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners in each province will be selected and announced on the 30th June. Various prizes will be given to all of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners.

1st place winners in each city will be flown to JHB (transport and accommodation will be supplied) to compete live at an event in front of the public, and judges. (If an audition winner cannot make it to the final in JHB, the second-place winner will replace their spot in the finals.) This Finale’ event will be advertised, and all of the contestant’s names will be on the flyer. The contestants will play a 45 minute set. The overall winner of the competition will be announced on the night and receive a 2 year exclusive contract with Flipside Management and more prizes TBA.

ONE wild card contestant will be sent to the finale’. This contestant will also be notified on the 30th June.

Go to and complete the short form.

When submitting this form you will be redirected to

Your application will be submitted here by creating your profile. Enter all of your information here: images, Biography and social media links. Make sure to tick the DJ Search tick box.

There is a R150 admin fee to submit your application into the competition. This will also give you a 1 year subscription to Talent Directory.

Make a 20 minute mix titled “DJ Name”- Flipside DJ Search competition – upload it to your mixcloud / Soundcloud profile. This profile must be one of the social media links on your Talent Directory profile.


No age restrictions (minors must have parental consent and accompanied by a guardian)

All Genres welcome

Must be able to attend the auditions and finale.