World Championships

KEY FEATURES

“HIP HOP” is “UNITING” – coming together, sharing, respecting each other and learning from one another in order to grow and create better results. During 2017 we had over 1500 dancers, and this year we expect a great event. Hip Hop Unite is proud to arrange the Event in ECC LEIDEN  from 18th – 20th of October 2018, which is in the center of Europe, and will attrack alot of member countries.
  • International event with over 17 country members.
  • International judge panel, where majority of the judges are HHU certified.
  • International workshops, and coming together.
  • Clear Rules & Regulations for all divisions.
  • Small Crew competitions in: cadet, junior, adult, senior
  • Mega Crew divisions.
  • DUO competitions in cadet, junior, adult and senior divisions
  • Youth Battle 1vs1 Hip Hop
  • Adult Battle 1vs1 Hip Hip
  • Judges Feedback after the Finals
  • Medals, Trophies and Prize Money

OUR

JUDGES

Our international judges, DJ & MC
Crew Judge
Musta Elbahi - Denmark
Chair and Co-founder of HHU. Musta is from Morocco & has been in the entertainment industry professionally for over 25yrs, as a dancer , artist developer, choreographer, teacher & event organizer.
Duo & Battle
Obelixx - Portugal
Obelixx is from Portugal. 24 years of experience with Popping, House, Hip Hop and Afro. CEO & Fer @ Obelixx Popping Factory. Obelixx is known and respected in the dance community.
Crew Judge
Ekaterina - Russia
Ekaterina is the Chair of HHU Russia. Over 20 years of dance experience. She is head of a hip-hop dance studio and has great experience in coaching and Director of mass hip-hop show Yekaterinburg.spected dancer in the Dance Community.
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DJ
DJ Leagz - Netherlands
DJ Leagz from The Netherlands. Our excellent DJ who knows how to spin that beat.
MC
MC Tommy Gunz - Belgium
Presenting our excellent MC from Belgium….Mr. Tommy Guns
MC
MC Vince - Netherlands
Vince Charming – Our great MC who will control the stage and entertain you..

OUR

PROGRAM

Our Time Table from 18th - 20th of October 2018

THURSDAY

18TH OCTOBER 2018

08.30 – 09.30  Executive Committee
10.00 – 13.00  General Assembly
13.30 – 15.00  Judge Meeting
15.00 – 16.00  HHU Technical Committee
16.00 – 17.00 Coaches Corner
16.00 – 16.55  Workshop – to be announced
17.00 – 17.55  Workshop – to be announced
18.00 – 19.30  Registration and Check-in
19.30 – 21.00  Youth Battle

FRIDAY

1T9H OCTOBER 2018

08.00 – 10.45  Floor testing, all Crews
11.00 – 11.45  Opening Ceremony
12.00 – 13.15  Preliminary Round Hip Hop Juniors
13.30 – 14.30  Preliminary round Hip Hop Adults
14.45 – 16.15  Judges debriefing Juniors/Adults & Lunch
14.45 – 15.45  Preliminary round – Duo Junior
15.55 – 16.15  Preliminary round – Duo Adult
16.15 – 17.15  Judges debriefing Duo junior/Adul
16.30 – 17.45  Preliminary round Hip Hop Cadets
18.00 – 18.30  Preliminary round Hip Hop Senior
18.40 – 20.00 Preliminary round Hip Hop Mega Crews
19.00 – 19.50  Preliminary – DUO Cadet & DUO Senior
19.00 – 20.30  Dinner and Judges debriefing + Dinner for other judges
20.15 – 21.45  Adult Battle, 1vs1 Hip Hop

SATURDAY

20TH OCTOBER 2018

09.00 – 10.00  Semi-Final – Hip Hop Junior Crews
10.00 – 10.45  Semi-Final – Hip Hop Adults
11.00 – 12.00  Judges Debriefing Juniors/adults
10.45 – 12.15  Semi-Final – DUO Junior, Adult & Cadet
12.30 – 13.30  Lunch and Judges Debriefing DUO
12.15 – 13.15  Semi-Final –  Hip Hop Cadet
13.30 – 14.30  Semi -Final – Hip Hop Mega Crews
14.30 – 14.45  Announcement of Finalist
14.30 – 15.00  Judges Debriefing Cadet and Mega crew
16.45 – 17.00  Opening – FINALS
17.00 – 18.00  FINALS Hip Hop Duos
18.00 – 19.00  FINALS – Juniors, Adults
19.00 – 20.00  FINALS – Cadets, Seniors, Mega Crews
21.00 – 21.30  Award Ceremony
21.30 – 23.00  Feedback for all crews
23.00 – 02.00  After Party – All

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REGISTRATION FEE

Overview of the participation fees
...CREW
Euro40
Fee for each crew dancer
Participation fee for crew competition per dancer  –  Free Battle Participation when registrating for crew  –  Water during the competition  –  Certificates for all dancers  –  Prize Money and Medals for all Medalists
...DUO
Euro10
Fee for each DUO dancer
Participation fee for each dancer for DUO’s  –  Water during the competition  –  Certificates for all dancers  –  Prize Money and Medals for all Medalists  –  International Judges.
...BATTLE
Euro10
Fee for Battle (not in crew comp.)
Participation fee for each Battle dancer not competiting in the Crew competitions –   Prize Money and Medals for all Winner in Adult  –  International Judges.

Our

WORKSHOPS

HHU PRESENTS THE FOLLOWING WORKSHOPS

Our

FAQ

Generic Questions About This Event

Do you have a Code of Conduct?

Hip Hop Athletes are obligated to follow the good spirit of the sport and ethical values of the sport, the principles of Fair Play, National and International Anti-Doping Codes and other rules and regulations that are in force.

Fair Play is often referred to as “the spirit of sport”, it is essence of Olympism; it is how we play true. The spirit of sport is the celebration of the human spirit, body and mind, and is characterized by to following values:
• Ethics, fair play and honesty • Health • Excellence in performance • Character and education • Fun and joy • Teamwork • Dedication and commitment • Respect for rules and laws • Respect for yourself and other participants • Courage • Community and solidarity

What is Hip Hop Unite?

“HIP HOP” is “UNITING” – coming together, sharing, respecting each other and learning from one another in order to grow and create better results.

The idea behind HIP HOP UNITE is to create a well structured organization offering hip hop workshops, education and national, european and world championships focusing on the needs of dancers, coaches and clubs

How can we register for the event?

Our registration process is very simple. Please go to the top of this page and click on the “Register” Button.

On this form registration form you can register your team in Cadet small crew, Junior small crew, Adult small Crew, Senior Small Crew, Mega Crew, DUO’s and Battles.

What about the music?

We do not accept or use CD – You need to upload your music upon registration of your team or send the music to musta@hiphopunite.com, and we’ll have it tested and ready to go on the day. The format must be MP3.

Crews are required to BRING AT LEAST ONE (1) CD with your music to the event as backup – JUST IN CASE THERE ARE PROBLEMS WITH THE UPLOADED MP3-TRACK. The backup-CD should be labeled, being clearly identified with the following: Category, Name of Crew, Country. Example is the following: Cadet_NoWayCrew_France

Is it possible to substitute a dancer?

For SMALL CREW a total of two (2) members can be substituted from the preliminary round to the final round but any change must be authorized by the Head Judge.

For MEGA CREW a total of four (4) members can be substituted from the preliminary round to the final round but any change must be authorized by the Head Judge. .

Can we test the floor/stage?

A floor check is planned for all crews Friday morning between 9.00 am – 11.00 am.

Each crew will have the possibility to test the stage and music for about 1 min. However, time permitting, we will make every effort to allow each crew to test the stage for 1-2 min.

Crew dancer in the Battle?

All the crew dancers who have paid registration fee to compete in cadet, junior, adult, senior and mega crews, can participate in the Battle 1vs1 free of charge.

At Hip Hop Unite we offer the following to battle categories: Hip Hop 1vs1 Adult & Hip Hop 1vs1 Youth. The Youth category is from 7-12 years old.

Do you give Prize money?

Yes, Prize Money is awarded in the Adult and Mega Crew Division for all medalists (1st, 2nd and 3rd places).

The prize money will be paid out to the winning crews right after the finals by the Secretary General.

Our

HOTEL OFFERING

Our official hotel and special offering to dancers

ADDRESS AND ROOM RATES

HOLIDAY IN LEIDEN

Haagse Schouwweg 10
P.O. Box 9004
Leiden
2332 KG
Netherlands (Holland)

MEALS IN THE HOTEL

MEAL PRICES:
Athletes lunch at € 12,50 per person
Athletes diner at: € 16,50 per person

Lunch:
* salad bar
* 2 warm items (vegetarian and fish / meat)
* 2 warm garnishes (potatoes/rice/pasta)
* a variety of bread and rolls
* a variety bread sieges
* fresf fruit (sliced)

Dinner:
* salad bar
* 2 cold dishes (fish/meat)
* 3 warm dishes (vegetarian and fish/meat)
* 2 warm garnishes (potatoes/rice/pasta)
* a variety of bread
* dessert buffet: 2 dishes (for example, chocolate mouse, bavarois, yoghurt, apple pie or custard)

HOTELS SURROUNDING TOP HOTEL

  • HOLIDAY INN LEIDEN (official hotel)
  • BASTION LEIDEN-OEGSTGEEST
  • IBIS LEIDEN CENTRE
  • GOLDEN TULIP LEIDEN CENTRE
  • VAN DER VALK HOTEL SASSENHEIM-LEIDEN
  • CITYRESORT HOTEL LEIDEN
  • BEST WESTERN CITY HOTEL LEIDEN

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LOCATION

ECC LEIDEN, Haagse Schouwweg 10, 2332 KG Leiden, Netherlands

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PARTNERS

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