Break dancers will compete for a national title this weekend. Graphic from Wikimedia Commons.

The 2017 Rock the Box U.S. Breakin’ Championships will be held this weekend at The Lab DC dance studio.

Sponsored by the Competive Breakin’ League, qualifiers are Saturday from 12-5 p.m. and the championships held on Sunday at the same time.

Breakers will compete in three divisions: Youth 2-vs-2 Championship, Teen 1-vs-1 Championship and Adult 1-vs-1 Championship.

The qualifying event is free, but tickets are required for the championships. Tickets are $15 in advance (plus service fee) and $20 at the door.

The Lab DC is located at 6525 Willow St. NW in Takoma.

Mike Diegel

Mike Diegel

Co-Founder/Editor at Source of the Spring
Mike Diegel, a founding member of Source of the Spring, is a Silver Spring advocate who has been appointed by the county executive to several committees and task forces. He currently is a member of the Silver Spring Arts & Entertainment District Advisory Committee. His background is in journalism and he earned a bachelor of arts in communications from McDaniel College. He is self-employed as a communications consultant and is an active volunteer with Appalachian Great Pyrenees Rescue. He has lived for more than 20 years in Northwood/Four Corners with his wife Trish and multiple Great Pyrenees dogs. He is better known around Silver Spring as the Guy with the Big White Dogs.
Mike Diegel