15th Annual National Yo-Yo Competition Draws Top Competitors to Chico, CA

September 23, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Sports News
Chico, CA - On October 6th, nationally ranked yo-yo competitors from all over the country will gather in the quaint town of Chico to compete for the National Title.

Finalists of 5 different yo-yo divisions, will showcase their 3-min freestyle routines in hopes of scoring the highest possible points. Contestants choreograph their own freestyles, with a series of yo-yo trick combinations, that will be judged on technical execution and performance style.

Coupled with the yo-yo competition, the 2007 National Spin-Top Contest will take place and also crown its new National Champion. For all age and skill levels, there will be Sport Ladder contests in yo-yoing, spin-tops, and diabolos.

With the rapid growth of yo-yoing, the "Number One Toy of the 20th Century" has turned yo-yoing into a competitive and entertaining sport. Today, more than anytime in history, there are more proficient players and fast-paced yo-yoing has proven to be a sport interesting to all ages.

For contest information visit www.nationalyoyo.org. To watch a promo video visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KVNDV2hDAL0


Bird in Hand in Chico, CA is the host of the annual 2007 National Yo-Yo Contest. It also is the home of the National Yo-Yo Museum, which is the World's largest public display of yo-yos and yo-yo memorabilia.