2019 Peanut Butter Jamm Info

Kick Off Event for Will Dance For Food Competition

All proceeds and peanut butter go to
the Backpack Program & Mobile Pantry at the

Sponsored by:

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 2, 2019

GALLIVAN CENTER UPSTAIRS HALL

(239 S. MAIN STREET SLC, UT 84111)

Click here to Pre-Register!!!

2 ON 2 OPEN DANCE BATTLES: Any genre of dance is welcomed in the Open Battle Format. Get a friend and get ready to battle for cash & prizes!

Our Peanut Butter JAMM Judges

Marc “Big Chocolate” Cameron

  • Director of The Dance Project SLC
  • Marc is a professional choreographer who is highly sought after, not only in the UK but now across Europe, and the States.
  • Choreographed and won various Jazz championships in the UK for 5 years in a row, and major World Hip-Hop competitions, with a traveling crew of dancers.
  • A member and choreographer in the Britain’s Got Talent finalist Street Dance group ‘Nemisis’ in 2007
  • Marc set up his own dance school in England. This dance school, went on to become one of the premier dance schools in the Midlands of England, through group performances on famed stages in the West End.
  • He has performed with celebrities on The BBC, Channel 4 and various music videos, including VH1 and MTV.
  • He also is a choreographer and dancer for Utah’s first complete authentic Hip-Hop show “They Reminisce”, and is a founding member of Urban Fairytalez, another production company for Utah dancers, showcasing all genres of dance at its best!

Chacho Valdez

  • He has been training in the styles of B-Boying, HipHop and House Dance.
  • Chacho runs House Night every Thursday at the SLC Herc since
  • Chacho is a current member and founder of Flavanoids along with its first members Monkee, Killabee and Munk.
  • He is on his 9th year as a Bboy and Hiphop Dance Instructor at The School of Dance SLC where he and other instructors have built an amazing Bboy / Bgirl program that serves kids all over the State.
  • 2002 Winter Olympics Closing Ceremonies with Earth, Wind and Fire
  • Opening act for Jabbawokees when they performed at SLCC taylorsville campus
    Opening act for Poreotics when the performed at U of U Marriot Center For Dance
    2019 Most Influential Dancer voted by Utah’s Dance Community
  • 2007 X-Series Bboy 7 to Smoke winner
  • 2019 Return of the Cypher Assault 7 to Smoke Allstyles Winner
  • First winner of Bboy Federation League Championships along with AOD
  • Trickonometry 2 Bboy Champions with AOD
  • House Dance Director for Underground Crew and Junction Dance Co.
  • Choreographer for They Reminisce

Tia Aiono

  • Tia aka TiaCakes, born and raised in Salt Lake City. 
  • Repping Nutribe, SLC Slay, Underground Crew and International House of Artistic Punking. 
  • Styles include whacking, dancehall and ball culture. 
  • Creator and owner of Body Confidence heels program. 
  • Active battler, commentator and freestyler dancer.  For her, in a battle it’s just her against the music.

BATTLE DIVISIONS:

  • Jr. Battle: Ages 6-12
  • Sr. Battle: Ages 13+

SCHEDULE:

  • Doors Open 9:30 am
  • 10:00 am HIP HOP CLASS
  • 11:00 am JR BATTLES BEGIN
  • 12:30 pm SR BATTLES BEGIN
  • *Battle Times are approximate

PRIZES:

  • $200 for Junior Battle Winners
  • $400 for Senior Battle Winners
  • Pizza Party for studio that collects the most peanut butter
  • $100 for the director/teacher that brings the most kids
  • Funkey’s and Vlado’s for Individual who brings the most peanut butter (minimum 100 jars)

ADMISSION:

  • Everyone: 1 jar of Peanut Butter for Utah Food Bank /Mobile Pantry or $5 without peanut butter
  • Hip Hop Master Class: Additional $10

PARKING:

  • Parking is available under the Gallivan Center Plaza for a fee.
  • You can take Trax to the Gallivan Center station (which is just across the street).

REGISTRATION:

BATTLES ARE ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVED BASIS.

AVAILABILITY:

  • 24 TOTAL CREWS FOR JR. BATTLES
  • 24 TOTAL CREWS FOR SR. BATTLES

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