IDA World DJ Championships

Watch the Winning Routines for the 2018 IDA World DJ Championships

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K-Swizz at the 2018 IDA World DJ Championships

The IDA World DJ Championships went down in Kraków, Poland on Saturday, Dec. 8.

It was another big year for New Zealand’s DJ K-SWIZZ. The 15-year-old won the Technical category for the second year in a row and took the Show category as part of the duo Superbeast DJs with Japan’s DJ RENA. They became the youngest ever to win that category.

Poland’s Pan Jaras also won the Online Scratch Battle for the second year in a row, with Poland’s Keeper ET coming in second.

Below are the full competition results and videos of the winning routines.

Technical category

1. DJ K-SWIZZ — New Zealand
2. DJ Toltech — U.S.A.
3. DJ Kitsos — Greece

Show category

1. Superbeast DJs (DJ RENA and DJ K-SWIZZ) — Japan and New Zealand
2. Daddy Always Ready and Uncle Jaras — Poland
3. Wax Tribe — Russia

Online Scratch Battle

1. Pan Jaras — Poland
2. Keeper ET — Poland

Related: Watch the Winning Routines for the 2017 IDA World DJ Championships

2018 IDA World Online Scratch Battle: Final Routines

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Poland’s DJ Keeper and France’s DJ Saligo have advanced to the final round of the 2018 IDA World Online Scratch Battle. They’re up against the defending champion, DJ Pan Jaras.

The winner will be announced at the IDA World DJ Championships in Kraków, Poland on Saturday, Dec. 8. The battle will be streamed live on DJcity’s Facebook page.

Watch their final routines below, which use DJ Odilon’s “Imma Beat You” instrumental.

Related: 2017 IDA World Online Scratch Battle: Final Routines

Watch the Promo Video for the 2018 IDA World DJ Championships

The 2018 IDA World DJ Championships are set to go down on in Kraków, Poland on Dec. 8.

To promote the battle, IDA has released a creative promo video that features D-Styles along with former IDA World champions Pan Jaras, K-Swizz, The Mixfitz, and beatboxer Tom Thum. The track used in the video was also produced by D-Styles.

Watch above and stay tuned for more IDA content.

2018 IDA World DJ Championships

Related: Watch JFB’s Showcase Set at the IDA World DJ Championships

Watch JFB’s Showcase Set at the IDA World DJ Championships

IDA World has shared JFB‘s special showcase set from the 2017 IDA World DJ Championships. The event took place on Saturday, Dec. 2 in Krakow, Poland.

JFB, who’s a three-time UK DMC champion and 2016 Red Bull 3Style world finalist, threw down an impressive 8-minute routine featuring his world-class turntablism.

Watch it above.

Related: Watch the Winning Routines for the 2017 IDA World DJ Championships

Watch the Winning Routines for the 2017 IDA World DJ Championships


DJ K-Swizz competes at the IDA World DJ Championships in Kraków, Poland on Dec. 2, 2017.

The IDA World DJ Championships went down in Kraków, Poland on Saturday, Dec. 2. New Zealand’s DJ K-Swizz won the Technical category, Belgium’s The Mixfitz took the Show category, and Poland’s DJ Pan Jaras was crowned winner of the Scratch category.

At just 14 years old, K-Swizz is now the youngest turntablist to win the IDA. He posted the following message on Instagram after the battle:

“I’ve been entering dj battles & battling men since I was 10yrs old, 4yrs later I’m here & very thankful… this year I placed 5th for @dmc_world online finals, made the top 6 for @goldieawards world final in Brooklyn New York, I didn’t make it to London for DMC world Supremacy due to no funding to get my flights, I had to crowd fund 5K for my flights to Krakow Poland for @idaworldofficial …”

Below are the results of the competition and videos of the winning routines.

Technical category

1. DJ K-Swizz (New Zealand)
2. DJ Jeppa (U.K.)
3. DJ Topic (France)

Show category

1. The Mixfitz (Belgium)
2. Wax Tribe (Russia)
3. Daddy Always Ready (Poland)

Scratch category

1. DJ Pan Jaras (Poland)
2. DJ VaZee (Poland)

Related: IDA World Online Scratch Battle: Final Routines

IDA World Online Scratch Battle: Final Routines

IDA World Online Scratch Battle

Poland’s DJ Pan Jaras and Japan’s DJ Tsuyoshi have advanced to the final round of the 2017 IDA World Online Scratch Battle. They’re up against the defending champion, DJ VaZee.

The winner will be announced at the IDA World DJ Championships in Kraków, Poland on Saturday, Dec. 2.

Watch their final routines below, which use DJ Odilon’s “Designer Music” instrumental.

IDA World Online Scratch Battle

Related: 2016 IDA World Online Scratch Battle: Final Routines

Watch the Promo Video for the 2017 IDA World DJ Championships

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The International DJ Association (IDA) has dropped a promo video for the 2017 IDA World DJ Championships. The competition will take place in Krakow, Poland on Dec. 2.

The visual features former IDA World champions DJ VaZee (Poland), Erick Jay (Brazil), and BeatBombers (Portugal), along with special guests JFB (U.K.) and DJ Excess (U.S.).

Watch below and stay up to date with IDA news on DJcity.

Related: Watch DJ Kentaro’s Showcase Set at the IDA World DJ Championships

Watch DJ Kentaro’s Showcase Set at the IDA World DJ Championships

DJ Kentaro
DJ Kentaro at the IDA World DJ Championships in Kraków, Poland on Dec. 3, 2016. (photo: Piotr Staroń)

IDA World has shared DJ Kentaro‘s showcase set from the IDA World DJ Championships, which took place earlier this month in Poland.

The former DMC World Champion, who was invited as a special guest, put down an impressive eight-minute routine.

Watch below and stay tuned for Rafik’s showcase set on Friday.

Related: Watch Scratch Perverts’ Showcase Set at the IDA World DJ Championships

Watch Scratch Perverts’ Showcase Set at the IDA World DJ Championships

The 2016 IDA World DJ Championships have concluded, but videos of the competition’s showcase sets are just now surfacing.

To start things off, IDA has shared a performance by the legendary Scratch Perverts crew. The London-based collective won the first DMC Team Championship in 1999.

Watch their 11-minute routine above and stay tuned for sets from former DMC champions DJ Kentaro and Rafik.

Related: Watch the Winning Routines for the 2016 IDA World DJ Championships

Watch the Winning Routines for the 2016 IDA World DJ Championships

Beatbombers
The Beatbombers compete at the IDA World DJ Championships in Kraków, Poland on Dec. 3, 2016.

The 2016 IDA World DJ Championships went down in Kraków, Poland on Saturday, December 3. Below are the full results of the competition and videos of the winning routines.

Show category:

1. Beatbombers — Portugal
2. Skillz, Mendo Sam, kTDR1 — France
3. Tas — Poland

Technical category:

1. Erick Jay — Brazil
2. Dom-Auto — Japan
3. Datflex — Spain

Scratch category:

1. VaZee — Poland
2. Fakser — Italy

Related: Winners of the 2015 IDA World DJ Championships