World Baton Twirling Day aims to increase awareness and participation in our beloved sport of Baton Twirling world-wide, by celebrating annually on April 10!
Whether you are twirling for the first time, you are an x-professional, or anything in-between, all baton twirlers around the globe unite to spread the love together and show the world how incredible our sport is! Once again, we aim to make April 10th a day to remember by lighting up social media with our fun performance videos - join in the global movement!
This year's theme is "HISTORY!" In 2023 we are making HISTORY! This year marks a momentous occasion for our sport as we host the IBTF World Baton Twirling Championships & Nations Cup - the first official world-level competition for athletes across the globe to join together in showcasing our sports' very best on the same stage. The future of our sport is here - so let's celebrate World Baton Twirling Day in 2023 with our theme, history! We encourage you to share personal highlights of your own baton twirling history and flash back to memories and moments that you would like to share on social media as we prepare for April 10. Remember to tag us @... and #worldbatontwirlingday
How to participate
HOW TO PARTICIPATE:
1. Spread the word and begin making your creative plans to video your routine 2. Play the World Baton Twirling Day music and learn this year's routine choreography so we are all twirling together - adjust the choreography as needed to suit your own skill, creativity and environment. 3. Add your own beginning (32counts) & ending (16counts) choreography to show your own style - express yourself! 4. Perform and video your routine in any fun or creative way you choose. 5. Wait until April 10th to post your video on social media and remember to use the hashtag #worldbatontwirlingday 6. Celebrate on April 10th!
Each year, official World Baton Twirling Day routine choreography can be viewed here and on ourYoutube Channel. This year's theme is HISTORY! Get creative! You might want to share your love of baton with a friend and teach them the routine or with strangers on the street! We can't wait to see what you come up with! Tag us on social medis #worldbatontwirlingday and #ibtftwirl
Founded by the WBTF Athletes' Commission in 2017, World Baton Twirling Day has enjoyed increasing success each year in uniting all baton twirlers together and putting our sport on the world-stage. The IBTF is honored to now be hosting all official information and updates as we work together to continue the celebrations into the future of baton twirling.