Hit Like A Girl®, the international contest for female drummers, has announced an extensive list of drum and percussion sponsors for its 2018 drumming event. These manufacturing, distribution, media and education companies represent today’s leading supporters of the rapidly expanding female drumming community.
“Take a look at bands, orchestras, drum lines, drum schools, drum media, drum festivals around the world and you’ll see a huge increase in the quantity, quality and influence of female drummers,” says Hit Like A Girl co-founder David Levine. “The companies sponsoring Hit Like A Girl are the companies that are supporting the growth of female drumming.”
Presenting Sponsors for the 2018 edition of the HLAG contest are Zildjian/Firth, Ludwig, Sabian, Roland US, Drum! and KHS America (Mapex/Sonor). Supporting Sponsors include D’Addario (Evans/Promark), PDP, Pearl, Remo and Yamaha/DTX. Accessory level sponsors are British Drum Co., Craviotto, Cympad, Direct Sound, Gibraltar, Innovative Percussion, Schlagwerk, SJC, TRX, Vater and WFL III.
Media & Education sponsors for HLAG 2018 are Beats by Girlz, DCI, Digital Drummer, Drum Channel, Drumeo, Drummer’s Journal, The Drummer’s Resource, Girls Rock Camps, The Grid Book Series, Hudson/Drum Guru, Musician’s Institute, PAS, Damani Rhodes/DrumTrax, School Of Rock, The Sessions, Sick Drummer, Virtual Drummers School and WGI.
In addition, several manufacturers, educators, media and dealers have signed-on to support HLAG regional contests, including:
- France – Batterie, Le Baguetterie, Drumming Lab and Wikidrummers
- China – 9 Beats
- Mexico – Drumatika and Musico Pro
- UK – Rhythm and Marching Band Activity UK
Sponsors for the new Rhythm Technology category are Abelton, Beats By Girlz, Roli, Sensel and Sweetwater. To see the complete list of HLAG 2018 Sponsors along with links to their websites please visit www.hitlikeagirlcontest.com/sponsors-2018/.