Posted September 20, 2014 at 10:34 am by jsiembida

To everyone who came to the inaugural West Coast Yo-Yo Championships, we would like to thank you for an amazing event!

It takes great people to run a quality event. In fact, it takes a lot of people. Thanks are due to the organizers, the competitors, the instructors, the manufacturers, and, of course, you, the audience.

We had a wonderful time showing the world what modern yo-yo play is all about, and we hope you did too.

We would also like to extend a big congratulations to 5A Champion and Duncan Crew member, Bryan Jardin, on a jaw-dropping routine! Check out his and the other winning freestyles below.

Winning Freestyles:
5A Champion, Bryan Jardin:

4A Champion, Ian Johnson:

3A Champion, Alex Hattori:

2A Champion, Yoshi Mikamoto:

1A Champion, Anthony Rojas:

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Posted August 3, 2014 at 8:18 pm by Brandon Jackson

On behalf of the Duncan Toys Company, we would like to extend our sincere THANKS to all that attended, competed and contributed to the success of our inaugural International Yo-Yo Championship event! We enjoyed the opportunity to host the event, celebrate with friends across the community and expose the excitement of Yo-Yo play with more of the world.

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Posted August 2, 2014 at 6:51 pm by Brandon Jackson

All of the 2014 IYYC Freestyles are now online! You can see them over at the official Duncan Toys Youtube page! Check out the top placing freestyles from all divisions by clicking the “more” link below!

1A Top 3


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Posted at 3:21 pm by Brandon Jackson

Best Junior Champion: Ben Fiore


2A Champions: 1st Shinji Saito 2nd Shu Takada 3rd Ryuya Kaneko


3A Champions: 1st Hank Freeman 2nd Alex Hattori 3rd Eric Tranton


4A Champions: 1st Ian Johnson 2nd Ben Conde 3rd John Narum

5A Champions: 1st Samm Scott 2nd Tyler Severance 3rd Bryan Jardin


1A Champions: 1st Luis Enrique 2nd Zach Gormley 3rd Sebastian Brock


Best of Show Champions: 1st Shu Takada 2nd Ben Conde 3rd Shinji Saito 4th Ian Johnson 5th Luis Enrique

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Posted July 11, 2014 at 7:14 pm by Augie Fash


Welcome to the team, Zac Rubino!!!

He’s the reigning California State Champion and he’s the reigning BAC Champion. But most importantly, he’s the reigning “Everything That’s Good in the Offstring Division” Champion.

Notable for his seamless blend of technical combos and risky bangers, Zac is the man to watch.

His BAC routine was flawless. The contest may have been outside and in the wind, but that didn’t matter. Nothing could stop him. Nailing risky regens and risky combos without ever missing a beat to his background track, he left many in the audience scratching their heads and asking “How the heck did he do that”?

Zach is stationed in Japan right now, training alongside the local yo-yo crews, bringing a new influence to his distinctly bold, Californian style. He will be touring the country for one month before hopping on a plane bound for Prague, where he will compete as one of the favorites for a shiny medal at the World Yo-Yo Contest.

When he’s not globetrotting, Zac is a true hometown hero. An amazing player and an amazing person, Zac teaches the ranks of new yo-yo players every weekend in Chico, CA. While we may miss him stateside, we can’t wait to watch the big things he’ll be doing this summer all around the world.

We are proud to have Zac on the team and we wish him luck this summer!



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Posted July 8, 2014 at 10:16 pm by Brandon Jackson

Big congratulations to Chris and Mimi Makita of Duncan Crew Philippines! Chris and Mimi were blessed by a beautiful baby girl! This would be the first child born of parents that are both Duncan Yo-Yo Professionals! No doubt about it, this little ladies got Duncan in her blood. Perhaps she’ll be a future World Yo-Yo Champion?


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Posted July 5, 2014 at 7:18 pm by Brandon Jackson

The 2014 Duncan International Yo-Yo Championship is less than a month away! Taking place on August 1st and 2nd in the House Of Blues at Downtown Disney in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. This is going to be an event you definitely don’t want to miss!

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