Producers contest

2018 Entries closed

Create Your Own Anthem

Do you consider yourself the next big thing in hardstyle? Then this is your chance to show your skills, win a spot on the Defqon.1 line-up, and earn global recognition from the hardstyle audience.

To Enter the Contest

Get creative and create your own Maximum Force Defqon.1 anthem. Your anthem needs to be a hardstyle track, and it’s completely up to you how you are embodying the ultimate Maximum Force feeling!

  • Save the final mix/master of your track as an MP3 file.
  • Compose your filename as followed: Artistname.Realname.Age.Region.Email (E.g. “”)
  • Include a text file with your social media URLs, photo and contact details
  • Upload your track and the text file to, and send your files to with the following topic: Defqon.1 Producers Contest
  • You can submit your track until midnight Sunday August 19, 2018.
  • The best entries will be published online for the public to vote on.

Q-dance will pick 1 winning entry based on quality and originality of the track, and the amount of votes received by the public. 

Grand Prize

The winner of the Defqon.1 Producers Contest all win a set at the UV stage of Defqon.1 Festival Australia 2018.

Entry Conditions

  • Your anthem needs to be a hardstyle track.
  • The contest is open to Australian or New Zealand producers only.
  • Q-dance does not provide travel or accommodation for the winners.
  • Artists already on the Defqon.1 line-up are also allowed to enter the producers contest, however you are competing for honour, as you can’t win a spot on the line-up.

Good Luck!