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Music License

IMPORTANT - READ BELOW

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ALL BREAKING COMPETITORS:

Please, before registering for breaking divisions you must read the information posted on these pages: ISKA Breaking, USBA Breaking

2022 Competitor Music Requirements for the AKA Warrior Cup, Compete World Martial Arts Championships, Battle of Atlanta, U.S. Open ISKA World Martial Arts Championships, and U.S. Capitol Classics/China Open Night Time Finals:

As part of the new collaboration with MAT Action, Black Belt Magazine, and SportMartialArts — ALL BLACK BELT COMPETITORS will be REQUIRED to use licensed music from Epidemic Sound. This requirement ensures that all competitors’ performances can be distributed and broadcasted utilizing various international, national, and local media services or streaming platforms.

All black belt competitors who anticipate being in nighttime finals should contact Jacob Pinto at jacob@mataction.com to select/reserve your song ASAP.
The cost to reserve a song (without any edits) for one year of use will be $25. This fee will allow you to use the music in the five events listed above for the 2022 year and guarantee the track is reserved for only you and not any other competitors.

The cost to reserve a song with edits is $85. Edits can include:

  • Shortening a track.
  • Extending the track to be longer.
  • Adding Epidemic Sound licensed sound effects.

We are not permitted to “mix” tracks, overlay multiple tracks, or use any sound effects outside of the Epidemic Sound library. You can purchase an additional song that can be added, but it cannot be overlayed or “mixed” in any way.

Our production team will control all music, and it will not be permitted for tracks to be provided to us on-site. Regardless of whether the track is selected with or without edits, all music selections will be directly provided to us to guarantee no unauthorized modifications have been made.

You can use whatever music you would like for daytime eliminations. It is only nighttime finals where copyright-free and royalty-free music from our licensed database is required.

Using royalty-free music is an essential step for driving the sport forward and giving our professional athletes the exposure they deserve.

For all music requests, please contact Jacob Pinto at jacob@mataction.com. If you have specific questions or concerns regarding these details, you can contact production@mataction.com.

We look forward to seeing you at the 2022 event!