Roland U.S. Launches Guitar Synth Challenge

Top guitar synthesists get the chance to win thousands of dollars in Roland gear      06/10/10
Roland U.S. Launches Guitar Synth Challenge

Here's the Roland press release...
Roland U.S. is proud to announce the Guitar Synth Challenge online video contest, where forward-thinking musicians who stretch the boundaries of guitar performance will be able to show their creativity with Roland's industry-leading guitar synthesizer technology.
Start by submitting a video performance with any Roland GR, GI or GM series guitar synthesizer, and the result could be $3,000 in any BOSS and Roland gear of your choice.
How To Enter:
  • Create an original music performance video that is five minutes or less, relying primarily on a Roland guitar synthesizer product (any GR, GM, or GI series model).
  • Upload video to YouTube™, and make sure the title begins with "Roland Guitar Synth Challenge."
  • Fill out the contest registration form at
  • Entries will be judged and selected by Roland, who will be looking at the creativity, musicianship, and technical skill of the performance.
  • Grand Prize: $3,000 retail value of Roland and BOSS gear
  • 2nd Place: $2,000 retail value of Roland and BOSS gear
  • 3rd Place: $1,000 retail value of Roland and BOSS gear
Pricing and Availability:
The Guitar Synth Challenge is open now through December 31, 2010. This contest is open to U.S. residents only. More information:


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