The Championship will start on the 28th May, and will take place in six stores across the country.
The first event will be held at the Hartlepool store, then over the following six days, will be held at the Warrington store, then Birmingham Bullring, Uxbridge, Crawley, and Brighton. The Team will then travel on to London on the 9th June where World Yo-Yo Champion Gentry Stein will be competing in the UK National Yo-Yo Contest 2018.
YoYoFactory was founded in 2003 by USA-based International Yo-Yo superstar YoHans (Hans Van Dan Elzen). His focus was on creating unique patented technology that would actually make playing with a Yo-Yo a more enjoyable experience. Today, YoYoFactory designs and manufactures the world’s best performing Yo-Yos for professional players, World Record holders, National and World Champions.
YoYoFactory also makes Yo-Yos for kids on the corner trading tricks, the player who knows just enough moves to impress their friends, or even that uncle who ‘used’ to be a champion. Whatever the status, YoYoFactory has the Yo-Yo to suit every skill or style.
Tom Elyatt, marketing manager at Wilton Bradley, commented: “We are so excited to be travelling across the country with two of the biggest names of the yo-yo world to give the public a chance to try out some of the YoYoFactory products now available.”
Simon Hampton, head of sales and marketing at Wilton Bradley, added: “We have a full product range which will provide a great throwing experience for the beginner using the TenTrick range right up to the high grade aluminium DV888 Yo-Yo or the F.A.S.T 201 to master the classics.”
Those who would like to take part can bring their flyer to the Entertainer Store to get it signed by world champion, Gentry Stein. They can then complete and hand in the application section to be entered into the prize draw to win a Gentry Stein Signature yoyo worth £39.99.