The Red Bull BC One World Final is slated to take place at the Palazzo dei Congressi in Rome, Italy today (November 14), per a press release from Red Bull.
The competition is set to feature 16 B-boys from around the world going head-to-head for the Red Bull BC One World Championship.
The B-boys qualified as part of an elimination process that included 90 B-boy cyphers and six qualifying rounds that took place in various locations around the world.
Victor, North America’s reigning B-Boy champion who was named the best of the best two years in a row after winning the 2014 BC One National Champion title in Las Vegas, is seeking his third BC One World Final.
Menno, last year’s champion, is set to return to defend his title. Morocco’s Lil Zoo, a three-time Middle East Africa champion, and UK Wild Card Sunni, are also among the B-boys set to compete. Others include Pocket and Leon from South Korea; Issei and Kazuki Rok from Japan; Ratin from Brazil; and Bruce Almighty from Portugal.
El Niño and Kareem are B-boys slated to represent the United States.
MC Supernatural is scheduled to host the festivities and France’s DJ Marrrtin is slated to spin all original tracks for the first time ever at a World Final. The judges for the Red Bull BC One World Final are Cico (Italy), Wing (South Korea), Poe (USA), Lamine (France) and Focus (Finland).
A Red Bull promotional flyer and the Red Bull BC One World Final stream are as follows: