Hartlepool dance crew in world title bid

Good luck to the award-winning Ruff Diamond as they bid to retain a world title.

Saturday, 26th November 2016, 10:00 am
Updated Tuesday, 29th November 2016, 9:30 am
Ruff Diamond.

The crew from Hartlepool will be in London tomorrow to defend their World of Dance title.

And just a week later, another four of the dance crews from the Urban Rockz academy in Whitby Street South will be in Edinburgh to compete in the UDO Worlds qualifying event.

First, though, comes Ruff Diamond’s bid to retain the World of Dance crown at Elephant and Castle in London tomorrow.

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Zac Healey from Ruff Diamond said: “We are going to defend the title against the absolute best in the country.”

But the excitement does not end there as there will be more competitions early next year.

They will include the Hip Hop international qualifier in Portsmouth which will be held on February 15 and 16.

The winning crews from that event will qualify to go forward to the World Hip Hop championships in Las Vegas in August next year.

Ruff Diamond’s remarkable run of success started when the crew were runners-up in the Sky 1 competition Got To Dance.