WBTF News

Dutch Open 2019

Saturday June 8 – competition starts at 9:00   Dutch Open 2019

Sunday June 9 – competition ends at 15:00

The competition is open to all athletes from all countries and all organizations.

The rules and regulations of the WBTF will apply for this competition. Read more »

WBTF MASTER JUDGES WORKSHOP ... USA

Dates: Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 01:00 to Sunday, January 20, 2019 - 01:00

Sponsored by California Baton Council
Workshop Location:
Oakland Bay Area, California USA 

Who may attend::

Current Master Judge who would like to attend to update their certification date
Anyone who would like to become a WBTF Certified Master Judge

Switzerland Open International Competition

Dates: Saturday, November 24, 2018 - 01:00 to Sunday, November 25, 2018 - 01:00

Switzerland is hosting an Open competition in 1,2,3 batons and Artistic Twirl and invites all athletes from WBTF and WFNBTA federations to participate. Read more »

ITALIAN OPEN COMPETITION 2019

Dates: Friday, April 19, 2019 - 01:00 to Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 01:00

INTERNATIONAL OPEN D’ITALIA 2019 Read more »

Junior Short Program - Demonstration Video

This film has been produced to show the start and finish position for each element. The video has been done twice to show the grand jete and illusion on both the right and left leg.

The aim of the video for the Junior Short Program is only to demonstrate the starting position of each required element. The written description of the required element is the only correct interpretation. Read more »

2019 Grand Prix Rulebook

December 2018 Update

YOUR ATTENTION PLEASE! There are clarifications and updates for the 2019 IBTF Grand Prix Competition Please download the latest documents dated December 2018. 

*NEW CATEGORY added for the IBTF Majorette Competition … EXHIBITION CORPS and and minimum, age for all majorette categories reduced from 12 years to 10 years. Read more »

Grand Prix Music

The official IBTF Grand Prix music is attached below.

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2018 Summer Board Meeting Minutes

Minutes and other material from the 2018 Summer Meeting of the WBTF Board of Directors

Tags: Motions and Minutes

Dan McDilda Photography ... Capturing great moments at the 34th World Baton Twirling Championships!

THANK YOU to Dan McDilda Photography for capturing many great moments and also portraits at the 34th World Baton Twirling Championships. 

To purchase your very own copies of some incredible pictures from this week, please visit their website  Read more »

Tri-Rahn Pictures ... Making the Livestream possible at the 34th World Baton Twirling Championships!

THANK YOU to Tri-Rahn Pictures for making the livestream possible for the 34th World Baton Twirling Championships. Read more »