Get your Young Drummer Of The Year 2007 entries in by 1 November!

A quick reminder that the 2007 Young Drummer of the Year Competition is still open for entries but the deadline of Wednesday 1 November 2006 is fast approaching.

Requirements for entry include:

* Entries must be on a VHS video, DV Tape or on DVD

* You must be a UK resident

* You must be 16 or under on the 4 Febuary 2007

* If selected as a finalist, you must be able to perform live at the final on 4 February 2007

* You and your parent / guardian must agree to abide by the rules of the competition has all the deatails you will need.

2007 sees the 4th annual UK National Young Drummer of the Year Competition, sponsored by British fashion designer Peter Werth. If your application is successful you will perform at the finals at The Royal Spa Centre in Leamington Spa on 4 February 2007. After submitting your entry keep checking to find out if you have made the final 40, or even the final 12!

Good luck from all at Rhythm!

Chris Barnes

I'm MusicRadar's eCommerce Editor. In addition to testing the latest music gear, with a particular focus on electronic drums, it's my job to manage the 300+ buyer's guides on MusicRadar and help musicians find the right gear for them at the best prices. I dabble with guitar, but my main instrument is the drums, which I have been playing for 24 years. I've been a part of the music gear industry for 20 years, including 7 years as Editor of the UK's best-selling drum magazine Rhythm, and 5 years as a freelance music writer, during which time I worked with the world's biggest instrument brands including Roland, Boss, Laney and Natal.