Traun Juggling Convention

“Extra shift in the juggling factory” – 1st Traun Juggling Convention


Sep 6–8, 2013
(starting Friday at 2 p.m., closing Sunday at 2 p.m.)


Hauptschule St. Martin, Untere Dorfstraße 145, 4050 Traun

Traun is located in Upper Austria, about 10 km south-southwest of Linz. The convention takes place in two gyms of a school building.

How to get there?

By train:

Take the Westbahnstrecke (one of Austria’s main railway lines which connects e.g. Salzburg and Vienna) to Hauptbahnhof (= central train station) Linz and change trains for Neuhofen an der Krems (regional railway line “Selztalstrecke”). Get off in St. Martin in Traun. The pedestrian underpass below the railway directly leads to the Untere Dorfstraße. (See the convention’s homepage for a map of the footpath to the school building.)

For train timetables, please, check:

By train and bus:

Get to Hauptbahnhof (= central train station) Linz as described above. Take bus number 8 (Bus operator Wilhelm Welser) in direction Rutzing. Get off at bus stop St. Martin bei Traun (Bahnhaltestelle).

Bus timetable:

By car:

Take the autoroute A1 (SalzburgVienna) to Linz. Change it at junction Ansfelden for the autoroute A7 and leave it at exit Linz Franzosenhausweg. Follow Dallingerstraße, Zaunermühlerstraße and Egger-Lienz-Straße to Rubenstraße. Turn left at Rubensstraße and follow it to Untere Dorfstraße and turn right there. (See the convention’s homepage for a map.)



There is place for your tent on the convention site. You will find bath and rest rooms in the school building.

Private accomodation:

For more information, please, check: and organise the booking yourself.


Low-priced drinks and hot meals will be provided on site.
Supermarket: nearby (approximately 800 m)

Festival program:

Games, workshops, Blacklight (Fight) Night, Renegade, bar-tent, chillout area and free juggling for 48 hours in two gyms.
Saturday, Sep 7, 8 p.m.: Gala show in the Volksheim St. Martin (opposite of the convention area)


Adults and juveniles older than 14 years:

1 day: EUR 18,– (EUR 16,– if preregistered)
2 days: EUR 30,– (EUR 27,– if preregistered)

Children 7–14 years:

1 day: EUR 14,– (EUR 12,– if preregistered)
2 days: EUR 20,– (EUR 18,– if preregistered)

Children up to 6 years:

Free admission

Fee includes: breakfast, gala show ticket (only on Saturday), overnight stay


Please, pregregister at the convention’s homepage
Deadline of preregistration: Aug 31, 2013.

Further information:

Festival homepage:


Jonglierfabrik Oberösterreich, one of the oldest juggling communities in Austria. Organises a weekly juggling meeting in Traun since years and from time to time show projects, e.g. “Es fliegt, es fliegt” (2005) and “Einfach aus der Luft gegriffen” (2009).



Tourist information:

Fremdenverkehrsamt Traun
Hauptplatz 1, 4050 Traun
Phone: +43 7229 688 101
Fax: +43 7229 688 170
Opening hours: Mo–Fr 8:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m., Th, Fr: 3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

Some further links:

Hauptschule St.Martin:

Photographs of the school building:


Wikipedia: (More information in Wikipedia’s German edition: