SEVENTEENTH ANNUAL

N.B.T.A. NORTHEAST OPEN TOURNAMENT

N.B.T.A. NORTHEAST REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

Sanction # 865 & 866

May 30 & 31, 2015

deadline:  Tuesday, April 28

Holyoke Community College

Holyoke, MA

 

REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS FEATURING:

  • Miss Majorette, Intermediate, Beginner and Novice Pageants.  Novice does not qualify for Nationals.

  • Advanced Solo Championships qualifying for the "Big One" (National Majorette contest).

  • Many Individual and Group events -- bring home a Regional Championship title to your home, studio, town and state!

  • Olympic-style awards ceremony at end, celebrating all competitors.

  • Open to all twirlers in New England.  No membership required for National Baton Twirling Association events!

OPEN TOURNAMENT FEATURING:

  • All Individual events offered, including Show Twirl, Rhythmic Twirl, College Miss Majorette-Style Solo, 3-Baton and College Halftime Solo (performed to band's music/fight song) as well as Special Novice Solo for those who have never won a first place in Solo.

  • Regional Wars -- Special 3-part event including Solo, X-Strut and 2-Baton for Advanced, Intermediate and Beginner.

  • Boston Beanpot Twirl-Off for Advanced, Intermediate, Beginner and Novice solo winners.

  • Open to all twirlers, from everywhere! 

  • No membership required to compete in a National Baton Twirling Association sanctioned competition.

OTHER FEATURES:

  • Souvenir Program Book -- be sure to send in your camera-ready 'Good Luck' message to your favorite twirler and team.  Note to Directors of New England State and Miss Majorette contests -- have your top winners included in this year's book by sending the results in a Word document.

  • Souvenir Shirt -- Pre-order only! 

Blue tank tops (women's/girls sizes) or t-shirts (unisex sizes)

Black shorts have been added this year!

Awesome design.  Draft shown here for shirts (shorts, same design, same color scheme):

  • Special Awards

  • 2015 Vendor:

    • Barb's Baton Bargains

  • Clinic for 7th year -- Learn from the best!  For twirlers of all ability levels: Novice to Super Advanced.  After a weekend of friendly competition at Northeast Regionals, take advantage of instructors of top twirlers.  See the clinic page for more details and register online when you sign up for the competition.

BROCHURE & REGISTRATION

  • Download contest brochure here using Adobe Acrobat Reader.  This has all the general information that you require such as directions, schedule and more. 

  • REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.  [When you are ready to enter Individual Events, including duet & trio, go to Individual On-Line Entry Form here.  You will need to register all siblings together, in one transaction.  Only one transaction per family.  Have your credit card handy.  Also, please be sure your registration goes through -- you'll receive an email confirmation if it does.] 

  • Baton Coaches, when you are ready to enter your Team Events, download the mail-in Group Entry Form/Roster.  We do not have on-line registration for Groups. 

    • Click here...for the standard pdf Entry Form/Roster.

    • Click here...for an editable doc Entry Form/Roster.

    • As with Mass States and Coach of the Year, we will again be asking you to upload your team music to a dropbox folder which will be set up for your team alone.  Our goal is to provide a more enjoyable experience for coaches and fewer technical difficulties.

      • Please notify us via email, FB msg or other and we'll set up the folder.  If it is the same music as was used for Mass States, we can hold on to that file, just let us know.

      • Please include in the file name the team event/division/age and song title, and

      • Please indicate on the entry form/roster the song title.

      • PREFERRED file format -- mp3; acceptable file formats: wav, m4a, wma. There may be others....we'll have to test it if you cannot convert your file to one of these.

      • Music files need to be uploaded by May 15.

      • Coaches will also be required to bring a CD or mp3 player with their own music as backup.

      • At this time we are only requesting team music. If we schedule any individual events we will notify the individuals and their coaches.

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS - RESERVE NOW:

Reserve early

  • When ready, click here for discounted rooms at the

    Hampton Inn Springfield/South Enfield, 20 Phoenix Ave, Enfield, CT 06082

    15 miles from contest on Rt. 91

    Group Discount Rate: $110/night + tax -- available through May 6

    Rate includes on the run hot breakfast, free wireless, indoor pool, nearby mall and restaurants.

    For group rate call: 860-741-3111 and ask for: Northeast Twirlers (Group Name); NTJ (Group Code)

WHERE DO I GET ADOBE ACROBAT READER?

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