LA Whip Cracking Convention
Gears Up for Jan 6-7
Heads up - The Los Angeles Whip Cracking Convention takes place on Jan 6-7, 2018, its third year. And oh, what a gathering it will be!
Hosted by record-busting Adam Winrich (24 Guinness World Records!), the annual whip gathering this year features special guests, workshops, and contests - with enviable prizes for the top competitors.
Things get started at 10 am Jan 6, 2018 at McCambridge Park, 1515 North Glenoaks Boulevard, Burbank, California 91504. The event closes at 6 pm on Jan 7.
Contests are on Saturday, workshops are on Sunday. Contests include:
- One-whip Freestyle competition
- Two-whip Freestyle competition
- Speed and Accuracy competition
- Bullwhip Fast Draw Competition
- Long whip competition
A complete list of the rules for each contest is posted on the Convention's Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/events/208457429693329/
Signup is from 11 am to 12 noon on Saturday, and each competitor must sign up in person.
On Sunday at 10 am, the award-winning whip maker Peter Thorndike demonstrates how he designs and builds his impeccable (and powerful) stock whips.
Along with Winrich, announced whip makers and performers include Evan Fava, Casey Tyler, Nick Schrader, Daniel Borton, Paul Nolan, Todd Rex, Daniel Hoff, Aaron Bonk, Matt Franta, Brett Copes, and Anthony and Mary DeLongis.
Last year's LA Whip Cracking Convention attendees