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Local Baton Twirlers return from National Championship

Posted by on Aug 7, 2017 in Our Twirlers in the News! | 1 comment

THE WEEKLY, Bangor – The Main-E-Acts Baton Twirling Team returned home this week from the 2017 Grand National Baton Twirling Championships at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana as National winners in two team categories. Read More

Mac + Matt Learn to Twirl w/ Central Maine Twirling Corps

Posted by on Aug 4, 2017 in Our Twirlers in the News! | 0 comments

92 MOOSE, Augusta – It’s not every day that we have National Champions grace us here at the Moose studios, but today we totally did!

Thank you to coach Morgan, Amanda, Molly and Morgan for stopping by and showing us a thing or two about how to be a pro twirler. Turns our WE’RE not very good at it, but they sure are! However, Mac does do a surprise juggling routine near the end that’s not too shabby. Watch Video

Central Maine Girls Win National Twirling Championship

Posted by on Aug 2, 2017 in Our Twirlers in the News! | 0 comments

92 MOOSE, Augusta – The Main-E-Acts Baton Twirling Team just came back to Central Maine from the University of Notre Dame with some prestigious hardware, national championship trophies from the National Baton Twirling Association’s Grand National Baton Twirling Championships.

The team, which has girls from: Augusta, Bangor, Brewer, Bucksport, South Paris and West Gardiner, won national championships in two separate categories and also placed very high in several other competitions during the event. Read More

Baton Twirlers to represent Maine at championship

Posted by on Jul 17, 2017 in Our Twirlers in the News! | 0 comments

THE WEEKLY, Bangor – The Main-E-Acts Baton Twirling Team will be traveling to the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana to compete in America’s Youth of Parade—the National Baton Twirling Association’s Grand National Baton Twirling Championships—held July 25-29, 2017. Read More

‘Main-E-Acts’ prepare for national baton twirling competition

Posted by on Jul 15, 2017 in Our Twirlers in the News! | 0 comments

FOX 22, Bangor – “Some people think that baton is not a sport but that is not the case at all,” said Alexandra Clowes, 17, of Brewer.

For two years, the Main-E-Acts Baton Twirling Team has spent countless hours perfecting their routines.

“Everyone wants it, so that really like helps us get to where we’ve gotten,” said Lindsay Pitts, 16, of Bucksport.

“It’s a lot of endurance, there’s a lot of sweat in this gym,” said Andrea Fletcher, coach and director of the Central Maine Twirling Corps. Read More

Twirl-A-Thon fundraiser will help baton twirling team travel to national competition

Posted by on Feb 29, 2016 in Our Twirlers in the News! | 0 comments

Maineacts TwirlathonBANGOR DAILY NEWS, Bangor — The Main-E-Act Baton Twirling Team will undertake a 24-hour Twirl-A-Thon from 7 p.m. Friday. March 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 5, at Bangor Parks and Recreation in an effort to raise funds for team travel to a national competitive event in 2017, as well as to revitalize and promote the sport of baton twirling in Maine. Read More

 

Local twirlers to represent Maine in Cherry Blossom Festival Parade

Posted by on Mar 31, 2015 in Our Twirlers in the News! | 0 comments

Twirlers040115-600x412THE WEEKLY, Bangor – The Main-E-Acts Baton Twirling Team has been selected to perform in the 2015 National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade on April 11 in Washington, D.C. The team was chosen to participate in the festival parade through a competitive application process. Selection criteria included state, regional and national competitive achievements and recognitions, performance history, and an audition video. The twirlers themselves helped prepare the application. Read More

 

Twirlers to represent Maine in 2015 National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade

Posted by on Mar 30, 2015 in Our Twirlers in the News! | 0 comments

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KENNEBEC JOURNAL, Augusta – The Main-E-Acts Baton Twirling Team has been selected to perform in the 2015 National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade on Saturday, April 11 in Washington, D.C.

This will be the second performance by the Main-E-Acts in the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade. The last time the team made the trip (2009), the team’s now eldest members were the youngest to participate. Now seniors, these three ladies will pass along their experience and share in this opportunity with the next generation of twirlers. Read More

Main-E-Acts team chosen for Cherry Blossom Parade

Posted by on Mar 30, 2015 in Our Twirlers in the News! | 0 comments

9753240030PORTLAND PRESS HERALD, Portland – The Main-E-Acts Baton Twirling Team will once again perform in the 2015 National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade on April 11.

The team previously made the trip in 2009, when the team’s now three oldest members were among the youngest to take part.

Created in 2004 as the travel component squad of the Central Maine Twirling Corps, a larger baton program offered through the Augusta and Bangor parks and recreation departments, team members were selected for their outstanding abilities, as well as their teamwork, enthusiasm, commitment, dedication and passion for the sport of baton twirling. Read More

 

Twirlers help Bangor Ring in the New Year

Posted by on Jan 1, 2015 in Our Twirlers in the News! | 0 comments

BANGOR DAILY NEWS, Bangor – Members of the Main-E-Acts Twirling Team perform in Downtown Bangor during the New Years’ Eve celebration in Bangor on Wednesday. Eight members of the Bangor-based team twirled flaming batons. Read More