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Preselection Locking-Waacking

Wednesday 21 August

10:00 - 19:30 CEST

Paradiso, Weteringschans 6-8, Amsterdam

Locking & Waacking Forever Battles

Locking Forever Battle: 10:45 - 14:30 (door open at 10:00)
Waacking Forever Battle: 15:30 - 19:30
Preselections Locking & Waacking Forever on Tuesday 20 August 


Locking & Waacking Forever are dance competitions held during Summer Dance Forever, featuring the top 24 best dancers from around the world competing in these two dance styles. ‘Locking’ is a style of funk dance in which the dancers ‘freeze’ their movements. ‘Waacking’ is a dance style that originated in the 1970’s gay clubs in California, and is characterized by striking arm movements, poses, and footwork. 

Visitors can enjoy watching the preselections and the thrilling battles, while those who wish to participate must face off against the three judges if they make it to the Top 3. This unique feature sets Summer Dance Forever apart from other dance battles worldwide. Unlike other events where judges assess from a distance behind a desk, at Summer Dance Forever, the judges themselves enter the battle to fight it out on the floor! Despite being renowned international dancers, judges don't always win. Whoever does win the battle gains everlasting glory, wins prize money, and earns the opportunity to judge at a future event.

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€21.00 (incl. service costs & VAT)

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WANT TO PARTICIPATE?

Registrations and preselections for Locking & Waacking Forever take place on Tuesday 20 August. If you want to participate in the battles, you first need to register and participate in the preselections. The top 24 best dancers will go through to the actual battle.

Minimum age for participation is 12 years.

⮕ Registration opens Tuesday 20 August from 12:00
⮕ Preselections Locking Forever: Tuesday 20 August from 15:00 - 16:30 (doors open at 14:00)
⮕ Preselections Waacking Forever: Tuesday 20 August from 17:00 - 19:00