WILD LIFE Festival, the event created by Disclosure and Rudimental, have launched a competition to find the UK’s next hottest DJ. The shortlist of entries will be judged by Disclosure and Kopparberg UK, who will award their chosen entrant with a highly-coveted Saturday night slot on the Kopparberg Urban Forest Stage amongst impressive acts such as DJ Zinc, Low Steppa, Kideko, Understate, Wax Worx, DJ Dubl, Mike Panteli, DJ Banenrworx and DJ Carter.

The competition, which is open now, closes on Mon 15 May. Fans can enter by posting their DJ mix on Twitter using the hashtag #WILDLIFEDJ and @KopparbergUK. WILD LIFE Festival will take place at Brighton City Airport on Fri 9 – Sat 10 June, tickets are available from www.wildlifefestival.com

All submissions will be judged and shortlisted by a panel of tastemakers from some of the region’s most influential publications, before the winner is selected by Disclosure and Kopparberg UK.

Judges include:

Edwin Gilson, Guide Editor of Brighton’s largest paper, The Brighton Argus

Stuart Rolt, Editor of BN1 Magazine

Henna Malik, Music Editor at BN1 Magazine

Nammie Matthews, Deputy Editor of The University of Brighton’s student paper The Verse

Fin Evans – Producer, DJ, events promoter and current station manager at URF – Sussex University’s student radio station.·

Jennifer Logan and Isabella Cipirska, reporters of the Shoreham Herald and Sussex Newspapers

Meriam Alnaman, Senior Marketing Manager at KopparbergUK

At this year’s Wildlife festival, under the canopy of the Kopparberg Urban Forest, a magical clearing will showcase the intriguing beauty of the Swedish pine forest surrounding the brewery in the small town of Kopparberg. Here, summer fun seekers will enjoy the sunny weekend around a stage that will be graced by the UK’s top festival music artists, DJs and established acts.

Welcoming a mix of London and Swedish culture every step of the way, the Kopparberg Urban Forest will be serving a mixture of its refreshing and delicious fruit cider and fruit lager variants.

Entry to Kopparberg Urban Forest will be free and open to over 18s only.

Wild Life Festival comes to Brighton City Airport on Fri 9 – Sat 10 June, 2017

www.wildlifefestival.com