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International Jugglers Association 2014
Posted on Apr 01, 2014

Viveca Gardiner is directing the 2014 International Jugglers Association Stage Championships in West Lafayette, IN. This is the IJA's 67th 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 30, Michael Karas and Jen Slaw aka Perfect Catch will be hosting the juniors competition, and on Thursday, July 31, Kevin Axtell will host seniors and teams.


Jugglers from three countries are competing:


Delaney Bayles
John Witte
Jack Denger
Patrick Fraser
Yusuke Yokoyama

Kentaro Tsuchiya
Kota Hayashi
Thomas Wall
Yusaku Mochizuki
Kellin Quinn

Duck & Cover
The Institute of Jugglology
The Nine Hips


The 2013 IJA festival takes place July 28–August 3, 201


Purdue University

West Lafayette, IN

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Championship results:



Gold: Jack Denger
Silver: Patrick Fraser
Bronze: Delaney Bayles



Kota Hayashi – Gold
Yusaku Mochizuki – Silver
Thom Wall – Bronze



Institute of Jugglology – Gold
Duck and Cover – Silver
Nine Hips – Bronze


Viveca Gardiner and Playful Productions congratulate all the jugglers!