World Championships 2020


Registrations for all divisions - Deadline for registration and music submission is 1st October 2020



Hip Hop Unite is ``Uniting``
“HIP HOP” is “UNITING” – coming together, sharing, respecting each other and learning from one another in order to grow and create better results. During 2019 we had over 1800 dancers, and this year we expect a great event. Hip Hop Unite is proud to arrange the Event in Lisbon, Portugal from 29th-31st 2020.
  • 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 international judges, DJ & MC
Crew Judge
Andrew - New Zealand
Is a dancer/Choreographer/Beatmaker and MC with 20 years dance experience. He is Co-Director of Momentum Productions & has competed Internationally as a core member of Identity Dance Company.
Duo Judge
Donovan Muller - South Africa
Donovan is a National judge in South Africa since 2001, and currently the Head Judge for Hip Hop Unite in South Africa. He is currently a level 3 Hip Hop Unite judge. He has a dance background and still active in South Africa.
Crew Judge
Stef Ferrest - Belgium
Stef is a well-known Dancer, Coach, Judge, and Choreographer. St’F is creator of many ideas and street dance events. Among those are “The JSDP-Creation”, refreshing, full of variety and never repeatedly he created new moves. Stef is Co-founder of Hip Hop Unite.
Crew Judge
Tess - Czech Republic
Tess  is from Czech Republic. She is great dancer, lector, choreographer, instructor and event organizer. Tess is a well-known dancer, creative and artistic in dance performances, shootings and shows.
Crew Judge
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 and is a well-known HHU judge.
Duo Judge
Adrian Daniel - Trinidad & Tobago
Responsible for HHU Trinidad & Tobago is Adrian Daniel. He began dancing as a member of Votally Togue and is a founding member of the Crew Eclectik. Adrian is an excellent dancer, choreographer, and judge, and is especially committed to Upcoming dancers.
Duo Judge
Jazmin-Jade - UK
Dancer, Model, Choreographer, Teacher. Owner of the first Hip hop college in the UK, Phoenix Starr college. Worked with: Nike, Kylie Minogue, BBC, ITV, Donaeo, Sarkodie , Youngs teflon, Bonkaz, Pringles, and many more.
Crew Judge
Musta Elbahi - Denmark
Chair and Co-founder of HHU. Musta is from Denmark & has been in the entertainment industry professionally for over 25yrs, as a dancer , artist developer, choreographer, teacher & event organizer.
Crew Judge
Ekaterina - Russia
Ekaterina is a Dancer, choreographer & judge. 23 years of dance experience. 8 years of Coaching & judging experience. Member of HHU Technical Committee & Chair of HHU Rusia.
Duo Judge
Michiel CeeStone - Netherlands
CeeStone is a Dancer and studio Owner. Before he started his school, Boogie Down ten years ago “Cee” was an active bboy. Next to Breaking, he does hiphop and house and is active as an international DJ and Judge for competitions.
DJ Leagz - Netherlands
DJ Leagz from The Netherlands. Our excellent DJ who knows how to spin that beat.
MC Tommy Gunz - Belgium
Presenting our excellent MC from Belgium….Mr. Tommy Guns
MC Vince - Netherlands
Vince Charming – Our great MC who will control the stage and entertain you..



Our Time Table from 29th - 31st October 2020


29th October 2020

13.30 – 15.00
Judge Meeting + Lunch

15.00 – 17.00
HHU TC Meeting (Only for members of HHU TC)

16.00 – 16.55 Workshop
Valerie Maene, Belgium – Dancehall

17.00 – 17.55 Workshop
Loys Assal, Belgium – Hip Hop Choreography

18.00 – 19.30
Registration and Check-in all crews

18.00 – 21.00
GA & HHU Member Countries Meeting

19.30 – 21.00
Youth Battle

21.00 – 23.00 Floor Testing – All Crews (by start list) !
ONLY 1 minute/Crew


30th October 2020

08.00 – 09.00 Floor Testing – All Duos
09.30 – 10.10 Opening Ceremony
10.15 – 11.30 Prelim Junior
11.40 – 12.45 Prelim Adult
12.45 – 14.15 Judges debriefing
13.00 – 13.40 Prelim Duo Junior
13.50 – 14.30 Prelim Duo Adult
14.30 – 16.00 Judges debriefing
14.40 – 15.50 Prelim Cadet
16.00 – 16.40 Prelim Senior
16.40 – 17.45 Judges Debriefing
16.50 – 17.20 Prelim DUO Cadet
17.30 – 17.50 Prelim DUO Senior
18.00 – 20.00 Judges debriefing
18.00 – 18.30 Prelim Mega Cadet
18.40 – 19.40 Prelim Mega Adult
19.45 – 20.00 Announcement / semi-finalist
19.45 – 21.00 Judges debriefing
20.15 – 22.00 Adult Battle, 1vs1 Hip Hop


31st October 2020

09.00 – 10.00 Semi Junior

10.10 – 11.10 Semi Adult

11.20 – 12.50 Semi DUO
– Junior
– Cadet
– Adult

13.00 – 14.00 Semi Cadet

14.10 – 14.40 Semi Senior

14.50 – 16.20 Semi Mega Cadet & Adult
16.20 – 16.30 Announcement of Finalist

17.15 – 17.30 Opening – FINALS

17.30 – 18.30 FINALS Hip Hop Duo
– Adults(7)
– Juniors(7)
– Cadets(7)
– Seniors(7)

18.30 – 19.30 FINALS
– Juniors (10)
– Adults (10)

19.30 – 21.30 FINALS
– Cadets (10)
– Mega Cadet (10)
– Seniors (10)
– Mega Adult (10)

21.45 – 22.15 Award Ceremony
22.30 – 02.00 After Party – All



Overview of the participation fees
Fee for each crew dancer
Participation fee for crew competition per dancer  –  Each dancer is paying for each division. If a dancer is participating in both Small Crew division and Mega Crew Division, then the dancer will be invoiced for both divisions.  –  Water during the competition  –  Certificates for all dancers  –  Medals for all Medalists
Fee for each DUO dancer
Participation fee for each dancer for DUO’s  –  Water during the competition  –  Certificates for all dancers  –  International Judges.
Fee for Battle (not in crew comp.)
Participation fee for each Battle dancer – all dancers have to pay, also if competing in the Crew competitions –   Prize Money and Medals for all Winner in Adult  –  International Judges.






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, 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 official hotel and special offering to dancers


To be announced very soon


To be announced very soon


To be announced very soon



Multipurpose Pavilion of Odivelas, Lisbon



Thanks to all our partners & sponsors for their help. They are all fully dedicated to help you.