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Entries from July 22nd, 2009

AYOP Nationals Brings Baton Twirlers Together This Week

July 22nd, 2009 · No Comments · Baton Competitions and Contests

AYOP Baton Twirling Nationals are being held this week at the University of Notre Dame. Baton twirlers from around the country have converged in South Bend, Indiana for the 39th consecutive year, to compete in this annual competition sanctioned by the NBTA (National Baton Twirling Association).  There are close to 3,000 in attendance this year! […]

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USTA Baton Twirling Nationals Begin Tomorrow!

July 11th, 2009 · No Comments · Baton Competitions and Contests

Hundreds of baton twirling athletes, their coaches, families, and supporters are headed to Tucson, Arizona for the 2009 USTA Baton Twirling National Championships. This year’s Grand Champions will be determined in a wide variety of competitive events, including solo, strut, 2-baton, 3-baton, dance twirl, pairs, teams, and corps.  The week long convention also includes the […]

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Fire Batons ~ Some Basic Considerations

July 8th, 2009 · 4 Comments · Fire!

Are you a fire baton twirler? If so, you already know that fire performance is a real crowd pleaser!  Twirling fire batons in a football halftime show is especially effective, as these novelty twirling batons are visible from a distance and lend themselves well to nighttime twirling. If you are considering giving fire twirling a […]

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