South America

IJA Regional Competition – South America

Each year the IJA holds one or two IJA Regional Competitions with partnering juggling and circus events in South America. The juggling scene is currently exploding in South America, with the popularity of juggling and juggling events being on the rise in all countries. The IJA is excited to showcase and promote the juggling talent of this region.

IRC South America 2017 Quito

The IJA is excited to partner with the 6th Annual World Juggling Day Celebration in Quito, Ecuador, to hold the IRC South America 2017 Quito! Check out the video below to learn more about the event.

We are excited to announce the 10 finalists of the competition, which will be held June 15.

The Finalists

2017 IRC South America

IRC South America 2016 Bogotá
October 29 – IRC South America 2016 Bogotá
In Partnership with Convención Colombiana de Circo

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IRC South America 2016 Santiago
November 6 – IRC South America 2016 Santiago
In partnership with Organic Juggling

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2016 Gold Medalists

IRC Sudamérica 2016 Bogotá

Erick Israel Frutos

IRC Sudamérica 2016 Santiago

Jose Louis Concha Vargas

South America

In 2012, the IJA held 2 IRCs in South America – with the national circus conventions of both Brazil and Chile. In 2015, the IJA decided to hold a unified “IRC South America” – hosted by La Conve Pie Derecho in Lima, Perú. 2 IRC’s were again held in 2016, partnering with Organic Juggling in Santiago, Chile and Convención Colombiano de Circo in Bogotá, Colombia.

IRC South America Medalists

Gold Silver Bronze
2016 Chile Jose Luis Concha Vargas Carlos Araya Darwin Vergara
2016 Colombia Erick Israel Frutos Alejandro Anderson Pereira da Silva Geison Andres Estupinan
2015 Perú Javier Bertero Johan Flores Chang Carlos Araya
2012 Brazil Franklin Chávez Prado Duba Becker Alvaro Palominos
2012 Chile Carlos Muñoz Yuri Figueroa Rody Olivarez