MANCHESTER TO HOST 2022 WDSF EUROPEAN BREAKING CHAMPIONSHIPS
The event, which will take place at Belle Vue Sports Village will see Some of the top male and female Olympic contenders including some of this season’s major event winners will come together to compete to be crowned European Champion.
Hundreds of B-Girls and B-Boys from cross Europe will bring their explosive moves and dynamic skills to battle it out for glory over two thrilling days of competition at the Belle Vue Sports Village.
Ticket Types: Single day, Family and Weekend passes available
Day one will be buzzing with exhibition rounds and battles taking place across multiple floors as breakers try to impress the judges and secure a place in the Top 16.
With only 16 B-Girls and 16 B-Boys going through to day two, they need to bring their
own unique vibe and raw talent as they go head-to-head in the round robin stage to lock in their place in the finals.
The finals will see the top 8 B-Girls and B-Boys battle it out in the knock-out stages until only two remain. Expect the impossible to become possible with athletic moves, intricate footwork, mind blowing power moves and insane freezes set to epic DJ sets as they battle for glory.
"With Breaking making its Olympic debut in Paris... there is more than victory at stake on the dancefloor with this event being many breakers first step on their olympic qualification journey".
With Manchester hosting the first ever Olympic pathway event for Breaking in the UK, this is an excellent opportunity to showcase this new sport to the British public and inspire the next generation of young people to get involved. Breaking’s unique position within music, culture and sport allows it to be widely accessible and appealing to a youth audience.
Councillor John Hacking, Manchester City Council's Executive Member for Skills, Employment and Leisure, said: "We're pleased that our bid was accepted to host the 2022 WDSF European Breaking Championships and we're excited to welcome breakers and former world champions from across the continent to Manchester. Our city has a long history of hosting major sporting events, we were recently voted one of the top ten global cities for sport - making us the perfect place to host the championship. This is an exciting time for Breaking with the sport making its Olympic debut in 2024. These championships offer us a valuable opportunity to connect with a new audience and showcase a new Olympic sport to communities in Manchester."
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Expect to see explosive performances from some of the biggest names in breaking with Great Britain’s Sunni, Karam and Roxy taking on the best breakers from the Netherlands, France, Germany and the rest of Europe.
Expect mind-blowing moves, fresh beats and an experience you will never forget.
This event is hosted in partnership with UK Sport, Breaking GB, Dance Sport England and Manchester City Council.
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