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World Championships Day 1 Recap

World Championships Day 1 Recap

by Jeff Langan

The 2011 World Championships kicked off in Michigan City Ind., Monday Aug. 8, but Mother Nature rained on the parade of the Open Class Prelims competition. The Spirit of Newark/New Jersey and Blue Saints were able to perform, before the rain started to fall and lightning filled the skies. After a two-hour rain delay, the competition was called off around 7 p.m., setting up a one-day, winner-take-all, Open Class Finals competition scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 9. Read more.