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April 13th, 2016 · No Comments · Baton Twirlers and Majorettes Around The World

Stay connected with Twirl Planet on Instagram! There is a wonderful baton twirling and majorette community there. Follow us and join in the fun!

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Baton Twirling Mom Remembers Her 1966 Majorette Routine

August 23rd, 2011 · 5 Comments · Moms (& Other Grown Ups) Who Were Twirlers, Videos, Videos: Baton Soloists

How we love those baton twirling moms! Meet Tally and her spirited reenactment of the baton twirling routine that helped her win the Junior Miss Englewood crown in 1966. Once a majorette, always a majorette! Thank you to jkirkpatrick6 for sharing the Youtube video.

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Wheaton Twirlers Director Highlighted in “Working Woman” TV News

August 12th, 2011 · No Comments · Baton Twirlers In The News, Videos

Annie Kennedy, director of the Wheaton Twirlers, was featured in this recent “Working Woman” TV news segment. Ann Kennedy’s mother, Evelyn D’Anna, founded this Wheaton, Maryland baton twirling program in 1959. For the past 50 years these hard working twirlers and instructors have continued to win local, regional, state, national and world titles in dance […]

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Twirling Baton in the Sand

February 12th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Baton Twirlers and Majorettes Around The World, Videos: Baton Pairs and Teams

We came across these videos of a baton twirling performance in Puerto Rico. Very impressed with the dedication of these twirlers and musicians! This first video shows a baton, pom pom, and drum corps competing in the sand. Check out how some of the performers start out in the water before marching up onto the […]

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Slow Motion Baton Twirling Video

August 28th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Giving Back, Videos: How To Twirl, Videos: Just For Fun

This short video of slow motion baton twirling is pretty cool! It’s especially interesting to watch video of baton rolls while they are slowed down. Starting at 0:32 you’ll see fishtails, then neck rolls. Also, a long arm roll toward the end of the video. Enjoy! Appreciation to danabyrne for sharing their YouTube video.

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USTA Western Regional Baton Twirling Championships Just Held

June 28th, 2009 · 3 Comments · Baton Competitions and Contests

Baton twirling athletes from throughout California, Oregon, and Washington recently gathered at the the USTA Western Regional Baton Twirling Championships.  This annual twirling competition was held in Hayward, California in the beautiful gym at Cal State University East Bay. Twirl team and dance twirl team events, as well baton twirling freestyle events were held on […]

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Patsy Hamilton: In Memory of Mom

April 25th, 2009 · 36 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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World Baton Championships Coming to Ghent, Belgium

April 1st, 2009 · No Comments · Baton Twirlers In The News

The National Baton Twirling Association’s World Championships are coming up soon in Ghent, Belgium.  This international competition is scheduled for April 8-12, 2009. We found media coverage of  many baton twirlers in the US, who are excitedly practicing and making final preparations to attend and compete. The Modernettes are the current Grand National Show Corps […]

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March Madness for Twirlers!

March 28th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Baton Twirlers In The News

The March Madness Baton Championships were held recently in Kansas City, Missouri. This baton twirling competition is unique in that it blends the rules of 2 major baton twirling organizations, NBTA (National Baton Twirling Association) and USTA (United States Twirling Association). Judges from both organizations were also brought in for this collaborative event. Several participants […]

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Twirl Mania 2009 Results Are In!

February 24th, 2009 · No Comments · Baton Twirlers and Majorettes Around The World

Twirl Mania 2009 results are now available! The event was yet another huge success, just held at Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex in Florida. Set aside the dates for next year and plan to attend Feb 19-22, 2010 back at Disney in Kissimmee, Florida.

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