The International Yo-yo Federation has just announced that the 2017 World Yo-yo Contest will be held in Reykjavik, Iceland! The decision closes the 2017 (Europe) candidacy cycle.
Here’s the full announcement:
The International Yo-yo Federation is pleased to announce that Reykjavik, Iceland, has been elected as the host city for the 2017 World Yo-Yo Contest!
Featuring some of the most experienced and well-known yo-yo contest organizers from Europe and the USA, the team behind the 2017 World Yo-Yo Contest is ready to deliver an event focused on players, where contestants from around the globe will be able focus on competing in the best possible conditions.
The IYYF congratulates the Icelandic team, and is looking forward to a fantastic event! Further details about the event and Reykjavik itself will be available in the coming days.
We would also like to express our gratitude towards team Poland, for stepping up to the challenge and presenting themselves as candidates to run the most important event for the worldwide yo-yo community.
We’ll surely hear more about the contest in the coming days, so keep your eyes open for more information soon!
The 2018 (Asia), and 2019 (Americas) cycles are also ongoing, with candidate application deadlines for the former scheduled for December 1st, 2015 and August 1st, 2016.