Weekend Roundup: Futboleros, TwentyWonder & USA Jump Rope - New York News

Weekend Roundup: Futboleros, TwentyWonder & USA Jump Rope

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Goooooooooal!!! World Cup fever is at an all-time high right now so what better way to celebrate than with the LA-based Futboleros?! These soccer entertainers (who are also the official half-time performers for the LA Galaxy) do everything from juggling to acrobatics and can currently be seen in five different World Cup commercials. If your kids think this looks like fun, check out Futboleros Summer Camps (http://futboleros.us/futboleros-academy/lagsc-summer-camp-flyer-2014/) at LA Galaxy Soccer Center in Torrance from July 28-August 1 or August 12-22. Learn total ball control and freestyle tricks. Classes are open to boys and girls ages 7-16 of all levels and skills.

What do roller derby, Mexican wrestlers, art, comedy, music, food and drinks have in common? They'll all be at the "TWENTYWONDER Carnival of the Mind" fundraising celebration to benefit DSALA (Down Syndrome Association of Los Angeles) this Saturday, June 28 at 6pm. Hosted by the fabulous LA Derby Dolls (www.derbydolls.com/la) at the Doll Factory in Downtown LA, the party will entertain you with everything from Lucha Vavoom (www.luchavavoom.com) wrestling to Way 2 Much Entertainment (www.way2much.com) rola bola acrobatics and Two Bit Circus (www.twobitcircus.com) interactive electronic playgrounds. For tickets & more info visit www.twentywonder.org.

USA Jump Rope
Everybody jump, jump! Get ready to be dazzled by more than 600 competitors from all over the country at the Gold Rush Classic Jump Rope Tournament and US National Jump Rope Championship. Held at the Long Beach Convention Center from June 26-29, jumpers will compete in multiple speed and freestyle events. The competition kicks off with the opening ceremony, Thursday, June 26 at noon with the final champions crowned on Sunday, June 29. Tickets are $8 per person; full tournament week passes are $32 per person. For more info visit www.usajumprope.org

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