Regional Conflict 2012, the National B-Boy Championships, will take place at the O2 Academy Islington in London on Sunday 19 August in the categories of b-boy crew battles, solo locking, solo popping and for the first time a solo hip hop qualifier.
Last year Soul Mavericks won Regional Conflict National B-Boy Championships 2011 for the third time and went on to compete at the world finals after qualifying both in 2010 previously and 2008.
UK BBoy Championships 2012 poster
The world finals for the UK B-Boy Championships 2012 at Brixton Academy, London, will take place on Sunday 14 October with the knock out rounds on Saturday 13 October at the Islington Academy, Angel, in North London.
UK B-Boy Championships international qualifiers dates
Eight international qualifiers for the UK B-Boy Championships will take place ahead of the world finals to find the eight crews, solo b-boys, lockers, poppers, and hip hop dancers that will battle for the title.
Portugal and Spain Qualifier (Porto) – 28/29 April
Germany (Oberhausen) – 19/20 May
Korea Qualifier at R16 Korea 2012 (Seoul) – 23/24 June
Japan Qualifier (Tokyo) – 4/5 August
UK and Ireland Qualifier (London) – 19 August
Benelux Qualifier (Eindhoven) – 25 August
Scandinavia Qualifier (Helsinki) – August tbc
European Finals at the Notorious IBE (Heerlen) – 8/9 September
The UK B-Boy Championships is an annual b-boy (breakdance) battle starring the world’s best breakers, lockers and poppers battle at the world finals at the Brixton Academy, London.
The competition’s biggest attraction is its b-boy crew battles with Vagabond Crew becoming the UK B-Boy Championships 2011 world champions.
Organisers recently announced Pioneer STEEZ boomboxes were to become the official partner for the competition.
The 17th Annual B-Boy Championships World Finals takes place in October at the O2 Academy Brixton