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

BREAKING

The 1vs1 World Breaking Battles is a state-of-the-art competition for the world’s top Bboys & Bgirls 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 Breaking Battles 2021.
AUGUST/SEPTEMBER  |  USA

THE BEST IN
THE WORLD.

Left to Right:  Gummy - Mexico [2nd Place], Flomaster [Judge], Moose MZK - USA [1st Place], EasyRoc [Judge]

THE LARGEST NUMBER OF PARTICIPATING COUNTRIES 

Battle competitors represent more countries than in any other battle.

WORLD BATTLES 2021

AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 2021
USA

Registration opens June 1st
Tickets go on sale June 1st

Moose MZK - USA [2019 World Battles Breaking Champion]

Moose MZK - USA [2019 World Battles Breaking Champion]

THE
KEN SWIFT AWARD

The Ken Swift Award is presented every year to a Bboy or Bgirl in the World Breaking Battles who best personifies the original and authentic style and technique of Breaking.

Dark Horse - Korea [2019 Ken Swift Award recipient]

Dark Horse - Korea [2019 Ken Swift Award recipient]

HOW TO ENTER

1 VS 1 BREAKING

If you are a Bboy or Bgirl, you are eligible.

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

Bboys or Bgirls 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 June 1st, 2021.

 

OFFICIAL RULES & REGULATIONS

JUDGES

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

FEATURED VIDEO

2015 HHI LIVING LEGEND AWARD RECIPIENT

KEN SWIFT

WORLD BATTLES RESULTS

FINALS BRACKETS | BREAKING

2019

2018

2017

2016