Funkin’ Stylez was the first urban dance battle event in Germany, that brought different dance styles and formats together. Meanwhile Funkin´Stylez became to one of the biggest urban dance events in Germany and celebrates the 9th anniversary this year. The 5 vs. 5 Mixstyle World Team Battle concept is an original concept of Funkin’ Stylez which got so popular, that many other events are using the same concept. In 2008 Funkin’ Stylez was one of the first Hip Hop battle events that introduced Voguing to Germany and Europe.
Since 2010 international qualifications are carried out in different categories. The Funkin´Stylez event is made up of „Funkin’ Stylez Qualifier Tour 2012“, „Funkin’ Stylez Only the strong“ and „Funkin’ Stylez World Team Battle“. This year the new category „Funkin’ Stylez Herokidz“ Junior Battle for dancers under 16 years will be introduced.
For the first time the „Funkin’ Stylez World Finals“ will be carried out in Berlin from the 07th - 8th December 2012 at Tempodrom. Till 2011 the World Finals took place in Düsseldorf.
The new Location Tempodrom has got a capacity of 4000 people.
On the 6th December there will be a last preselection for invited and foreign dancers (abroad living dancers) at the Asphalt Club to qualify for the Finals.
The Judge Line up for this year is Kenswift (USA) from the legendary Rocksteady Crew, Link (USA) Eliteforce, Tony GoGo (USA/ Japan), Popping Smiley (France), Hiro (Japan) and Archie Burnett (USA).