Specific Rules for Sports Single A


Note: There are no preliminaries for this division. Finals take place on Saturday April 26th but you must be pre-registered.


This division is broken into three age groups: 11 and under, 12-17, and 18+

Freestyle performances for the Sports Single A Division will be ONE MINUTE only set to music the player will provide.

  • In a 1A freestyle, at no time shall there be more than one yo-yo in play (including slave or prop yo-yos)
    at the same time. During any periods of time that this rule is violated, the judges shall not grant any points for Technical Execution or Performance Style but shall deduct points for any mistakes, loss of control restarts, yo-yo replacements, etc.
  • In a 1A freestyle, at no time shall the yo-yo be removed from the string (i.e. no offstring tricks are allowed). During any periods of time that this rule is violated, the judges shall not grant any points for Technical Execution or Performance Style but shall deduct points for any mistakes, loss of control restarts, yo-yo replacements, etc.
  • In a 1A freestyle, Mobius style is allowed. Skyrocket type tricks are also allowed. In a 1A freestyle, typical scoring elements include but are not limited to: mounts, dismounts, string hits, hops, grinds, lacerations, release catches (like suicides/Iron Whips), slack catches, regenerations and binds.