The event rate is just $49/night ($139 for New Years Eve) which is a crazy good deal for a contest hotel…head over to the SkillCon Hotel page now to get your rooms booked!
SkillCon is the ultimate object manipulation convention. The highest level of juggling, yoyo, flair bartending, kendama, and many other skills will be on display throughout the week in the highest level of competition in addition to beginner level events and workshops, keynote speakers, workshops and seminars.
André Boulay and I will be hosting the Las Vegas Open YoYo Championship as part of SkillCon, which will serve as a seeding event for North America to the 2015 World YoYo Contest in Tokyo, Japan.
SkillCon takes place December 26th – January 2nd at the Riviera Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada…right on the Las Vegas Strip! The Las Vegas Open will take place on December 29th & 30th, with special workshops and “Best Trick” events on the 31st, leading up to the awesome New Year’s Eve Glow & Light-Up Prop Party!
We’re excited to announce the 2014 Las Vegas Open YoYo Championship, a new event that will be held in conjunction with SkillCon, a massive skill toy convention and competition to be held this December at the Riviera Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV. The Las Vegas Open is an IYYF-sanctioned event that will serve as the Multi-National event for North & South America, seeding to the final round of the 2015 World YoYo Contest in Tokyo, Japan.
The main competition will be held December 29th and 30th, and on December 31st we’ll be holding special workshops and best trick contests, ending with an all-night glow & light-up prop party to ring in the New Year!
SkillCon is an 8-day convention that will include the Las Vegas Open YoYo Championship, the 10th World Juggling Federation Championship, as well as an international flair bartending competition and a massive kendama event. Running from December 26th – January 2nd, SkillCon will have portions of the event filmed for broadcast on ESPN International, and we’re working to make sure the yoyo competition is part of that filming schedule!