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All Geared Up for the Groove Philippines: World Supremacy Battlegrounds 2009

September 22, 2009 4 comments
All Geared Up for the Groove Philippines: World Supremacy Battlegrounds 2009

Written by Nash Anggahan
Friday, 18 September 2009 01:47

No one can slow down the progressive pump of heartbeats as Groove Philippines – World Supremacy Battlegrounds’ dates are getting near. Eliminations on Mindanao will be at Pagadian City on September 26; Visayas at Cebu City on October 3; Luzon-NCR at Metro Manila on October 16 and the grand finals on October 23, 2009 at Crossroads 77, Mother Ignacia Quezon City.

Groove is an Australian-based dance competition establised in 2002 that provides an outlet for young people to express their energy on the dance floor. An ultimate ultimate event for the savvy and younger audience – funkier, edgier and in-your face, bringing together the exciting world of dance with the street-smart urban culture. It was year 2006 when Groove’s popularity has spread across the Tasman, to New Zealand, in Japan and the Philippines. It was then named as World Supremacy Battlegrounds International Championships.

An estimated of 50 crews from NCR – Luzon are already preparing for their competition pieces, but only 15 of them will proceed to the finals to get the bragging rights. “Sasali kami dito para mapatunayan naming na we are versatile (We will join this competition to prove that we are versatile),” Paul of Funkadelics, an aspiring competitor from Laguna, said, despite jazz being their main genre of dance.

Lester Gibuana, the participant coordinator, says,”This year’s competition is well organized and has well prominent judges from the Philippine dance scene.” humbly declares that they took representatives from Billy Crawford’s Movers, G-Force Dance Management, x10 Dancers, Streetboys and Ms. Regine Tolentino to be in the judging seats.

Groove, on its 3rd year in the Philippines marked Xtatic Crew from Cagayan de Oro as its first champion while Exquisyth Dance Group from General Santos City as its second. The crews represented Philippines on the World Supremacy Battlegrounds International Championships on Australia and carried back bacons by captivating top awards. Now on its third instance, who do you think will get crown of the anticipated regional hip hop dance competition? Do you think those crowned delegate will also top the International Championships?

This international event is brought to you by Hoopdreams Enterprises PTY in cooperation with GrooveTV. Practice your moves and keep those dancing shoes on as we update you here at Dance Pinoy!


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Groove Philippines Invitation Letter and Registration Form Download

September 10, 2009 Leave a comment

Just got this mail last night and thought that it’d be great to share it with you guys. A lot of people asked me things about WSB Groove Philippines and I really don’t know how and what to answer. The people of HoopzDreamz prolly is busy with things and they should’ve replied to your mails by now. If not, just read on. It should help a lot!

September  7, 2009

Dear Sir/Madam:

Good day!

HOOPDREAMZ Enterprises Pty Ltd in cooperation with GrooveTV and our local partner Break Free Entertainment Productions would like to invite your school/Group to take part on a major international event for the youth.

We produce an international dance competition called GROOVE.  GROOVE was established in Sydney Australia in 2002.  The event has now been famed in holding such competition across Asia, particularly in five major countries, including Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Japan and the Philippines.

GROOVE attracts the best dancers across every major city not only in the Philippines but the rest of Asia. It showcases the extraordinary dancing talents of the youth as it celebrates their contribution to nation building.  It is famed for choosing and sending the best urban dance group contenders, including the “Philippine All Stars” (2006), “Xtatic” (2007) and “Exquizyth” (2008) to the annual World Hiphop Dance Championship.

Philippine participants from all over the country – NCR/ Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao, chosen in several pre-qualifying events will now compete for the right of becoming the country’s representative in the international BATTLEGROUNDS CHAMPIONSHIP in Melbourne, Australia on November 29, 2009.

Below are the schedules of the Philippine Eliminations and Finals

Visayas Eliminations:                      Oct 3, 2009

Venue: TBA

Deadline of submission: Sept 19,2009

Mindanao Eliminations:                 Sept 26, 2009

Venue: YDC Gym, Pagadian City

Deadline of Submission: Sept 19, 2009

Luzon/NCR Eliminations:               October 16, 2009

Venue: Marquee Mall, Pampanga

Deadline: October 2, 2009

Finals                                                     October 23, 2009

Venue: Crossroads 77, Mother Ignacia St. Quezon City

In this regard, we would like to invite your school/ group to participate on the above mention dates.

Please submit the following requirements:

  1. Completely filled out registration form
  2. Group picture (3r))
  3. Short write up/ profile of your group.

Kindly send all requirements through mail at No. 11 Gustavus St. Kingsville Subdivision Antipolo City

Attn: Ms. Peeya delos Reyes or you may personally submit to The Old Spaghetti House, 104 U.P Ayala Techno HUB, Commonwealth Ave Diliman Quezon City Attn: Ms Joy Cruz.

Once we received your requirements our finance department will contact you regarding the registration fee. For more details you may contact Ms. Glenda Castro at 0905-3869911.

For competition proper you may contact our dance group coordinator, Mr. Lester Ding Gilbuena, can be reached at contact numbers 0927-3451110 or 0939-2273146 you may also access our official websites at or

Your earnest support to this event will surely help us showcase the best that the Philippines can offer to the world in the urban dance category.

We hope that you will consider our invitation to form this new partnership with your school for the benefit of the youth and in acknowledgment of their contribution to nation building.

Very truly yours,

HOOPDREAMZ Philippines, Inc.

Peeya Delos Reyes

Groove Philippines Manager

Download the Invitation Letter and Registration Form Here!

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August 28, 2009 17 comments

Don’t cast stone. lol. This is pretty much overdue but you guys have exactly 7 more days to get your groove on!

August 20

The official GROOVE/BATTLEGROUNDS PHILIPPINES Urban Dance Battle registration commences today.  All dance groups that are interested in competing in the annual urban dance competition can email Registration forms will be sent to you.  Entries close September 4, 2009.  For more information, regularly check website.  Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao, bring it on!


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