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Champion Lil Kookies

300 hiphop dancers stage World Supremacy Battlegrounds event in Blacktown

BSBThe Kookies (Open Div Champions)[31360]BSBBoy BaddBeast (Solo Adult Champion)[31359]World Supremacy Battlegrounds (WSB), Australia’s longest-running, home-grown street dance competition, relaunched successfully at Blacktown Leisure Centre last October 24. Almost three hundred dancers from across New South Wales, Queensland, Indonesia, Sierra Leone, Singapore and the Philippines competed in the qualifier, said hiphop impressario Mr Marco Selorio.

PHOTOS – Main- Lil Kookies young guns; The Kookies Open Champion , and solo champion and Solo adult chamoion Boy Baddbeast

The Battlegrounds West Sydney event was the first major street dance contest to be held in Australia this year that featured a live audience and a corresponding live streaming service. Limited tickets sold out within a week of its release due to popular demand.

Hip hop dancers battled it out across fourteen age divisions, which included popular categories Open, Varsity and Junior categories, as well as online virtual divisions.

Kookies N Kream Dance School, Breanna’s Academy of Dance, Pretty Boy Academy, Diamond Dance Academy, Static Dance Studios, KJD Artist Development, The LAB Performing Arts, Intricate School of Hip Hop, Mz Dinaz Dance Studio, Milk Dance Studios, Constant Groove Dance Studio, Brookvale Dance Centre, Composed the Studio, Base 181 Studios, DJ Who, Genesis Beatbox, Fave Events, Cosmonauts, Academy of Entrepreneurs, Filipino Vines, MAS Music Group and The Kickz Stand  supported Battlegrounds. Sydney-based Filipino crews LMNTRX, Academy of God, 8Counts MD Kingz and Pinoy Hip Hop joined the festivities.

Battlegrounds West Sydney winners: The Kookies (Open), Loyal T (Varsity), Lil Kookies (Young Guns), Lil Kookies (Junior), Last Minute 3.0 (Cell), Cage Crew (Squad), Kookie Krumblez (Kids), Kookie Krumblez (Cubs), Boy Baddbeast – Philippines (Solo Adult), Ellie Judson (Solo Teen), Leilua Motusaga (Solo Jr), Phoenix (Online Crew), MC Villanueva (Online Solo Adult) and Agnes Metta – Indonesia (Online Solo Youth).

WSB operations manager and COVID-safe Marshall Blessie Pica felt relieved after the completion of the event.

“The return of Battlegrounds gave everyone a sense of joy and community together. We are so grateful for the full support of studio owners and parents. It felt good to see the smiles on kids’ faces. The dance community needed this badly. We hope that Battlegrounds can continue to inspire dancers around the world, but we must all continue to maintain social distancing, good hygiene and common sense,” said Pica.

The next Battlegrounds event will be held in Central Coast on December 12, with new qualifiers being planned in Canberra, Wollongong, South West Sydney and Parramatta. The WSB Finals is tentatively scheduled for March-April 2021.

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