Funkin Stylez 2012 UK qualifier is to return to London for a two-day preliminary this October, organised by Supermalcom and Street Talent.

The Funkin Stylez 2012 UK qualifier will take place at two different venues, Trocadero Underground at Picadilly Circus and Plan B in Brixton on Saturday 20 and Sunday 20 October consecutively.

Update: Funkin Stylez UK 2012 winners and results

Video: Funkin Stylez UK Trailer 2012

It is the second time the international qualifier has taken place in the UK.

Qualifiers for the Funkin Stylez world finals will take place in the categories of hip hop, house and popping, with the addition of breaking, krump and waacking as Street Talent categories (with no international qualification).

Funkin Stylez winners will win flights and accomodation for the world finals; breaking waacking and krumping will win a £100 cash prize and goodies.

The qualifiers also include a line up of invited competitors who will battle in the Sunday finals without having to compete in the preliminary battles.

Saturday 20 October – FREE
At: London Trocadero, Coventry Street, London W1D 7DH
Preselection for waacking, breaking and krumping.

Sunday 21 October – £12 in advance, £15 on the door
At: Plan B, 418 Brixton Road, London SW9 7AY
Preselection for hip hop, house, popping, 5 v 5 crew breaking, Me Against The Music and all qualifier finals in the afternoon.

Funkin Stylez invited dancer list

Hip hop: Clara Bajado and Marcio Ratinho
Popping: Brooke and Dickson
Breaking: B-Boy Kid Glyde and B-Boy Vicious Victor
House: Karim
Waacking: Miss Eleanor
Krumping: Big Shush and Dominant

Funkin Stylez 2012 UK qualifier judges

Funkin Stylez judges
Hip hop: Batalla (Germany)
House dance: Bly
Popping: Popping C (Switzerland)

Street Talent category judges
Breaking: B-Boy Mid-Air
Krumping: Theo Godson
Waacking: Melanie

See also: Funkin Stylez 2011 UK qualifier results

About Funkin Stylez

Funkin Stylez is a dance battle that takes place annually in Berlin, Germany where nations from all over the world compete in the styles of hip hop, house, locking, popping and a 5 member mixed styles crew battle.

In 2012 the Funkin Stylez German National Finals will take place on 2 December 2012 in Duesseldorf, Germany, ahead of the International Finals on 6-8 December 2012 in Berlin.