About Us


The United States Twirling Association (USTA) is a national, nonprofit youth sports organization dedicated to positive youth development through the sport of baton twirling.

USTA serves a national membership of athletes, parents, coaches, studio directors, competition directors, judges and other twirling supporters through a wide range of recreational, educational and competitive programs.

As the nation’s leading sport baton twirling organization, USTA has developed educational programs for recreational and competitive athletes, as well as comprehensive training and certification programs for coaches and judges.

USTA sanctions approximately 200 local, state and regional twirling clinics and competitions each year, giving athletes the opportunity to improve their twirling skills and compete in an atmosphere of fun, friendship and good sportsmanship. Learn more about USTA contests and check our Calendar for more information.

Each summer, USTA holds the U.S. National Baton Twirling Championships and Festival of the Future in a different part of the country to encourage participation and help develop twirling throughout the U.S.

As the official United States representative to the World Baton Twirling Federation (WBTF), USTA participates in the WBTF International Cup competition and holds the U.S. Trials competition to select athletes to compete in the WBTF World Championships.

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