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The city’s best yo yo tricksters compete in the 15th Annual Bay Area Classic | Saturday
By - posted 5/21/2012 No Comment

The 15th Annual Bay Area Classic Yo-Yo Contest is coming to Spreckels Temple of Music Bandshell in Golden Gate Park on May 26, 2012.

Over 100 of the top yo-yo competitors in the West Cost (including Yuuki Spencer who will perform a trick demonstration – watch this amazing video) will gather in the park to test their skill, swap tricks, pick up the latest gear, and compete for more than $3,000 in cash and prizes.

Want to try your hand at some yo yo tricks?
The yo-yo vendors and experts at the Bay Area Classic are usually willing to give you free yo-yo lessons and teach you a few tricks if you just ask. Bring your own yo-y0 if you got it, but there’s usually a few loaners about and there’s also some cheap beginners yo-yo kits for sale.

2012 Bay Area Classic Yo Yo Contest
Saturday, May 26, 2012 (10a-5:30p)
Bandshell (btwn de Young and Academy of Sciences), Golden Gate Park

10:00 – 12:00 Noon 1A Prelims and Sports Ladder
12:30 – 2:00 PM 1A Prelims Continued
2:00 – 5:00 PM Championship Freestyle Divisions
5:00 – 5:30 PM Awards Ceremony
plus demos, vendors and loaner yo-yos for you to try out your own tricks. 

Other 2012 Bay Area Classic Yo-Yo Weekend Events
Friday, 5/25 – Bombsquad Yo-Yo Pre-Party (6:30p) – FREE
Sunday, 5/27 – Yo-Yo After Party in the Park & BBQ (1p) Dolores Park – FREE

Yo-Yo expert Yuuki Spencer will be judging and performing a demonstration at this event.
Watch his physics-defying tricks below.