RECAP - 2014 AAU Junior Olympic Games Baton
The Baton competition at the 2014 AAU Junior Olympic Games is finished! Twirlers from around the nation flooded to Des Moines, Iowa to show off their skills and try to take home the gold. The four day competition included boys and girls, ages 5-16+. Events within the competition consisted of Dance Twirl, Twirling Duet, Twirling Trio, Twirl Teams, Street Parade, Novelty Show Duet and Trio, Show Twirl, Auxillary Pom/Dance, Freestyle, Strut, One Baton, Two Baton and Auxillary Baton Line.
Baton Twirling was also featured in the Celebration of Athletes. Several participants performed together Monday night to get the crowd riled up before the Parade of States in the Celebration of Athletes.
At the end of the competition, many athletes went home with brand new medals and bragging rights. Thank you to everyone for participating in the Baton Twirling competition at the 2014 AAU Junior Olympic Games! We hope to see you again next year in Hampton Roads!
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