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ChamSys: Online Programmers’ Competition

Stage Directions • Industry NewsTools of the Trade • March 21, 2020

Enter to win a NEW ChamSys MagicQ MQ70 console

Stuck home? Light on with MagicVis and enter for a chance to win a NEW MagicQ MQ70 console in our ONLINE Programmers’ Competition! Contestants will have the chance to program a massive, 200-fixture CHAUVET Professional rig formerly set to premiere at Prolight + Sound 2020. Download the show file for the massive, 200-fixture rig. Submit your entry by April 10, 2020. Please read the full competition rules before entering.

The first 25 entries will receive a MagicDMX Test Kit. The top 3 runner-ups will receive a premium swag bag.

Steps to enter:

  1. Download the Vis/Base show file of the massive CHAUVET Professional rig that was set to premiere at PL+S.

2. Select a 1-3 minute song of your choice and program the lights using MagicQ with MagicVis visualization.

3. Record your entry via screen capture and send it, along with your show file, your name, location, and mailing address to by April 10, 2020.

Judges will determine the winner who will walk away with a NEW MagicQ MQ70 console.

Here’s the Fine Print:

  • No modification to the Vis/Base show file, room, fixtures, or patch allowed
  • Show must be programmed using ChamSys MagicQ software, either on console or PC
  • No limit on number of cues, palettes, FX used
  • 3rd-party visualizer use is not permitted
  • Adding virtual dimmers to LED fixtures in the rig & patching a MagicVis camera is permitted
  • Song selection must be under three minutes
  • All submissions due by end of day April 10th
  • You must be at least 18 years of age to enter the competition

See full contest rules here:





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