Video Tutorial Contest 2013!

  Hey everyone! I’m delighted to announce the 4th annual IJA Video Tutorial Contest. This event is an online educational throwdown open to all jugglers, object manipulators, flow artists, and physical performers across all disciplines. A panel of seven judges will evaluate all entries and score them according to their pedagogical, production, and educational values. The top ten videos are …

Notes from Thom – September 2012

Video Tutorial Contest 2013 (4th annual) I’m starting to get some of the preliminaries together for the 2013 Video Tutorial Contest, which is tentatively scheduled to take place over the course of March.  Last year’s judging panel format is here to stay another year, as is the “people’s choice” vote. For 2013, I’m eager to transition to a new voting system (that …

Support the IJA!

Looking for a reason to support the International Jugglers’ Association?  Look no further! IJA membership dues have been lowered to $29/year for adults, and $24/year for youth. The IJA is a federally registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.   Español – Apoya las lecciones de malabarismo gratis en la web! El concurso de videos tutoriales de la IJA produce más de 3 …

Interact! – Photo Caption Contest Winners!

Ezine Editor Scott Seltzer and I had a terrific time going through all of the wonderful entries to the Interact! – Antipodist Photo Caption Contest. Here are the winners, announced with toothy smiles and a tip of the hat.     “Despite unveiling their new defensive alignment, the Washington Generals lost to the Harlem Globetrotters again last night.” – Jay Cady  “Though …

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Interact! – Antipodist Caption Edition

For this installation of Interact!, we dive into the dusty archives of the the IJA’s historic archives. You find below a photo of world-famous antipodist, Jean Claude, which appeared in the March, 1982 issue of Juggler’s World (click here for full article.)     …did you notice what this photo is missing? A snappy caption, of course!   Your mission, …

Interact! – Photo Contest Winners

Hi, jugglers! After much deliberation, the powers that be have decided the winners of the Interact! Photo Contest (Landmark Edition!) Many thanks to all of our wonderful entrants!  Winners will be contacted this week by Scott Seltzer, the eZine Editor, about collecting their prizes. Be on the lookout for the next Interact! article, where we team up with World Juggling …

Winners – Third Annual Video Tutorial Contest

Hi, folks! This year, the annual IJA Video Tutorial Contest drew 53 entries from 12 countries, spanning toss juggling, contact juggling, hooping, diabolo, rolling paper manipulation, knot throwing, and many other disciplines.  That’s a watershed number of countries involved with this project, covering a huge range of disciplines!  This year’s entries can all be seen on the IJA’s YouTube Channel. Thanks …

People’s Choice Award – Video Tutorial Contest 2012

  The submission period is over!  Congratulations and good luck to everyone who entered the 3rd Annual IJA Video Tutorial Contest. This year, the contest drew 53 videos from 12 countries.  That’s the largest number of countries ever involved with this project!  This year’s entries can be seen on the IJA’s YouTube Channel.  Take a look!   To date, the …

Free Gift! – Donate to the IJA Video Tutorial Contest

Free Gift for IJA Tutorial Contest Donors!   The Video Tutorial Contest, while supported by scores of generous vendors, isn’t without its overhead costs.  Shipping prizes to winners all over the globe adds up quickly – this is a major expense incurred by the IJA and its vendor sponsors. Jugglers who donate $5 or more to help the IJA Video …