The Silverback Open Championships is one of the two Championships Series events named the Pro Breaking Tour a initiative of the Urban Dance & Educational Foundation (UDEF).
UDEF is a not-for-profit corporation organized for charitable and educational purposes, with a volunteer board comprised of professional breakers, event organizers and independents from the business and legal professions. Established in 2014 the Pro Breaking Tour was the first major initiative of UDEF, with events throughout the U.S., Canada and parts of Europe.
UDEF also supports dozens of charitable events and workshops in community centers, schools, colleges, and similar venues annually, with breakers from the Pro Breaking Tour performing, teaching and working with young people, reaching thousands of youth. Since its inception, UDEF has provided dancers, teachers and funding to support charitable events and programs in 21 states, including Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, and Utah.
UDEF’s philanthropic mission is to advance the physical expression, intellectual understanding and educational and teaching programs of the urban arts, including breaking and other forms of street dance, through dance participation, performances, camps, seminars, work-shops, competitive events, tours and series.
Besides the Undisputed Qualifier the Silverback Open Championships feature an international 3 vs 3 crew battle and a solo B-girl battle.
Official Name event : Silverback Open Championships
Date(s) : October 8-9, 2016
City : Philadelhpia
Country : USA