Area Central is hosting the Santiago Street Battles 1VS1 Spanish Open Breaking Championship, a unique opportunity to see participants of different ages from various parts of Spain, Europe, South America and North Africa in a single venue. This activity is organised by the urban culture association Vella Escola and financed by the Dirección Xeral de Xuventude of the Xunta de Galicia.
Santiago Street Battles aspires to become a reference in this discipline that will be Olympic in the Paris 2024 Olympic Games; therefore this competition will be the first one to be scored for the ranking of the national circuit of the Spanish Federation of Sports Dance, where this sport speciality is registered. The aim of this competition is to promote the practice of breaking in Galicia, to professionalize this discipline and to offer a meeting point for people who practice this healthy leisure alternative.
The championship will take place on the stage of Area Central in two categories: Kids (under 16 years old), which will be held from 11:00 to 14:00; and the Absolute (from 16 to 35 years old), which will be held in the afternoon, from 16:00 to 20:00. The organisation of the championship will at all times ensure strict compliance with current health regulations.