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What you are gazing right now is the final design for BIYO2011’s billboards and posters.

Billboards and posters??? Seriously??

AXE presents BALI INTERNATIONAL YO-YO OPEN 2011

When we say we are going to make the best ever International Yo-Yo Open on the globe, we don’t mean it to be a half kickin’ only. So yes buddy, we will make 2 giant billboards sized 4×6 meters and dozens of posters. The billboards will be put at the famous Kuta Square and Legian, while the posters will be distributed around Indonesia.

This is perhaps the first time ever in the history of yoyoing contest that the organizer made such a massive size of billboard ; and yet obviously the coolest design ever in the mankind yoyoing history. Have I mentioned that we are not only made one billboard? OK, it’s 2 full sized billboard on the city, ready to proclaim the born of the first ever YO-YO GOD.

Why we do all this stuff only for a yo-yo contest? Because this isn’t just a yoyo contest. It’s going to be a memorable yo-yo contest which every yo-yo player everyone have to experience. Yoyoing is all about fun. In BIYO2011 we want to make it awesome, and the whole world should know it. Come join us at 8-9 this July in Bali. It is not too late to book your flight ticket now.

P.S. : Have I mentioned about the prolonged registration deadline and the huge money prizes?

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Here a little advice for you : keep yourself updated with this blog because as the contest day is getting closer, there will be a bunch of surprises we will reveal to you here. Trust me, you don’t want to miss every single of it.

The first surprise : YOYO GOD poster contest.

The rules :

  • This contest is open to any yoyoer or non yoyoer around the world. No restriction of nationality or whatsoever (except for BIYO 2011 organizer committee).
  • Every contestant of this contest must design a poster depicting your imagination of how a yoyo god would be. Be creative, innovative, and original; it’s up to you create and interpret your own yoyo god poster. For the content, it can be anything as long it’s still in a setting of a poster. FYI, BIYO is also the only way you can get a “YOYO GOD” title by winning the B.O.B contest where you need to master all the 5 divisions of yoyoing. Got an idea already? Any style or method in designing the poster is permitted.
  • The poster you design must be in A3 size printable format. The exact size of an A3 paper is 297 mm × 420 mm. You can read the wikipedia page about paper size for further information about the A3 paper size. You may design the poster whether in portrait format or landscape format.
  • If you use a an actual yoyo or any other product in your poster in any way, the product must has no logo/trademark of a brand in it. You can edit it or whatsoever to make it so. Any poster depicting a registered brand or trademark  explicitly will be disqualified.
  • The content of the poster must not depicting any actual yoyoer, whether in words, ilustrations, or photos.
  • Any poster which the content is considered sexually explicit, offending any religion/believes, offending any race/culture, or depicting any other inappropriate content, will be disqualified.
  • Every poster you designed must contain BIYO 2011 logo and “yoyo god logo” in it. You can download the two logo below. The “yoyo god logo” we provide is in GIF format, it has some transparent part as it is designed to has so. Any color/fill customization for BIYO 2011 logo is prohibited. Special exception for “yoyo god logo”, you may customize the color/fill of the logo so it fits your poster design and theme. Customizations to change the size of the both logo are permitted. Be creative!

Note that the color of “yoyo god logo” provided below is WHITE. You might think there’s nothing appear on the screen when you open the image because the white color of the logo blend together with the white color of your screen ; actually the image is there, you just can’t see it maybe.

Click to open and download the image.

BIYO2011 logo

  • Export your poster design into JPEG file format. You must keep the design in the aspect ratio of an A3 paper size regardless its resolution. We might want to print the winning design later on so better to send your design in an adequately high resolution JPEG file.
  • Each contestant may submit more than one poster design. No maximum number of design can be submited. We really appreciate all of your effort in joining the contest.
  • Submit all of your final design(s) by e-mail to biyo2011@gmail.com with e-mail subject YOYOGOD POSTER CONTEST. Don’t forget to write down your real name in the e-mail as well. There’s only one submission e-mail permitted per contestant, so make sure it’s all your final design before you send it to us.
  • The contest starts NOW ; you can start designing and submit your design since this post is published. The last day to submit your design is on June 27, 2011.
  • By entering the contest, you allow Bali International YoYo Open committee to use your photos for the purpose of this “YOYO GOD poster contest” only. We will not use your poster designs as a BIYO 2011 event promotional poster.You keep the rights and ownership to any design you produced and submitted.

Judges for “YOYO GOD poster contest” are :

  1. Jackson Januarius Mangari ; chief organizer of BIYO 2011, chief organizer of BIYO 2010 & 2010 Indonesian National YoYo Championships, and also executive creative director at X-Factor advertising agency.
  2. Hiroyuki Suzuki ; 3 times world yoyo champion, BIYO 2010 1A champion and judge, and the owner of YoYoAddict.
  3. Ferdinand Maubere ; art director of X-factor.

That’s all for the main rules, now let’s talk about the prizes. We will choose three best designs as the winning designs. Since you may submit more than one design, you may also have the chance to win all the three prize set! The main prizes we have are yoyos (exclusive limited edition), some yoyo related accesories, exclusive BIYO 2011 t-shirts, and many other awesome prizes from our sponsors. FYI, some of the yoyos and goodies we will give free as the prize will be (exclusively) provided by YoYoAddict as one of our sponsor. All of the prizes will be mailed to the winners of the contest for free, no charge for it wherever you live in the planet. If you are a yoyoer and planning to compete at BIYO 2011, we will also give free contest registration for you as the bonus prize. Further detail about the prizes will be updated in another post soon so keep yourself updated with this blog.

Got anything to ask about this poster contest? Just write it down on the comment section of this post and we will answer it for you.

What are you waiting for ? Start designing now! Gods bless yo!

Some yoyoer say that you should master all the 5 divisions in yoyo before you are worthy enough for the word “yoyo god”. We do think the same here in Indonesia.

Last year at the 2nd Indonesia National YoYo Contest we held a contest called Best Of Best, or BOB in short. The first winner ever of this contest was Kevin Nicholas Tandean, winning with 91,85 points. The 2nd winner was Adi Dharmawan (76.66), while the third winner was Dewa F. Reza (68.00).

Best of best ? What’s make it so special ? Here are the things :

  • the contestant must perform all the 5 divisions (1A, 2A, 3A, 4A, 5A)  in 5 minutes yoyo freestyle with 5 minutes background music (self provided)
  • each freestyle (of each division performed) is a 1 minute freestyle
  • there’s no particular order of divisions the contestant must perform, it depends on each contestant’s creativity in creating an  epic 5 minutes freestyle
  • every 1 minute the contestant will be noticed and therefore he/she has to change the freestyle’s divisions

Another special thing was the prize we have last year for the BOB winner. Collaborating with Coca-Cola as our sponsor, for the first time ever in the history, we give the champion a special edition of  a vintage Vespa PTS 100cc. Yes, we’re seriously giving the famous Italian scooter for free. The Vespa is custom painted and air-brushed in Coca-Cola artwork. A real prize for the real champion.

Vespagenic !

It was the first ever yoyo contest in the world that requring the contestant to perform all the 5 divisions. It’s our highest respect to honor a true yoyoer, the one that has dedication and passion to be the best yoyoer – to be a yoyo god. So this year we are proudly announcing that BOB will be hold as a special signature contest of Bali International YoYo Open. BIYO is the only contest in the world where you will have a YoYo God title.

Continuing “the tradition of making an art”, the BOB champion of BIYO will be given “the best-ever-you-can-ever-imagine trophy”. As a spoiler for you : the trophy will be made of the finest metal molding covered with state-of-the-art sculpture of yoyo and awesome Bali traditional artwork, then colored in some of the most luxurious finishing and coating, and of course a “YoYo God” title in it. Further detail of the trophy will be announced later as the contest day is getting closer. Two thing you should know : Bali is really famous for its art, culture, and also crafting skills and therefore we are ultimately put the art and details in our first concern in making the trophy.

Here is the examples of the trophies we made for the 2010 Indonesian National YoYo Championships. It’s fully made of wood, manually carved and painted by a real Balinese artist to assure it has the finest quality and beauty. We guarantee you that this year’s BOB trophy will come in a perfectly more exclusive design, quality, and material.

The trophy will be a lot better this year.

The trophy will be a lot better this year.

The trophy won’t be reproduced every year like usual contest trophy. Therefore the winner of the contest (or the YoYo God for that year) must bring back the trophy to the next year’s BIYO and he/she must compete to defend the title as a YoYo God.

Best Of Best contest is the only ticket in the world for you to be recognized as YOYO GOD. Don’t waste your time, start mastering all the 5 divisions now and assure your path to be the first YoYo God.

Note : this is only a little piece of fun and excitement you will get when you are here in BIYO. Have I mentioned about party nights, beach, bla bla bla.., cuisine, bla bla bla…and some tour to paradise you’ll never forget? Not yet? Well then we are still thousands miles away to the real jackpot guys. A little advice for you : save your money for the real journey to the best international yoyo contest you’ll ever have. Best ever, never been better.

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