- All entries must be submitted for judging at the event no later than 1:00
PM Friday, July 29, 2005; Entries should be turned in at the registration
- Only one (1) entry per person, and the entry must have been
modded/made by one person;
- Entries may be by proxy (Someone else can
bring your yo-yo, you need not be at the world yo-yo contest to enter;
however the person entering the yo-yo on your behalf must be familiar enough
with the yo-yo and it's maker/modder to answer basic questions about the
- All entries must be in a small bag or box and have the name,
address, and e-mail if available of the person entering;
descriptions detailing the features of the yo-yo are encouraged (if the
judges can't figure out what you've created, or all the important aspects
thereof, it's your fault, not the judges');
- The judging/scoring will be
on a 0 to 100 point scale (with 100 points being the highest possible score).
The criteria will be as follows:
- Innovation and creativity
(including creative use of materials) = 0 - 30 points
- Quality, fit &
finish, and visual & artistic appeal = 0 - 40 points
- "Playability" = 0 -
This year, an additional award will be given for the best "home made" entry.
This is not a separate competition, just a recognition of the best yo-yo made
from scratch (to be eligible, the only parts that come from production yo-yos
may be spacers, bearings or axle screws).
Judges: Dave Schulte,
Frank Difeo, Bill De Boisblanc
Additional and/or replacement judge(s)
to be named later.