Join us for a three day weekend of TRICKING. Meet and train with your favorite trickers, make lifelong friends, and participate all the shenanigans and activities of the weekend. Whether you're a beginner or a veteran, you don't want to miss out!
Loopkicks Gathering is the longest running tricking event in all of history. Before our hiatus we were on a 15-year streak. Now we're back - you already know this is about to be crazy.
so special this year?
COMPETITION. This year Loopkicks Gathering is hosting the Youth Battle Division and the Adult Battle Division. We are proud to be working alongside UST to elevate the tricking battle scene in the US. We are offering $5000 in total prize money across both divisions!
COMMUNITY. Make memories that last a lifetime at our beach trip to Santa Cruz! We are partnering with Bay Area Hustle Team and we're bringing back KING OF THE FLOOR back to its origins. We are also partnering with SHAPES to bring low pressure, community-focused battles.
We are inviting tricking athletes of all ages to participate in battles at Loopkicks this year. The competitive tricking scene has elevated and evolved in the last three years - let's grow this sport!
Junior Division. Open to athletes ages 17 and younger.
Adult Division. Open to athletes ages 18 and older.
Top 8 to make it through prelims will battle it out at the Nightshow. The Top 3 athletes in each division will receive a cash prize and will earn points toward the UST League Season 2023.
Check-In starts at noon! Check-In, grab your wristband, and meet other trickers! You can sign up for the Junior or Adult Battle Divisions here as well. If you arrive later in the day you will still be able to check-in.
Both the Junior and Adult Divisions will have their prelim round to determine the Top 16.
Both the Junior and Adult Divisions will battle it out to determine the Top 4. The Top 4 athletes will go to the Nightshow.
Tricking for Performance. Taught by Vellu Saarela and Adam Devenport.
The legendary 720 Nightshow! We have been running this Nightshow for decades. Battles, performances, challenges, and so much more! Apparel and merchandise will be for sale directly after the Nightshow.
Use that post-Nightshow hype to fuel all your tricks! All your favorite trickers will be throwing down in this session!
Gainer and Corkscrew Workshop. Taught by Sam "Kojo" Plummer and Tiki Wu.
The entire gathering is headed to Santa Cruz for a day of fun in the sun!
BAHT will be starting King of the Floor challenges at the beach! This year we will be opening up the competition to our younger attendees (Prince of the Floor)! More details TBA.
How to Transition: Megas & Semis. Taught by Ethan Turner and Levi Borrego.
Adam Devenport will be hosting SHAPES Live Battles! These are a fun, low pressure way of battling with other trickers!
Session with trickers from all around the world! Train hard and make new friends!
Our last session of the gathering! Enjoy your time in sunny California - we will probably be doing some post gathering activities!