Weekly Winners

Week One Sponsored by Yamaha

Prizes from Yamaha, Zildjian, Promark, Evans, Cympad and Big Fat Snare Drum

Prudence Elliott (Marketing Specialist)

Terri Lyne Carrington

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Hit Like A Girl: The Rise of Rhythm

The 2017 Drumming Contest For Women And Girls

Hit Like A Girl 2017 is the sixth annual global drumming contest for female percussionists. Its purpose is to spotlight female drummers/percussionists and encourage drumming and lifelong musicianship for girls and women, regardless of age or playing level. The event is produced by Hit Like A Girl Contest in conjunction with founding sponsors DRUM! Magazine, TRX Cymbals, and Tom Tom: The Magazine of Female Drummers. Hit Like A Girl activities are made possible by the generous support of companies in the music products industry.

General Guidelines

Read the complete contest rules and policies for more details.

Only women and girls are eligible to enter. The contest is named “Hit Like A Girl,” after all.

Drummers and percussionists who make more than $50k/year playing music and have an endorsement contract are not eligible to enter.

Only women and girls are eligible to enter. The contest is named “Hit Like A Girl,” after all.

Solos, covers, or gigs are all fair game. Just make sure to showcase your skills!

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HLAG Weekly Contest Schedule, Sponsors & Judges Announced.

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Joe Hibbs Special Award To Recognize The Hardest Working Drummer.

Sponsored by The Sessions, one $500 grant recipient will be chosen based on dedication, determination, perseverance and hard work. Hit Like A Girl and The Sessi...Read More

Meet The Team Of Exceptional Women Responsible For HLAG.

The 2017 Hit Like A Girl Contest is honored to work with a talented, all-star, all-female team of web design, social marketing, education and artist relations s...Read More

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