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World Yo-Yo Contest Fan Contest!
Are you the World Yo-Yo Contest's biggest fan? If so, we want to know about it, and have you -- our loyal minions -- help get the word out about the best competition in the world!

What do you have to do? Simple! Do ANYTHING that lets people know about the World Yo-Yo Contest! Get USA Today to print up a front-page article about it! Sponsor a "World Yo-Yo Contest Appreciation Event" that gets your area's best players competing and excited about the World Yo-Yo Contest. Appear on David Letterman's "Stupid Human Tricks" and mention the World Yo-Yo Contest! Use your imagination!


  • Your stunt must be SAFE and LEGAL. Don't go kidnapping any princesses or bungie-jumping on a yo-yo string to get the word out.

  • You must have proof of your stunt. What, are we just supposed to take your word for it that you got Brittish Prime Minister Tony Blair to mention the World Yo-Yo Contest in a speech? No! Send us an audio or video tape of the event, a press clipping, a screen shot of the website, or other tangible proof of your shenanigans, showing when and where you furthered the mysterious goals of the World Yo-Yo Contest.

  • Send a description of what you did, along with your proof and contact information (name, age, address, phone number, and e-mail address) to:

    World Yo-Yo Promotional Minion Contest
    Po Box 2584.
    Tallahassee, FL 32316

  • Or e-mail your entry to us at:

  • You do not have to attend the contest to win. You can be our biggest fan even if you can't make it to Worlds this year.

All entries must be received by July 10th.

Prizes will include one of the Limited Edition event yo-yos and a worlds medal. There will probably be more, especially if more than one person knocks our socks off.

All entries become property of the World Yo-Yo Contest and cannot be returned. Entries must be received by July 10th, 2005. Entries will be judged by a panel chosen by the World Yo-Yo Contest, and the winner announced at the 2005 World Yo-Yo Contest. The decision of the judges is final. The winner will be notified and the winning entry will be posted to the World Yo-Yo Contest website at This contest is open to any country recognized by the World Yo-Yo Contest. All entries must be in English. Employees judges and immediate family of World Yo-Yo Contest employees or judges are ineligible.If enough entries are not received such that a definitive winner may be declared, the World Yo-Yo Contest may declare the contest canceled, with all rights to entries returned to the entrants and any prizes donated to charity. Prizes will be awarded in the name of the contest winner only and are not transferable. The World Yo-Yo Contest is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, or damaged entries. Entrants agree to allow their entries to be printed in World Yo-Yo Contest publications and websites without additional compensation, as well as their name, photograph, and/or likeness to be used by the World Yo-Yo Contest for promotional purposes. This contest is void where prohibited, regulated, or restricted by law in a manner inconsistent with its purposes and rules.