IMPORTANT COVID-19 UPDATE FOR HHI2021:  

Due to the worldwide effects of the Covid-19 pandemic that has impacted all 53 HHI countries, the plans and dates for World Battles are postponed until August 2022. 

1 VS 1

WHACKING

The 1vs1 World Whacking Battles is a state-of-the-art competition for the world’s top whackers who represent their countries in a battle for prizes and world dominance.

The World Battles are conducted during the week of the World Hip Hop Dance Championship where the world’s best dance crews compete for the world title.

Join us for the World Whacking Battles.
AUGUST 2022  |  USA

Shahin - Netherlands [2019 World Whacking Battles Champion]

Shahin - Netherlands [2019 World Whacking Battles Champion]

THE BEST IN
THE WORLD.

Left to Right:  Shahin - Netherlands [1st Place], Viktor Manoel [Judge], Waackyxxxy - Korea [2nd Place]

THE LARGEST NUMBER OF PARTICIPATING COUNTRIES 

Battle competitors represent more countries than in any other battle.

WORLD BATTLES 2022

AUGUST 2022
USA

Registration opens May 1st, 2022

TICKETS

Tickets go on sale June 1st, 2022.

Waackyxxxy - Korea [2019 World Whacking Battles 2nd Place]

Waackyxxxy - Korea [2019 World Whacking Battles 2nd Place]

HOW TO ENTER

1 VS 1 WHACKING

If you are a Whacker, you are eligible.

Whackers from outside the USA who have qualified for the World Battles in their country should enter through the HHI affiliate in their country.

Whackers with no qualifying battles in their country may contact HHI at info@hiphopinternational.com to request a special invitation to participate.

The entry fee for participants in the World Battles is US$35.00 per category (Popping, Locking, Breaking, Whacking and All Styles), which includes all registration costs, free entry to all World Battles, nightly parties, an official championship t-shirt and an invitation to the championship celebration party.

World Battle participants may upgrade their registration to include entrance to all World Hip Hop Dance Championship preliminary, semifinal and final events for an additional US$60.00.

Each World Battles participant must complete an online registration form.

Only one online registration form is needed per participant if entering more than one category.

All entries are subject to space availability.

Registration opens May 1st, 2022.

 

OFFICIAL RULES & REGULATIONS

JUDGES

1VS1 WHACKING BATTLES ARE JUDGED BY HONORED LEGENDS AND LEADERS IN STREET DANCE.

FEATURED VIDEO

WHACKING JUDGE

LORENA VALENZUELA

WORLD BATTLES RESULTS

FINALS BRACKET | WHACKING

2019
(INTRODUCED 2019)