Texas Juggling Society
Jugglefest XXIV
February 24-26, 2017
Austin, Texas


 

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Celebrating its 24nd year, Jugglefest is a three-day event full of workshops, games, demonstrations, and shows featuring juggling, unicycling, and related circus arts. Everyone is welcome to come on down to pick up the basics, learn some new tricks, meet some crazy people or just chill out and watch.

Jugglefest XXIV is happening on February 24, 25, and 26, 2017. We'll be back at the Texas School for the Deaf! Located at 1102 South Congress Avenue, TSD has a great gym, plenty of parking spots, and is curiously close to a ton of delicious restaurants.

All skill levels are welcome! Yes, this includes you!


* Overview

  1. The Festival happens Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. We are going to rock your world with over 20 hours of workshops, games, door prizes, trick trading, vendors, and more!
  2. The Renegade Show happens on Friday night. Got a new trick you want to share? Sign up to perform on the open stage!
  3. The Public Show happens on Saturday night, showcasing performers from Austin and all over the world as they demonstrate their skills in the circus arts. Unicycles, yo-yos, diabolos, poi, juggling - Come on down and check out the best family friendly show in Austin!

If you have questions or need more details, please contact us.



* The Festival

21 hours of workshops, games, door prizes, trick trading, and more! To check out the schedule of events, click here.

  • Friday, February 24; 5 pm - 10 pm
  • Saturday, February 25; 10 am - 6 pm
  • Sunday, February 26; 10 am - 6 pm

  • 3-day wristband: $20 (includes gym/workshops & Public Show, all ages, Fri - Sun)
    1-day pass: $10 (gym only, all ages)
    family gym pack: $20 (per day, gym only, up to 4 people)

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Austin Jugglefest 2014 - Seeger Gymnasium

* Festival Games

  • Huggling - TEAM EVENT - You and a friend each juggle three balls longer than everyone else... while hugging!
  • Joggling - Running + Juggling. Oh yeah! We will have use of the TSD outdoor track for this event.
  • Coin Juggling - Juggle three or more coins of at least 75 cents total face value longer than everyone else. When you drop, you must drop all your coins on the ground. The last person juggling is the winner, and gets to keep all the coins, but must also pick them up by themself.
  • Four-Club Endurance - Juggle longer than everyone else. Everyone starts at the same time. When you drop, you're out. The last person juggling is the winner. No multiplexing!
  • Five-Ball Endurance - Juggle longer than everyone else. Everyone starts at the same time. When you drop, you're out. The last person juggling is the winner. No multiplexing!
  • Speed Passing - TEAM EVENT - A team of two jugglers passes six clubs as fast as they can. There are two heats of one minute each. The average score of the two heats determines the winning team.
  • Seven-Club Endurance - TEAM EVENT - A team of two jugglers passes seven clubs longer than everyone else. Everyone starts at the same time. When either team member drops, the team is out. The last team juggling is the winner.
  • Three Ball Simon Says - Simon says "Do the tricks that Simon says to do, and don't do the tricks that he doesn't!"
  • Club Gathering - Catch and hold as many clubs as you can, as thrown by Gamesmeister, Jerry Peterson. He will throw double spins at a constant rate to each competitor. The one who holds the most clubs without dropping wins.

* Door Prizes

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