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« on: January 16, 2006, 07:28:01 pm »
i thought the British people on this forum may want to enter the British Young Juggler of the Year compatition so i tought i would inform you on the situation.
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The British Young Juggler of the Year 2006

Where and when?
It’s taking place at the British Juggling Convention, at 9pm on Friday
21st of April in the Swamp Circus tent.

Who can enter?
Anyone can enter! That is, as long as they are;
- British (slightly British is close enough, but
living-in-britain-at-the-moment is not)
- young (under 21)
- a juggler

What do they have to do?
Entertain an audience of jugglers for between a minimum of 2 and a maximum
of 5 minutes.

More specifically, what is suitable for the competition?
Any kind of act with any prop. If they want they can perform their skills
choreographed to music… or do a themed act… or a comedy routine… or a
presentation of pure technical ability. Any props too: balls, clubs,
rings, diabolo, devilsticks, flowersticks, cigar boxes, hats, ball
spinning, staff, poi, shaker cups, plate spinning, etc, etc... Not
unicycles or yoyos though, they already have their own seperate
competitions.

What awards can be won?
There are loads of awards that can be won! Check these out:

1. The main title ‚British Young Juggler of the Year’ is voted for by the
audience. It is left up to the audience as to what they think that title
should mean… so if a juggler wants to win this prize they need to be
either the best juggler of the night, or the most entertaining, or (better
yet) the best, most entertaining juggler. Last year this was won by Jon
Udry who performed with 3 to 5 clubs. He dropped a lot, but was more
entertaining picking up his clubs than some others were with their
juggling.

2. Gold and Silver Awards are decided on by a panel of three experts. The
judges look at each act on its own merits, based on how well the juggler
does what they do. Eg: If a juggler presents (with few or no drops) a
choreographed routine of high professional standards in terms of
technique, choreography, costume and music, and the judges feel they would
book that act for a professional show, they could receive a Gold Award…
or, if presented with a streetshow style routine, the judges think they
would put 10 quid in the hat at the end, that juggler would get a Gold
Award too… or, if shown a purely technical juggling routine, the judges
think it could rank at the WJF, that juggler may get a Gold Award. In
other words, if a juggler does what they do really well, they get a Gold.
If they are not so high standard they may get a Silver Award. For
comparison, a BYJOTY Gold Award Routine should be of the same standard, or
higher, than an IJA Juniors Gold Medal. Last year no juggler won a Gold
Award at the BYJOTY show.

3. Judges Choice Award. The judges get together and decide the which young
juggler was the most professional, stylish and skilled. Last year Norbi
Whitney won the Judges Choice Award with a slick ring juggling number.

4. Convention Awards. Organisers from other conventions and festivals can
award a place in their own public or gala shows to their favourite
performer. Last year Jon Udry won a place in the Nottingham Juggling
Convention show and Zyllan Spillsbury won a place in the Durham Juggling
Convention show. This year, along with some regional conventions, on offer
is a place in the BJC 2007 Public Show… to perform alongside some of the
biggest names in the juggling world such as Jason Garfield.


Ok, so they are the awards… but what do they win?
Last year the BYJOTY gave about 500 pounds worth of vouchers for the
winners to spend on anything from the convention’s equipment traders or
the Butterfingers catalogue, plus other prizes such as sets of glowballs,
Kaskade magazine for a year, etc. This year should be about the same, with
hopefully 200 pounds going to the overall winner.

I want to bribe the judges, who are they?
So far Matt Hall and Mike Armstrong are confirmed as panel judges. Matt
has judged (and won) many IJA competitions and championships. Mike
Armstrong was asked to judge the IJA championships, but turned them down,
but agreed to be a convention award judge last year. Peachi and Martin are
judging the BJC 2007 award. Other judges will be announced soon.


I’m a young juggler, and I think I’m pretty good… but I don’t have an act…
can I still enter?
This year there is a new event as part of the BYJOTY show…. Best Trick!
While the judges are out deliberating and the audience votes are being
counted, any young juggler is allowed to take to the stage and show off
their most impressive, skillful, creative, stupid or interesting trick.
The competitors themselves, with help from the competition host, vote on
the winner.


How can I enter?
Email me: luke@juggler.ner – subject BYJOTY

I need more information!
Email me: luke@juggler.ner – subject BYJOTY

I want to volunteer to help run the competition, be a judge, count votes,
etc!
Email me: luke@juggler.ner – subject BYJOTY


Hope this is usefull
regards Chris
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« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2006, 07:29:23 pm »
Are you going for it?  I missed last year's BJC but am looking forward to having a look at BYJOTY at this years.

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« Reply #2 on: January 16, 2006, 07:39:57 pm »
i might do.
If i do enter i will be juggling not diaboloing.
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« Reply #3 on: January 16, 2006, 07:57:34 pm »
i am hopefully off to it still finding place to stay, if go i will be hopefully entering it, mainly for the experience
zack turner

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« Reply #4 on: January 16, 2006, 08:11:56 pm »
Hopefully I'll be able to watch, it sounds cool.
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« Reply #5 on: January 16, 2006, 10:31:07 pm »
I entered last year, with a diabolo routine, it wasn't a very good routine compared to the standard of the majority of the people who post on diabolo.ca though (but its not all about skill, presentation will get you far as well!),and i didn't win anything, all the same it was still fun and a chance to perform/compete at the BJC, its like a proper show, so its cool to be involved with!

See you in Cornwall (hopefully)

Matt

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« Reply #6 on: January 16, 2006, 11:32:53 pm »
:cry: I want to enter but unfortunatly I have to leave the convention probably about 4 hours before YBJOTY begins. O well, maybe next year.

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« Reply #7 on: January 16, 2006, 11:58:10 pm »
Quote from: Matt Pang
I entered last year, with a diabolo routine, it wasn't a very good routine compared to the standard of the majority of the people who post on diabolo.ca though (but its not all about skill, presentation will get you far as well!),and i didn't win anything, all the same it was still fun and a chance to perform/compete at the BJC, its like a proper show, so its cool to be involved with!

See you in Cornwall (hopefully)

Matt


Well, you did get asked to do the Nottingham show, didnt you? Are you still doing that?

Hopefully see you there (BJC) too...

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« Reply #8 on: January 17, 2006, 05:03:25 pm »
Actualy just checked I won't be going. CORNWALL!!! why can't they pick somewhere near the middle of the country every time or even better Liverpool :wink:
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« Reply #9 on: January 17, 2006, 05:45:57 pm »
I think it's about time the southerners or extreme northerners get an opportunity every now and again to make a convention not seem like a mission to get to.  There are so many conventions in the middle of England (well, Leeds, Nottingham area) that it's good that occasionally it spreads out.  If I lived past the Watford Gap (heaven forbid) I'd attend so many more conventions as they'd only be 50miles away.

Gotta feel bad for Americans and Canadians, they're often hundreds of miles away from conventions.  They seem to be lazier about organising them...

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« Reply #10 on: January 17, 2006, 06:59:22 pm »
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Actualy just checked I won't be going. CORNWALL!!! why can't they pick somewhere near the middle of the country every time or even better Liverpool :wink:

Is that an offer to run it here?  :P

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« Reply #11 on: January 17, 2006, 07:39:57 pm »
Sorry Barnesy if we could get a decent place to have it maybe but i wouldn't know where to start.
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« Reply #12 on: January 17, 2006, 08:00:11 pm »
Don't worry, I'm only half joking!  :twisted:

(as I remember it, I may be wrong) Your school is a much better venue than a few previous BJC venues I can think of.  Not that it's quite as easy as being able to think of a venue...

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« Reply #13 on: January 17, 2006, 09:08:31 pm »
Our school probably wouldn't be the best venue maybe Some one could sweet talk our headteacher for next year but until then there will only be the E.Port convention at our school.
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« Reply #14 on: January 18, 2006, 05:40:51 pm »
Cool!!
Its really tempting to enter but i don't have a routine planned out and a couple of months isn't enough time for me to get my head round one. Plus I still need to perfect my three high. My friends at school tell me I should compete in competitions all the time but I could never find any.

Do the judges award more points to younger jugglers?

If i had some more idea how tough the competition from last year was and how tough it is likely to be this year i would be able to decide how ambitious my routine should be If i ever compete either this year (very unlikely) or next year, which seems perfectly possible from where I'm sitting (unless its in  the far north which is just too far for me... probably).
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« Reply #15 on: January 18, 2006, 06:17:52 pm »
Pete, really don't worry about it. Not everyone has a definite routine last year, i'm sure that'll be the case again this year.

Also, it will give you a great idea of the feeling of the whole event.

**** 3 high, try it if you REALLY have to, but i'd rather see a tigh 2 diab routine.

See you there (in the comp that is)

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« Reply #16 on: January 18, 2006, 07:22:19 pm »
So from this forum I can add to the list:

Chris Cabry - juggling
Norbi  - juggling (though his name is down already)
Zack Turner -*wink*
Matt Pang - something cool
Pete from Buckinghamshire - 2 diabolos

Or at least on the maybe list.

Judges will take the age of the competitor into consideration... but will be much more generous to those who aim within their abilities rather than pushing things way too far with no chance of success.


Good luck to all those who enter... remember you can win quite a lot. I think Norbi left the convention with a new set of rings, two new circus diabolos and more.

Also remember all who enter, and even those who don't, get to enter the best trick competition where you can win... not sure yet, but probably a load of cash (I say save your 3 high pirouette for this, as that will take some beating, and do a more confident routine in the show).
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« Reply #17 on: January 18, 2006, 07:29:13 pm »
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zzt from leeds - do you have a real name?


yeah, lol, its zack
zack turner

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« Reply #18 on: January 18, 2006, 07:42:38 pm »
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...Judges will take the age of the competitor into consideration...


Surely it'd be more fair to take into account length of time juggling, or something. That's what bugged me about the 'beginner' category of WJF. I was a hell of a lot more of a beginner than any of them. Wes has been juggling for like all his life, and he fully rocks. But if he wanted, he could be a beginner at WJF. I just don't think age should matter that much.
Just a thought. Oh, and before everyone complains that i'm saying that to help me, i think i've been juggling longest out of everyone so far.

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Also remember all who enter, and even those who don't, get to enter the best trick competition where you can win... not sure yet, but probably a load of cash (I say save your 3 high pirouette for this, as that will take some beating, and do a more confident routine in the show).


I can't wait for this!

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« Reply #19 on: January 18, 2006, 07:51:45 pm »
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...Judges will take the age of the competitor into consideration...


Surely it'd be more fair to take into account length of time juggling, or something. That's what bugged me about the 'beginner' category of WJF...


When I say age will be taken into consideration, it doesn't mean the judges are going to be softer on younger jugglers and harder on older jugglers. I don't know the ages of all involved, but last year there was an 8 year old who wanted to enter, but then didn't because of he didn't want to up against 20 year olds. Personally I think he could have won a regional convention slot, based on his ability at a young age.

Turns out that when he got to the convention he wasn't British anyway, so the point was mute, but I want any age of juggler to feel they can enter.
Luke

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« Reply #20 on: January 18, 2006, 08:03:38 pm »
Ok, that makes sense. I misunderstood the judges taking age into consideration.


To the best trick comp... Do we have an allotted amount of time, or tries? Or just get up, try something and get off?

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« Reply #21 on: January 18, 2006, 08:06:07 pm »
I will be entering if I can go. At the moment we are looking for a place to stay but it is looking promising. I will be doing a 1 and 2 diabolo routine (not good enough for 3 yet) :D . Hope to see you all down there

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« Reply #22 on: January 18, 2006, 08:27:20 pm »
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Ok, that makes sense. I misunderstood the judges taking age into consideration.


To the best trick comp... Do we have an allotted amount of time, or tries? Or just get up, try something and get off?


And like I said, they will consider what the juggler actually does more than their age.


As for the best trick... not exactly sure how this will work just yet. The only other best trick competition I've seen that I've been impressed with was a Xgames vert skateboard comp.

The idea is that the timer is set for 20 minutes, and the skaters take turns at showing a trick. If they pull off a trick it goes, with their name, on the paper. They can then try for a harder trick... up to as many cool tricks as they want. Each takes as many turns as will fit, one after another, into the 20 minutes. It always starts off relaxed but by the end the skaters are always bumping into each other getting as many tries as possible in by the end.

How this would transfer to juggling: a time limit will be set for each trick. With skating each trick is over after just two "walls", or maybe 10-15 seconds. So a juggling trick will have to fit into 10 seconds, which I'm sure is long enough for any trick (that isn't a huge long pattern). Also, as soon as a juggler drops it is the next juggler's turn so it is the first juggler's responsibility to get out of the way...

Maybe if a trick takes a bit more setup (like 3 diabolo pirouette) the juggler could either set up during the previous juggler's turn... or if they take too long (over 20 seconds) they miss their next turn. Not sure.

Say 10 jugglers enter and it lasts 15 minutes, which should give enough time to count the votes and let the judges decide on winners and awards. At an average of 5 trick attempts per minute... gives each juggler about 7 or 8 attempts at a trick, maybe more. They could spend every attempt to get one really mean trick, or go for 2 or 3 more solid, yet still pretty cool tricks.


The winner will be decided by the competitors themselves by some kind of show of hands... and if there is any tie or disagreement I, as the host, will flex my dictatorial muscles and have the final say.

The prize will (hopefully) be some amount of cash. I have a few ideas how this will be raised, but for now those are still in the planning stages too, and the final ammount could be anywhere from 20 - 50 pounds.


Should be quite exciting!
Luke

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« Reply #23 on: January 18, 2006, 09:39:34 pm »
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Our school probably wouldn't be the best venue maybe Some one could sweet talk our headteacher for next year but until then there will only be the E.Port convention at our school.


I'd run BJC at our school and I'm sure Mr Lee would let us after seeing the scale of it.  For now I'll just travel to Cornwall,  if you do come Leo I have tent space.   Our school is "tiny" after looking at the halls for BJC and EJC this year.  It'll be a few years before I enter BYJOTY.

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« Reply #24 on: January 19, 2006, 03:29:52 pm »
Whoa, I'm still a maybe and a sketchy maybe at that. I'm not even sure I can make it. It would be a good experience and i will probably at least try to come to BJC even if i don't enter the compeition.
 
I will think some more.
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« Reply #25 on: January 19, 2006, 04:52:39 pm »
All sounds good at the moment for me entering.
So you can count me in unless i tell you lot otherwise.
i will be doing a juggling routine although i still have to make it.
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« Reply #26 on: January 19, 2006, 08:27:53 pm »
ah go on go on go on go on go on.... Pete! Will ya

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« Reply #27 on: January 20, 2006, 04:50:12 pm »
Thanks for the offer Bill I will see what I have in the way of revision and money but it isn't looking good an 8 hour train journey isn't my idea of fun.
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« Reply #28 on: January 20, 2006, 06:14:25 pm »
I don't think its anybodies idea of fun, but sayings its not worth 5 great convention days and a chance to enter the BYJOTY is obviously ridiculous!  :shock:

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« Reply #29 on: January 20, 2006, 08:02:04 pm »
It's only a few hours.  I went on The Mega bus to London to meet a few yo-yoers for about 6 hours.  I had to leave at 06:00 and got back at 24:00 with a 10 hour round trip but it was work it.  What exams are on then?

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« Reply #30 on: January 21, 2006, 09:41:59 am »
I know it would be worth it to go for 5 days and watch BYJOTY but I have exams (modular year 10 exams  :( ) and stuff and there is no way I'm getting a train to Cornwall.
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« Reply #31 on: January 21, 2006, 12:53:51 pm »
It will be worth it. 5 hours for 5 days is a steal, I may be geting the train but still you should come.  Are you banned from Port Pirates for ever now or just as a short time scale thing?

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« Reply #32 on: January 21, 2006, 07:07:49 pm »
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...and there is no way I'm getting a train to Cornwall...


Hey, i took the time to go up to your part of the country, now come down here!

Just be thankful you dont live here and have to travel to Scotland soon  :(

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« Reply #33 on: January 21, 2006, 07:23:50 pm »
You were payed to come to E.Port Norbi. My £120 financial situation isn't good as I want to get 3 diabigs soon.

Bill I can't go as Mr Lee has it in for me so I just have to keep a low profile. I'm just juggling more at home. Braveing the cold :wink:
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« Reply #34 on: January 21, 2006, 07:37:05 pm »
You do make a good argument. BUT, it has only cost me £20 to get from Exeter to Glasgow, that's 7 hours! So i think you could get a similar price from EP to Bodmin.

Diabigs shouldnt come to £100. So you'll be fine.

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« Reply #35 on: January 21, 2006, 07:39:48 pm »
I am going to say maybe but probably not as this thread is turning into a 'Leo you should go to BJC' thread. Pm me or msn me if you still think I need a shouting at. :wink:
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« Reply #36 on: January 21, 2006, 07:42:34 pm »
Well, the more the merrier.

It's also a 'convince everyone-who-is-being-a-loser to come' thread

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« Reply #37 on: January 21, 2006, 08:18:16 pm »
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it has only cost me £20 to get from Exeter to Glasgow


Where did you get your ticket from? That sound super cheap.

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« Reply #38 on: January 21, 2006, 08:29:06 pm »
Phone up National rail (08457 48 49 50) and give your details, then ask for the cheapest possible fair (mine was 2 singles, as it was cheaper than the return)
It may or may not be available at the time, you might have missed the cheap tickets, or they may not be on sale yet. 6 weeks before is usually a good bet.

It takes a bit of getting used to, but booking cheap tickets is an art. For example, it's going to cost me £5 to get to BJC  :wink:

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« Reply #39 on: January 21, 2006, 08:31:55 pm »
Wow, you are good.  So all you usually do is phone up National Rail and ask for the cheapest option possible.  Usually 6 weeks before hand.  I'll have to try that from now on.
Bill.

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« Reply #40 on: January 21, 2006, 08:40:18 pm »
yah, most of the time they'll say that they dont actually know if/when the cheap ones will be available and that they dont know how many are available if they are on sale. So they'll give you the number of the actual train company you will be booking with.

Please note, you will have to book the tickets, but this can be done with your parents credit card very easily  :wink:

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« Reply #41 on: January 22, 2006, 12:56:46 am »
I'm sure they'll take my credit card too.  I'll phone up tommorow about the trains.

Bill.
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« Reply #42 on: January 23, 2006, 12:21:35 pm »
Super Saver Returns or the really cheap single tickets (Atlas, Axis, Saga or something) can be a steal if you're travelling far enough and book far enough in advance.  You'll have to catch the train you're supposed to at the time you're supposed to and sit where you're supposed to, but it's worth saving those pennies.  Also see if it's cheaper to use a Young Person's Railcard as well.  Sometimes it's cheaper to buy your ticket and the YPRC than the original ticket, and you have a Railcard for a year.  If your local train station has a good ticket desk, they can normally find the cheapest tickets for you.

Flying is occasionally a good option too.  Or Megabus it if it's going your way and you can stand coaches.

As I said on R.J, I'd really like to go, depending on how my missus feels at me not visiting her and running off to Kernow instead.

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« Reply #43 on: January 27, 2006, 09:17:32 am »
Hello

Last year only 8 jugglers entered the show. With still 3 months to go
before the BJC this year, 7 people have confirmed they want to perform and
3 are on the "maybe" list.

If you or anyone you know wants to take part in the competition, get in
touch soonish, or else the show might be too full to enter on the day:

luke@juggler.net

Also anyone under 21 can enter the best trick contest, even those who don't enter an act into the main show.


Have fun!
Luke

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« Reply #44 on: January 27, 2006, 10:49:58 pm »
Luke, could you please put a list saying who is entering. I, Marc Cabry, will be entering myself. It will be the first BJC I will go to. I can’t wait  \:D/  . Will it matter that I have only been diaboloing for a little over a year :?: .
Thank you
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« Reply #45 on: January 27, 2006, 10:54:11 pm »
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Will it matter that I have only been diaboloing for a little over a year :?: .
Thank you
Marc


Way to get in that sympathy vote before the comp  :wink:

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« Reply #46 on: February 07, 2006, 04:23:59 pm »
How good do you need to be to enter?  Bit of a silly question , i know, but i've never been before and i'm not sure of the standard?  I wasn't thinking of diaboloing, but I can kinda juggle 7 balls?  good enough?

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« Reply #47 on: February 07, 2006, 04:44:48 pm »
My understanding is any level as long as it is interesting/entertaining.
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« Reply #48 on: February 07, 2006, 10:20:10 pm »
good understanding

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« Reply #49 on: February 08, 2006, 11:39:27 pm »
Now 9 acts have confirmed for the BYJOTY Show. The limit of acts in the show I want to limit at 10, or 11 at a push. One of these places I want to leave open for someone at the convention to enter, someone who hasn't had internet access or has otherwise been unable to get back to me.

If you want to enter now, your name will go on a reserve list, in case these hypothetical extra people don't exist, or to step in if someone else cancels.

Or maybe you can pay other competitors not to enter...

Sorry for this restriction, but the limit of entries has to be set somewhere, and first come first served is the fairest way I can see. Maybe if something like 10 more people want to enter I'll look into some kind of preliminary round (held in private) where the best 8 progress to a final. Neither way is perfect, I know, but I want to be as fair as possible to everyone, and yet still have a corking show.


Entries so far:
Norbi
Marc Cabry
Zack Turner
Joshua Turner
Chris Cabry
Matt Pang
Tom Derrick
Arron Sparks
Chris Taylor
Luke

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« Reply #50 on: February 23, 2006, 07:59:06 pm »
Quote

 Entries so far:
Norbi
Marc Cabry
Zack Turner
Joshua Turner
Chris Cabry
Matt Pang
Tom Derrick
Arron Sparks
Chris Taylor


is this running order ?
zack turner

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« Reply #51 on: February 23, 2006, 08:43:22 pm »
iirc, last year the running order was mutually agreed among the competitors. I expect that if the same thing doesn't work out this time, then it'll be names-out-of-a-hat time to determine things.

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« Reply #52 on: March 25, 2006, 04:11:10 am »
Theres been a bit of an update and chatter about the BYJOTY on rec.juggling here.
Those with an interest in the comp might want to have a look.

I'm really looking forward to this years BJC and BYJOTY, I'm sorry that Jgherkin* wont be entering due to him leaving early but I'm glad that all the Norbi the 2 cups lads and Ginger Tom will be entering (not all in diabolo). Any others (Pete?) Dont forget there is also a best trick competition for those who dont want to enter an act.

If you havent allready made plans to attend the BJC do so now. Plenty of diaboloists (including Matt Hall and Ryo Yabe), workshops, cheap props and good times to enjoy and friends to make.
Sean_

*hope you have something for open stage

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« Reply #53 on: March 25, 2006, 10:16:44 am »
At the moment i am almost defefinitly not coming. :cry: But it doesnt fit with school etc. And it would be really awkward for me to get there. Its a shame though, but i might still find a way.... We'll see.
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« Reply #54 on: April 13, 2006, 01:51:57 pm »
there has been a update on the BYJOTY here
http://www.jugglingdb.com/news/article.php?id=%3C443e4345%240%24661%24bed64819%40news.gradwell.net%3E&thread=true&pos=0

 anyway Luke Burrage said in it

Hello,

Just a few things... There has been loads of interest in the BYJOTY show
this year. So much that a preliminary round will have to be held to decide
who takes part in the final competition. Hopefully this means a better
quality show for everyone, and seems to be making all the young jugglers
put in just that extra little effort into making their acts as great as
possible.

Some new awards on offer:

Charlie Holland, producer of the Crawley Juggling Convention Public Show
has offered to sponsor the "Crawley Convention Award". This consists of
two passes for the Crawley Convention, plus £100 expenses, plus a place in
the main show on Saturday 12th August. The Crawley award is the second
convention sponsored award after the Nottingham BJC 2007 organisers
(Peachi and Martin) offered a place in their Public Show for another of
the finalists.

The BJC2k representitives (Rob, Mike and Lorri) have made some funds
available to give every competitor a special BYJOTY2006 tshirt. The
designs will be finalised over the next two days and give to all the young
jugglers during the show.


Thanks to everyone who has supported the event so far, though more help is
needed on the night to make sure the show runs smoothly.

More news over the next few days, and who knows, maybe even some more
videos.

Luke Burrage


hope this is helpfull

Regards
Chris Cabry
Two cups and an axle!!
2cupsandanaxle@gmail.com

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« Reply #55 on: April 13, 2006, 05:24:20 pm »
Well, since this thread has been bumped anyway, I might as well point out that the posturing has begun....

Arron's video.

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« Reply #56 on: April 13, 2006, 07:31:19 pm »
That video is awesome! the music fitted perfectly and the speeches were pretty good. Guy deserves an Oscar  =D>
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