The world’s largest one-on-one breaking competition is set to take center stage at the iconic Stade Roland-Garros in Paris on October 21. The Red Bull BC One 2023 World Final, celebrating its 20th anniversary, will bring together thirty-two of the globe’s top b-boy and b-girl talents in the City of Lights, where they will put their choreographies to the test. Here is all you need to know:

B-boy Hong Ten from South Korea poses for a portrait in Roland Garros prior to the Red Bull BC One World Final in Paris, France on August 9, 2023. Photo By Little Shao for Red Bull Content Pool

After a series of 90 qualifying events across 28 countries, the Red Bull BC One World Final will showcase a mix of dance excellence, spotlighting the pinnacle of power moves, toprock steps, footwork, freezes, and more.

Notable contenders include India, the 2022 B-Girl World Champion, who returns to defend her title for the Netherlands, and Canada‘s Phil Wizard, making his fourth World Final appearance. France‘s B-Boy Dany Dann will be aiming for World Champion status on his home turf as he prepares for his Parisian debut next summer.

B-boy Lee and Phil Wizard pose for a portrait together in Ivry Sur Seine, France on August 13, 2023. Photo By Little Shao for Red Bull Content Pool

The judging panel comprises iconic figures in the breakdancing community, featuring B-Boy Flea Rock from the USA, South Korea‘s B-Boy Kill, and Mexico’s Dr. Hill, a pioneer of hip-hop culture in Latin America. Completing the jury are France‘s Babyson and Spain‘s B-Girl Movie One.

Before the grand showdown at Stade Roland-Garros on October 21, legends of breaking and rising stars from around the world will gather at the Red Bull BC One Camp Paris, held at The Centquatre-Paris, for several days of workshops, panels, and battles.

B-girl Firebird photo shooting in Burgas, Bulgaria – 2023 for the Red Bull BC ONE World Final wildcard announcement on May 15, 2023 Photo By Ivaylo Donchev for Red Bull Content Pool

On October 18, B-Boy Monkey King from Taiwan and international dancers will attempt a daring feat – the World’s First Double Airflare, in collaboration with the Guinness World Records.

The following day will witness the Last Chance Cypher, where over 60 dancers will vie for the remaining spots on the World Final stage.

B-Boy Junior from France poses for a portrait on a rooftop of Paris, France on February 9, 2023. Photo By Little Shao for Red Bull Content Pool

Watch the Last Chance Cypher and the World Final on Red Bull TV HERE.

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