Queen Sweet 16 Invitee Preview

Queen Sweet 16 is going down this weekend. Please visit our event page for information by clicking HERE. Also check out our preview clip below:

October 4th – Cypher night at The Beacon (Massive Monkee Studio) from 6-9pm

October 5th – Doors open at 2pm for competitors, prelims start at 3pm                      Doors open for public at 5pm, finals start at 6pm

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The Queen Sweet 16 – 2013

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The Queen Sweet 16 is almost here. Two weeks to go and boy are we excited. This year will feature b-girls from Japan, Germany, Spain, China, UK, Chicago, Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and of course, Seattle. J-kay 47 and Anna Banana (Massive Monkees), have been confirmed for judging. Also featured will be a 4 vs 4 open bracket for any b-girls or b-boys that want to showcase their talent. Winners of the 4 v 4 will receive a top 8 advance for the 2014 Northwest Sweet 16, plus cash and prizes.

Queen Sweet 16 brackets to be released later on this week. Stay tuned for more info, and click HERE to visit the event page.

Breaking the Silence 2013 Recap

We would like to thank everyone who showed up for Breaking the Silence 2013. The battle was AWESOME with hype battles, great energy, and our first ever Power King Exhibition. Big ups to Record Junkies for taking the championship and Road Trip Massacre for taking second place. Marks Iller from Filthee Feet with the King of the Hill Championship, Gully from Massive Monkees for taking 2nd place. Last but not least Akhang from Def Con 5 for becoming our first ever Power King Champion.

Other notables from the night included Break Tough and Wizards and DRS showing incredibly good form, Fishy in the Power King Exhibition showing everyone some insane blow ups, and Buckshot and Fredo in the King of the Hill battle with truly unique styles.

Footage will be posted throughout this week, visit our YouTube channel, or wait for the below links to become active:

Videos:

Crew Competition:
Finals:
Record Junkies vs Road Trip Massacre
Semi Finals:
Road Trip Massacre vs Wizards ft DRS | Record Junkies vs Break Tough
Quarter Finals:
All quarters

King of the Hill Exhibition:
Part 1 | Part 2

Power King Exhibition

The Outshine Production Power King Championship Belt

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Introducing Outshine Production’s
Power King Championship Belt.

An ongoing exhibition featuring
the Northwest’s best power heads.

New challengers each time.

4 rounds per b-boy.

First exhibition at:
Breaking the Silence, June 8th
at the Seattle Vineyard.

The Challengers:

Khang Nguyen
Matt Wong
John Sith
Alejandro Luna-Juliano

Breaking the Silence 2013

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Our battle for the up and coming b-boys is right around the corner. Breaking the Silence 2013 is on Saturday, June 8th. Doors open at 5pm, battle start at 6pm. The rest of the details below:

Judges:
Fumi – Battle Reflexes
Boxcutta – Fraggle Rock Crew
Vital – Misguided Steps

5-7 crew battle for the newer generation for cash and trophies:
Air Flow (CONFIRMED)
Dirty Rotten Scoundrelz(CONFIRMED)
Soul Rebelz(CONFIRMED)
Certified Heat (Confirmed)
Record Junkies (Confirmed)
Breaktuff(CONFIRMED)
Radical Maneuvers(CONFIRMED)
Shoryukent (CONFIRMED)
UNLEASHED(CONFIRMED)
New Found Era (CONFIRMED)
Radical Maneuvers (CONFIRMED)
Reckless Republic (CONFIRMED)
Floor Jerks (CONFIRMED)
Ohana Fam Crew Crew (Confirmed)
10nacious (Confirmed)
Battle Methods (Confirmed)
Keep Calm Crew (Confirmed)
Dirty Wizards Feet (confirmed)

King of the Hill for cash and trophy:
Fredo (No Roots)
Granite Rawk (Massive Monkees)
Buckshot Shorty (Unleashed)
Nori (1312)
Marks Iller (Filthee Feet)
Kindred (Barnyard Cannibals)
TBA

Power King Championship
Matt Wong – Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Lunatic – Unleashed
AKhang47 – Def Con 5
Sith – No Roots

Northwest Sweet 16 – 2013 Recap

We would like to thank everyone who made The Northwest Sweet 16 2013 a huge success. Congrats to Vital from Misguided Steps for once again taking the Championship. Final results below:

Sweet 16 Champion – Vital, Misguided Steps
Runner Up – Ives, Evolution of Rhythm

6v6 Open break-dancing – Dance Broomz
Runner Up – Jungle Brothers

3v3 All styles – Black Chapter
Runner Up – Cannibals

Highlights of the night included Dance Broomz vs Jungle Brothers. That battle will go down in the history books for the Northwest. Kindred vs Huss in the first round, got so hype the lights even went out. Ives once again coming super prepared, and Vital taking the Sweet 16 for a second year in a row. Last but not least, a quick trendy clip called the Harlem Shake.

Footage for the finals coming today, the rest of the footage coming in the next couple weeks.

Videos:

Northwest Sweet 16 Bracket:
Final Battle:
Vital vs Ives
3rd Place Battle
Dean vs Serg

Semi Finals:
Dean vs Vital | Ives vs Serg

Quarter Finals:
Serg vs A Minus | Jax vs Ives | Vital vs Mango | Dean vs Cannibal Kindred

First Round:
Serg vs Jake the Capsoul | AP vs A Minus | Jax vs Rambo | Ives vs Blazii
Vital vs Merk | Mango vs Matt | HUS vs Cannibal Kindred | Prince Hector vs Dean

6 vs 6 Crew Competition
Final Battle:
Jungle Brothers vs Dance Broomz

Semi Finals:
Jungle Brothers vs Unleashed | Dance Broomz vs Misguided Steps

Quarter Finals:
Unleashed vs Vancouver & Mpo | Now or Never vs Jungle Brothers
Misguided Steps vs Dogg Pound | Dirty Rotten Scoundrels vs Dance Broomz

3 vs 3 All Styles Competition
Judges Showcase
Final Battle:
Black Chapter vs Cannibals

Semi Finals:
Black Chapter vs Fraggle Maho | Cannibals vs Ginyu Force Killers

Quarter Finals:
Black Chapter vs ??? | Fraggle Maho vs ???
Ginyu Force Killers vs Bad Kids | Cannibals vs Dragon Swag

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Brackets officially released for the 2013 Northwest Sweet 16

The brackets for the 2013 Northwest Sweet 16:

Serg – Jungle Brothers (Portland, OR)
vs
Jake the Capsoul – Record Junkies, Renton

AP – Crisis Crew (Bellevue, WA)
vs
A Minus – Formula Boogie Crew (Olympia, WA)

Jax – NON (Vancouver, WA)
vs
Rambo – New Birth Crew (Portland, OR)

Ives – Elements of Rhythm (Anchorage, AK)
vs
Blazii – Dog Pound (Seattle, WA)

Vital – Misguided Steps (Bremerton, WA)
vs
Merk – New Birth Crew (Portland, OR)

Mango – No Roots/TheM Team (Tacoma, WA)
vs
Matt – Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Vancouver, BC)

HUSS – Massive Monkees, Seattle
vs
Cannibal Kindred – BYC (Seattle, WA)

Prince Hector – Tru Roots (Salem, OR)
vs
Dean – Filthee Feet (Vancouver, BC)

Sweet 16 list finalized

The list has been finalized for the Northwest Sweet 16 2013. The last two members are as follows:

Jake the Capsoul – Record Junkies, Renton
HUSS – Massive Monkees, Seattle

Already confirmed:

Prince Hector – Tru Roots (Salem, OR)
AP – Crisis Crew (Bellevue, WA)
Blazii – Dog Pound (Seattle, WA)
A Minus – Formula Boogie Crew (Olympia, WA)
Ives – Elements of Rhythm (Anchorage, AK)
Serg – no crew affiliation (Portland, OR)
Vital – Misguided Steps (Bremerton, WA)
Mango – No Roots/TheM Team (Tacoma, WA)
Jbugz – Soul Felons (Vancouver, BC)
Matt – Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Vancouver, BC)
Cannibal Kindred – BYC (Seattle, WA)
Jax – NON (Vancouver, WA)
J-Styles – no crew affiliation (Seattle, WA)