Here is the structure to get a Seed spot to the Prelim, Semi-Final, and Final Rounds. All other contestants who do not fit the criteria below must compete from the WildCard Round.

World Yo-Yo Contest 2016

The 1A-5A & AP Division Champions of “World Yo-Yo Contest 2016” held in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, last year will be seeded into this year’s Final Round.

Multi National Contests (MNC)

The Top 3 of 1A-5A Divisions from the Multi National Contests will be seeded into the Semi-Final Round.

MNC’s Qualified for WYYC2017
  • AP (Asia-Pacific Yo-Yo Championships)
  • EYYC (European Yo-Yo Championship)

Also, if a contestant from a country which does not have a National Contest places in the Top 10 at an MNC, the contestant will be seeded to the Prelim Round.

National Contests (NC)

All 1A-5A Division National Contest Champions will be seeded into the Semi-Final Round, and their Top 10 will be seeded into the Prelim Round.

Qualifying Countries and Territories
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Bulgaria
  • Brazil
  • Brunei
  • Canada
  • China
  • Czech Republic
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • Indonesia
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Malaysia
  • Mexico
  • Philippines
  • Republic of Korea
  • Poland
  • Russia
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Spain
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • United Kingdom
  • United States of America
  • Vietnam

For Special Cases (Dual Citizenship, Living in Another Country)

Please check the details in the pages below.

Change in WYYC15 seeding from Multi-National Contests

Seeding Rules for the WYYC14

Round Structure for the WYYC14