Limerick Hosts the World Baton Twirling Championship 2008

King John's Castle ,Limerick City.

King John's Castle ,Limerick City. (c)Tippryan Copyright

Limerick and the University Arena plays host this week to the World Baton Championship .The first ever championship was held in the U.S.A in 1980 it has also been held in  Germany,  Japan ,Canada, , Italy, Spain, Holland,  and France.This is a great honour for Ireland and Limerick to host this prestigious event.It will also be of major economic benefit to the region with countries from all over the world  sending their representatives to Limerick for the week long event.

Videos from Canada 2007.

 

There is more information available on the site http://www.worldbaton2008.com/

For a History of the event consult http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baton_twirling

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