That’s right ladies and gents, #4JuggalosByJuggalos is bringing to you a tournament of EPIC proportions! We will have the one and only Big Sherm hosting an official Into the Echoside tournament. Hone your skills, build your strategy, do some finger exercises so you’re in proper shuffling shape, whatever you gotta do but be ready for intense competition on your way to the top of the Echoside ranks. All games will be limited to 45 minutes and will be using the Oracle of the Three Rings expansion, so be sure to study up if you’re not familiar with it. The top three finishers will be handsomely rewarded with fresh prizes including trophies handmade by Mr. Club’s Underground. Show up no later than 6:15 PM to guarantee a spot as play will start at 6:30 PM SHARP!
What do a ninja, a face-painted furry, and an abstract alien serial killer have in common? This ain’t no joke, bitch! All three would be a sight to behold at the world famous Gathering of Dreams Costume Contest! Each past year has brought about spectacles you would not think to see in the very limits of your imagination, and with this year’s theme being both dreams AND nightmares we can only speculate the level of creature-feature freshness that lies in store! So, if you’re a cosplay connoisseur, a stitching savant, or a fiend for fabrication, bring your A Game to the Dream Stage and watch the audience’s wigs flip in real time! Prizes: 1st Place – GOTJ Gold Plaque, Rare GOTJ Amulet & $200 gift certificate; 2nd Place – Rare GOTJ Amulet & $100 gift certificate; and 3rd Place – Rare GOTJ amulet & $50 gift certificate. Those wishing to compete should show up at least 15 minutes before the contest begins. A private dressing area will be provided.
In line with the dreams of The Southwest Strangla himself, we’re keeping things authentically Hip-Hop with just a bit of Juggalo twist with Graffiti Contest! You’ll have just forty-five minutes to prove you’re a Krylon King in front of a panel of judges and the crowd! You will be provided a large canvas and spray paint to flex your best throw up in the time allotted! If you have elite street skill, show and prove by crafting a dope custom piece! Prizes: 1st Place – GOTJ Gold Plaque, Rare GOTJ Amulet and $100 Gift Certificate; 2nd Place – Rare GOTJ Amulet & $100 Gift Certificate; and 3rd Place – Rare GOTJ Amulet & $50 Gift Certificate. Those wishing to compete should have experience and show up at least 15 minutes before the contest begins and bring their own tips and caps. If you do not bring tips and caps, you will not be able to compete.
INTO THE ECHOSIDE HEADS-UP TOURNAMENT
Battle it out in this elimination heads-up tournament to decide who is the ultimate and undisputed champion of the Gathering of Dreams! This tournament will be using the Oracle of the Three Rings expansion. Prizes: 1st Place—GOTJ Gold Plaque, Set of 15 Foil Epic cards, The Shaggy Show Promo Card & Rare GOTJ Amulet. 2nd Place—The Shaggy Show Promo Card & Rare GOTJ Amulet. Those wishing to play should show up at least 15 minutes before the tournament begins and need to know how to play to compete.
IRON GULLET COMPETITION
The Lost Ninja Clan Presents the 🔥IRON GULLET COMPETITION🔥 Come join us and watch as contestants face off in a fierce battle of elimination! Six Rounds of EXTREME FOOD from around the muthafuckin globe! We searched and scoured the dirtball to its furthest regions, and darkest corners, to bring some of the most bizarre foods we could find to tantalize your taste buds in such ways you’ve probably never wanted to experience! GRAND PRIZE WINNER GETS $400 COLD HARD CASH! Everyone who participates will walk away with a prize! Snacks, food and Faygo for the Juggalos in the audience as well as a special half time event where selected audience members will be able to participate in the games as well! We will also have a LIVE DJ and SO MUCH MORE!
JUGGALO PSYPHER AUDITIONS
Do you want to be in a Psychopathic filmed, edited and produced music video to be officially aired on the Psychopathic YouTube channel?!?! Stop playin’ homie! This is one of the greatest fuckin contests of all time and your chance to be immortalized forever! All you need to do is show up for these auditions and when your turn comes spit 16 to 20 bars of your dopest rap in front of a panel of judges (a beat will be provided). Each performance will be rated on flow, lyrical content and confidence. Afterwards the names of the top 6 performers will then be posted at the Info Tent at 8pm (if you won, make sure to inform them). Winners will then show up at the Dream House Stage on Saturday at Midnight for the filming of the GOTJ 2022 Juggalo Psypher!!!
JUGGALO SALOON AND SHARPSHOOTING GALLERY
Welcome to the Juggalo saloon and shooting gallery. We have whoop dub on tap and chickens to hunt. We’re gonna rustle up some big money to put towards Juggalo families affected by juvenile diabetes. All donations collected at the event and throughout the week will go to Juggalos attending the gathering who have a little ninja running around kicking juvenile diabetes in the face. Do you have what it takes to shoot with the best and drink with the rest? Come try and win some dope prizes provided by the awesome Juggalos you know and gather with.
Do you consider your curves a lethal weapon? When you’re walking around in your nightie do you make others go night-night? Are you just a big fan of dainty lace!? This is a contest for all shapes and sizes with the beauty lying within the confidence of how you flaunt it! Hosted by Heather Marrs and the wonderful women of Juggalesque who will help you bring out your best to earn the admiration of the Fam! Prizes: 1st Place—Rare GOTJ Amulet & $300 in Cash; Second Place—Rare GOTJ Amulet & $150 Gift Certificate; and Third Place—Rare GOTJ Amulet & $50 Gift Certificate. Those wishing to compete should show up at least 15 minutes before the contest begins with lingerie or equivalent. A private dressing room will be provided.
LIVE PALCAST WITH BAR S HOT DOG EATING COMPETITION
Making its Gathering of the Juggalos debut, The Palcast will be aired live and direct right from the grounds! Yes, you read that right! Now you can finally catch Shaggy and The Creep bringing all that flavor you know and love into a chad-slapping podcast experience like never seen before! Plus, you best bring an appetite as well, because the first official Bar S Hotdog Eating Competition will be going down, and one wiener champ will be crowned! So grab a pal, and be part of this absolute historical masterpiece of an event!
MAD MAN PONDO’S JCW TRYOUTS
It’s understood that Mad Man Pondo doesn’t know much. About anything. But the JCW Legend does know two things, and those two things he knows better than anybody on the planet: how to entertain a crowd and hardcore wrestling! Step into the squared circle where the Mad Man himself, along with other JCW legends, will teach you the ropes of the wrestling trade. Everything from simple clotheslines to submission holds. Prove yourself worthy to The Patron Saint of Stop Signs and you will have the opportunity to wrestle in the opening match during Bloodymania 15 on Friday night! Those wishing to participate should be at the Info Tent at 11:45am.
MISS JUGGALETTE CONTEST
When a yearly event has become as iconic as The Annual Miss Juggalette Pageant, it ceases to be a mere tradition and is now largely considered to be a Gathering institution. A celebration of the talent, genius, and creativity inherent to the Femme Fatales of The Dark Carnival, brought together from all walks of life to culminate in a single, can’t-miss showcase! Think you have what it takes to hang with the most wicked women on the planet? Show up early to throw your hat into our three rings and show the family exactly what you got in store for them! 1st Place – GOTJ Gold Plaque, Backstage Pass, Rare GOTJ Amulet & $300 in cash; 2nd Place – Rare GOTJ Amulet & $200 Gift Certificate; and 3rd Place – Rare GOTJ Amulet & $100 gift certificate. Those wishing to compete should show up at least 15 minutes before the contest begins and bring their own swimsuit (or comparable attire) with them. A Private dressing area will be provided as well as any music needed for the talent round.
MORTON’S LIST MILITARY TACTICS TOURNAMENT
Join the Morton’s List crew on the double for some military inspired mischief! Bring your fatigues! Bring your camo! Hell, bring a ninja suit if you want! This quest will be a competition, you will be rolling for ultimate warrior status with your comrades so be ready for some guerilla tactics, possible melee, or maybe some mandatory fun. Prepare to sneak among the shadows, blend into the trees and make yourself invisible among the crowd. So, rally your troops, bring your brigade, but most importantly, play some Morton’s List!
MR. JUGGALO PAGEANT
They said it couldn’t happen, they said it wouldn’t last, but boys and girls come get a look at these lads’ ass! Hosted by Mankini and debuting for the first time ever at the gathering, as one of the most requested contests, we’ve got Mr. Juggalo! 12 contestants will compete in 3 rounds judged by a panel on a 10pt ranking system, featuring a swimsuit round, talent round, and personality round! There will be 3 winners! 2nd & 3rd place will receive a sash and special T Shirt, 1st place will receive an EXTRA special sash, a super dope crown, and a crisp $50 bill! Contest starts at 430pm on Wednesday 8/3. If you’re wanting to compete, we will need you to show up no later than 45 minutes beforehand for ample time to set up and get everyone prepped.
Can you prove yourself a Ninja Master by surviving a field of combatants determined to take you out? This contest will require equal parts of strength, cunning, quickness, and prowess. The last ninja left standing will be able to tread upon the shattered corpses of their fallen foes to claim their prize! In each of the five rounds, ninjas will have to battle one opponent to see if they can advance to the next. Round #1: Foam Long Swords. Round #2: Foam Short Swords. Round #3: Sumo Wrestling in giant padded sumo suits. Round #4: Martial Arts (light contact to the torso only, with protective gear). Ninja referees will oversee the bouts, with all rounds (except the last) being best out of five. In the end, there can be only one…Could it be you? Prize: Last ninja standing—GOTJ Gold Plaque, Rare GOTJ Amulet & $200 Gift Certificate. Those wishing to compete should show up at least 15 minutes before the contest begins (32 competitors max—first come first serve, with those wearing ninja suits moving to the front of the line)
QUEEN OF CHEEKS CONTEST
Ladies were you blessed with amazing ASSets, have you been told repeatedly that you have a beautiful badonk? Well, here’s your chance to become the first ever Queen of Cheeks at the gathering of the Juggalos. Ladies will compete in 3 rounds of back door fun to claim the crown as Queen of Cheeks. This is an 18 and over event and ID will be required at time of sign up
TEXAS HOLDEM, QUEST FOR SHANGRI LA & MORTON’S LIST TOURNAMENTS
All the following DCG tournaments will be taking place under one tent at the same time!
- Texas Holdem Tournament – Are you good enough to play both the player and the cards? Then test your poker skills in this grueling elimination style tournament. Prizes: 1st Place—GOTJ Gold Plaque, $100 Gift Certificate & Rare GOTJ Amulet. 2nd Place—$50 Gift Certificate & Rare GOTJ Amulet. 3rd Place – Rare GOTJ Amulet. Those wishing to play should show up at least 15 minutes before the tournament begins and need to know how to play and deal to compete.
- Quest for Shangri-La Tournament – Crush your opponents on your quest to reach Shangri-La in this elimination style tournament. Prizes: 1st Place—GOTJ Gold Plaque, Set of 10 Holographic Ending Cards, & Rare GOTJ Amulet. 2nd Place—Set of 10 Holographic Ending Cards & Rare GOTJ Amulet. Those wishing to play should show up at least 15 minutes before the tournament begins and need to know how to play to compete.
- Morton’s List Dreamscape Tournament – Delve into the ethereal abyss of other worldly adventures that walk the line of reality and dreams. You have the potential to roll a quest ranging from summoning spirts, seeking forbidden tomes, sneaking through the shadows or maybe you will just end up in an entirely different reality. This tournament will require the highest levels of ninja tactics and some fresh ass karma! Prizes: 1st Place (for each member of the winning Inner Circle) — $20 Gift Certificate & Rare GOTJ Amulet.
THE MC STEP UP & FLEX UP CONTEST
Come test your lyrical mettle against the greatest rap warriors of our tribe at The Gathering’s Rap Battle Grounds, for both prizes and prestige! Do you have what it takes, or are you just another sucka MC? For this contest rappers will compete in a series of elimination style rounds rapping to the crowd (not against each other) with either freestyle or practiced material. They will be rated by a panel of celebrity judges until only one remains. Beats will be provided. Prizes: 1st Place – GOTJ Gold Plaque, Rare GOTJ Amulet and $300 in Cash; 2nd Place – Rare GOTJ Amulet & $100 Gift Certificate; and 3rd Place – Rare GOTJ Amulet & $50 Gift Certificate. Those wishing to compete should show up at least 15 minutes before the contest begins.
TOM WOOD’S ART BATTLE
Artists will have 45 minutes in which to paint their original Gathering of Dreams masterpiece in the midst of all the spectators. This is the ultimate platform to demonstrate the skills you’ve been perfecting over a lifetime of practice and sacrifice… NOW is your time! Tom Wood and 2 judges will take 10 minutes to judge the finished works and award ribbons and trophies to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place Artists! The competing artists must bring their own easel, paints, and brushes. You will be provided a single 24”x36” stretched canvas. Contestants will own their painting. Top 3 Winners will have the option to display their works in the GOTJ Info Tent throughout the Gathering. How to Enter – Send 3 sample images of your work to: [email protected] Tom Wood will select and notify 24 contestants and 5 alternates before June 30th.
WET T-SHIRT CONTEST
Violent J’s Dream
Oh shit son! We know that summer sun can get hot like Hell’s Pit, but one surefire way to beat that heat is trying by entering The Gathering Wet T-Shirt Contest! In this specific game you’ll need to be as confident as you are cool, as what begins with sweating in the glaring August heat ends with being marinated head-to-toe like a Faygo soaked Juggalo in the parking lot after an ICP Show! Antics are encouraged to make for a memorable showcase, as you’ll be drenched down in front an elite audience of Gathering attendees! So show us what you got, as you just might be making some lucky ninja’s dreams come true! Prizes: 1st Place – Rare GOTJ Amulet & $300 in Cash; 2nd Place – Rare GOTJ Amulet & $200 Gift Certificate; and 3rd Place – Rare GOTJ Amulet & $100 Gift Certificate. Those wishing to compete should show up at least 15 minutes before the contest begins with a white t-shirt if possible. A Private dressing room will be provided.