Show recent news

Latest News

  • Breaking For Gold

    The Breaking for Gold - Stage One of qualifying for the DanceSport events at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games produces a total of 395 b-boys/girls eligible to enter the three Continental Qualifiers coming up next.

    21/08/2017 read more ...
  • CCM TF Announcement

    The Presidential Task Force to Combat Competition Manipulation announces two measures which will be taken with immediate effect to further ensure the transparency and the fairness in the process of ajudicating WDSF DanceSport.

    18/08/2017 read more ...
  • Get Well Soon, Tommy!

    Today, 18 August, Tommy Shaughnessy leaves the hospital in Stuttgart, GER, and heads back to Ireland. Together with his brother Pat, who has been with him since he was admitted, Tommy returns home to continue his recovery.

    18/08/2017 read more ...
  • It's Out!

    Relive the decisive stages of the 2017 GrandSlam Latin Stuttgart, from the quarterfinal to the final, and watch interviews with the protagonists as well as behind-the-scene pieces at a modest US$ 3.75 for three months streaming.

    18/08/2017 read more ...
  • Coming Soon

    The release of the Video on Demand programme covering the decisive stages of the 2017 GrandSlam Latin Stuttgart is scheduled for Friday 18 August. More than two hours will show you all the action from the quarterfinal to the final.

    17/08/2017 read more ...
  • Coming Soon

    Over the course of today the "Live from Stuttgart" blog goes up and, hopefully, the outcome of the "Breaking for Gold" Stage One gets published. The German Open Championships are going into day three: GrandSlam Latin Round One!

    10/08/2017 read more ...
Archives

On To Stage Two 21/08/2017

Wroclaw, POL - 27 July © Roland The final figures for Stage One of Breaking for Gold were encouraging by all standards: 1050 videos were submitted to the platform through 31 July. 134 had to be rejected on the grounds that they did not comply with the rules.

916 videos ended up being assessed by the panel of ten judges. 296 b-boys and 99 b-girls have qualified for Stage Two of Breaking for Gold by finishing in the top five of the ranking established for their country and gender.

The 395 breakers representing 81 nations have now been contacted and invited to confirm their entries into one of the three Continental Qualifiers. 86 (Americas) to the first event held on 6 October 2017 prior to the Silverback Open in Philadelphia, USA, 183 (Africa/Europe) to the second one held on 22 October, the day following the Battle of the Year in Essen, GER, and 126 to the last one taking place on 2 December as part of Taipei Bboy City in Taipei, TPE.