Baton - Classic City Majorettes
Come twirl with the best! We offer instruction in dance-twirling, strutting, marching technique and more! Our majorette program is the hit of the town! Classes fill quickly. You do not want to miss the chance to have your daughter receive training from the best instructors around.
Students have also the opportunity to demonstrate their skills in community performances such as the Santa Arrival Parade, ACC Downtown Parade of Lights, Watkinsville Christmas Parade, UGA Men's and Women's Basketball Games, Winterville Retirement Center, and various competitions throughout the Athens area.
Classes are held at Bishop Park. Batons and uniforms are extra. Information is provided in the Parent Information letter.
Parent Information Letter (Click Photo to view letter)
- Ages: 5 and older
- Program Registration Dates: Sept. 26 ACC Residents; Sept. 28 12 noon Non-residents
- Fall Session: Oct. 13-Nov. 17, 2020
- Basics - 5:00-5:45
- Baton I - 5:45-6:45
- Baton II and III - 6:45-7:45
- Fee: $39 ACC resident; $58.50 Non-resident
- Location: Bishop Park Covered Courts, 706-613-3589
- Contact: Melanie Baer, 706-207-5890 or email
Baton Basics (Skills and Fundamentals) Beginner - for students ages 5-12. Students will learn the basic skills and fundamentals of baton twirling including basic twirls, beginner tricks, bodywork and more! A baton is required for this class and must be ordered by October 13. Participants in this class will not participate in community performances and will not need to purchase uniforms.
Baton I (Beginner) - for students ages 5 and older. Students will learn twirling fundamentals needed to be successful in Baton II and III. Basic twirling skills, beginner tricks, bodywork, marching techniques and more will be taught! Students will learn marching and dance twirl routines and perform these routines at various community events. A baton and uniforms are required for this class.
Baton II (Intermediate) - for students who have completed a minimum of two years of Baton I and/or have been evaluated by the class Instructor are allowed in this class. Students will continue to practice the skills learned in Baton I while building their knowledge as they learn intermediate twirling skills, tricks, two-baton twirling (the use of two batons), and bodywork. Students will learn marching and dance twirl routines and will perform these routines at various community events. Two batons and uniforms are required for this class.
Baton III (Advance) - Students who have completed a minimum two years of Baton I and a minimum of two years of Baton II and/or have been evaluated by the baton instructors are ready for Baton III. Students will continue to practice skills learned in both the Baton I and II classes as they begin to learn advanced baton twirling skills, bodywork, tricks, and three baton twirling (the use of three batons). Competition twirling will be a required element of this class and students will compete at local competitions. Students will learn marching and dance twirl routines and will perform these routines at various community events. Three batons, uniforms and competitions fees are required for this class.