July 11–17, 2022 · Cedar Rapids, Iowa

2022 IJA Festival

Please join us for our 75th annual festival in Cedar Rapids, Iowa! Get ready for outstanding shows, workshops, games, and opportunities to reconnect to your juggling friends.


Learn new skills and techniques from the best jugglers out there.
Jul 12, 2022 @ 11:00 amGrand Ballroom A

3 ball introduction

If you’ve always thought about learning to juggle, now is the chance to pick up the three ball cascade.
3 Balls
Jul 12, 2022 @ 11:00 amTaft B

Creating New Moves in Flow Arts

Exploring unconventional ways to move!
All Props
Jul 12, 2022 @ 11:00 amGrand Ballroom C

Don't Pick up, Kick up!

The workshop where dropping is a good thing! Beginning and intermediate club kick ups
Jul 12, 2022 @ 1:00 pmGrand Ballroom B

How to lead a successful workshop

Notebook and Writing Tool
Jul 12, 2022 @ 1:30 pmGrand Ballroom B

How to Teach Juggling

Notebook and Writing Tool
Jul 12, 2022 @ 2:00 pmTaft B

Contact Hooping

Jul 12, 2022 @ 3:00 pmGrand Ballroom A

Intro to Handstands

New to handstands or interested in learning but don't know where to start? This workshop is for you!
Jul 12, 2022 @ 4:00 pmGrand Ballroom B

75 Years of IJA History

This will be a lecture, demo, and Q&A about the History of the IJA.
All Props
Jul 13, 2022 @ 11:00 amTaft A

Maintaining A Training Journal

Are you looking to get organized with your practice sessions? Learn how to annotate and track your progress sessions and...
All Props
Notebook and Writing Tool
Jul 13, 2022 @ 11:00 amGrand Ballroom A

Knot a Workshop

Beginning and intermediate knot throwing.

Festival Gear

Support IJA year round by buying and rocking some merch!

Want to provide financial support to up-and-coming talent?

Rendering assistance to fellow jugglers by providing jugglers financial support to get to the festival.