This is a new exciting breaking event offered by the USBA/WBA for Teams of two breakers.
Creative Multi-Directional Team Breaking
Team Members: teams must consist of 2 competitors. Neither age nor rank needs to be in the same category
Materials: Wood boards only. Competitor may purchase boards on-site or provide their own.
Props: Props and “prop stations” may be used. Competitor will be allowed a maximum of 3 prop stations that will not be included in their routine for scoring purposes. Competitor must communicate prop stations to the ring coordinator and judges before the start of their routine.
Techniques: All techniques are allowed. Competitor may use any strike to break.
Breaking Stations: 8 Station Max. Regardless of rank. The competitors may set up the maximum number of breaking stations. Each break will be considered one station. Simultaneous breaks will be considered one station. If competitor leaves the ground all breaks executed before he/she returns to the ground will be considered one station. Both competitors must break, but there is no requirement as to how many breaks each competitor must perform, only that the combined total of breaks stations is 8 or less. A station may be free standing, set on stands, or held by assistants. Competitor will be responsible for all materials required to set up their stations. Competitors will also be required to ensure the safety of fellow competitors and spectators as outlined in “General: Safety” above.
Time Limits: Competitor will have a maximum of 3 minutes to set-up, break, and clean up the area. A deduction of 3 points will be taken off the competitor’s final score for every 15 seconds over the allotted time. Deductions will begin after the 3-minute mark. Time is cumulative, determined as follows: time starts when competitor starts set-up, time stops when competitor completes set-up, time starts again upon the attempt of the first break, time stops when the ring is cleared as determined by the ring coordinator.
Judging: Competitor will be judged on difficulty, creativity, focus, and completion of breaks.