Footwork Production Hosts the 2013 Battle of the Year USA B-boy Crew Eliminations on August 24th

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This exclusive Las Vegas strip event will feature dance crew showcases, dance crew battles, 2 on 2 b-boy battles, special performance by the UNLV Rebel Girls, and a special appearance by the Red Bull BC One All Stars.

Footwork Production, LLC in partnership with Battle of the Year (Six Step GmbH) brings the largest b-boy event in the world to the Hard Rock Live Las Vegas. Known as the “world cup of breakdancing,” this Vegas strip event will feature dance crew showcases, dance crew battles, 2 vs. 2, special performance by the UNLV Rebel Girls, and a special appearance by the Red Bull BC One All Stars. The event will be held on August 24th from (1-9pm) at the famous Hard Rock Live Las Vegas at 3771 S. Las Vegas Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89108. Dance crews will start off by showcasing their best performance in front of hip-hop enthusiasts, friends, and families. The winning dance crew will receive an all expense trip to Braunschweig, Germany in October to represent the United States of America in the world finals. The event is open to the public and all ages are welcome.

Discounted tickets can be purchased online thru August 23rd for just $15 at http://www.bboycalendar.com, when using promo code BOTY3OFF.

“Can’t believe ‘Battle of the Year’ is finally coming to Las Vegas - having the opportunity to host it in our very own city is HUGE. We are also excited because the Battle of the Year Movie will be hitting theaters on September 20th, and several of our crew members are in the Hollywood film,” said Ronnie Abaldonado, Vice President of Footwork Production.

In June, Footwork Production completed their 2nd major event, titled UK B-boy Championships. In partnership with B-Boy Championships World Series, Footwork Production will be sending the winning crew, Massive Monkees from Seattle, on an all expense trip to Birmingham, UK in September.

A special thank you to our supporting sponsors: Aesthetic Orthodontics (aeortho.com), Surfset Las Vegas (surfsetlasvegas.com), and the Chichioco Family.

About Footwork Production, LLC

http://www.footworkproduction.com
Footwork Production, LLC is an events management and production company dedicated to all aspects of live dance and music performances. Footwork is comprised of special events and video production, multimedia development and merchandising.

About Bboycalendar.com

http://www.bboycalendar.com
Bboycalendar is a web-based community “uniting the dance floors” from the around the world. A user-friendly and unique website that enables the end user to view upcoming events, read about dancers, upload their own dance events, participate in forum discussions, advance event ticketing, and purchase of merchandise.

About Battle of the Year

http://www.battleoftheyear.de
The Battle of the Year (BOTY) is the biggest b-boying competition in the world, often referred to as the ‘world cup of breakdancing.’ As a b-boy, it does not get much bigger than competing at the Battle of the Year finals. Just to get there, crews must first compete in regional BOTY preliminaries around the world. Then, in front of a packed audience, they perform a six-minute choreographed routine which is judged on synchronicity, stage presence, theme, music, as well as b-boying moves. The best crews then go through to the final battles, an electrifying unscripted play-off that sees the rival b-boys battling each other, face-to-face, individually and as a crew, for the ultimate prize. But BOTY is much more than a contest. It's a week-long festival of hip-hop culture, featuring 1 vs. 1, and We B*Girlz battles, gigs, workshops and more to ensure the event stays true to its b-boy roots — spreading hip-hop culture to a larger public audience. The competition has grown dramatically since the first event took place in Germany in 1990. Now held in Montpellier, France, Battle of the Year attracts a sell-out crowd of 12,000 while up to 50,000 watch the event live online.

For more information, please visit: http://www.footworkproduction.com.

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