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Everything You Need To Know About Break Mission 2019

May 1, 2019

After a crazy turn out last year, Break Mission, the community Hip-Hop event that raises awareness of the homeless and gives back with clothing and food donations, returns on the weekend of May 11th and 12th for another 2 day event that promises to be bigger than last year.  And here's everything you need to know:

 

TICKETS

The event is completely FREE!!!  All BM asks is that you bring food (canned food or dry goods)

 or clothing donations for the homeless.

 

THE VENUES (PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE OF VENUE THIS YEAR!!):

Breaking (Both days)

Birmingham U.K

Arcadian Car Park

70 Hurst St, Birmingham B5 4TD

 

Hip-Hop and Popping

Arcadian Centre (Day 1)

Arcadian Car Park (Day 2)

70 Hurst St, Birmingham B5 4TD

 

TIMINGS AND DAYS:

Day One: 11am - 9pm

Breaking solo

B-girl solo  

18 and under until quarter finals  

5vs5 crew up to semi-finals

Hip-Hop up to semi-finals

Poppin up to semi-finals

 

Day Two: 1pm - 8pm

Bones to the stones concrete breaking battle  

Solo / B-girls / 18 n under: Quarters to Finals

5vs5  Semi to Finals

Hip-Hop and Poppin Semi to Finals

SPECTATORS PLEASE NOTE: It will be first come first served for entry due to venue capacity, which is 1125 people Max!

 

BATTLES:

 1) Breaking Solo Battle

Number of open Spots will be decided on the day depending on sign ups.

Prelim: Running cyphers where the judges will walk around and pick their top Breakers.

Invites: Shigekix / DouDou / Billy Boy / AJ The Cypher Cat / Exaggerate / Phil Wizard / Admir / Rico / Kuzya 

Prize: £500

 

2) B-Girl Solo battle

12 open spots.

Prelims: Running cyphers where the judges will walk around and pick their top B-Girls.

Invites: Jilou / Madmax / San Andrea / Rawgina

Prizes: £300

 

3) 5on5 BREAKING CREW BATTLE

12 open spots.

Prelim: 6 minute battles.  Only 1 Routine or Commando allowed.

Invites: Tekken, Ruggeds, Smac 19, MZK

Prize: £1000

 

4) 18 and under Solo battle

10 open spots.

Prelim: Running cyphers where the judges will walk around and pick their top Breakers.

Invites: Lorenzo, Malik, King James, Lewi, Lotus, WarFoot

Prize: £200
 

5) The Art of Raw (Concrete Breaking Battle)

16 open spots.

Prelims: Showcase qualifier rounds from which the Judges will pick their top 16

 

6) Hip Hop

13 open spots

Prelims: Running cyphers where the judges will walk around and pick their top dancers.

Invites:  Sharifa, Ice, Lil P'Nut

Prize: £300

 

7) Popping

Prelims: Running cyphers where the judges will walk around and pick their top dancers.

Prize: £300

 

REGISTRATION

Sign-ups will ONLY be on the day of the event.

There will be a sign up desk as people enter the venue

 

JUDGES, DJS AND HOST

Main Breaking Judges For The Battles: Roxy, Bruce Wayne, Dyzee

Extra Breaking qualifier Judges: Renegade, Lorenzone, Pumba

Hip Hop Judges: Kofi, Lil K, Chrybaby

Popping Judges: Marvel, Brooke, Cintia

The Art of Raw (Concrete Breaking Battle) Judges: NeNe, Lorenzone, Dyzee

 

Hosts: 

Breaking: Swifty and Sugar Rush

Popping and Hip Hop: D-lo

 

DJs: 

Breaking: KhanFu, Kub, Dek One

Popping and Hip Hop: Gaz and Unpronounceable

 

JUDGING SYSTEM

Woosh Judging System will be used for the main battles:

For Breaking from the top 16 

Hip-Hop and Popping from Semi-Finals

Judges will be choosing who wins on a round-by-round basis.

  

 AFTERPARTY:

Will be 18+

Check the FB Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/361318524725660/

 

WORKSHOPS AND TALKS

Location:

Hippodrome

Hurst St, Southside, Birmingham B5 4TB

 

Thursday night Talks:

Showing of 'All Out War' Movie with Q and A with Dyzee and Machine

Shigekix on what it takes to be an Olympian

 

Friday 6pm:

Junior and Sunni workshop

 

Sunday:

Sweat The Technique Workshops with:

Dyzee - Breaking

Cintia - Poppin  

ChryBaby - Hip-Hop

https://www.facebook.com/events/653362991761803/

 

 

Plus: Afroflux talks with Writers and Artists.

 

There will also be:

3on3 Basketball competition:

Anyone can enter but there is a maximum of 16 sign-ups for Saturday. Sunday it's a free court.

 

Plus:

Kre8 Experimental battles: https://www.facebook.com/events/368646967055449/

Graffiti workshops

Skate ramp

Fair ground rides

Computer games

Bar for drinks and a chill area

Graff taking place all over the centre, from writers such as BIO (NEW YORK)  Vision

Hip Hop game show

 

MEDIA:

Stance - filming

Shintai - Recap

Zero media - Photos

Lakontra - Photos    

Bsmk- Photos                                                   

 

LINKS:

FB Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/251937355482734/

Break Mission IG: @breakmission