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Dutch Open 2019

Saturday June 8 – competition starts at 9:00   Dutch Open 2019

Sunday June 9 – competition ends at 15:00

The competition is open to all athletes from all countries and all organizations.

The rules and regulations of the WBTF will apply for this competition.

Location: Topsportcentrum Almere


The registration starts on the 1st of February 2019 and closes on the 5th of May  2019.
Further information follows asap. E-mail address for this competition:  [email protected]


Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 01:00 to Sunday, January 20, 2019 - 01:00

Sponsored by California Baton Council
Workshop Location:
Oakland Bay Area, California USA 

Who may attend::

Current Master Judge who would like to attend to update their certification date
Anyone who would like to become a WBTF Certified Master Judge

Switzerland Open International Competition

Saturday, November 24, 2018 - 01:00 to Sunday, November 25, 2018 - 01:00

Switzerland is hosting an Open competition in 1,2,3 batons and Artistic Twirl and invites all athletes from WBTF and WFNBTA federations to participate. You can find all the information you need on their website at and if you are interested you can register your athletes at the email address [email protected] by October 23rd 2018. The Suise technical chair will answer you with pleasure.  Entry form is attached. 


Friday, April 19, 2019 - 01:00 to Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 01:00


Come, have fun and compete!

WHO: The competition is open to all athletes from all Countries. No restrictions or limitations.
WHEN: Friday  April 19th – Saturday April 20th
               Palazzetto dello Sport – Via Giacomo Matteotti

Junior Short Program - Demonstration Video

This film has been produced to show the start and finish position for each element. The video has been done twice to show the grand jete and illusion on both the right and left leg.

The aim of the video for the Junior Short Program is only to demonstrate the starting position of each required element. The written description of the required element is the only correct interpretation.

Specification on the Required Element No 5:

Tendu L is count 8. Count 1: close the right foot into the 5th position relevé LF front.

2019 Grand Prix Rulebook

November 2018 Update

YOUR ATTENTION PLEASE! There are clarifications and updates for the 2019 IBTF Grand Prix Competition Please download the latest documents dated November 2018. 

*NEW CATEGORY added for the IBTF Majorette Competition … EXHIBITION CORPS and and minimum, age for all majorette categories reduced from 12 years to 10 years.

Grand Prix Music

The official IBTF Grand Prix music is attached below.

Dan McDilda Photography ... Capturing great moments at the 34th World Baton Twirling Championships!

THANK YOU to Dan McDilda Photography for capturing many great moments and also portraits at the 34th World Baton Twirling Championships. 

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