Baton twirling facts for kids
Twirling baton, 2010
|Highest governing body||Baton practice|
|First contested||Europe and Asia, 19th century|
|Country or region||Worldwide|
Baton twirling is an art involving the manipulation of a metal rod and the performer's body to a coordinated routine. It is similar to rhythmic gymnastics or color guard.
The World Championships have the following events:
- Freestyle Senior Women & Men
- Junior Women and Men
- Event accompanied by a compulsory/short programme event
- show choir
- Single baton, 2 batons, 3 batons
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