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Annual “Yo-Yo Classic” in Golden Gate Park on Saturday
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Join the annual Bay Area Classic Yo-Yo Contest in Golden Gate Park to enjoy the sun, learn to yo-yo, and be witness to some of the world’s best players as they compete in the yo-yo championship in Spreckels Temple of Music Bandshell.

Over 100 of the top yo-yo competitors on the west coast will gather in the park to test their skill, swap tricks, pick up the latest gear, and compete for cash and prizes.

19th Annual Bay Area Classic Yo Yo Contest
Saturday, May 28, 2016 | 10 am to 4 pm
Spreckels Temple of Music Bandshell, Golden Gate Park, SF

2016 Bay Area Classic Contest Schedule

  • Fri, May 27 – Prelims
  • Sat, noon – Morning Hangout
  • noon to 4 pm – Finals
  • 4 pm – Awards Ceremony

The Bay Area Classic is second only to the U.S. National Yo-yo Contest in terms of prestige and competition, though some players actually focus as much emphasis on winning the BAC as Nationals or even the World Yo-Yo Contest.

California has produced some of the greatest modern yo-yo players in the world, and the BAC is the one contest each year they are all guaranteed to attend.

Watch yo-yo expert Yuuki Spencer’s physics-defying tricks as he performs a demonstration at a past event.