V-Drums World Championship (Result)

On January 20th, 2012, Roland hosted the final showdown of its first-ever V-Drums World Championship. Held at the House of Blues in Anaheim, California, the event coincided with the 2012 Winter NAMM Show and attracted an enthusiastic crowd of nearly 700.

Grand prize: Baard Kolstad (Norway)
Name: Baard Tharald Hvesser Kolstad
Age: 20 years old
Nationality: Norwegian
Country: Norway
Province/City: Akershus, Asker
Second place: JP Bouvet (United States)
Name: JP Bouvet
Age: 21 years old
Nationality: American
Country: United States of America
Province/City: Lakeville, Minnesota
Third place: Jaroslav Noga (Czech Republic)
Name: Jaroslav Noga
Age: 24 years old
Nationality: Czech
Country: Czech Republic
Province/City: Prague
Judges' Comments

Winner's Interview

Roland Scandinavia President Interview

Other Contestants

Florian Koch

Isaac Dumont

Junya Nishimoto

Marco Conestà

Gabriel Guilherm

David Sagamoniantc

Marcel Munz

Devadip Chunga

Mick Gravéé

Jacob Randall
(New Zealand)

Jairo Ubiaño

Bing Nan Liu

Laurie Caudwell
(United Kingdom)