Illinois State Yoyo Contest

November 18, 2017 - Chicago Toy and Game Fair
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2017 Illinois State Yoyo Contest at the Chicago Toy and Game Fair
Saturday, November 18th, 9:00AM, CST
Navy Pier, 840 East Grand Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
The Chicago Toy and Game Fair is held annually in Chicago, IL at Navy Pier. It is being held this year on Novemebr 18th & 19th.
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Tickets and Registration

Step 1: Tickets

All competitors and spectators must purchase tickets for admission to the Chicago Toy and Game Fair. Use the coupon code “YOYO” at checkout to get $2 off the cost of tickets. Purchase online or at the fair.

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Step 2: Registration

Registration to compete in the 2017 Illinois State Yoyo Contest is $15 (includes a $15 gift certificate to use at the booth at the event). Registration closes November 17th at 10 PM EST.

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Step 3: Music Upload

Don’t forget to upload your music. If there is a prelim, be sure to do a second upload, one for both your prelim music and final music. Music upload closes November 17th at 10 PM EST. No music will be accepted after this time. Competitors who did not upload music will have a song selected for them from our competition playlist.

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  • 1A Freestyle – 1 minute (Top players overall compete in the 2 minute finals).
  • Age 10 and under – 1A Freestyle
  • Age 11, 12 – 1A Freestyle
  • Age 13,14 – 1A Freestyle
  • Age 15,16 – 1A Freestyle
  • Age 17 and over – 1A Freestyle
  • 2A Freestyle – 2 minute final
  • 3A Freestyle – 2 minute final
  • 4A Freestyle – 2 minute final
  • 5A Freestyle – 2 minute final

*The Amateur/Sport division has been combined with the 1A division. All competitors will be competing by age, and prizes will be awarded by age bracket. Those players with the highest score in the 1A division – regardless of age – will advanced to the finals.

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Tentative Schedule of Events



10-10:30am Check-in

10:30am 1A Freestyle Prelims

11:45am 5A Freestyle finals

11:55am 4A Freestyle finals


Lunch 12:00pm – 1:00pm


1:00pm 3A Freestyle Finals

1:10pm 2A freestyle finals

1:20pm 1A Finals

2:10pm Longest Sleeper Contest

2:45pm Hashtag photo award drawing

2:50pm Awards


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