12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
General

Pre-Registration Packet Pick-up

Registration Desks
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
General

On-Site Registration

Pick up your festival packet or buy some daily passes, show tickets, and more.
Registration Desks
10:00 am – 11:00 am
Workshop

Three Ball Tricks The TWO BALL WAY

The foundation of three ball tricks is two ball mastery. Learn scales, take outs, back offs, multiplex, claws, chops, combinations,...
Taft A
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Show

Planting the Juggling Seed

All are welcome at this free juggling showcase.
Cedar Rapids Public Library
11:00 am – 11:45 am
Workshop

3 ball introduction

If you’ve always thought about learning to juggle, now is the chance to pick up the three ball cascade.
Grand Ballroom A
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Workshop

Creating New Moves in Flow Arts

Exploring unconventional ways to move!
Taft B
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Workshop

Don't Pick up, Kick up!

The workshop where dropping is a good thing! Beginning and intermediate club kick ups
Taft A
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Workshop

Comedy Writing And Memes

Pick Sam Malcolm's brain on comedy.
Grand Ballroom C
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Workshop

Basic Club Tricks

Don Lewis. Once you have mastered the cascade with clubs, here are simple tricks that you can build into a...
Grand Ballroom A
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Competition

XJuggling

XJuggling is the fast paced, non-stop, best trick competition. This event is about pushing the limits of creativity and possibility.
Grand Ballroom B
1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Workshop

How to lead a successful workshop

Scott Steiskal
Grand Ballroom C
1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Workshop

How to Teach Juggling

Taylor Glenn
Grand Ballroom C
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Workshop

Contact Hooping

Amy Wieliczka. Body movements with hoops.
Taft B
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Workshop

Take-outs and Steals- Beginner

John Guss and Rebecca Rehm. Beginner takeouts for both jugglers and non-jugglers
Taft A
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Workshop

Intro to Handstands

Sarah Baker. New to handstands or interested in learning but don't know where to start? This workshop is for you!
Grand Ballroom A
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Workshop

Intro to Ball Multiplexes

Matan Presberg. Learn how to throw multiplexes with balls, as well as an understanding of how they work and how...
Taft B
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Workshop

Going from 3 to 4 Balls

Eric Shibuya. An introduction to 4 balls juggling.
Taft A
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Workshop

75 Years of IJA History

David and Scott Cain. This will be a lecture, demo, and Q&A about the History of the IJA.
Grand Ballroom B
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
General

Rehearsal in Process

Do not disturb
Grand Ballroom A
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Show

Welcome Show

Start the festival off right with a delightfully entertaining show — featuring high quality talent and humor from American and...
Paramount Theatre
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
General

On-Site Registration

Pick up your festival packet or buy some daily passes, show tickets, and more.
Registration Desks
10:00 am – 11:00 am
Workshop

Chops with Clubs

Don Lewis. This workshop teaches you the foundation tricks that make slow, elegant chop seem easy.
Grand Ballroom A
10:00 am – 11:30 am
Workshop

The Modern Art of 2 Club Swinging

Kevin Axtell. The past, present, and future of 2 club swinging!
Taft B
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Workshop

Maintaining A Training Journal

Leah Orleans. Are you looking to get organized with your practice sessions? Learn how.
Taft A
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Workshop

Knot a Workshop

Jeff Olmstead. Beginning and intermediate knot throwing.
Grand Ballroom A
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Workshop

Flow Juggling 101

Wyatt Davis. Learn the patterns and techniques every flow juggler must know.
Grand Ballroom C
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Meet

Championship Judges Meeting

Grand Ballroom B
11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Workshop

Contact juggling

Om- the juggler. Contact juggling is the art of object manipulation using an acrylic ball.
Taft B
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Workshop

Handstand Jam

Sierra Rhoades Nicholls. Learn about different handstand drills to enhance your handstands.
Grand Ballroom C
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Workshop

Beginner Whip Cracking

Aaron Bonk. Learn how to crack a whip and all the basics necessary to get started.
Taft B
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Workshop

Partner Poi 101

Fox Valley Fire. Reels review / chase the sun / turning w/ reels & partner 3-beat weaves
Grand Ballroom A
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Meet

LGBTQIA2S+ Juggler Meet-up

Nick Bosken and Chase Smith. Juggling meet-up for LGBTQIA2S+ people.
Grand Ballroom B
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Workshop

5 club basics

Stefan Brancel. If you're learning 5 clubs with a record between 0 and 50 catches this workshop is for you.
Taft A
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Meet

Annual General Meeting

Grand Ballroom B
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
General

IJA Numbers Championships Registration

Register for the IJA Numbers Championships
Exhibit Hall
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Workshop

Windmills

Bow. Windmill pattern exploration
Taft A
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Workshop

Wheel Walking Clinic- unicycle

Kevin Flanagan. This workshop is designed to meet rider's where they are at in their wheel walking journey.
Taft B
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Workshop

Juggling and Movement - Searching for New Spaces

Luther Bangert. Explore how to integrate movement and sequencing with three ball patterns.
Taft B
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Workshop

Intermediate 3 ball Claymotion

Scott Slesnick. A workshop for people who want to move beyond the basics of Claymotion Juggling
Taft A
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Workshop

6 club passing trick with multiplexes

Duck and Cover- Leif Pettersen and Steve Birmingham. A large variety of multiplex tricks to work into passing patterns.
Grand Ballroom A
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Workshop

Developing a Comedy Routine With a Trick

Marcus Wilson. We will discuss some basics in comedy writing and using it in developing comedy routines with tricks.
Grand Ballroom B
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Workshop

Four and five club tricks

Stefan Brancel. This workshop will teach a variety of four and five club tricks catered to the level of participants.
Grand Ballroom C
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Workshop

Bring your juggling to new heights

Scott Steiskal. A solid foundation of singles, doubles and triples will help with every other trick. This course will cover...
Grand Ballroom A
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Workshop

Sticks release - Vertically

Théo Scarito. Vertical plane tricks with diabolo.
Grand Ballroom C
3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
Workshop

Juggling for Seniors and Those Who Sit

Miz Tilly. All are welcome to this open round table sharing of the challenges, victories and comedy.
Taft A
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Workshop

Creativity and Practice

Ben Cornish. This is designed to help people think about the different ways that it is possible to approach practice.
Taft B
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Show

Trick Machine

A peek inside the mind of Zak McAllister.
Grand Ballroom B
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
General

Rehearsal in Process

Do not disturb
Grand Ballroom A
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Show

Flow Show

Flow Arts are an intersection of object manipulation and dance that the IJA embraces.
Paramount Theatre
7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Meet

CR Municipal Band Concert

Cedar Rapids Municipal Band with juggling by Benjamin Domask-Ruh
9:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Meet

Fire/Glow Juggling and Spinning

Let's light up the sky!
Cedar Rapids Public Library
10:30 pm – 12:00 am
Show

Club Renegade (Adult Event 18+)

Budweiser Room
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
General

On-Site Registration

Pick up your festival packet or buy some daily passes, show tickets, and more.
Registration Desks
10:00 am – 11:00 am
Workshop

Advanced Club Passing (with two people)

Duck and Cover (Steve and Leif) teach you all the two-person club passing tricks your parents warned you about.
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Workshop

Weave Style

Bow. Explore the often neglected beauty of the weave.
Grand Ballroom C
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Workshop

Doctor, doctor!

Jeff Olmstead. Learn two "doctoring" club passing patterns, or more if an attendee knows different ones than me.
Grand Ballroom A
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Workshop

Your Long-term Juggling Plan:

Dr. Don. How Will You be Moving and What Will You Be Juggling When Your 50, 60, 70, 80, 90?
Taft A
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Workshop

3 Ball Mess Variations

Taylor Glenn. Learn some fun variations of the Mess!
Taft B
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
General

IJA Numbers Championships Registration

Register for the IJA Numbers Championships
Exhibit Hall
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Workshop

Philosophical Juggling Exercises

Jay Gilligan. Think and examine in new ways what juggling can be.
Taft B
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Workshop

Fundamentals of Combat Juggling

Noah Schmeissner. Introduction to the general rules of combat juggling.
Grand Ballroom C
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Workshop

Whip Tossing and Juggling

Aaron Bonk. This is an intermediate level class teaching the basics of whip tossing with the intent to juggle.
Grand Ballroom A
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Workshop

Feather Balancing - The What, The How, and The Why

Benjamin Domask-Ruh: This introductory workshop examines the benefits and skills learnt within the simple Peacock Feather
Taft A
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Competition

Fight Night Preliminaries

Want to take part in the Fight Night Competition? You have to participate in Preliminaries.
Exhibit Hall
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Workshop

Siteswap Intro

Greg Phillips. Ever wonder what 534, [32], and (4,2x)(2x,4) mean? Learn to read, write, and juggle siteswap patterns. Bring 3...
Taft B
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Workshop

Numbers club passing

Stefan Brancel. Pass 1 more club than you ever have before!
Grand Ballroom C
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Workshop

Club multiplexes

Moritz and Julian. Multiplex techniques, starts and patterns with 3-5 clubs
Grand Ballroom A
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Panel

Space Juggling Technique and Technical Discussion

2021 Championship Competition performance, this workshop will discuss the development of Space Juggling.
Grand Ballroom B
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Rehearsal in Process

Do not disturb
Grand Ballroom C
2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Workshop

Intro to upsidedown box and box variations

Bennett Santora
Taft A
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Workshop

Hoop Isolations: How to be Smooth Like Butter

Dustin Hubel. Learn a lot of foundational and detail-oriented techniques that will help sell the illusion that your hoop is...
Grand Ballroom C
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Workshop

Sticks release - Horizontally

Théo Scarito. Horizontal plane tricks with diabolo.
Grand Ballroom A
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Workshop

How to Get a Cat to Like You

Benjamin Domask-Ruh. A look into audience engagement - Clowning for and with an Audience.
Grand Ballroom B
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Workshop

Club Passing Patterns

Chuck Fernald. Club passing patterns involving 2, 3, or 4 people passing both right and left handed. We will try...
Taft B
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Workshop

Club Hits

Stefan Brancel. This workshop will start with an introduction to club hits concepts and the club hit matrix.
Taft A
3:15 pm – 4:00 pm
Workshop

5 ball juggling

Matan Presberg. Learn drills and form to learn or improve your 5 ball cascade.
Grand Ballroom C
4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Workshop

Introduction to Knitting

Elena Cohen. Similar to juggling, knitting involves a few simple moves that can be combined in infinite ways to create...
Taft B
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Workshop

Legos & Manipulations With Hoops

Fernanda "La Fersh" Sumano. Play, manipulate and discover new movements with hoops.
Grand Ballroom C
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Workshop

Juggling Flow and Research

Ricardo S-Mendes. Research integration between juggling, acrobatics, and dance mouvements.
Taft A
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Workshop

2-count (on average) passing

Daniel Daugherty and Jim Koschella. Learn 2-person 6-club passing patterns that are all mathematically 2-count, even if they might not...
Grand Ballroom A
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Workshop

YoYo competition

Ava Malloy and Mark Hayward. Learn about free style rules and how to put a free-style routine together. sport latter-...
Grand Ballroom B
6:15 pm – 7:00 pm

Skuggling!

Head over to Ellis Blvd and watch jugglers skuggling at 6:15 pm
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Competition

IJA Juggling Championships

The IJA Juggling Championships is a prestigious international competition recognizing top-level entertainment.
Paramount Theatre
10:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Competition

Fight Night Combat - Competition

Combat juggling like no other! Last one juggling, wins.
Exhibit Hall
10:00 pm – 1:00 am
Show

Pancake Art at Renegade

Come grab a seat early for Renegade and watch the magic of Dancakes, the best pancake artists from St. Louis,...
Budweiser Room
10:30 pm – 12:00 am
Show

Club Renegade (Adult Event 18+)

Budweiser Room
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
General

On-Site Registration

Pick up your festival packet or buy some daily passes, show tickets, and more.
Registration Desks
10:00 am – 11:00 am
Workshop

Passing Roundabout

Alex Larson. Learn how to do the passing pattern Roundabout. A three person movement pattern.
Grand Ballroom A
10:00 am – 11:00 am
Panel

Businessing your Performance Art

Lottie Byram, Thom Wall and Afton Benson. Come learn about how to make a business out of your performance art.
Grand Ballroom B
10:00 am – 10:30 am
Workshop

Intro to Origami

Alex Pollock. Learn how to fold basic origami models including a cicada, a small box, and, if time permits, a...
Taft A
10:00 am – 11:00 am
Workshop

Basic Cardistry

Eric Shibuya. Basics cuts, fans, and maybe some aerial throws
Taft B
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Workshop

Radial Juggling // No Beat Cascade

Bow. Break down the fundamentals of the radial juggling!
Grand Ballroom C
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Workshop

Learn and Practice Club Passing Tricks

Mark Hayward and Scott Steiskal. Learn beginning club passing tricks and practice them with an advanced club passer who can...
Grand Ballroom A
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Workshop

Get the rhythm with Line Dancing

Marilyn Sullivan. Come to learn some basic line dance moves that will improve your rhythm and help you feel the...
Taft B
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Workshop

Bramson Roll Shower Workshop

Callum Baker. Introduction to Bramson Roll Shower
Taft A
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Workshop

Kotaro's Twist

Taylor Glenn. Learn Kotaro's Twist! This is an awesome 3 ball pattern in the micro-juggling style!
Grand Ballroom B
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Workshop

Clowning and Stage Presence

Biz. Stage Presence is a technique! In this active, participatory workshop, we will learn how to create embodied characters, using...
Grand Ballroom C
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Workshop

Juggling on a Unicycle

Fabi Circus. If you already know how to juggle and you're thinking of doing it on a unicycle, well this...
Taft A
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Workshop

Vision Clubs: Tips Tricks + Q&A

Jeremiah Johnston. Unlock the potential of your Flowtoys Vision Clubs.
Grand Ballroom A
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Workshop

Chest stalls and Variations

Ben Cornish. placing a club on your chest and adding it to other tricks. Also cover thumb spins.
Taft B
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Competition

IJA Numbers Championships

This year, some of the world’s best jugglers will do their best to challenge the limits of juggling as they...
Exhibit Hall
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Workshop

Mime - Movement and Body Make Moments

Benjamin Domask-Ruh. Introduction to Mime and Physical Stage Presence: Benjamin Domask-Ruh
Taft A
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Workshop

Surfaces for Practicing

Ben Cornish. MEETING IN THE FOYER INFRONT OF GYM> How using a table/floor can help to develop tricks.
Taft B
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Workshop

Intro to Passing Zaps

Sean Tessier and Christian Kästner. A zap is a type of pass that takes less time than a self throw...
Grand Ballroom A
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Workshop

3 Person Juggling Patterns

Jay Gilligan. Interact with two others to work on creating new juggling tricks!
Taft A
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Workshop

Street Performers Forum

Laura "Miz Tillly" Shub. All are welcome to this open pitch of working artists, old cats with great stories, folks...
Grand Ballroom B
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Meet

Flamingo Club Meeting

The Flamingo Club supports and encourages diversity and inclusion in the juggling community.
Taft B
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Workshop

Fundamentals of 3 Club Wrist Traps

Jeremiah Johnston. Learn the basics of 3 club wrist traps.
Grand Ballroom C
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Workshop

More Passing Madness

Neilfred Picciotto, Martin Frost, Rick Rubenstein. The Stanford Juggling Research Institute will teach R- and L-handed club passing patterns.
Taft A
3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
Workshop

So You Want to Make a Website

Sarah Baker. Learn the basics of designing (or redesigning) and building a website, and common mistakes to avoid.
Taft B
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Workshop

Sunnyside Up (aka Davids Dilemma)

Taylor Glenn. Sunnyside Up is a great 3 ball pattern and you should learn it.
Grand Ballroom C
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Workshop

Turns with clubs

Sara Noelle. Explore Sebastian's Mess, lazies, and more.
Taft B
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Rehearsal in Process

Do not disturb
Grand Ballroom A
4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Workshop

Siteswap (juggling notation)

Bennett Santora. Ever heard of patterns by their number, like “441” or “6x, 4?” Take this class to learn what...
Taft A
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Workshop

Learn to pass, Learn to teach passing

Emory and Greg. If you've never passed clubs, or want to learn how to teach passing, bring three clubs and...
Grand Ballroom C
9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Competition

Battle Night

Experience IJA's first Battle Night – Club Juggling Battle!
Grand Ballroom B
10:30 pm – 12:00 am
Show

Club Renegade (Adult Event 18+)

Budweiser Room
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
General

On-Site Registration

Pick up your festival packet or buy some daily passes, show tickets, and more.
Registration Desks
11:00 am – 11:30 am
Workshop

Juggling for Beginners

"Man With 3 Balls." Learn to understand the flow and rhythm in your body. Moves you will learn - columns,...
Grand Ballroom A
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Workshop

How to roll a stick on your body

Ariana Verona. Learn the basics of contact staff.
Grand Ballroom B
11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Workshop

Take-outs and Steals: Intermediate and Advanced

John Guss and Rebecca Rehm. Intermediate and advanced Takeouts for both jugglers and non-jugglers
Grand Ballroom C
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Workshop

Making Sense of Sequences

Aaron DeWitt. One hour of exploring how to create three club sequences that "make sense" and how to find your...
Taft A
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Meet

Top Spinning Breakout

Mark Hayward. Join other top spinning enthusiasts for a fun and informal breakout session.
Taft B
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Workshop

Basic Club Tricks

Don Lewis. Once you have mastered the cascade with clubs, here are simple tricks that you can build into a...
Grand Ballroom A
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Workshop

Club Passing Patterns 2

Chuck Fernald. Advanced club passing patterns involving 2, 3 or 4 jugglers. Similar to the workshop on Tuesday but a...
Taft B
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Workshop

The Art of Messing Up: Learn More Efficiently

Taylor Glenn. In this workshop we'll discuss practical techniques to help you improve faster and sustain that progress (in juggling...
Taft A
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Meet

Bipoc meet-up

Meeting Reserved
Grand Ballroom B
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Workshop

Intro to Club Passing with Movement

Katherine Crawford. Know how to do 4-count passing? Learn how to add fun and interesting movement to your club passing...
Grand Ballroom C
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Competition

Games

Challenge yourself and others while showing off your skills in various games from club endurance to wheelbarrow racing!
Exhibit Hall
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
General

Rehearsal in Process

Do not Disturb
Grand Ballroom A
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Workshop

How to Build and Structure a Street Show

Craft your skills into a street show!
Grand Ballroom B
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Workshop

Club Head Tricks

Ben Cornish- Placing on the head, helicopter, head rolls.
Taft A
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
General

THE BIG TOSS UP

Exhibit Hall
3:15 pm – 4:00 pm
Workshop

5 ball juggling

Matan Presberg. Learn drills and form to learn or improve your 5 ball cascade.
Grand Ballroom C
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Workshop

Two Ball Drills & Exercises

Ben Cornish. How we can use 2 ball drills to improve hand speed, develop clarity, analyze hand positions to help...
Taft A
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Workshop

Yo-Yo workshop

Mark Hayward & Ava Malloy. Learn Yoyo from absolute Beginner to tips for your competition freestyle, hang out and Yoyo.
Grand Ballroom A
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Workshop

Advanced box & Inverted Sprung Cascade

Bennett Santora. If you know what a "2x" is and you want to learn more, this is the class for...
Grand Ballroom B
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Meet
Workshop

Flower stick games and passing patterns

Kaj Fjelstead
Exhibit Hall
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Workshop

Barbershop Harmony

Ben Brown. Learn to sing in 4-part harmony!
Taft B
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Workshop

Sport Juggling and Body Training

Adolfo Esteban Almonacid Cardenas. First 15 people only- suggested tip of $5.
Grand Ballroom C
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Show

Cascade Of Stars

The Cascade of Stars is a highlight of the IJA festival. This Saturday evening performance will feature top notch juggling...
Paramount Theatre
9:00 am – 1:00 pm
General

Open Juggling

Get your juggle on!