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Baton Twirling AYOP Nationals 2011 – More Results

August 10th, 2011 · No Comments · Baton Competitions and Contests

Here are some select results from the recent 2011 AYOP Baton Twirling National Championships. College Miss Majorette of America – Overall 1st Catherine Watters 2nd Megan McGeary 3rd Ashley Bell Miss Majorette of America – Overall 1st Whitney Seckar-Anderson 2nd Kristen Scali 3rd Kaytlyn Schmitt Junior Miss Majorette of America – Overall 1st Savannah Miller […]

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University Baton Twirling – Meet MSU Feature Twirler Kristen Scali

March 16th, 2011 · No Comments · Marching Bands, Drum Majors, Color Guards, Drum Corps, Videos, Videos: Baton Soloists

Meet Kristen Scali, one of the Feature Twirlers with the Michigan State University Spartan Marching Band. She talks about the highlights and fun of the collegiate baton twirling experience and how she got there. Kristen is a freshman majoring in kinesiology. During her lifetime of twirling she has achieved many accomplishments. She has won the […]

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Twirling Champion Karrissa Wimberley a Finalist for the AAU Sullivan Award

March 14th, 2011 · 3 Comments · Baton Twirlers In The News

For the very first time, a baton twirler is in the running for the prestigious AAU Sullivan Memorial Award. Ultra-talented, world champion Karrissa Wimberley was nominated as one of the 15 semi-finalists. She was then voted as a top 5 finalists. The 81st AAU Sullivan Award winner will be announced this evening at a ceremony […]

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Meet the Feature Twirler with the University of Washington, Catherine Watters

January 10th, 2011 · No Comments · Marching Bands, Drum Majors, Color Guards, Drum Corps, Videos: Baton Soloists

The Feature Twirler with the University of Washington Husky Marching Band performed with the band at the recent Holiday Bowl in San Diego. She is Catherine Watters, an accomplished competitive baton twirler originally from southern California. This video was taken on the USS Ronald Reagan before a special Navy & Marine Corps Luncheon. Catherine was […]

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Results and Scores for NBTA AYOP 2010 Baton Twirling Nationals

July 24th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Baton Competitions and Contests

Many results and scores are now posted for the 2010 NBTA Baton Twirling National Championships held this past week in Indiana. Follow this link to the NBTA website. Congratulations to the many talented winners and all of the participants!

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NBTA AYOP 2010 Baton Twirling National Championships

July 21st, 2010 · 1 Comment · Baton Competitions and Contests, Twirling Batons and Baton Twirling Supplies

The 2010 NBTA Baton Twirling Nationals are being held this week. This prestigious national championship competition is held each summer during the busy contest season. It is an exciting, much anticipated event held on the campus of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana. This “Super Bowl of Twirling Contests” is hosted by AYOP (America’s Youth […]

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From Baton Twirler to Red Hat and Cane Cabaret Act

October 3rd, 2009 · No Comments · Videos: Baton Soloists, Where is that Twirler Now?

We recently came across this video, circa 1980’s, of Nathalie Enterline. She has been a professional act for many years throughout Europe and the USA. She performs a stunning blend of dance, baton twirling, and hat and cane in a cabaret style, with homage paid to Charlie Chaplain. Her training as a baton twirler is […]

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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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Twirling World Championships ~ Results Are In!

April 24th, 2009 · No Comments · Videos: Baton Pairs and Teams, Videos: Baton Soloists

The NBTA (National Baton Twirling Association) World Championships were held earlier this month in Ghent (Gent), Belgium.  The results are in! This duet performance by Chelsea Russell and Karrissa Wimberley brought home a gold medal for the USA! You may recall Jonathan Burkin and his America’s Got Talent performance of last year. Jonathan helped bring […]

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Jennifer Marcus 3 Baton Juggling Video

March 30th, 2009 · No Comments · Videos: Baton Soloists

This video of Jennifer Marcus has become a bit of a classic! Jennifer is an extremely well rounded baton twirling competitor, and this video displays a wide variety of intricate and masterful 3 baton moves. You’ll see there is usually 1 baton up in the air (and sometimes 3 up!), with interesting and skillful handling, […]

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