Welcome to MTZS
Dear visitor, Welcome to MTZS Web Site !
Federation MTZS was found by 7 entusiastic clubs May 9th, 2001. From then on we’ve been growing and we have 34 members of MTZS federation.
MTZS was a member of EMA ( European Majorettes Association) from 2001 and a member of W.B.T.F. ( World Baton Twirling Federation; http://www.wbtf.org, ) from 2003. From 2011 we are members of WDSF /http://www.worlddancesport.org/and IOC.
With a hard work and with help of friends from all over the world our athletes have got skills and ability to compete with international clubs and athletes.
We were very proud that with discipline and system of compulsories, body work and with step by step progress on a higher level we succided to catch the track toward world level of baton twirling.
The 10th Aniversary we celebrate with will to do more for young athlets and their clubs.
MTZS organizes every year National Championships with more and more participants.
12 th National Championship 2012 arwas: Finals Baton Twirling , April 21th and 22thin Nova Gorica; and Preliminaries, January 21th, in Cerknica, Semifinals in March 10th and 11th , at Sport Hall Polaj, Trbovlje.
Finals for Majorettes was in Ruše ( near Maribor), May 19th and 20th.
National championships MTZS are open also for non- members and for Majorettes valid as qualification for international championships.
For Baton Twirling Sport will be next year different way of qualifications:
for European Cup of Clubs and Grand Prix Championship and for World Championships WBTF qualifications will be held by the rules and decision of WBTF.
Baton twirling athletes, members of MTZS, participated at 6th Intenational Cup WBTF, August 4th to 7th, 2011 in Jacksonville, Florida, USA and again won two silver medals, for solo B junior and pair senior. First 4 gold medals( Barbara Berginc, Sara Pečkaj and two Živa Kovač, and one silver medal (Živa Kovač) for Slovenia were won at 2009 in Sydney Australia, and the first bronz medal for Slovenia in the hystory of baton twirling was won by a group Logatec B level in 2006 , Rome, Italy .
The best result ever at the World Championships of Baton twirling for Slovenia was the 5th place won by Pair Andreja Rijavec, Živa Kovač, Nova Gorica in Hamilton, Canada. Next year in Ireland they won 6th place.
Majorettes, groups and individual competitors from 10 clubs members of MTZS, competed at 13th European Majorettes Championship EMA from 1st to 4th september, 2011 in Zagreb, Croatia. Slovene Majorettes repeted success from previous years and again won a good placement of groups and won 5 medals: Sara Pečkaj gold medal for solo senior and pair junior Radovljica a gold medal, Kristina Ilić, solo senior won silver medal, Alja Smolčič, solo junior bronz, and pair senior Laško bronz medal.
Majorette’s Groups won:
Cadets:12. place Trebnje, 10.Komenda, 8. Radeče;
Juniors:13.place Radovljica, 9. Logatec, 6. Radeče;
Seniors: 9. Logatec, 8. Trebnje and 4. Laško!
Majorettes won first gold and silver medals in solo and pair at 2008 and from that on every year.
We educated more than 20 national judges, we have two international WBTF Certifed Judges and 5 International EMA Judges.
In 2012 5 new beginer judges passed national exam for a MTZS judge.
We are looking forward to learn more and to offer to Slovene athletes new oportunities in Baton Twirling.
Thank you to visit our site!
Mrs. Nada Skuk
WBTF and WFNBTA FORM A UNION
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