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20th Annual Patsy Hamilton Memorial Contest

April 24th, 2015 · No Comments · Baton Competitions and Contests, Moms (& Other Grown Ups) Who Were Twirlers, Where is that Twirler Now?

This year marks the 20th Annual Patsy Hamilton Memorial Contest, a wonderful and important baton twirling competition that commemorates my mother. The USTA California Baton Council asked me to share some thoughts and memories about my mom for the contest program. I wanted to also share here on Twirl Planet’s blog. The 20th Annual Patsy […]

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USTA Baton Twirling California State Championships Were Great!

June 3rd, 2010 · 2 Comments · Baton Competitions and Contests, Videos

We attended the recent USTA California State Championships and the event was a big success! My sister, Lori Hamilton Kinsey, and I grew up in a baton twirling family and competed at “State” each year. It was a wonderful opportunity, full of memories and smiles, to go and watch the performances this year and to […]

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Just Back from USTA California State Championships

May 19th, 2009 · No Comments · Baton Competitions and Contests, Videos: Baton Soloists

I attended the California State Baton Twirling Championships this past weekend. This wonderful event is put on by the California Baton Council and is a USTA (United States Twirling Association) sanctioned contest that marks the culmination of the competitive season in northern California. The 2-day Championships were held in the beautiful gymnasium at Heritage High […]

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Patsy Hamilton: In Memory of Mom

April 25th, 2009 · 39 Comments · Moms (& Other Grown Ups) Who Were Twirlers

Today is the Patsy Hamilton Memorial Contest.  This is an annual baton twirling competition here in northern California, that has been keeping the memory of my mother alive for the past 15 years. I’m so appreciative to the USTA California Baton Council for this ongoing tribute to my mother.  She was involved in the sport […]

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