This week, The Groove Cruise announced details for their annual DJ contest. Alongside VICE's electronic music platform, THUMP, the two companies have joined forces to search for the next up-and-coming DJ and producer of our time. ONE rising artists will be chosen by a panel of superstar DJs (Arty, Funkagenda, Roger Sanchez, Sidney Samson, Sydney Blu and Will Sparks) for the chance to win a FREE ocean view cabin on the world famous GROOVE CRUISE Miami, including airfare for two and the gig of a lifetime: the opportunity to spin their own set aboard the world's most famous floating music festival alongside some of the top dance music artists from around the globe.

The contest launched Wednesday - you can enter HERE. Be sure to refer the contest to all of your up-and-coming rising DJ and producer friends, this is the opportunity of a lifetime.

In other news, we're only 54 days away from setting sail from Miami for GROOVE CRUISE 2015. Since first setting sail in 2004, over 15,000 lives have been changed by the 72 hour non-stop dance music party that sets sail annually from both Los Angeles and Miami. With over 3,000 electronic dance music lovers aboard, over 40 performing artists, nine signature themed parties, a private island and a massive cruise ship - what's not to look forward to? The Groove Cruise Miami is the perfect winter getaway for those looking to escape the harsh & cold weather, a weekend vacation for a group of friends or a time to celebrate a special occasion, like birthdays, anniversaries and even honeymoons! Act fast, for tickets are still available for cabins and can be purchased HERE. This is one electronic music event to knock off your bucket list!

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