Special invitation to all
COACHES -- fun things planned in recognition of your dedication
to twirling. Please contact Elaine Kane or call if you do not received your invitation by U.S. Mail.
Special invitation to
all ATHLETES -- share with all the special qualities of your
coach. Twirlers compliments about their coaches -- post
all the great things about your coach on the Gangi Kupras
Productions FaceBook Page's Event Page at
www.facebook.com/GangiKupras. Be sure to include the hashtags #GangiKupras
#CoachOfTheYear #CoachIsAlwaysWatching. We also have a Valentine to
My Coach station this year!
Selfie Station --
look for our Selfie Station at the contest and be sure to include
the hashtags #GangiKupras
New this year -- Parent March! (basic or military)
Strut your stuff and donations to a good cause...the American Heart
Association. Style Counts!! In 2017 we raised $120 -- way to
New this year -- Coach Demo. Some of our
amazing coaches shared their favorite trick.
We were the first in the
region to provide this unique award and it is still a hit!!
All individual competitors
in open events will receive a single Commemorative Plaque. Plates will
be awarded for 1st - 3rd place AND for participation in each event entered!
Participants in "Baby" events will not receive plaques/plates --
medals will be awarded for these events.
The plaques will be PERSONALIZED with the athlete's
name!! Twirlers love it!
i.e. Win first place in
Intermediate Solo, second place in Beginner X-Strut, and no placement in
Beginner Basic March - receive 3 plates - "Intermediate Solo-1st Place",
"Beginner X-Strut-2nd Place", "Basic March-Participant" - and display them
all on your Commemorative Plaque.
GYM/STUDIO HIGH POINT
FOR LOVE OF THE
FOR TEAM PRIDE!
FOR B R A G
G I N G RIGHTS!!!!
Coach of the Year
Who will be this
year's COACH OF THE YEAR and take home the gorgeous 5' tall traveling
trophy ? ? Will you be the athletes who will add your coach's
name to this list?
2017 -- Kristi Ochs
2016 -- Allison Stuart
2015 -- Allison Stuart
2014 -- Allison Stuart
2013 -- Allison Stuart
2012 -- Allison Stuart
2011 -- Tracey Johnson
2010 -- Tracey Johnson
2009 -- Tracey
2008 -- Kristi
2007 -- Kristi
2006 -- Kristi Kupras
2005 -- Kristi Kupras
2004 -- Kristi Kupras
2003 -- Tina Holmes
OPEN NBTA BATON CONTEST
Commemorative Plaque for Individual
events. Trophies for Group events.
Coach of the Year High Point
& Top Twirler Individual High Point.
All Individual events
offered, including Show Twirl, Rhythmic Twirl, 3-Baton and
College Halftime Solo (performed to band's music/fight song).
** new this year ** Boys
** If you haven't been in
the last couple of years... **
Xtreme Twirler, 3-part event -- solo, x-strut, model/interview in
costume (basic march instead of x-strut for Novice, Miss Majorette Style
Solo for College) -- SPECIAL LIGHT UP TROPHIES FOR THIS EVENT ONLY!
Appearing, along with Beginner and Advanced
Intermediate 2-Baton, plus, Visitor & Instate solos (in addition to the
Baby events also offered for
Basic March, Solo and Best Appearing. Medal to each participant (no
Commemorative Plaque) .
Food concession available
with healthy alternatives to keep the athletes going!
Individual/Duet/Trio Coach of the
Year Highpoint, and, Team Coach of
the Year Highpoint. Print one and fill in events entered to make
things easier at the contest.
Hotel Info: There is a
Holiday Inn Express, Ludlow (just off the Mass Pike exit on our
brochure directions--used to be Comfort Inn). Call
We will again be
asking Coaches to upload your team music to a Dropbox
folder which will be set up for your team alone. Our goal is to
provide a more enjoyable experience for coaches and fewer technical
Please notify us via
email, FB msg or other and we'll set up the folder.
include in the file name the team event/division/age and song title, and
indicate on the entry form/roster the song title.
Acceptable file formats: wav, mp3, m4a, wma. There may be
others....we'll have to test it if you cannot convert your file to one
Music files need to be uploaded by Saturday, 1/23.
will also be required to bring a CD or mp3 player with their own music