Over $20,000 of cash and prizes will be awarded at Circus Hollywood on August 27 and 28 at the Freestyle Session, a B-boy/B-girl competition and celebration of the acrobatic hip hop dance style.
The best breakers from all over the world will compete three against three in multiple B-boy/B-girl battles for the $15,000 grand prize, with separate one-on-one competitions in Poppin’ and Lockin’. Freestyle Session culminates Sunday night with the announcement of the winners and closing ceremonies featuring special headline performances by DJ Premier vs. Pete Rock.
Legendary B-boys from crews like the Zulu Kings will judge the fierce battle dancing, and this event also features art exhibitions, hip hop vendors and additional music from local producers, including the Cypher Room with J. Rocc, DJ Nu-Mark, Free the Robots, Mono/Poly & more.
Freestyle Session takes place Saturday, August 27 from 12p-7p and Sunday, August 28 from 1p-10p at Circus Hollywood (6655 Hollywood Blvd.). Presale tickets are $25 each day or $40 for both and can be purchased through GrooveTickets now: http://bit.ly/pGBya2.
3 vs. 3 B-boy/B-girl Battles
• 1st Place - $15,000 Cash & Prizes
• 2nd Place - $3,000 Cash & Prizes
• 3rd & 4th - Prize Packs
Judges: Poe One (Stylelements/RSF/Zulu), Wicket (Renegades/Footwork Fanatics) and Alieness (Mighty Zulu Kings)
DJs: Element, Abel, Lean Rock, Charlie Rock and more TBA
1 vs. 1 Poppin’ Battle for $1000 cash & prizes
Judges: Kid Boogie, SugaPop, Sally Sly
1 vs. 1 Lockin’ Battle $500 cash & prizes
Judges: Toni Basil & SugaPop
Headed by Bionic Man MGF
TopStatus FunkRoom DJs: Kaistar, Soulo, Kool Raul
COMPETITORS (with more TBA):
2. Red Eye Jedis-Hawaii
3. DF Zulu Breakers-Sao Paulo, Brazil
4. Flipside Ingreedyants - Florida
5. THE FREAK SHOW - Oceanside CA.
6. Calamities - San Diego, CA
7. Battleholex - LA/Scotland
8. TruRoots - Salem, Oregon
9. Bboy Alliance - Las Vegas, NV
10. Jinjo - Seoul, Korea
11. Havikoro - Houston, TX
12. Unique Styles Crew - Orlando, FL
13. The Squadron - USA
14. Termites Crew - Stockton, CA
15. Revenge of the Goonies - San Gabriel Valley, CA
16. French Flava - France
17. Beast Coast - USA
18. Defying Gravity - Jacksonville, FL
19. 808 Breakers - Honolulu, Hawaii
20. McGuffin - Japan
21. Flava Steps - Japan/Korea
22. Definition Crew - Los Angeles, CA
23. Squishy Docious - Inland Empire Ca
24. Airsteps Crew- Sacramento, Ca
25. ShoryuKent -Kent, WA
26. Wicked FX - Medford, Oregon
27. Banguhrang - San Diego, CA
28. Urban Artistry - Wash DC.
29. Ladies of Urban Artistry - Wash DC.
30. M.O.T. - Austria
31. Criminalz - Russia
32. The Boondox - Delano, Ca.
33. House of Reps - Las Vegas, NV
34. Crooks Crew - Chicago IL
35. Pretty Bitch Clique - Houston, TX/Boston, MA
36. Fallen Kings - CA
37. Concrete Masters - Los Angeles, CA/ Philadelphia, PA
38. Suicide Kings - Cerritos, CA
39. Do or Die - Cerritos, CA
40. Masters Movements - California
41. Underground Flow - Sacramento, CA
42. Furious Styles Crew - AZ/LA
43. Team Osiris - Stockton, CA
44. War Orphans - San Diego, CA
45. 5 Crew Dynasty - NYC
46. Russian Steps - Russia
47. Non-Stop Bboys - Las Vegas, NV/Fairfield, CA
MONSTER Energy Drink presents: The Cypher Room with special guest DJs:
J-Rocc (World Famous Beat Junkies)
DJ Nu-Mark (Jurassic 5)
Free the Robots (Alpha Pup)
Tickets now on sale at GrooveTickets.com
http://fla.vor.us/1100711- FREESTYLE-SESSIONS-XIV-tic kets/FREESTYLE-SESSIONS-XI V-Hollywood-Circus-Night-C lub-August-27-2011.html
*****$2 from each ticket sold will go to Steelo to help in his cause information is below...If you do not know Steelo suffered a ruptured brain aneurysm which caused him to get surgery. He currently is recovering but needs help being that dancing is what he did to support himself and his family.