McDonald’s Announces Line-Up for B-Boy Royale 3

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Eight award-winning dance crews from the U.S. and Canada will battle for a $5,000 grand prize at this summer’s McDonald’s B-Boy Royale 3, New York City’s largest annual breaking tournament. An invitation-only competition, each team and/or its members are required to have won at least two major championship titles. The eight crews entering this year are:

• Beast Coast (New York – Philadelphia)

• Beat Whackz (New Jersey – Virginia – Philadelphia)

• The Brothers (Texas)

• Gravity Benders (Wisconsin)

• Illz (New Jersey – Toronto – Florida)

• Last Samurai (Massachusetts, California)

• Maximum Efficiency Crew (Toronto – Montreal)

• Optimistic Crew (Minnesota)

The event will also feature showcase performances, audience competitions, live music performances and the presentation of the 2016 McDonald’s B-Boy Royale Lifetime Achievement Award to Michael ‘Boogaloo Shrimp’ Chambers, legendary star of the 80’s dance classics Breakin’ and Breakin’ 2: Electric Boogaloo.

McDonald’s B-Boy Royale 3 takes place on August 27 at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. Join the conversation using hashtag #bboyroyale3 or by visiting the official Facebook page.

Presale tickets are available through 11:59 p.m. Monday, June 6 (Eastern Time) at www.McDonaldsBBoyRoyale.com. All ticket proceeds will benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of the New York Tri-State Area, a non-profit organization that supports programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children in the areas of health, education, the arts, and civic and social services.

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