Many months of hard work and training were rewarded when 30 girls from The Horsham Bluebelles took part in the 4 day International Baton Twirling Championships in Bournemouth. Winning 4 out of the 6 top awards. Top Twirler sashes were awarded to Jamiee Lea Benn in the Juvenile division, Hannah Jones in the pre-teen division, and Lucy Martlew in the senior division, along with 2 championship sashes. Amy, Lucy, Louise, Emma, Gemma and Maddison also won the overall award of Top Team of the competition. Not satisfied with these fantastic results, the girls also placed in 57 solo events and 14 team events. These results reflect the commitment and enthusiasm the girls have for their sport.
In the 34 years the corps has been running, these are the most successful results anyone can remember.
Baton Twirling is a unique sport that combines dance, agility and co-ordination coupled with grace and flexibility. Girls and boys can start from the age of 3 and many of the senior girls have been competing for 20years, passing down their experience to the next generation. If you’re interested in joining or would like more details, please e-mail Carol at firstname.lastname@example.org