8th Annual Chicken and Beer

Chicken and Beer, presented by the Pro Breaking Tour and sanctioned by UDEF, took place on Sunday, October 25th, 2015 at LightSpace Studios in Brooklyn, NY. This Pro Breaking Tour Futures Series Event featured a 2-vs-2 bboy/bgirl breaking battles, awarding a total of $2,100.

2-vs-2 Prize Distribution:
o $1,200 for first place
o $500 for second place
o $200 for semifinalists

Beats dropped by:
Special Guest RICH MEDINA // Rock Steady Crew
DP ONE // Heavy Hitters – Supreme Beingz
JAMES LARSEN // Leve7 Seven – Fenz
JAZE-ART REMOTE // NYC Jacks

Judges for the evening:
NAPALM // Lions of Zion
KWIKSTEP // Full Circle
SAMO // X-Fenz

Congrats to Dynamic Dynasty (Gravity and Kid Glyde) for taking the win over East Front in the 2-vs-2 breaking battle finals. Titanz and NBK were both semifinalists.

Big congrats to all competitors who entered!

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YAK Films Recap: Pham – Movements ft. Yung Fusion “Chicken&Beer” | UDEF x Silverback x YAK #DanceOnMovements

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Photos by @iamwill.us


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Who Can Roast the Most

Who Can Roast the Most, presented by the Pro Breaking Tour and sanctioned by UDEF, took place on Sunday, October 25th, 2015 at the Polish American Club in Miami, FL. This Pro Breaking Tour Futures Series Event featured a 2-vs-2 boy/bgirl breaking battle, awarding a total of $2,100.

2-vs-2 Prize Distribution:
o $1,200 for first place
o $500 for second place
o $200 for semifinalists

Judges for the evening:
Speedy Legs
Candy
Dee

Beats dropped by:
Lady T + Medley
Jay Meletiche DeLa Exclu Abstrakto. Demoh

Congrats to Flow Exist for taking the win over Ground Zero in the 2-vs-2 final. Future Force and Gravity Force were both semifinalists.

Big congrats to all competitors who entered!

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Evolution World Finals NYC Recap + Live Stream Replay

Evolution World Finals NYC, presented by the Pro Breaking Tour and sanctioned by UDEF, took place on Saturday, October 17th, 2015 at Stage 48 in New York, NY (Prelims were held at Queens Community House in Forrest Hills, NY). This Pro Breaking Tour Challenger Series Event organized by Erwin of Bboyworld and MUTA, llc featured a 5-vs-5 bboy/bgirl breaking battle rewarding a total of $10,000 in cash and prizes. This event followed a long line of Evolution battles in the USA and revived a lot of nostalgia for bboys in the north east United States.

DJ
♬ DP One [NYC/USA]
♬ Keysong [FR]
♬ Fonkmaz [FR]
♬ DJ Sweet [NL]

MC’s for the evening:
♦ MC TRIX [UK]
♦ MC RELL ONE [USA]

5-vs-5 Breaking Battle Prize Distribution:
♦ $5000 for first place
♦ $2500 for second place
♦ $1250 for semifinalists

5-vs-5 Breaking Battle Judges:
♦ Ken Swift [NYC/USA]
♦ Gravity [NYC/USA]
♦ Bouba Colorz [FR]
♦ Thesis [USA]
♦ Lino [USA]

Congratulations to Topside Illusions for taking the win over Body Carnival in the 5-vs-5 breaking battle finals.

Big congrats to all competitors who entered!
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EVOLUTION Bboy Battle NYC 2015 | UDEF x Silverback x Monster Energy x YAK

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Silverback Open Championships 15’ – Recap + Live Stream Replay | Monster Energy

Silverback Open Championships 2015

$90,150 in Cash Prize Money
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The Silverback Open Championships ’15
took place on October 10th and 11th 2015 at the YSC Sports complex outside of Philadelphia as part of the 2015 Pro Breaking Tour’s Champions Series. The event was organized by Silverback Bboy Events and paid $90,150 in cash prize money, plus trips for several winners to the Freestyle Session World Finals in Los Angeles, as well as a trip to compete at Undisputed in Marseille, France for the 1-on-1 Open winner. The 1-on-1 Open and 1-on-1 Bgirl winners also received a Mackie Freeplay Portable PA Speaker with the optional lithium ion battery allowing for 10 hours of continuous music. A panel of seven judged the 1-on-1 Open, the 3-on-3 Open and the 1-on-1 Bgirl with two alternates in case a judge happens to be in the same crew as a competitor.  The preliminary battles expanded the judging panel to five judges for each cypher.

Like all competitions, there can only be one first place winner and the Silverback Open Championships had it’s well deserving victors in every category. In the 1-on-1 Open battle, Victor (MF Kidz) took first place over Issei (Found Nation), in the 3-on-3 Open it was 7 Commandoz (Hong10, Wing, Skim) who took first over Polskee Flavor (Kleju, Yarko, Thomas), and for the Bgirls it was Narumi (Body Carnival) over Macca (360 Flava) in the 1-on-1 Bgirl final.

 

Prize Money Breakdown

 

  • 1-on-1 Open Prize Distribution: $45,650 Cash + Freestyle Session World Final Round Trip Flight + a trip to compete in the Undisputed in Marseille, France

o $15,000 for first place + round trip flight to Freestyle Session Word Finals (November 7th & 8th; Los Angeles, CA) + a trip to compete in the Undisputed in Marseille, France; $7,500 for second place + round trip flight to Freestyle Session Word Finals; $2,500 for each semifinal loser (3rd-4th) + round trip flight to Freestyle Session Word Finals; $1,000 for each quarterfinal loser (5th-8th); $500 for each Round of 16 loser (9th-16th); $200 for each Round of 32 loser (17th-32nd); $100 for each top 100 loser (33rd-100th). Additionally $50 each ($150 total) was awarded to Vakho, Saewl, and Thesis.

 

  • 1-on-1 Bgirl Battle Prize Distribution: $7,000 Cash for the top 8 Bgirl qualifiers (selected from the 1-on-1 Open prelims)

o $3,500 for first place; $1,250 for second place; $625 for each semifinal loser; $250 for each quarterfinal loser.

 

  • 3-on-3 Open Crew Prize Distribution: $37,500 Cash + 3 Freestyle Session World Final Round Trip Flights

o $9,000 for first place + 3 Round trip flight to Freestyle Session Word Finals (November 7th & 8th; San Diego, CA); $4,500 for second place; $3,000 for each semifinal loser (3rd-4th); $1,200 for each quarterfinal loser (5th-8th); $750 for each Round of 16 loser (9th-16th); $450 for each Round of 32 loser (17th-32nd).

 

Judges for the 1-on-1 Open, 3-on-3 Open and 1-on-1 Bgirl Battles:

1. Poe One: Style Elements

2. Ken Swift: 7 Gemz

3. Free: Circle of Fire

4. Focus: Flow Mo

5. Ghost: Lionz of Zion

6. Wicket: Renegade Rockers

7. Yan the Shrimp: All the Most

8. Ruen: Killafornia [alternate]

9. Nabil: Vagabonds [alternate]

10. Napalm: Lionz of Zion [prelim]

11. Charles: Soul Control [prelim]

12. Profo: Floor Gangz [prelim]

13. Renegade: Soul Mavericks [prelim]

14. Bebe: Ground Zero [prelim]

15. Jayrawk: Style Elements [prelim]

The DJs for the weekend were BlesOne (Don’t Talk to the Cops), Fleg (Lionz of Zion) and Foxx Boogie (Repstyles) with support from DJ Scream (South Front).

Monster Energy was in the house with free giveaways of Monster Energy beverages and alongside them were vendors from all over the US, providing gear from within the bboy scene.

If you want to relive a little of the action, check out the great media below from photographers and videographers that attended the event.

Photo Links:

Dance Mogul Magazine featured UDEF’s Pro Breaking Tour and the 2015 Silverback Open, dedicating an entire issue to the competitive breaking scene. See great photos in this 76-page issue from Little Shao, Kien Quan and KBev, as well as video links from Mason Rose, .stance, Yak Films and Strife TV. Free Online Link: http://www.magcloud.com/browse/issue/993898?__r=443783

Video Links:

 

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Prize Money Breakdown:
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Silverback Open 2015 | Film by Mason Rose | UDEF x Monster Energy

 

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Will Forever B-Ill

Will Forever B-Ill, presented by the Pro Breaking Tour and sanctioned by UDEF, took place on Saturday, October 3rd, 2015 at Long Island American Portuguese Center in Brentwood, NY. This Pro Breaking Tour Futures Series Event featured a 2-vs-2 boy/bgirl breaking battle, awarding a total of $2,100.

2-vs-2 Prize Distribution:
o $1,200 for first place
o $500 for second place
o $200 for semifinalists

Hosted by: Danny INFMS

Beats dropped by: DJ DP ONE (Heavy Hitters / Supreme Beings)

Judges for the evening:
Problem Child // Problems Crew
Nemesis // Breaks Kru
Samo // X-Fenz

Congratulations to The Last Samurai (Thesis & El Nino) for taking the win over Top the Most (Yan the Shrimp & Robin) in the 2-vs-2 finals. Project Nasty (Cha Cha & Ekcite) and Illusion of Exist (Gun & Cheerito) were semi-finalists.

Big congrats to all competitors who entered!

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