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Win Free Kendamas! Doubles Edit Contest from Kendama USA

It’s time for another awesome Kendama USA contest!  In the Doubles competition you will have to choose wisely, as you’ll be working with a friend.  You will both play simultaneously, and as always, we encourage you to get as creative as possible.  You will be judged on synchronization, creativity, difficulty of tricks, location choice and the overall quality of the edit.  Remember the whole point of the competition is to get together with your buds and have FUN!  Lets get stoked on Kendama again before summer is over.

Contest Rules:

•  You must choose one teammate in your edit. You cannot submit another edit with a different Teammate.
•  Creativity and new tricks is a major plus.
•  The more synchronized you and your teammate are on each trick, the better.
•  The tricks must actually be filmed simultaneously.  No editing cheats!
•  Your edit MUST be 1:30 or less. If you go over the time limit, it is automatically disqualified, and we will be sad with you.
•  Deadline is Sunday, August 5th, at 11:59 pm PDT (pacific daylight time, westside!!).   Any edit submitted after the deadline will not be accepted, and great sadness will be felt.

How to enter:
•  Upload your edit to YouTube or Vimeo.  You must include “Kendama USA Doubles Contest” in the title.
•  Send an email to customersupport@kendamausa.com  with the edit URL link, names of both players, contact info, and a mailing address for prizes.

Prizes:
• 1st place winner
- 2 new Sakura style Kendamas, new from Ozora
- 2 Tribute Kendamas of choice  (non custom)
- 2 T-shirts of choice
- 2 New Color String Packs
- 2 Sticker packs and poster packs

•2nd place winner
- 1 new Sakura style Kendama, new from Ozora
- 1 Tribute Kendama of choice (non custom)
- 2 Tribute T-shirts
- 2 Kendama Wooden Stencils
- 2 New Color String Packs
- 2 Sticker packs and 2 poster packs

•3rd place winner
- 2 Tribute Kendamas of choice (non custom)
- 1 KendamaUSA T-shirt
- 1 Sticker Pack
- 1 New Color String Packs

There are some other special prizes being given away for runner up edits, but you have to enter to find out!!!

Grab a friend and start filming.  Have fun!!!

 

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UPDATE. WINNERS HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED!!!
See the winners HERE
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The Tribute Kendama is here!!

The full Tribute Kendama Line is coming out in February 2012, but we have a limited release this holiday season. The Tributes are the new and improved upgrade from the Kendama USA Premiere Line.

These high quality Kendamas use only the best beech wood which is FSC certified, to ensure sustainable forestry practices. We have improved the handle assembly to create the strongest Ken ever made. Unlike older traditional style Kendama handles, this contemporary style does not separate during play, and simplifies the re-stringing process. The Tribute can be re-strung between right and left handed play simply and easily without taking the handle apart.

We now use a much higher quality string, which is custom woven with high quality fibers and offers more strength and flex during play. The handle has also been beveled to reduce friction, and eliminate the need for string guards.

The Ken is now thicker toward the middle of the handle, improving the balance and weight distribution for many tricks including lunars.

Every Tribute Kendama comes in professional packaging, and includes an instruction manual in English, free stickers, plus a replacement string and bead pack.

We have been experimenting with dozens of new paint techniques for the Tribute Kendamas. Please note that the paint on this limited release of Tributes does tend to chip a bit quicker than the much-improved paint that will be used on the Kendamas coming out in February.

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