Novum - Triple Threat: Breaking Battle

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Novum - Triple Threat Breaking Battle
Triple Threat is an original Breaking (breakdance) competition created by Rob Anderson (justice) and Paul Martin from bad taste cru, premiering as part of the festival. A celebration of hip-hop culture, community and dance, UK and international b-boys and b-girls will battle it out to see who takes home the win! Whether you're a Hip-Hop head or new to the culture, a veteran dancer or just taking your first steps, this is a family friendly event for everyone to enjoy.

This years event will feature:

3 v 3 pro category.

under 18s 1 v 1 category.

open cyphers for dancers.

'Breakin' the ice' - a pre-event open discussion between artists and audience exploring breaking as an evolving industry, dance as a career and stigmas that dance artists face.

performances from local dance groups.

schedule:
please arrive at least 15 minutes before call time for your category

10.00 - 10.45 - 'Breaking the Ice' open panel discussion on Breaking as a growing industry, and the challenges/lifestyle of being a professional Breaker/Dancer.
10.45 - 11.00 - space reset
11.00 - 12.00 - doors open/registration
12.00 - 12.30 - warm up/Cypher time
12.30 - 14.00 - preselection battles for Top 16
14.00 - 14.30 - cypher time / Judges pick Top 16
14.30 - 15.30 - top 16 3 v 3 / Top 16 1 v 1 under 18
15.30 - 16.45 - quarter finals 3 v 3 / Quarter finals 1 v 1 under 18
16.45 - 17.15 - semi finals 3 v 3 / Semi finals 1 v 1 U18
17.15 - 17.30 - short Break/guest performance/Judges showcase
17.30 - 18.00 - finals 3 v 3 / Finals 1 v 1 under 18/ Awards
18.00 - end

Judges
B-boy Sheku
B-boy Jerry
DJ - KhanFu

Host - Gribz (Battalions)

Battle Categories:
You MUST be registered to participate, turn ups/non-registered participants will not be allowed to battle on the day due to capacity restrictions.
3 v 3 Pro - max sign ups 60 crews
1 v 1 Under 18s - max sign up 50 breakers
Anyone under the age of 18 will need a parent/guardian there with them on the day, and it is their responsibility for the supervision of their young person.
All competitors participate at their own risk.

Battle formats:
3 v 3
Preselection battle = 3 rounds (1 round per dancer - no routines)
Top 16 = 3 rounds (1 round per dancer)
Quarter finals = 4 rounds (1 dancer does an extra round)
Semi finals = 4 rounds (1 dancer does an extra round)
Finals = 6 rounds (2 rounds per dancer)

1 v 1 Under 18s
Preselection 4 corners showcase = 1 round per dancer
Top 16 = 1 round per dancer
Quarter finals = 2 rounds per dancer
Semi finals = 2 rounds per dancer
Finals = 2 rounds per dancer

Free, pre-booking essential.

Performances will contain flashing lights.

This is a licensed venue and any under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.

The venue and festival site are wheelchair and pushchair accessible.

There will be a break out / quiet space available

Part of NOVUM festival, Newcastle

Event Dates

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11th August 2024,
10:00am
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