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2013 Red Bull BC One World Final
- Published on June 18th, 2013
- Posted by Emily
What do you get when you combine 16 of the world’s hottest B-Boy stars, an international stage with millions of eyes upon it, AND 10 years of incredible Hip Hop history? The Red Bull BC One World Championships! Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, Red Bull BC One are searching for “The One” all over again. This time they’re pulling out all the stops at the World Final in Seoul, South Korea, on November 30th, where the best B-Boys in the world will showcase their supercharged sporting stamina at the most competitive, outrageous battle yet. After more than 90 Cypher battles and six Regional Finals throughout 2013, the final contenders will go on to compete against the past World Champions in Seoul for the first time in history.
The birth of the Red Bull BC One Championships took place in Biel, Switzerland in 2004, where millions of people witnessed heroic B-Boys battling their way to the top, with superhuman feats of aerial strength and an all-out celebration of the evolution of Hip Hop culture today. USA’s Omar, the first ever World Champion will be joined this year by two-time winner Lilou of France (2005, Berlin; 2009, NYC), Brazil’s Neguin (2010, Tokyo), and the reigning champion Mounir, also of France (2012, Rio de Janeiro).
2013 Marks 10-Year Anniversary World Final:
Red Bull BC One Champions Return to Stage in Seoul
Red Bull BC One is the 1-on-1 B-Boy World Championship. After more than 90 Cyphers and six Regional Finals throughout 2013, the final contenders will meet on the stage of the World Final in Seoul, Korea on November, 30 for the most competitive, outrageous battle yet. To celebrate ten amazing years of world-class B-Boying, we're inviting back all previous eight winners of the Red Bull BC One.
The very first competition took place in 2004 in Biel, Switzerland, crowning USA’s Omar champion. He will be joined this year by some of the best B-Boys in the world, all of whom have proven their merit on the infamous stage, including two-time winner Lilou of France (2005, Berlin; 2009, NYC), Brazil’s Neguin (2010, Tokyo), and the reigning champion Mounir, also of France (2012, Rio de Janeiro). This year will mark the first time the best B-Boys in the world from Red Bull BC One history will go head-to-head to win the ultimate B-Boy title.
We’re halfway through Cypher season, where 16 B-Boys battle against their country’s best to earn a spot in one of the prestigious Regional Finals. Winners of the Regional Finals will go on to compete against the past World Champions in Seoul. Unlike in previous years, there will be only two wildcard positions open. A panel of experts travels the world to watch the most important B-Boy battles to ensure that the two best B-Boys of the year will receive the spots. They are judged according to their overall skills, choreography, innovation and character. The Regional Finals and World Final will be live-streamed on redbullbcone.com.
Regional Final Dates are as follows:
LATAM Columbia August 4
North America USA August 17
MEA Egypt August 31
Western Europe Italy September 14
Eastern Europe Ukraine September 28
Asia Pacific Japan October 12th
Last year, millions of people tuned in around the world to watch the showdown in Rio de Janeiro, witnessing heroic stories of B-Boys battling their way to the top, as well as superhuman feats of aerial strength, and an all-out celebration of the evolution of Hip Hop culture today. Don’t miss out on the premier dance event of the year!
RED BULL BC ONE WORLD FINAL 2013 – Seoul, South Korea
Saturday, November 30, 2013
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Online community: www.redbullbcone.com
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