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Jugglers Will “Strut Their Stuff” in El Paso July 13, 2016

Jugglers Will “Strut Their Stuff” in El Paso

Visit El Paso, an operating division of Destination El Paso, is pleased to welcome the International Jugglers’ Association to El Paso. The group will host its 69th Annual Festival at the El Paso Convention Center from July 25-31, 2016. This is the first time the event will be held in Texas. Over the course of seven days, the festival is expected to draw 500 attendees and will contribute approximately 900 room nights.

“We are thrilled to be bringing our 69th annual festival to El Paso, Texas! This year’s show line-up is phenomenal, with shows featuring top-notch jugglers from around the world. We invite you all to come enjoy the world class circus and juggling talent that will be flooding your city!” – Erin Stephens IJA Festival Show Director.

“We are delighted to welcome the International Jugglers’ Association to El Paso for the first time and even more excited to have El Paso as their first Texas host city.” said Bryan Crowe, General Manager for Destination El Paso. “Unlike other, more traditional conventions, the community is encouraged to come and view around-the-clock juggling, four evenings of shows and championship competitions, over a hundred workshops, and other special events.”

The festival includes many events throughout the week that are open to the public and perfect for the whole family. Children 10 and under receive discounted rates on all show tickets.

Schedule of Events: (shows listed below are being held at the Plaza Theatre)

IJA Welcome Show: Tuesday, July 26, 8PM
Adults $30/Children 10 and Under $15

IJA Youth Showcase & Youth Stage Championship: Wednesday, July 27, 7:30PM
Adults $25/Children 10 and Under $15

IJA Teams & Individuals Stage Championship: Thursday, July 28, 7:30PM
Adults $30/Children 10 and Under $15

IJA Cascade of Stars: Saturday, July 30, 8PM
Adults $35/Children 10 and Under $20

Get more details about each show at:

All shows are 50% OFF for Military Personnel and their families with a valid Military ID – Available at the Plaza Theatre Box Office and local Ticketmaster outlets including Ft. Bliss Ticket Center

Club Renegade is a lively, adult-themed late-night variety show where jugglers try out their most outrageous tricks and routines. It will be held Wednesday through Friday nights starting at 11PM at Tricky Falls. Come on out for some good laughs mixed with impressive feats.

Other festival events throughout the week include free juggling lessons and educational workshops, all being held at the El Paso Convention Center. Day passes are available for both participants and observers. Children 10 and under get in FREE.

For more information and for a full schedule of events, visit the IJA Festival website at To view the promotional video, visit’

Tickets may be purchased at, all Ticketmaster outlets, charge-by-phone at 800-745-3000, and the Plaza Theatre Box Office.

About The International Jugglers’ Association
The International Jugglers’ Association (IJA) was founded in 1947 to promote the art and sport of juggling and to “render assistance to fellow jugglers.” IJA members range from top professionals to avid hobbyists and enthusiastic beginners, and has held an annual summer festival every year since its founding. More information on the IJA is available at their website,