#1 in the WORLD

JULY 30 – AUGUST 6, 2023

PHOENIX, ARIZONA

It’s the world’s most celebrated dance event. Over four thousand of the world’s best dancers will come together for the World Hip Hop Dance Championship, an event true to the real values of hip hop culture. Crews from 50+ countries will compete to capture the world title and international bragging rights while hip hop icons, artists and celebrities make appearances and perform.

Above all, dancers meet others from around the world equally passionate about hip hop culture and dance.

2022 MEGACREW WORLD CHAMPIONS:  DM NATION – CANADA

OFFICIAL HOST HOTEL & HEADQUARTERS

HHI will be returning to the Arizona Grand Resort & Spa as the host site and “Official Championship Headquarters” for the 2023 World Hip Hop Dance Championship, World Battles and World Moves Dance Workshops.

STAY AND COMPETE IN ONE CONVENIENT LOCATION

The hotel will sell out so book early.

SPECIAL HHI ROOM RATES AVAILABLE NOW

2022 ADULT WORLD CHAMPIONS:  AWESOME – THAILAND

OFFICIAL HOST

OFFICIAL HOST

MOOKIE

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WORLDS 2023 SCHEDULE

SATURDAY, JULY 29

9:00am – 5:30pm

Early Registration and Check-in

SUNDAY, JULY 30

9:00am – 7:30pm

Registration, Check-in and Sound Check

MONDAY, JULY 31

8:30am – 5:30pm

Official HHI Rules & Regulations Course

9:00am – 6:00pm

Registration, Check-in and Sound Check

7:00pm – 8:30pm

Welcome & Opening Ceremonies

TUESDAY, AUGUST 1

1:00pm – 5:00pm

Preliminaries – Junior Division

6:00pm – 10:00pm

Preliminaries – MiniCrew Division

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2

10:00am – 5:00pm

Preliminaries – Adult Division

6:00pm – 10:00pm

Preliminaries – JV MegaCrew Division

THURSDAY, AUGUST 3

9:00am – 3:30pm

Preliminaries – Varsity Division

5:00pm – 10:00pm

Preliminaries – MegaCrew Division

11:00pm

Chill Down Lounge

FRIDAY, AUGUST 4

9:00am – 10:30am

Semifinals – Junior Division

10:30am – 1:00pm

Semifinals – Varsity Division

1:00pm – 3:30pm

Semifinals – Adult Division

3:30pm – 5:00pm

Semifinals – MiniCrew Division

5:00pm – 7:30pm

Semifinals – JV MegaCrew

7:30pm – 10:00pm

Semifinals – MegaCrew Division

11:00pm

Chill Down Lounge

SATURDAY, AUGUST 5

9:00am – 2:00pm

World Moves Dance Workshops – Day 1

12:30pm – 2:00pm

All Styles 1vs1 Battles – Competitor Check-in

3:00pm – 6:30pm

All Styles 1vs1 Battles – Qualifiers

7:00pm – 8:00pm

Real Talk – Pioneers of Street Dance

8:30pm – 10:00pm

All Styles 1vs1 Battles – Finals

11:00pm

Chill Down Lounge

SUNDAY, AUGUST 6

8:30am – 1:15pm

World Moves Dance Workshops – Day 2

6:00pm – 11:00pm

World Hip Hop Dance Championship Finals – All Divisions

12:00pm

World Championship Celebration Party

DIVISIONS & AGE REQUIREMENTS

JUNIOR

Ages seven to twelve

VARSITY

Ages thirteen to seventeen

ADULT

Ages eighteen and older

MINICREW

All ages

JV MEGACREW

Ages seventeen and younger

MEGACREW

All ages

  • A crew consists of a minimum 5 to a maximum of 9 members in three age divisions – Junior (7-12), Varsity (13-17) and Adult (18+).
  • A MiniCrew consists of 3 members – all ages
  • A JV MegaCrew consists of a minimum 10 to a maximum of 40 members – up to 17 years old
  • A MegaCrew consists of a minimum 10 to a maximum of 40 members – all ages
  • A crew member whose age falls between two age divisions in the competition year (ending December 31) may compete in either division within that year. Example: A 12-year-old turning 13 by 12/31/2023 may compete in the Junior or Varsity division. Likewise an 17-year-old turning 18 within the competition year (by 12/31/2023) can compete as a Varsity or Adult.
  • Each participant’s proof of age (indicating date of birth) will be verified by HHI.

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HOW TO ENTER

National qualifications within each HHI affiliate country (see WORLD AFFILIATES) are conducted annually to determine who participates in the World Hip Hop Dance Championship and World Battles.

Dance Crews, MiniCrews, JV MegaCrews, MegaCrews, and All Stylers from countries with no qualifying event may contact Hip Hop International to request a special invitation to participate.

Contact info@hiphopinternational.com

2022 MEGACREW WORLD CHAMPIONS:  AWESOME JUNIOR MEGACREW – THAILAND

OFFICIAL RULES & REGULATIONS FOR HIP HOP DANCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

The World Hip Hop Dance Championship will be conducted under the official rules and regulations of Hip Hop International – see RULES & REGULATIONS.

2022 JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONS:  AWESOME JUNIOR – THAILAND

THE

2022 WORLD HIP HOP DANCE CHAMPIONSHIP

MEDALISTS

MEGACREW

GOLD

DM NATION
CANADA

SILVER

CHAPKIS DANCE FAMILY
USA

BRONZE

MEGA UNITY
FRANCE

JV MEGACREW

GOLD

AWESOME JUNIOR MEGACREW
THAILAND

SILVER

YUNG ID
NEW ZEALAND

BRONZE

FRESHH MEGACREW
CANADA

MINICREW

GOLD

PRIDE TROOPERS
MEXICO

SILVER

TRIXSS
CANADA

BRONZE

SIX ONE FOUR
MEXICO

ADULT

GOLD

AWESOME
THAILAND

SILVER

SWEET FEET
AUSTRALIA

BRONZE

I-DESCENDANT
NEW ZEALAND

VARSITY

GOLD

KANA-BOON!
JAPAN

SILVER

SWAGGANAUTS
NEW ZEALAND

BRONZE

ALPHA CREW
CANADA

JUNIOR

GOLD

AWESOME JUNIOR
THAILAND

SILVER

NEXT JR.
JAPAN

BRONZE

I DASS ALL OUT TEAM
THAILAND