Bay Area's Bhangra and Giddha Competition 2019


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Dear Folk Lovers,

Get ready for the fourth year of BABG!! We are proud to present Bay Area’s Bhangra and Giddha Competition. This competition will be held on September 1st, 2019 at the Herbst Theater in San Francisco, California. This is labor day weekend and the show will be on Sunday. Get ready folks to perform at this state of the art performing theater as we continue are focus on keeping folk alive in North America.

The two categories are live Bhangra and live Giddha.

Registration will begin on May 1st and end on May 31st.
Registration Fee: $350

To complete team registration, you will simply go to and click on “register team” to apply. Our application process is simple as 1, 2 and 3. Follow up email will be sent to confirm we have got your application and all follow up directions will be in that email.

Registration Fee is due within 48 hours of your registration form.


Please go to below link to pay your registration fee and email and in subject line include “Registration Paid; Your Team Name”


World Championship! Winner takes it all!

Bhangra Category:
First place- $2,000

Giddha Category:
First Place- $2,000

Band Members:
Best Dancer Bhangra: $250
Best Dancer Giddha: $250
Best Dhol: $250
Best Dholki: $250
Best Singer Bhangra only: $250

Judging rubrics for both categories are available on our website.
Names of judges and their credentials will be available by July 15th, 2019.

The foundation and Vision:
The Bhangra and Giddha competition is brought to you by NPYF. Norcal Punjabi Youth Foundation, Inc is a nonprofit charitable organization. NPYF aims to keep the youth involved, inspired and away from trouble. We stand united to inspire and motivate the youth!

We strive to host the most fair and entertaining Bhangra and Giddha competition. Bay Area Bhangra and Giddha’s number one priority is our commitment to the audience. We want the viewer to feel an out of the world experience at our event. BABG aims to create a platform where performers can bring their talent to lime light and be recognized for their true potential. Freedom of expression, creativity, enthusiasm and passion are the pillars we stand upon.

This is your World Cup for Live Bhangra and Giddha!! Come and show the world what you got!!

As time progresses we will be informing you about hotel accommodations, Mixer info, after party, tourist spots to visit and other info through BTF, our website and social media. Stay tuned folks!!
We are all very excited to have you at our event!!

Please email all inquires to
Connect with us through Social Media:
Insta: giddhabhangra
FB: Norcalpunjabi
SC: Babg2016

We are very excited as your hosts !! Good Luck Folks!!

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