I got to attend the Mideast Regional YoYo Contest this past Saturday and it was tons of fun. Friendly faces, tons of new exiting yoyos to try out and some really impressive skills. There were a lot of sold 1a players. So many in fact that even people way down the list were really really good. Jake Maloney has been doing it long enough that he knows how to run a good contest. I have tons of respect for him. Here are the 1a results:
Also, I think a 1a amateur devision is a really great thing to have, it lets budding players get there feet wet in ACTUALLY competing. Here are the results for that:
2a? Oh no — no 2a!
5a was slim. You just don’t see as much 5a as you used to. I have never really been able to break into it enough to practice consistently. But that all could change. Here are the 5a competitors.