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Our Twirlers in the News

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

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…
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2016: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Our 2015-2016 Main-E-Act Team sparkles went to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Check out our Facebook page for photos and fun from our #santapantsforCF team adventure!

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

BANGOR 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…
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2015: Smile Train

Our 2014-2015 Main-E-Act Team sparkles went to Smile Train!

Local twirlers to represent Maine in Cherry Blossom Festival Parade

THE 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,…
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Twirlers to represent Maine in 2015 National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade

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…
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Main-E-Acts team chosen for Cherry Blossom Parade

PORTLAND 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…
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Twirlers help Bangor Ring in the New Year

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  

2014: Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Our 2013-2014 Main-E-Act Team sparkles went to the Maine Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure!

Main-E-Acts prepare for twirling Nationals

KENNEBEC JOURNAL/MORNING SENTINEL, Augusta — Competitive baton twirling has been a part of Megan Williams’ life for 16 years. She remembers being a student at Maranacook when her gym teacher told the class he would be using heart-rate monitors on them for the next half hour, and they could do whatever activity they wanted. While others…
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