Baton Twirling

Confirmed sports information and a link to on-line registration for the 2018 Bay State Games Baton Twirling competition will be posted on this page in February or March of 2018. To receive an email when details and registration are available, please click on the link below to join our mailing list.


Satruday, July 7


Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center - Roxbury Crossing, MA




Cadet - Ages 5 - 9
Junior - Ages 10 - 12
Scholastic - Ages 13 - 15
Open - Ages 16 - 18
Masters - Ages 19+    

*Athletes can enter up to 5 events 

(1 Baton, 2 Baton, Basic March, X-Strut, Duet, Small Team, and Large Team)

Entry Deadline 



An athlete must meet one of the following criteria:

  • A full time resident of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont, Connecticut, Rhode Island, or New York

  • A full time student of a Massachusetts academic institution

  • A registered member of a baton twirling club in Massachusetts. Athletes using the club membership for eligibility may not also be a member of a non Massachusetts club

Individual Events

Please see the attached sheet for information about events and event codes. Click Here 

Team Events 

  • Large and small events are offered in Cadet, Junior, Scholastic, Open, and Masters divisions 

  • Small events are limited to 4 - 8 members. Large team are 9 members and up

  • Divisions may be combined by Sport Coordinator if warranted

  • Team music will be chosen by the coach 

  • Team age divisions are computed by an average age of the team members as of the competition date

  • Team coaches must fill out the Baton Twirling Team Application

Duet Events 

  • Duet events will be offered in Cadet, Junior, Scholastic, Open, and Masters Divisions 

  • Age divisions are computed by an average age of the duet members as of the competition date 

  • Each duet member should include this event on the general application for individuals and indicate their duet partner's name 

Format / Rules 

  • An athlete does not need to be a member of a national baton twirling organization 

  • No double entering allowed

  • No gymnastics allowed

  • Novice X-Strut enters Beginner Level 

  • Intermediate X-Strut enters Advanced Level 

  • There is only one level for Duets

  • All NBTA Rules apply, with the exception of the competition age 

Competition Timing


Start Times 


Meet Director
Tracey Gangi Johnson
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