Chico hosting national yo-yo championships

Oct 3, 2014 2:49 PM by News Staff

Tourists are flocking to Chico for this weekend's national yo-yo contest.

Saturday the yo-yo national championships will begin at the Chico City Plaza at 11 a.m. with the semi-finals. The finals will be held tomorrow evening, for the first time ever, inside the El Rey Theater.

By moving the finals inside the competitors won't have to worry about the elements impacting the outcome.

Chico native Gentry Stein, who won the yo-yo world championship last April in Prague will be back to defend his championship.

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