The Las Vegas Open YoYo Championship is the seeding event for North America to the 2016 World YoYo Contest in Cleveland, Ohio. Held in conjunction with SkillCon, an international skill toy convention, the Las Vegas Open promises to be one of the largest yoyo events of 2015!

This years Las Vegas Open will be held at the Golden Nugget Casino & Resort, located in downtown Las Vegas right next to the Fremont Street Experience. The Golden Nugget features all of the latest casino games, along with award-winning entertainment and a variety of dining options.

The event will be held November 6, 7, and 8, 2015. Prelims for all divisions will be held on the 6th, and finals for all divisions will be held on the 7th. There will be special workshops and “best trick” mini contests on the 8th.

Las Vegas Open & SkillCon Organizers

André Boulay / LVO Organizer

André is a National YoYo Master, co-founder of the Triple Crown of YoYo, the Las Vegas Open, and YoYoNews.com, and owner of YoYoExpert.com. His signature yoyo, the Dark Magic, is one of the best-selling YoYoJam models ever created, and his instructional videos have taught millions of people how to yoyo, making him the most successful and effective yoyo demonstrator in history.

Steve Brown / LVO Organizer

Steve is a National YoYo Master, co-founder of the Triple Crown of YoYo, Las Vegas Open, and YoYoNews.com, Marketing Manager for CLYW, and the inventor of counterweight yoyo play, better known as freehand or 5A. He is a winner of the Duncan Family Award for Industry Excellence and the Trick Innovator of the Year Award, and is arguably one of the most influential trick creators in this history of yoyo play.

Jason Garfield / SkillCon Organizer

Jason Garfield has been producing events since 2004, across the country and one in the U.K. Jason learned to juggle at age 11 in 1986 and quickly established himself as one of the greatest jugglers and performers of his time. Jason formed the World Juggling Federation in 2003, and 10 years later founded SkillCon, hosting 20 unique skill events. The Las Vegas Open will return to SkillCon in 2015.