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

The IRC South America 2022 will be held August 26th at the CIMAC convention in San Antonio, Chile.

The Finalists

IRC South America 2018 Highlights


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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South America

The IJA held the first 2 IRCs of South America at the 2012 national circus conventions in both Brazil and Chile. IRC South America 2015 was hosted by La Conve Pie Derecho in Lima, Perú. 2 IRC’s were held in 2016, partnering with Organic Juggling in Santiago, Chile and Convención Colombiano de Circo in Bogotá, Colombia. In 2017, the IRC moved to Quito, Ecuador, partnering with the 6th Annual World Juggling Day event organized by Compañía Circómico. The 2018 IRC moved across the continent to Paraguay and was held at the Convención de Circo Paraguay, with the 2019 IRC returning to Bogotá, Colombia in partnership with Festival Circo Entrenubes.

IRC South America Medalists

2019 ColombiaSebastian CeballosAlejandro “Pulpo” Marin

Nebulosa Estelar ft. Alvaro Soto and Santiago Vega

2018 ParaguayCarlos “Charchaso” ArayaDaniela CorradiAnderson Pereira da Silva
2017 EcuadorJader Oswaldo Mona SanchezNebulosa Estar ft. Alvaro Soto and Santiago VegaLebid Yobany Guerrero Arevalo
2016 ChileJose Luis Concha VargasCarlos “Charchaso” ArayaDarwin Vergara
2016 ColombiaErick Israel Frutos AlejandroAnderson Pereira da SilvaGeison Andres Estupinan
2015 PerúJavier BerteroJohan Flores ChangCarlos “Charchaso” Araya
2012 BrazilFranklin Chávez PradoDuba BeckerAlvaro Palominos
2012 ChileCarlos MuñozYuri FigueroaRody Olivarez

 Learn more about the IJA Regional Competitions around the world.

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