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.Read more
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.Read more
Twelve teams, including representatives from China, Germany and the USA, came to Blackpool to contest the 2011 British Open Latin Formation Championship, making it the biggest British Open formation competition for over 20 years. Six teams were recalled to the final and XS Latin, after dancing a superb final, were pleased to finish in fourth place, making them the highest ranking European team in the competition.Read more
The XS Latin Junior team danced its new Night Fever routine in the British Junior 6-8 couple competition today, the first time they have danced this routine in competition. The team included 4 dancers making their competitive debut in a formation team and were pleased to dance a performance that Head Coach, Matt Scales, believed was the best they had danced this routine this far.Read more
XS Juniors danced their first 4 couple competition today, performing the new 4 couple Hairspray routine in the British Junior Formation Championship. The team performed very well and were disappointed to just miss out on a semi-final place, finishing 15th out of 26 teams.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
XS Latin Junior team was delighted to make its first final at the weekend. Competing in the annual FTA Competition, this year held in Reading, the team produced a performance that was far cleaner than the one given at Blackpool less than a fortnight ago and beat several teams who had placed higher than them at the Junior British. XS Juniors were delighted to make the final of the competition, placing in an extremely creditable 7th place.
XS Latin Junior team made its Blackpool debut dancing its Hairspray routine in the 2010 British Junior 6-8 Couple Formation Championship. For a first time at this prestigious event the team danced with tremendous energy and confidence. The team and its supporters were extremely proud to finish in 12th place out of 23 teams.