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Support Baton Twirling and Join the USTA

October 30th, 2015 · No Comments · Beginner Baton Student Information, Giving Back

It’s time to join the USTA (United States Twirling Association), or renew your membership. Rates go up on November 1, 2015. There is a wide choice of membership levels including First Year Individual, Full, Family, Elite, Team Membership, Organization Membership, Professional and Alumni. USTA Membership is a wonderful way to support the sport of baton […]

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Twirl Nations Clinic This Weekend as 2011 International Cup Draws To a Close

August 6th, 2011 · No Comments · Baton Competitions and Contests, Baton Twirlers and Majorettes Around The World, Videos

The exciting 2011 International Cup baton twirling championships are drawing to a close this weekend. In this last video installment, USTA (United States Twirling Association) President Mark Nash talks with BatonBiz.com about the speed drill challenge and about the Twirl Nations international baton clinic. The Twirl Nations clinic is an exceptional opportunity for baton twirlers […]

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USTA President Mark Nash Talks About the 2011 International Cup

August 4th, 2011 · No Comments · Baton Competitions and Contests, Baton Twirlers and Majorettes Around The World, Videos

The USA is host country for the 2011 International Cup baton twirling competition being held in Florida this week. Here are more comments from United States Twirling Association (USTA) President Mark Nash about events taking place at these baton championships. Mark talks about the solo, 2-baton, 3-baton, artistic twirl and freestyle events that are part […]

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2011 International Cup Twirling Competition Begins in Jacksonville

August 2nd, 2011 · 2 Comments · Baton Competitions and Contests, Baton Twirlers and Majorettes Around The World, Videos

The world’s best baton twirlers are gathering this week for the 2011 International Cup Twirling Competition sponsored this year by the United States Twirling Association (USTA). The event is one of the most anticipated baton competitions and is sanctioned by the World Baton Twirling Federation, an international baton twirling association. 12 countries are sending over […]

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TV News Covers 2011 USTA National Baton Twirling Championships

July 15th, 2011 · No Comments · Baton Competitions and Contests, Baton Twirlers In The News, Videos, Videos: Baton Soloists

The 2011 USTA National Baton Twirling Championships got some awesome TV news exposure. This news piece includes interviews with Karrissa Wimberley, Anna Osborn Dolan, and DJ Williams. Karrissa Wimberly has won multiple international baton twirling championships and is the first baton twirler to be a finalist for the prestigious AAU Sullivan Award. DJ Williams is […]

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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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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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Baton Twirling’s 2010 Team USA Selected

April 5th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Baton Competitions and Contests, Baton Twirlers and Majorettes Around The World

It’s official! Team USA has been selected at the recent U.S. Trials sponsored by the United States Twirling Association. Lots of baton twirling royalty make up the current championship team that will compete in Norway this summer. Here are some of the results: SENIOR WOMEN: Gold – Jenny Hannah Silver – Jennifer Marcus Bronze – […]

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Baton Twirling’s Team USA Selected This Weekend

March 28th, 2010 · No Comments · Baton Competitions and Contests

The U.S. Trials are being held this weekend in Tennessee. This prestigious event, conducted by USTA (United States Twirling Association), is an important competition which occurs just every other year. The Trials select the elite baton twirling athletes who will become part of Team USA and go on to represent the United States at the […]

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In Memory of Baton Twirling Icon Cecilia Cruz McLean

September 29th, 2009 · 7 Comments · Baton Twirlers In The News

Cecilia Cruz McLean passed away on September 24, after a 2 year bout with breast cancer. I was saddened to hear this news of losing Cecilia much too soon. I was ironically visiting a long time baton twirling friend, Shanon Barker in Oregon, and we received the news in an email. Cecilia Cruz McLean (pictured […]

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