• Silverback Bboy Events

  • Silverback Bboy Events

Who are we…

The Silverback Bboy Events platform was formed as a philanthropic initiative to support the competitive breaking community with funding for breaking events and competitive breakers, as well as business advice and legal resources for breakers. Silverback supported breaking showcases beginning in 1983 and structured breaking competitions beginning in 2011.

In 2013, Silverback and Cros1 of Freestyle Session aligned to form both UDEF which is a 501(c)3 charity and the Pro Breaking Tour, a taxable subsidiary of UDEF. The Tour was formally launched in January 2014 and was comprised of over 40 prize money events in its first year.

The Silverback Open in Philadelphia was a major event on the Tour from its inception in 2014 through the final installment of the event in 2018, with prize money pools exceeding $100,000 in certain years.