Illinois Yoyo Contest

2019 Illinois Yoyo Contest - November 23, 2019
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2019 Illinois Yoyo Contest will be held at the Chicago Toy & Game Fair on November 23, 2019. Registration is now open with details available below!
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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 2019 Illinois Yoyo Contest is $15 (includes a free T-Shirt). Registration closes November 22nd 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 22nd 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 (a first place prize will be awarded to the best player at every age 17 and under). Those players with the highest score in the 1A division – regardless of age – will advance to the finals.

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Tentative Schedule of Events



10-11am Check-in

11:00am 1A Freestyle Prelims

12:30pm 5A Freestyle finals

12:45pm 4A Freestyle finals

1:00pm 3A Freestyle finals

1:15pm 2A Freestyle finals


Lunch 1:30pm – 3:00pm


3:00pm 1A Freestyle Finals

3:30pm Longest Sleeper Contest

3:45pm Level Up! XP Contest

4:00pm Awards


Questions? Contact Us.