URGENT UPDATE: USTA’s Board of Directors acted to protect the health and wellbeing of athletes, parents, coaches, judges, volunteers and the public by suspending all sanctions and cancelling all events scheduled through June 30, as well as the #2020Nationals, scheduled for July 14-18 in Stockton, California.  READ MORE

See additional cancellation information below:
Cancellation of the 2020 U.S. National Baton Twirling Championships, Festival of the Future and U.S. PreTrials.  READ MORE
Cancellation of the CO-KS Contest on April 4 in Goodland and the Colorado State Championships on May 17 in Denver.   READ MORE

 

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The Colorado Baton Council is proud to recognize this year's seniors: Katie Lam, Alexa Lytle and Emma Stutte.

The Colorado Baton Council honors graduating seniors every year at the Colorado State Championships. Since we cannot be together at state this year, we are congratulating our seniors online and wishing them the best of luck in their new adventures.  We also provide a small scholarship to assist them in their new adventure, checks in the mail!

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Katie Lam

New York University

Katie is graduating from Silver Creek High School in Longmont, where she is an Honor Roll student with a grade point average of 4.2. She is also involved in Orchestra, Student Senate, is the Speech and Debate captain and an officer in National Honor Society. In the fall, Katie will be attending New York University.

Katie has twirled over nine years. “I started coaching Katie four year ago and I love working with her,” said her coach, Michelle Dawson. “She has so much energy and enthusiasm to try any new trick.  She is great role model for other twirlers and I will miss her greatly!”

Katie, we wish you the best.

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Alexa Lytle

Purdue University

Alexa is graduating from Cherry Creek High School in Greenwood Village, where she is an adventure leader and a member of the National Society of High School Scholars. Alexa has been a feature twirler and color guard member for four years and served as color guard captain for the past two years. In the fall, Alexa will be attending Purdue University and will be a member of Purdue’s All-American Twirling Team.

Alexa is a joy to work with because of her talent, dedication and work ethic, and because she’s a great leader and friend. All of her Colorado Twirls coaches and teammates will miss her but we’ll be cheering her on next year. Boiler Up!

Congratulations, Alexa!

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Emma Stutte

University of Northern Colorado

Emma began twirling when she was 10 years old, as part of the High Peaks Twirlers. She is the only twirler that Monarch High School has ever had. In this role, Emma twirled with the marching band at football games and twirled fire batons in the Louisville Parade of Lights. She also completed six seasons as a member of the Monarch color guard and winter guard. This fall, Emma will be attending the University of Northern Colorado where she will major in American Sign Language Interpretation.

Congratulations, Emma!

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JULIE RUTAN – 1983 US World Team Trials

JULIE RUTAN – 1983 US World Team Trials

February 10, 2016

Sharing some fun facts about one of our judges from Sunday’s competition: Here is Julie Rutan Hossenlopp competing at the 1983 U.S. World Team Trials!!youtube.com

GOOD LUCK to all the athletes competing at the Colorado Baton Council’s “Sweetheart …

GOOD LUCK to all the athletes competing at the Colorado Baton Council’s “Sweetheart …

February 6, 2016

GOOD LUCK to all the athletes competing at the Colorado Baton Council’s “Sweetheart Spectacular” USTA Contest on Sunday!! Can’t wait to see the Sweetheart Pairs!

The Central Region Baton Council is pleased to announce the 2016 Central Region Cham…

The Central Region Baton Council is pleased to announce the 2016 Central Region Cham…

January 28, 2016

The Central Region Baton Council is pleased to announce the 2016 Central Region Championships and PreTrials! Saturday, June 11 – Central Region Championships Sunday, June 12 – Central Region PreTrials Lee College Sports Complex Arena Baytown, Texas Baytown is a suburb of Houston, Texas and is… More