Yolextravaganza - Yoyo and Kendama Contest - ROSEVILLE, CA (NEAR SACRAMENTO)


Located in the Sacramento region?

Yolex skill toy club and Learning Express Toys are holding the third annual Yolextravaganza contest on Sunday, July 21st!

The contest has expanded this year to include a yoyo competition and kendama ladders, so you can take a crack at whatever you’re in to, or both!


The yoyo contest is a 1-min 1A contest for people up to 17 years old. There are two main divisions: Sponsored and Unsponsored.

For the Unsponsored division, There will be age bracket winners (9 and under, 10 to 13, and 14 to 17) and overall winners across all age brackets.

For the Sponsored division, there are no age brackets (Still 17 and under though). Just a single division.

Kendama ladders will be divided by ladder difficulty: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, and Pro (Ladders TBD). No age limit.

Here are the ladders


There will be a bunch of pro yoyo players to hang with throughout the day too.

List of confirmed yoyo players so far:
Paul Escolar
Gabe Lozano
Joseph Harris
Patrick Mitchell
Gentry Stein
Harold Owens III
Zac Rubino
Mike Marshall


Location: Center Court of the Westfield Galleria at Roseville Mall

Registration starts at 10 and will take place at the event. Yoyo players, bring your 1-min music on a CD. Like most contests, the music will be cut off at the 1-min mark if it’s not trimmed to time

Registration fee: $5 for yoyo contest. $5 for kendama ladder. $10 for both

Registrants will receive raffle tickets for raffles prizes given throughout the day.

Contest starts at 11 and will go until 5

For more info, visit the Yolextravaganza event page on facebook

See you there!


Lists updated!


Registration info updated! (Pricing info and raffle details)


Kendama ladders posted!



Whoo! I’m excited!


Truck packed, ready to roll. See you at 9AM! If I don’t answer any text messages, assume I’m driving and can’t answer.

Oops, forgot to pack my 5-hole/5-cup kendama. Gonna do that right now!!!