Enter Roland's 2011 V-Drums US competition Earn your spot at the V-Drums World Championship Roland US has announced the 2011 V-Drums National Championship, its second annual competition to find the top drummer in the United States. Along the way, contestants can win professional percussion gear and swag, with the champion drummer earning the opp Roland US has announced the 2011 V-Drums National Championship, its second annual competition to find the top drummer in the United States.

It gives drummers throughout the US the chance to compete at local, regional, and national levels with solo drum performances on the TD-20SX V-Pro Series V-Drums.

V-Drums World Championship
Along the way, contestants can win professional percussion gear and swag, with the champion drummer earning the opportunity to represent the United States at the V-Drums World Championship in January 2012, at the Winter NAMM Show.

Submit your audition now
Players start by submitting a digital audition, via YouTube, to qualify for one of more than 30 preliminary competitions to be held at local music retailers throughout the country from June 23rd-30th. Digital auditions are being taken now through June 7th, at RolandUS.com/VDrumsContest.

National finals in las Vegas
Winners at the prelims will go on to compete at eight regional semi-finals on July 28th, with the top players moving on to the national finals on August 25th at Sam Ash, in Las Vegas.

What's to win?
Prizes throughout the various rounds will include, but not limited to, a Roland TD-20SX drum set, Roland RMP-5 Rhythm Coach and stand, a Roland TD-9KX2, a set of custom Remo shell wraps, Drum Workshop (DW) hardware, and subscriptions to Drum! magazine.

The finals event will host an array of live performances by top drumming artists and celebrity professional drummers as the guest judges.

Roland US will evaluate the digital auditions and select preliminary round qualifiers based on musicianship, stage presence, and the creative use of technology in their drum performances.
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