PA State Yo-Yo Contest Moves to Bayfront Convention Center | Sports Destination Management

PA State Yo-Yo Contest Moves to Bayfront Convention Center

Oct 10, 2014

The Erie Sports Commission is pleased to announce that the Pennsylvania State Yo-Yo Contest will again be held in Erie, this year moving the contest to the Bayfront Convention Center.

YoYoSam will sponsor the competition, which will be held on Saturday, November 15, 2014. The contest is expected to attract as many as 100 competitors and several hundred spectators. YoYoSam is the largest yo-yo store in the world, located in Fairview, PA.

Registration is $15 for the Sports Ladder competition, $20 for 1a, 2a, 3a, 4a and 5a competition, and $30 for 2 or more events. Registration is open until November 15 at

“We are looking forward to working with the Erie Sports Commission again to host this event,” said Mitch Silver, Owner of YoYoSam. “The move to the Bayfront Convention Center gives us the opportunity to grow into a much larger contest. We hope that the Erie community will come out strong to support the elite Yo-Yo talent from throughout the region.”

“We’re excited to team up with Mitch and YoYoSam as they host their second straight Pennsylvania State Yo-Yo Competition,” said Ron Sertz, Executive Director of the Erie Sports Commission. “The event made great strides in its first year as it showcased some of the best yo-yo enthusiasts from the state. With the largest yo-yo store in the world located in Fairview, it’s only natural for Erie to host this event. We hope to continue to grow it year after year.”

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The Erie Sports Commission is committed to promoting the Erie region as a prime destination for sports and recreation. The major goals of the ESC are to attract, create, support, and host sporting and recreational events that have a positive economic impact on the region, and assist in maximizing the potential of all regional sports facilities and venues. The ESC strives to enhance the image of Erie by showcasing the community, promote wellness through healthy lifestyles, and improve the quality of life for community members of all ages.

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