Groove competition events
There are several Groove events that are held annually and not just in Australia. Everywhere across the Pacific and even in the United States of America, Groove events are held. Some that have held in the past include;
GROOVE will make its American launch party in Las Vegas, followed by California. It will be the first time GROOVE will launch its show in the USA, home to many hip hop greats and leading dance choreographers.
Venue – Cashman Center
GROOVE Castle Hill will be the first NSW show in the Australian leg of GROOVE 2007. This will mark the debut of GROOVE in the Baulkham Hills Shire. The current NSW State champion is Psalms, and NSW Junior champions Splurb.
Venue – Castle Hill RSL
GROOVE Adelaide will be in its third year of competition. The new venue is Union Hall at the University of SA, a move away from the club scene. The current South Australian State champion is Funk Factory.
Venue – Scott Theatre
GROOVE Blacktown will be the third NSW show in the Australian leg of GROOVE 2007. This will mark Blacktown’s fourth year of competition. The current NSW State champion is Psalms, and NSW Junior champions Splurb.
Venue – Bowman Hall
GROOVE SYDNEY CITY will be in its second year of competition. It will be the third NSW show in the Australian leg of GROOVE 2007. Marana Auditorium is the new venue from last year.
Venue – MARANA AUDITORIUM
GROOVE Canberra will mark its third year of competition. The event will make its debut in bigger, newer, roomier and funky Vikings Club at Woden (instead of ANU). THE current ACT State champion is Kulture Break and ACT Jr champions Fresk Funk Jr.
Venue – Vikings Club
GROOVE BRISBANE will be in its third year of competition. Doors will defend its title against some top-heavy crews in QLD.
Venue – Brisbane
GROOVE Perth will mark its second year of competition at the Belmont Oasis Leisure Centre in Belmont Perth. The current Western Australian State champion is UB Jamm.
Venue – Belmont Oasis Centre
GROOVE will make its New Zealand debut in Christchurch, NZ. Bring on the KIWIS!!! It will be the first time GROOVE will launch its show across the Tasman, home to many hip-hop lovers, awesome krumpers and leading crew DZiah.
Venue – Christchurch
Melbourne will kick off the Australian leg of GROOVE 2007. Two shows in May and September. This is the second leg. The current state champion is Beatphonik, and BG International Jr champions Kstar.
Venue – Camberwell Civic Centre, Melbourne, Victoria
The Groove Sydney State Championship will be held at the prestigious Sydney Entertainment Centre, a first for GROOVE. The grand finals will pit the best dance crews from the regional heats in Blacktown, Castle Hill, Sydney City and Wollongong.
Venue – Sydney Entertainment Centre
BATTLEGROUNDS will return to Melbourne for the first time since 2004. The international hip hop dance battle is the Premiere event for HOOPDREAMZ, which features the best of the best dance groups from different cities and countries. December 9 2007, Sunday at the Melbourne Convention Centre, Melbourne City. The battle is on!!!