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International Jugglers Association
Posted on Jul 29, 2013

Viveca Gardiner is directing the 2013 International Jugglers Association Stage Championships in Bowling Green, Ohio. This is the IJA's 66th annual festival.

 

From the IJA website: "The best jugglers from around the world come to the IJA festival each year to present their skill and art in the IJA Stage Championships, hoping to earn the IJA Gold Medal. Always amazing and often breaking out astounding new tricks and performance styles, the Championships are a must-see for every juggler and juggling fan."

 

The IJA hosts three annual championships: juniors, for jugglers under 18, individuals, and teams. On Wednesday, July 17, Mark Hayward will be hosting the juniors competition, and on Thursday, July 18, Marcus Monroe will host seniors and teams.

When

The 2013 IJA festival takes place July 15–21, 2013

Where

Moore Musical Arts Center
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403-0001

More Info
Update

Nineteen jugglers from four countries competed in three stunning competitions. The IJA awarded the following medals:

 

Juniors
Bronze: Patrick Fraser
Silver: Yusuke Yokoyama
Gold: Ashley Ellis

 

Teams
Bronze: Mountain Motion
Silver: Kikyo Brother
Gold: The Pastel

 

Individuals
Bronze: Kellin Quinn
Silver: Wes Peden
Gold: Kyle Driggs

 

Viveca Gardiner and Playful Productions congratulate all the jugglers!