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A colossal competitive unchoreographed competition is returning for another triumphant year.

Global street dance competition Red Bull Dance Your Style will complete its U.S. tour with the Red Bull Dance Your Style National Final taking place in Washington D.C. on Saturday, October 23rd at the historic Howard Theater. Winners of the regional qualifiers in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Memphis, and Miami will convene at the National Final for a chance to compete in the Red Bull Dance Your Style World Final taking place in Johannesburg, South Africa on December 5 – 6.

Red Bull Dance Your Style

Source: Jeremy Gonzalo / Red Bull Content Pool

As previously reported BOSSIP checked out Red Bull Dance Your Style Atlanta so you can have a firsthand account of what to expect during this global 1-on-1 street dance competition where “mainstream hits and timeless classics “challenge a dancer’s freestyle and improvisation skills to the next level.

In conjunction with this weekend’s competition, Red Bull Dance Your Style will host a series of dance workshops on Saturday, October 23rd, for dance lovers to educate, unite, and celebrate the diverse street dance scene. Fans everywhere can tap into all the action of the Red Bull Dance Your Style National Final and vote on their favorite dancers via official livestream partner Caffeine.

This street dance celebrating weekend will kick off with a pre-final qualifier on Friday, October 22nd where two semi-finalists from each regional qualifier will vie for a spot amongst the top 16 dancers who will compete the following evening. Continuing the competition’s unique battle format, each dancer will go head to head, via bracket-style tournament, and an audience of dance lovers will play judge, ultimately deciding which dancer will advance onto the next round. With no panel of judges, no planned choreography, and no pre-chosen music, it’s all about embracing the moment, wowing the crowd, and moving to the beat.

Semi-finalists will compete against a line-up of world-class, wildcard dancers who include: Red Bull popping extraordinaire Angyi…

Oakland-based hip-hop dancer Krow the God…

self-proclaimed queen of waacking Princess Lockerooo…

and footwork master Lord Finesse.

Concluding with the Red Bull Dance Your Style Washington D.C. National Final on Saturday, October 23rd, the nation’s top 16 street dancers will bring the heat and battle it out to win the vote and guarantee their spot at the Red Bull Dance Your Style World Finals.

Red Bull Dance Your Style: D.C.

Source: Jeremy Gonzalo / Red Bull Content Pool

The competitions will be hosted by musician and Virginia-native Ase and chef/hip-hop educator Guerilla Will while the DMV’s very own DJ Domo will provide an impromptu soundtrack of chart-toppers to timeless classics. The weekend will be punctuated by a series of showcases featuring local and national artists including Queen P of Beat Ya Feet Academy, TT the Artist, Yo Shellz, Slick Moddy, Ladies of Hip-Hop, female dance collective THECouncil, and more.

Additionally while celebrating the diverse backgrounds and voices within the global street dance scene, Red Bull will host a series of workshops for dance lovers to connect and celebrate on Saturday, October 23rd. Workshops will be led by friends of Red Bull’s global dance roster: Kosi, Coflo, and TsunAMI.

Workshops are free and open to the public. Spaces are limited and advance RSVPs are required via onsite registration or through online registration links.

Red Bull Dance Your Style: D.C.

Source: Jeremy Gonzalo / Red Bull Content Pool

Tickets to the Red Bull Dance Your Style National Final are $15 and are available for purchase here and for those unable to attend, the National Final will be available to watch via official livestream partner Caffeine. Their interactive interface allows those who tune in to be part of the action by voting on their favorite dancers to move onto the Red Bull Dance Your Style World Finals.

For more information about the Red Bull Dance Your Style National Final visit www.redbull.com/danceyourstylefinals and be sure to follow @RedBullDance on Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube.

Check out the full schedule of programming on the flip.

Red Bull Dance Your Style National Final | Schedule of Events

All times listed are event start time.

Friday, October 22nd

5:30PM (Doors Open) | Red Bull Dance Your Style National Pre-Final — Stand out. Then stand out some more. Dancers from all across the USA are coming to compete among the best. The challenge? They’ll need to showcase their variety & adaptability by freestyling to different music genres… all while winning over the crowd’s vote. Make it through the preliminaries and they’ll lock a spot in the National Final the next day. DJ Domo will rock the 1s & 2s while audiences can look forward to special performances by Beat Ya Feet Academy, Baltimore Club Culture, TT The Artist, & Ladies of Hip-Hop.

Saturday, October 23rd

10:30a – 12:00p | Musicality with Coflo & tsuNAMI — Musicality. Every dancer’s strength and weakness. What does it mean to be on beat? How do you stay in the pocket? What is the music saying and how do you translate it? If you’ve thought about these questions, welcome to the club. A dancer’s journey with musicality will always evolve. If you’re ready for the next step, this workshop with Coflo & tsuNAMIi will help you explore new territory.

12:30 – 2:00p | Creativity with Kosi — There’s always room for growth. If you’ve been looking to unlock more areas of your dance, this workshop might help you do just that. Timing. Body Awareness. Mindset. Musicality. Every aspect of your movement & creative thinking will be put to the test. The result? A new & refreshed dance perspective for you to build on. Kosi is a dancer, choreographer & teacher based out of Los Angeles, California who promotes the value of being a free spirit in the pursuit of peace, love, & happiness through dance.

2:30 – 4:00p | Battle Skills with LaTasha Barnes and Junious “House” Brickhouse — Take your skill to the next level! In this Battle Skills workshop, you’ll focus on specific strategies to improve the way you battle, while learning how to entertain the crowd. After learning some specifics, the duo will put you to the test in a mock Dance Your Style-like battle to showcase everyone’s newfound skills.

5:30PM (Doors Open) | Red Bull Dance Your Style National Final — The battle to represent the country begins here. What’s it take to dance on the world stage? It starts with besting the USA’s top dancers in the National Final. With so much at stake, you can bet this competition is going to heat up with talent, grit & commitment to leveling up the battle floor. Up for grabs? The national title and a chance to compete with the world’s best dancers at the Red Bull Dance Your Style World Final in Johannesburg, South Africa. DJ Domo will spin music with special guests with Slick + King Havoc (featuring HustleKat) and THECouncil coming through for hard hitting performances.

For more visit www.redbull.com/danceyourstylefinals and tune in via official livestream partner Caffeine.

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