Asia’s biggest KRUMP Tournament in Manila and Mindanao

A freestyle dance tournament that focuses on KRUMP is now back in the Philippines.

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    King of Buck (KOB) is back again! KOB is regarded as the biggest KRUMP tournament in Asia,
    with multitudes of international KRUMP dancers coming in droves to Japan to compete in the event. King of Buck Philippines, by Vengeance Fam or “VFAM”, is the official qualifier tournament for the main KOB tournament. 

    With the goal of showcasing Filipino KRUMP to the international community, as well as providing opportunities for the talented less fortunate, the winner of the King of Buck Philippines will earn a Top 32 slot in the main tournament in Tokyo, Japan to represent the country, with flight and accommodation expenses fully covered.

    KRUMP is an emerging street dance style in the Philippines, founded in Los Angeles in the early
    2000s by Tight Eyez and Big Mijo. It is a freestyle dance characterized by high energy movements and aggressive theatrical motions. 

    Developed as a way to shelter the youth from gangs and gang-related violence, KRUMP, as an expressive outlet for feelings and energy, has now saved multitudes of Filipinos today from gang culture and other dangerous activities. 

     

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    The KRUMP culture has spread nationwide, with dancers found in Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao, becoming one of the most prominent street dance styles in the country. The dance style has also provided numerous opportunities to the youth.

    Currently home to 4 KOB champions of varying categories, the Philippines is an internationally-recognized strong force in the KRUMP world. For the first time in history and the only country ever to be granted 2 qualifier spots per category, KOB Philippines will be composed of KOB
    Manila and KOB Mindanao. Winners from BOTH qualifiers will receive free flight and accommodations to Tokyo Japan. 

    This Aug. 19-20, at Brewing Point Dance Studio Quezon City, and Aug. 26-27 at
    Tacurong City, Sultan Kudarat, get the chance to represent the country once again in the main KOB tournament. KOB KRUMP tournament battle categories include 1v1 Male, 1v1 Female, and 3v3 Team Battles with renowned judges. 

    Aside from the main categories, there will also be quality workshops from local and international judges, showcase battles pitting local against foreign dancers, guest performers, and more. Please visit/message VFAM on Facebook for more details on how to join.