IJA Challenge – Most Catches of a Blind 3 Ball Shower

Hello, and thanks for coming to the IJA Challenge!  Firstly congratulations to Seth Umbenhauer for winning last month’s challenge for the most single club double spins in one minute, getting a total of 77 catches.  You can view his winning video entry here.  As the winner he will be recieving a full one year IJA Membership and $40 in IJA store credit!  Congratulations Seth!

The IJA Challenge is a monthly video contest put forth to the juggling community, in which anyone with a video camera to record an attempt with compete for a juggling/manipulation based world record set by Richard Kohut, the winners of which recieve prizes for their achievement in breaking or tying his world record attempt.  This also means the winner of each month’s contest will become a world record holder!  So if you think you have the skills, set up your camera and give it a shot!  You could be the best in the world at something and not even know it yet!

Entrants have 3 weeks from the posting of the video to submit their entry as a video reply, and must follow the rules for the month’s challenge.  Prizes for the entrants are as follows:
1st prize – 1 Year IJA Membership and $40 IJA Store Credit
2nd Prize – $40 IJA Store Credit

This month’s challenge rules:
– May use any objects to juggle
– Counting begins with the first throw made after eyes are closed
– Eyes may be closed either after beginning of pattern or before
– Catches made before the first drop will count

– Ties for the most catches will be decided by who reached their number the fastest.

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Rich Kohut is an opinionated and very bold hobbyist juggler, most well known for producing the longest running juggling podcast "Jugglers On Juggling", which is still going today. He's not a bad juggler either, having qualified 7 rings many times, qualified 5 clubs, and placed second in the WJF Ring Intermediates competition.

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