Best Break Dancing Kids Compete in Takoma Park

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Kids from Washington, D.C., Maryland y Virginia and Around the US Compete in Large Annual Championship Competition. Top Adult Female and Male Break Dancers Join Kids Aged 5-12 to Earn National Championship Titles.

 

 

Kids as young as 5 from the Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia will compete against the top break dancing kids from around the United States at 2015’s national championship event called “Rock the Box.” Also competing are top local DC, MD and VA adult women and men, as well as leading adults selected from across the U.S. and Canada.

The Competitive Breakin’ League and area’s only break dancing school, The Lab DC, are hosting this event, and last year’s champions will return to defend their titles.

Local kid dancing teams, such as “The Soft Tacos” and “Kid Crew” will compete against other local teams, as well as last year’s champion “Spider Monkey” from Miami and his partner “Gnome” from North Carolina.

 

WHAT: National Championship for Break Dancers Kids Competition 2 vs. 2, Adult Female Competition and Adult Male Competition

WHO:  Kids 5-12 years old, women and men. Competitors are from DC, Maryland (Silver Spring, Bethesda, Baltimore), Virginia (Alexandria, Fairfax, Springfield) Massachusetts, North Carolina, New York, Florida, California, Canada, Ohio, Pennsylvania and New Jersey .Hosted by The Lab DC and The Competitive Breakin’ League.

WHEN: Noon to 5 PM, Sunday April 26 (Please contact us for a detailed schedule for specific times when kids, men or women will compete)

WHERE: Takoma Park Middle School, 7611 Piney Branch Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20910

This is a family-friendly event. Tickets are available at the door for $20 per person, and one child is admitted for free with an adult purchasing a ticket at the event. Advance tickets will be sold for $10 until April 24th at http://RTBcmopetition.com

Press is asked to notify Antonio Castillo in advance of plans to attend ([email protected]). Photos and short video clips are available upon request. Interviews are available with children and adult competitors, as well as event host and founder of The Lab DC, Antonio Castillo.

Rock the Box is part of Takoma Park’s Art Hop Festival.

Sponsors of Rock the Box 2015 include Ace Hardware, Capital City Cheesecake, RS Automotive, Bikram Yoga, Soul and Ink, Hex9 Productions, AthleteTrax, Salon 2000, Takoma Business Center and Baltimore Graphics Company.

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About Ramón Jiménez

Ramón Jiménez, actual Managing Editor de MetroLatinoUSA. Periodista que cubre eventos de las comunidades latinas en Washington D.C., Maryland y Virginia. Graduado de la Escuela de Periodismo de la Universidad del Distrito de Columbia. Galardonado en numerosas ocasiones por parte de la Asociación Nacional de Publicaciones Hispanas (NAHP) y otras organizaciones comunitarias y deportivas de la región metropolitana de esta capital. También premiado en dos ocasiones como Mejor Periodista del Año por la cobertura de la comunidad salvadoreña; premios otorgados por la Oficina de Asuntos Latinos del Alcalde de Washington (OLA) y otras organizaciones. Ha sido miembro del jurado calificador en diferentes concursos literarios, de belleza y talento en la región metropolitana. Ha visitado zonas de desastre en Nicaragua, Honduras y El Salvador e invitado a esos países por organizaciones que asisten a personas de escasos recursos económicos. Antes trabajó en otros medios de prensa de Virginia y Washington, D.C., incluyendo reportajes para una agencia noticiosa mundial.

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