Groundhog Festival 2014 Shirt

Atlanta, GA Jan 31 - Feb 2, 2014 at the Yaraab Shrine Center

The artwork for this year's festival t-shirt and nametags was done by Brandon Ross.

Read the festival report by Charles Shapiro.

Photos of the 2014 festival by Joyce Howard

Videos of the 2014 festival

2014 PHIL Groundhog trophy winners:

  • "Most Outstanding" - Delaney Bayles
  • "Most Terriffic" - Brandon Zaballero
  • "Most Stupendous" - Dan Brown

Mouse Award

  • Keith Watson

Competitors for the PHIL trophy:

  • Roger Smith
  • Isabella Majzun
  • Kyle Pugh
  • Brian Hendrikson
  • Mike Heidtman
  • Dan Brown
  • Keith McNeil
  • Brandon Zaballero
  • Delaney Bayles
  • Liam Halstead

Performers in the Late Night Cabaret:

  • MC - Just Joey
  • Randy Cabral
  • Presto - Mike Heidtman
  • Balance in Motion - Neil Jordaan and Heather Marriott
  • Uri Gottschalk
  • Rob Zeisser
  • Jimmy Robertson
  • Bruce Manners
  • Bella Becker
  • Dan Brown
  • Kellin Quinn
  • Ted Joblin

Winners of the Games:

  • Huggling - Kellin Quinn and Dan Brown
  • 5-ball Endurance - Dan Brown
  • Blind Juggling - Matt Feldman
  • Club Balance - Kerry Silson
  • Quarter Juggling - Anthony Attinello
  • 7-club Juggling - Alan Thompson & Matt ?
  • Juggling Simon Says - Kellin Quinn
  • 7-ball Endurance - Delaney Bayles
  • 5-club Endurance - Dan Brown

Vendors and Sponsors:

  • Laughing Dragon Swords and Toys
  • Forged Creations
  • Big Apple Circus
  • Infinite Works
  • The Bag Lady
  • Flying Clipper
  • Abbie the Face Painter
  • Circus Arts Institute
  • Brontosaurus Balls
  • Wallace Howard (donated 13 IJA memberships)
  • Bill Giduz (donated 3 PHIL trophies)
  • Chuck Lazarow (donated nametags, wristbands and posters)

Workshops

  • Saturday 4 PM -- Beginner 3-Ball
  • Saturday 5 PM -- Basic Club Tricks by Don Lewis
  • Saturday 5 PM -- Juggling Balls, Feet, Head, etc by Kyle
  • Saturday 6 PM -- Contact Staff by Jay
  • Saturday 6 PM -- Freestyle by Drew Brown
  • Saturday 7 PM -- Flow Arts, Moving with Props by Becca
  • Saturday 7 PM -- Selfless Passing by Christian Kästner