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The Emerging Pro category is open to individuals who currently have some professional work experience but may still regularly train under the guidance of a coach. Emerging artists are striving to become full time professional entertainers. 


NEW** If you are able to be in town Tuesday, March 12th  performers may  get an additional 1 min practice slot on Tuesday only. Check the box on your registration form. 


Paid registrations received before October 31st, 2023 will receive 1 discounted ticket to the World Circus Arts Championships.

All Competitors receive:

VIVA Fest T-shirt

Personalized feedback from 3 judges

-Solo, Duo, Trios: Emerging Pro division are allowed a maximum time of  3.5 minutes

-Groups of 4 or more are allowed a maximum performance time of 4.5 minutes

-Participants will not be penalized if they do not use their full allotted performance slots

- Emerging pro division will receive rehearsal time of 3 minutes

- All members of a duo, trio or group act must register and pay individually to compete

(see example Emerging Artist category routines in video above)

SOLO - $235 

DUOS - $175 each performer

TRIOS -$135 each performer

GROUP 4+ $105 each performer (4 1/2 min act time allowed)

(2 acts receive 10% off both acts price, 3 acts receive 15% off all 3 acts)

Groups with over 6 people contact us for registration outside of the system.

Click here to register as a performer (if you have filled out a registration form, click here for the cart to pay for your acts)

Click here to register as a coach

Spreadsheet of division information

Double check enrollment information here

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