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IJA CHALLENGE – Shortest Time To Complete 100 Catches of 5 Balls

Hello, and thanks for coming to the IJA Challenge! The IJA Challenge is a monthly video contest put forth to the juggling community, in which anyone with a video camera can record an attempt to compete for a juggling/manipulation based world record set by Richard Kohut. The winners receive prizes for their achievement in breaking or tying his world record attempt. This also means the winner of each month’s contest will become a world record holder! So if you think you have the skills, set up your camera and give it a shot! You could be the best in the world at something and not even know it yet! Entrants have 3 weeks from the posting of the video to submit their entry via email to, and must follow the rules for the month’s challenge. Prizes for the entrants are as follows: 1st prize – 1 Year IJA Membership and $40 IJA Store Credit; 2nd Prize – $40 IJA Store Credit. Prizes may be collected by contacting Scott Seltzer.

First prize for last month’s challenge (3 balls with locked elbows endurance) goes to   with a run of over 600 catches! Our second place prize goes to IJA Entry of youtube with approximately 300 catches. As the winners Lukasz will recieve a 1 year IJA membership, and both will recieve $40 IJA store credit.

This month’s challenge rules:

•Time begins at the first catch and ends at the 100th catch.

•May use any 5 balls

•Ties or close results will be decided by counting the video frames


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Richard Kohut

Rich Kohut is an opinionated and very bold hobbyist juggler, most well known for producing the longest running juggling podcast "Jugglers On Juggling", which is still going today. He's not a bad juggler either, having qualified 7 rings many times, qualified 5 clubs, and placed second in the WJF Ring Intermediates competition.