Posted in A Team,B Team,Competitions17 December 2011
XS Latin A and B teams travelled to Vienna for the annual Danube Cup on 17th December 2011. The first division had an entry of 13 teams, including the recent World Championship finalists Zwölfwaxing A team, the German first division team Backnang A team and XS Latin A team. The second division had an entry of 11 teams and was XS Latin B team’s first international competition.
Posted in A Team,Competitions6 December 2011
On December 2nd 2011, XS Latin A team flew to Vilnius in Lithuania for the 2011 World Latin Formation Championships. The anticipation for this competition had been building for several months: the host team had prepared very hard for the competition but were to face stiff competition from the 2010 World Champions, Vera, from Russia and the 2009 World Champions, GGC Bremen, who had just convincingly won the German Nationals with their new routine, Blast.
Posted in A Team,Competitions18 November 2011
Seven teams travelled to Blackpool to compete in the 2011 British National Formation Championship. XS Latin A team were very excited to support their B team colleagues who put on a crisp show full of excellent patterns to open the semi-final with their competitive debut.
Posted in A Team,Competitions27 June 2011
The UK Formation Championships is a historic competition which has, for many years, not been held. Thanks to Philip Wylie, the Championships were reinstated in June 2011 and competitions were held for Juvenile, Junior and Adult formation teams at the wonderful Tower Ballroom in Blackpool.
Posted in A Team,Competitions5 December 2010
In their final competition of an intense 2010 season, XS Latin travelled to Perchtoldsdorf in Austria to compete in the Donaupokal Formation International. Nineteen teams from across Europe entered the competitions and, after dancing their best performance of the year, XS were delighted to finish in fourth place in the Donaupokal Cup. This represents the team’s best result overseas and sets them in good stead as they prepare for the 2011 season.
Posted in A Team,Competitions19 November 2010
The 2010 British National Formation Championship, held in Blackpool, was the biggest national formation competition in many people’s memory, with 7 teams competing for the title. After a semi-final and an exciting final, XS emerged triumphant to become 2010 British National Champions, with nine of the 11 judges marking them in first place.
Posted in A Team,Competitions31 October 2010
The 2010 World Formation Championships proved to be a very exciting event. After never placing in the top 3 at a world championships, the hosts, Russia, won the gold medal. Vera, dancing Ever Shining Star, their tribute to Michael Jackson, took the top spot with a majority of second places. Zuvedra, Lithuania, danced a beautiful final to take the silver medal, while the title holders, GGC Bremen, debuted their new routine, Genesis, to take the bronze.
Posted in A Team,Competitions6 June 2010
XS Latin have qualified to represent England at the World Latin Formation Championships (to be held in Moscow in October) after performing their new Priscilla, Queen of the Desert routine for the first time at the British Open Championships.