IRC Middle East 2017

IJA Regional Competition Information

The goal of the IJA Regional Competition (IRC) is to award high quality juggling routines that feature strong technique, creativity and entertainment value. It awards competitors who push the limits of juggling, while also maintaining a level of perfectionism.

The IRC is open to all legal or permanent residents of the Middle Eastern region. Teams and individual acts are allowed to participate in the IJA Regional Competition. Competitors are required to read the rules prior to entering the competition.

This event is in collaboration with the 24th Annual Israeli Juggling Convention – one of the largest juggling events in the world! The IJC will took place on April 12-16 at the Gan HaShlosha National Park in Beit Shean. It featured top notch porformances and workshops, a parade, and juggling games in an ancient Roman coliseum.


Gan HaShlosha National Park


Preliminaries Entry Deadline:

April 1st, 2017

The Prizes

2nd Place silver medal


  • 200$ usd
  • silver medal

3rd Place bronze medal


  • 100$ usd
  • bronze medal

IRCs of the World

Founded in 2011, the IJA Regional Competition (IRC) brings the IJA Stage Championship model to regional festivals around the world.  The goals of this program include:

  • To award competition routines with high caliber performance and technical skill, which are entertaining and marketable to a general public audience;
  • To promote the development and enhancement of juggling within each region (competitors must be residents or natives of the stated region);
  • To unite the international juggling community by spreading awareness of the juggling culture in each region, through promotion of these events.

IRC Middle East 2016

IRC México 2014

For More Information

Scott Seltzer:
Erin Stephens:


Ends March 31st


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