Whipcracking events happening in 2019
I will update the whipcracking events happening in Europe , USA, Australia and the rest of the world. All of these events are for the sport and art of whipcracking and are family friendly. If you know any events related to the sport of whipcracking and it's not listed on here , do not hesite to contact me , ill be happy to put it up. Also keep coming regularly as events will be updated as the year pass and new dates are being fixed.
3-11 August , England
Western Skills Village for the 2019 European Juggling Convention in Newark Nottingham, UK
Delighted to say that I'll be co-ordinating the Western Skills Village for the 2019 European Juggling Convention in Newark Nottingham, UK August 3-11. https://ejc2019.org/
Utiising a superb site, The Newark Showground offers unparralled indoor and outdoor facilities and excellent camping and camper space.
With planned attendance figures in the region of 3000+ and 9 days of workshops ,shows, games and renegades it will be the biggest circus skills convention/ festival in the UK.
We have knife and axe throwing in the capable hands of Alan K Parish, Roger Arnay and Mark Bond and the fantastic team from the Essex Back Yard Thowers, who will teach you from begginner up
to competition standard if you fancy a go at the World Knife Throwing Championships to be held on the site during the same week. Mark is also offering his very popular Archery range as
In addition we have a whole host of workshops and talented Tutors lined up for whip cracking, lasso and gun spinning on offer every day from Beginners to Advanced with Master classses already confirmed from renowned international performers with more news on that to come.
We will have freestyle practice spaces inside and out to work on your routines and performance workshops to share and learn new ideas. ( It is an agricultural showground so don't expect shiny indoor sports hall but they are big and blessed with a slight homely scent of contented stock. )
Plus, thanks to Ladislav Šín we will have an international competition practice area so you can prepare for The European Whip Cracking Chanmpionships which will be held later in the
9 days of Western Skills fun, bring it on!! We have a group planning weekend coming up in November and I will be able to provide even more details after that . So please , whether you have ever been to a juggling convention or not ( you should, it is wicked fun and you can learn everything from tight rope walking to Cyr wheel .. ) whether you can attend one day or nine please make a date and join us in a glorious explosion of Western Skills fun. August 3rd to the 11th .
If you are interested in joining the team do please contact via emaii; firstname.lastname@example.org .
Whip makers and traders please email email@example.com for stall details and prize whips gladly received!
Please see the website for location and travel details.
Los Angeles Whip Convention 2019
05-06 January 2019
2019 Los Angeles Whip Convention, Mc Cambridge Park, Burbank California.
The fourth annual Los Angeles Whip Cracking Convention will be on Saturday, January 5th, 2019, at McCambridge Park in Burbank California.
Competitions will include Single Whip Freestyle, Double Whip Freestyle, Speed and Accuracy, Bullwhip Fast Draw, and the Long Whip Cracking competition. $20 to enter.
Sign up starts at 11 am, competitions start at 1 pm.
We will also have whip cracking workshops on Sunday, January 6th, in Buena Vista Park.
Workshops will include
Australian competition Whipcracking with Emiliqua East/ Whipmaking with Peter Thorndike /Four Corners with Adam Winrich/ Tosses with Todd Rex
The First Annual Wild West Arts Fest
02-04 May 2019, The Orleans Hotel and Casino- Las Vegas
Hosted by Western Stage Props
The Wild West Arts Fest is a three-day event running from May 2nd through May 4th of 2019 at The Orleans Hotel and Casino - Las Vegas.
The festival consists of three full days of classes focused on the four classic Western art forms of gunslinging, knife throwing, trick roping and whip cracking. The festival will also include
open practice time, skill sharing sessions, lighthearted competitions, nightly events including a dinner show, and more.
Featured performers and instructors include:
- America's Got Talent superstar cowboy Loop Rawlins
- David Adamovich, aka The Great Throwdini
- Trick roping legend AJ Silver
- Singing cowboy and Will Rogers Follies veteran Chris McDaniel
- Gery L Deer, founder and director of The Whip Artistry Studio
- More to be announced soon!
To ensure a successful festival, we are capping overall attendance this year. We encourage everyone interested to register as early as possible to secure your spot. The festival fee is $350 per person, which entitles each attendee to:
- Unlimited classes Thursday-Saturday
- Open question and answer panel with your teachers and experts
- Thursday night meet and greet event
- Friday night Young Guns Show
- Saturday night Gunslinger's Ball and Legends Dinner Show
- One meal at Saturday night dinner show with your choice of entree
- Open floor practice time and skill sharing sessions
- Wild West Arts Fest T-Shirt
- Event photo keepsake
The Orleans has made a number of discounted rooms available to Wild West Arts Fest attendees. These special rates are available for guests staying between May 1st and May 5th. Please visit https://www.orleanscasino.com/groups# and use promo code A9WWC05 to receive discounted room rates. The Orleans offers free parking to all guests.
More events to come soon..