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2014 World Championship Official Site

The official site of the 2014 World Championships is now live at www.worldbaton2014.com.

2013-Oct-05 3 years 5 months
WBTF and WFNBTA FORM A UNION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

2013-Dec-01 2 years 11 months
Compulsory Set Draw for the 2014 World Championships

February 9, 2014 - Paola De Marchi, WBTF Technical Chair, today announced the result of the compulso

2014-Feb-09 3 years 1 month
2014 World Championships Music Test Draw

February 14, 2014 - Paola DeMarchi, WBTF Technical Chair, today announced the result of the Music Te

2014-Feb-14 3 years 1 month
2014 World Championships Comprehensive Schedule

The 2014 World Championships Comprehensive Schedule has been updated as of June/2014.

2014-Mar-08 2 years 7 months
WBTF Master Judges Workshop

Clinicians:  Krystal Mignone & Sheri Carter, USA

2014-May-01 2 years 10 months
2014 TwirlNations International Clinic - Nottingham, England Offering great clinic classes and fun in Nottingham! Register online or with your Country Entry. 2014-May-02 2 years 10 months
2014 Commemorative Baton

The World Baton Twirling Federation, in partnership with Star Line Baton Company, is pleased to announce the first commemorative baton in a collector series. To order your 2014 Commemorative Baton, go directly to the WBTF Store.

2014-May-06 2 years 10 months
2014 European Cup Music Test Draw

June 12, 2014 - Sandi Wiemers, WBTF President, today announced the Music Test Schedule for the 2014

2014-May-14 2 years 9 months
2014 European Cup Schedule

The 2014 European Cup Schedule has been updated as of June/2014. A PDF version that you may download is attached.

2014-May-14 2 years 9 months
2014 EUROPEAN CUP & FREESTYLE GRAND PRIX FINAL SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

2014 EUROPEAN CUP & FREESTYLE GRAND PRIX

FINAL SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

2014-Jun-13 2 years 9 months
2014 Medieval Athlete's Party

Announcing the 2014 Athlete's Party - with a Medieval theme and surprise guests.

2014-Jun-18 2 years 9 months
WATCH THE WORLD BATON TWIRLING CHAMPIONSHIPS ON LIVE STREAMING WEBCAST!

Thanks to BatonBiz.com and WBTF's premier sponsors, Star Line Baton Co. and Osamu Band & Baton Co.

2014-Jun-25 2 years 8 months
2014 European Cup Results - Solo & 2-Baton

July 11, 2014 - Complete Preliminary, Semi-Final and Final Round results from the Solo and 2-Baton c

2014-Jul-12 2 years 8 months
BatonBiz LiveStream Deadline July 15 is the Early Bird Deadline to register for the BatonBiz Livestream of the World Baton Twirling Championships. Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity. 2014-Jul-15 2 years 8 months
2014 European Cup Results - Freestyle, Pair, Team & Group

July 15, 2014 - Complete Preliminary, Semi-Final and Final Round results from the Freestyle, Pair, T

2014-Jul-16 2 years 8 months
TWIRL NATIONS CLINIC NOT JUST FOR ATHLETES!

TWIRL NATIONS CLINIC NOT JUST FOR ATHLETES! 

2014-Jul-16 2 years 8 months
2014 WC Order of Appearance

July 25, 2014 - The Order of Appearance for the 2014 World Baton Twirling Championships was drawn Fr

2014-Jul-25 2 years 8 months
Country Photo Picture Order

The order for Country Photos will be as follows:

Starting at 5:45

2014-Aug-05 2 years 7 months
WC 2014 Results - Day 1

August 7, 2014 - The Compulsories, Short Program and Preliminary Pairs competition completed today.

2014-Aug-07 2 years 7 months
WC 2014 Orders of Appearance - Day 2

August 7, 2014 - The Orders of Appearance for the Preliminary Freestyle competition in Junior Men, J

2014-Aug-07 2 years 7 months
WC 2014 Orders of Appearance - Day 3

August 8, 2014 - The Orders of Appearance for the Team Preliminary and Freestyle Semi-Final competit

2014-Aug-08 2 years 7 months
WC 2014 Results - Day 2

August 8, 2014 - The Freestyle Preliminary competition completed today.

2014-Aug-08 2 years 7 months
WC 2014 Results - Day 3

August 9, 2014 - The Team Preliminary and Freestyle Semi-Final competition was held today.

2014-Aug-09 2 years 7 months
WC 2014 Orders of Appearance - Day 4

August 9, 2014 - The Orders of Appearance for the Final Round of all events are available and attach

2014-Aug-09 2 years 7 months
WC 2014 Results - Day 4

August 10, 2014 - The Final Round competition of all events was held today.

2014-Aug-10 2 years 7 months
2014 Worlds DVDs Available

A six DVD set of the 2014 World Baton Twirling Championship. Spectacular performances of top athletes from 19 c

2014-Nov-13 2 years 4 months
Compulsory Set Draw for the 2015 European Championships

January 25, 2015 - Paola De Marchi, WBTF Technical Chair, today announced the result of the compulso

2015-Jan-31 2 years 1 month
2015 IC Meeting and Competition Schedules

The updated Meeting and Competition schedules (as of July 14 2015) for the 2015 International Cup are attached below.

2015-Mar-06 1 year 8 months
2017 WBTF Policies & Procedures Manual

Each file is important to the overall procedures of the WBTF.

2015-Mar-15 3 weeks 6 days
Announcing the WBTF Coaches & Judges' Information Seminar on the International Cup Events

Announcing the WBTF Coaches & Judges' Information Seminar on the International Cup Events 

2015-Mar-18 1 year 8 months
2015 International Cup Official Site

The official site of the 2015 International Championships is now live at http://www.worldbaton2015.com.

2015-Apr-04 1 year 11 months
2015 IC Ticket Information

A variety of ticket are available for you to enjoy the 2015 International Cup and Grand Prix competitions.

2015-Apr-04 1 year 7 months
2015 IC Training Facility Information

A wide variety of training facilities are available in Abbotsford for reservation

2015-Apr-04 1 year 8 months
2015 IC Shuttle Bus Passes

All Country Member Delegates, Athletes, Coaches & Individual Spectators who book rooms at one of the Abbotsford s

2015-Apr-04 1 year 8 months
2015 IC Delegation Daily Lunch

The Abbotsford Centre concessions will be open during the competition.

2015-Apr-04 1 year 7 months
The 2015 IBTF GRAND PRIX - August 10-11 - Abbotsford, BC Canada

The 2015 IBTF Grand Prix Tentative Time Schedule and Rules & Procedures are available for download

2015-Apr-21 1 year 11 months
2015 GP Competition Schedule

The Competition schedule has been updated with the actual entry numbers.

2015-May-04 1 year 8 months
Announcing the 2015 TWIRL NATIONS CLINIC! The clinic is going to be "Duo-licious"... featuring classes taught by WORLD FAMOUS DUO's, along with other great coaches! Register now for this year's clinic and learn from these clinicians: Seishi Inagaki & Chiharu Tachibana - Japan, Leisha Strachan & Kristin Macaraeg - Canada, Alexandre Claveau & Jean Michelle Ruelle - France, Ginnette Groome - USA 2015-May-13 1 year 8 months
Official Music Test Time Slots for the 2015 European Championships

Announcing the Costume Check and Music Test times for the 2015 European Championships.

2015-Jun-05 1 year 9 months
Results of the European Championships Draw for Order of Appearance

July 8th, 2015:  The drawing for the European Championships Order of Appearance has been updated today.

2015-Jun-08 1 year 8 months
European Championships begin Monday, July 6th !

The WBTF European Championships start on Monday, July 6th with registration and music tests.

2015-Jul-03 1 year 8 months
2015 International Cup Order of Appearance Draw

June 25, 2015 - The draw for Order of Appearance for the events at the 2015 International Cup in Abbotsford Canada wa

2015-Jul-06 1 year 8 months
Announcing the 2015 Grand Prix Order of Appearance Drawing

The Order of Appearance Drawing for the 2015 Grand Prix was held on June 23 via online web conference by the IBTF Exe

2015-Jul-08 1 year 8 months
2015 European Championship Results - Day 1

July 9, 2015 - The Compulsories, Short Program and Preliminary Pairs competition completed today.

2015-Jul-09 1 year 8 months
2015 European Championship Orders of Appearance - Day 2

July 9, 2015 - The Orders of Appearance for the Preliminary Freestyle competition in Junior Men, Jun

2015-Jul-09 1 year 8 months
2015 European Championship Orders of Appearance - Day 4

July 11, 2015 - The Orders of Appearance for the Final Round in all events are available and are att

2015-Jul-09 1 year 8 months
2015 European Championship Results - Day 2

July 10, 2015 - The Freestyle Preliminary Round competition completed today.

2015-Jul-10 1 year 8 months
2015 European Championship Orders of Appearance - Day 3

July 10, 2015 - The Orders of Appearance for the Semi-Final Freestyle competition in Junior and Seni

2015-Jul-10 1 year 8 months
2015 European Championship Results - Day 3

July 11, 2015 - The Freestyle Semi-Final, Team and Group Preliminary Round competition completed tod

2015-Jul-11 1 year 8 months
2015 European Championship Results - Day 4

July 12, 2015 - The Final Round competition of all events was held today.

2015-Jul-12 1 year 8 months
Early Bird Discount Registration Livestream Webcast WBTF International Cup & IBTF Grand Prix Enjoy the amazing sport of Baton Twirling. Ideogram opportunities for Well Wishes, Businesses and Events Announcements will close as of July 30, 2015. Limited space is available. Act fast - these are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Check the BatonBiz website for details! 2015-Jul-28 1 year 8 months
ICup Country Registration

Countries are asked to select a Registration time on one of the three scheduled days.

2015-Jul-30 1 year 8 months
2015 ICup Day 1 Results - Solo Prelim 2015-Aug-05 1 year 7 months
2015 ICup Set System Day 2 2015-Aug-05 1 year 7 months
2015 ICup Day 1 Results - 2Baton Prelim 2015-Aug-05 1 year 7 months
2015 ICup Day 1 Results - 3Baton Prelim 2015-Aug-06 1 year 7 months
2015 ICup Day 1 Results - Artistic Pair Prelim 2015-Aug-06 1 year 7 months
2015 ICup Day 2 Results - Artistic Twirl Prelim 2015-Aug-06 1 year 7 months
2015 ICup Day 2 Results - Team and Group 2015-Aug-06 1 year 7 months
2015 ICup Set System Day 3 2015-Aug-06 1 year 7 months
2015 ICup Day 3 Results - Solo Semi-Final 2015-Aug-07 1 year 7 months
2015 ICup Day 3 Results - Artistic Twirl Prelim 2015-Aug-07 1 year 7 months
2015 ICup Day 3 Results - Team and Group 2015-Aug-07 1 year 7 months
2015 ICup Set System Day 4 2015-Aug-08 1 year 7 months
2015 ICup Day 4 Results - A & B Solo Final 2015-Aug-08 1 year 7 months
2015 ICup Day 4 Results - A & B 2Baton Final

August 9, 2015: Judging assignments have been corrected in the Adult A 2-Baton division.

2015-Aug-08 1 year 7 months
2015 ICup Day 4 Results - A & B 3Baton Final 2015-Aug-08 1 year 7 months
2015 ICup Day 4 Results - A & B Artistic Twirl Final 2015-Aug-08 1 year 7 months
2015 ICup Day 4 Results - A & B Artistic Pair Final

August 9, 2015: Judging assignments have been corrected in the Adult A Artistic Pair division.

2015-Aug-08 1 year 7 months
2015 ICup Set System Day 5 2015-Aug-08 1 year 7 months
Grand Prix Results - Day 1

Complete results from Day 1 competition can be found on the

2015-Aug-11 1 year 7 months
2015 ICup Day 5 Results - Elite Solo Final 2015-Aug-11 1 year 7 months
2015 ICup Day 5 Results - Elite 2Baton Final 2015-Aug-11 1 year 7 months
2015 ICup Day 5 Results - Elite 3Baton Final 2015-Aug-11 1 year 7 months
2015 ICup Day 5 Results - Elite Artistic Twirl Final 2015-Aug-11 1 year 7 months
2015 ICup Day 5 Results - Elite Artistic Pair Final 2015-Aug-11 1 year 7 months
2015 ICup Day 5 Results - Elite Team & Group Final 2015-Aug-11 1 year 7 months
2015 Grand Prix Set System Day 2 2015-Aug-11 1 year 7 months
Grand Prix Results - Day 2

Complete results from the second day of competition can be found on the

2015-Aug-12 1 year 7 months
WBTF EUROPEAN SEMINAR FOR COACHES & JUDGES - OCTOBER 10-11, 2015 - PARIS

August 6, 2015

Dear Coaches and all National Judges,

2015-Aug-14 1 year 6 months
Chiyoko Shimizu With our deepest sorrow, we inform you that the past president of Japan Sport Baton Association, and the past vice presi 2015-Aug-18 1 year 7 months
ITWIRL15 Innovations in Twirling An Educational Expo for coaches, athletes and parents

All baton twirling coaches, athletes, parents and other twirling enthusiasts are cordially invited to iTwirl15, a fir

2015-Sep-01 1 year 6 months
Peppino Giamminola

Peppino Giamminola

September 6, 1927-September 8, 2015

2015-Sep-08 1 year 6 months
NEWS FROM FRANCE

News from the baton twirling world in Paris:  

2015-Nov-10 1 year 4 months
News from France!

NEWS FROM FRANCE! 

2016-Jan-05 1 year 2 months
2016 WBTF European Cup

The WBTF European Cup - July 7-12, 2016 

At the Vendespace in the heart of West France. 

2016-Jan-05 1 year 1 month
Marie-Ange BRILLET - France

Dear friends,

2016-Jan-28 1 year 1 month
Updated Information about the 2017 Pan-Pacific Cup

April 29, 2016 - The updated information package for the 2017 Pan-Pacific Cup has been distributed (

2016-Jan-31 8 months 2 weeks
NEWS FROM WBTF RUSSIA

Moscow Open Baton Twirling Championship 

2016-Mar-13 1 year 1 week
Compulsory Set Draw for the 2016 World Championships

February 1, 2016 - Paola De Marchi, WBTF Technical Chair, today announced the result of the compulso

2016-Mar-30 12 months 2 days
2016 World Championships Music Test Draw

February 1, 2016 - Paola DeMarchi, WBTF Technical Chair, today announced the result of the Music Tes

2016-Mar-30 12 months 2 days
2016 European Cup Music Test Draw

February 1, 2016 - Paola DeMarchi, WBTF Technical Chair, today announced the result of the Music Tes

2016-Mar-30 12 months 2 days
Lynn Johnson - Australia

We are sad to inform the worldwide baton twirling community that Lynn Johnson, Australia lost her battle with c

2016-May-12 10 months 2 weeks
Lynn Johnson

A Tribute to Lynn Johnson, Australia

Lynn passed away on 11th May from cancer.

2016-May-15 10 months 2 weeks
Announcing the 2016 TWIRL NATIONS CLINIC! This year, we are joined by Martina Carcea, Italy - one of ITALY'S GREAT athletes; Ginnette Groome, USA - known as the "pioneer" of multiple baton twirling; and Maureen Johnson, Canada - sharing tips on creating fluid contact material and the secret to the perfect MONSTER ROLL! 2016-Jun-12 7 months 3 weeks
2016 WC Order of Appearance

July 18, 2016 - Revised Orders of Appearance for Jr Women, Sr Women and Sr Men have been posted.

2016-Jun-13 8 months 1 week
Announcing the 2017 Grand Prix

The 2017 Grand Prix will be held in August 5-6, 2017 in Poreč, Croatia - with the Opening Cermony held on August 4.

2016-Jun-15 8 months 2 weeks
2016 WBTF European Cup Results

June 10, 2016 

Click Here to see Day #4 the Final results from the 2016 WBTF European Cup 

2016-Jul-07 8 months 2 weeks
Announcing the 2017 IBTF Grand Prix and WBTF International Cup in Porec, Croatia

The Croatian Twirling Federation will be hosting the 2017 Grand Prix of Baton Twirling and 9th World Baton Twirling I

2016-Jul-07 7 months 3 weeks
ARE YOU READY FOR THE 2016 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS?

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2016-Jul-27 8 months 2 days
ANNOUNCING THE LIVE STREAM OF THE 2016 WORLD BATON TWIRLING CHAMPIONSHIPS beginning Thursday, August 10th. Thank you to our Premier Sponsors, Star Line Baton Company and Osamu Band & Baton Company for help to sponsor 2016-Jul-29 7 months 3 weeks
Announcing the 2016 Coaches & Judges Forum

The WBTF will hosting a coaches and judges forum on Monday, August 8th from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm  (19:00-21:00) at the H

2016-Aug-01 7 months 3 weeks
WBTF Master Judges Workshop - Mon. Jan 16 – Tues. Jan 17, 2017 - Stockton, California

WBTF Master Judges Workshop - Mon. Jan 16 – Tues. Jan 17, 2017 - Stockton, California

2016-Aug-08 7 months 2 weeks
Getting To Know Poreč

The video below shows the Poreč area and competition venue.

2016-Aug-10 7 months 2 weeks
WC 2016 Results - Day 1

August 11, 2016 - The Compulsories, Short Program and Preliminary Pairs competition completed today.

2016-Aug-11 7 months 2 weeks
WC 2016 Orders of Appearance - Day 2

August 11, 2016 - The Orders of Appearance for the Preliminary Freestyle competition in Junior Men,

2016-Aug-11 7 months 2 weeks
ANNOUNCING THE 2016 WBTF EUROPEAN CONVENTION  

Dates:  September 3 & 4, 2016 

Location:  IFIELD COMMUNITY COLLEGE in Crawley, England 

2016-Aug-12 7 months 2 weeks
WC 2016 Results - Day 2

August 12, 2016 - The Preliminary Round of the Men's and Women's Freestyle competition completed tod

2016-Aug-12 7 months 2 weeks
WC 2016 Orders of Appearance - Day 3

August 12, 2016 - The Orders of Appearance for the Semi-Final Freestyle competition in Junior Women,

2016-Aug-12 7 months 2 weeks
WC 2016 Results - Day 3

August 13, 2016 - The Semi-Final Round of the Junior/Senior Women's and the Senior Men's Freestyle c

2016-Aug-13 7 months 2 weeks
WC 2016 Orders of Appearance - Day 4

August 13, 2016 - The Orders of Appearance for the Final competition of all events and divisions are

2016-Aug-13 7 months 2 weeks
WC 2016 Results - Day 4

August 14, 2016 - The Final Round of all events completed today.

2016-Aug-14 7 months 1 week
Compulsory #10 - September 2016 Demonstration

September 2016 clarification for Compulsory #10.

This is the only version that will now be accepted.

2016-Sep-02 1 week 6 days
Artistic Group Concepts - September 2016

Sep 2, 2016 - Prepared by Dale White

2016-Sep-02 6 months 3 weeks
2017 Pan Pacific Drawing for Order of Appearance

The Pan Pacific Order of Appearance Drawing was conducted on line, Monday, December 5th by Carol Benz, WBTF Reg

2016-Dec-05 3 months 3 weeks
2017 European Championships - Information Bulletin

Venue, Transfers and Accommodation information for the 2017 European Championships in Busto Arsizio, Italy.

2016-Dec-06 3 months 2 weeks
2017 Pan Pacific Cup Results - Day 1

We will be posting the results as we receive them from the 2017 Pan Pacific Cup in Stockton, CA.

2017-Jan-13 2 months 1 week
2017 Pan Pacific Cup - Order of Appearance Set System for Saturday, January 14

2017 Pan Pacific Cup - Order of Appearance Set System for Saturday, January 14 

2017-Jan-14 2 months 1 week
2017 Pan Pacific Cup Results - Day 2 Prelims

We will be posting the results as we receive them from the 2017 Pan Pacific Cup in Stockton, CA.

2017-Jan-14 2 months 1 week
2017 Pan Pacific Cup - Order of Appearance Set System for the Elite Finals & Teams/Groups for Sunday, January 15

Pan Pacific Elite Finals and Team/Group Finals - January 15  

2017-Jan-14 2 months 1 week
2017 Pan Pacific Cup Open Category Finals Results - Day 2

2017 Pan Pacific Cup Open Category Finals Results - Day 2 

2017-Jan-15 2 months 1 week
2017 Pan Pacific Cup Elite Category Finals Results - Day 3

Sunday, January 15

2017 Pan Pacific Cup Elite Category Finals Results - Day 3 

2017-Jan-15 2 months 1 week
WORLD BATON TWIRLING DAY MUSIC

WORLD BATON TWIRLING DAY - APRIL 10TH,  2017 

2017-Feb-27 3 weeks 6 days
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