NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Back for another triumphant year, the Red Bull Dance Your Style Global Street Dance Competition will continue in New Orleans on Saturday, September 18 at NOLA Republic. Bringing together the best of hip-hop, house, waacking, popping, krumping, locking and more, the event will celebrate New Orleans’ vibrant dance scene and the artists, movers and creators who have contributed to the city’s heritage on the street. Dance. The region’s best street dancers will compete, via a bracket-style tournament, performing to a spontaneous soundtrack of traditional beats and timeless classics. An audience of dance enthusiasts will act as the judges, ultimately deciding which dancer will advance from each qualifier to the Red Bull Dance Your Style USA National Finals. With no jury, no planned choreography, and no pre-chosen music, it’s all about embracing the moment, impressing the crowd, and moving to the beat. The competition aims to showcase the region’s electrifying dance scene and the local artists who are driving street dance forward. Competitors include New Orleans’ own Sheikh (waacking), solid gold (burst, animation), Evidence (krumping) and more. Additional styles from across the South will be featured Nick Fury and Shit.3dge (popping, animation), among others. Audiences will also be able to enjoy a showcase of the rebounding king and New Orleans legend HaSizzleas well as a performance of LA.MIX, a network of dancers bringing their flair and individual styles into the mix to celebrate the art. Special host to be announced. The Red Bull Dance Your Style New Orleans Qualifier is open to the public with doors opening at 7pm CT. Tickets are available for purchase here. For those unable to attend, the qualifier will be available to view via the official live stream partner Caffeine.