2021 Annual Convention-A Virtual Event!!

No travel! No Lodging! No Danger! Just FUN for the 50th!

We’re BACK! And YOU can be too… January 12 – 17, 2021!

Windjammers mywju 50th Anniversary

This POST Updated 10/20/2020. Check back often to see the latest.

Covid, Schmovid… Let’s make the best of the situation and have some safe fun. We’re going VIRTUAL for the 2021 Annual Convention, the official launch of our 50th Anniversary Celebration.

Here’s what’s planned, subject to revision:

Ringling Windjammers mywju
Ca’ d’Zan
  • Play & Record Sessions to create a VIRTUAL Circus Music Band during October – November 2020 to allow for production time. Click above link, but the recording Instructions are also HERE.
  • To START, on Tuesday, January 12, 2021:
    • “At” The Ringling Event
    • “How to ZOOM” – instructional class to learn how to use ZOOM for virtual Convention events.
    • Virtual “Meet & Greet” to kick-off the 50th Anniversary Convention
  • Wednesday – Friday, January 13 – 15, 2021:
    • Instructional Clinics – instrumental, circus music history, and other topics
    • Happenings, Reunions, Sectional Activities
Sailor Circus Jugglers
Sailor Circus Jugglers
  • Saturday, January 16, 2021 via ZOOM
    • Attitude Readjustment Hour – Virtual BYOB
    • Grand BYO Banquet, BYOB, BYO Conversations to the Virtual Banquet!
    • Banquet Presentation, Charles Conrad
    • “Virtual Dancing”???
  • Sunday, January 17, 2021
    • Circus Arts Conservancy Virtual Event
    • Featured WJU Music Recordings
    • Sailor Circus

You MUST Be A Member To Participate!
Special Opportunities to Join for Our 50th Anniversary. “Attendance” and Participation in the Virtual Convention is FREE for all Members!

These are special, limited-time offers so be sure to take advantage of them beginning October 1, 2020.


If you’ve never been a member, “have we got a deal for you!” Join ONLINE and use the DISCOUNT CODE “50off” starting 10/1/2020 and you will save 50% on your initial 1-year dues, AND your membership will continue through 12/31/2021! Do it NOW and your membership will begin immediately in 2020 at no additional cost.

You must enter “50off” at checkout (after you select your Membership Level in STEP-2) to receive the discount. If you do not enter the discount code, none will be taken and you will pay full price; with our thanks, we’ll keep the difference to support our Educational and Preservation initiatives.


…may renew their membership ONLINE beginning October 1st and their membership will be effective through 12/31/2021! To RENEW ONLINE, you MUST LOGIN using your personal UserID and Password. CLICK HERE to learn more about ONLINE RENEWAL.


…whose membership has lapsed have a terrific opportunity to re-instate their membership! Do so beginning October 1st and payment of your full current year dues will extend your membership to 12/31/2021. We recommend that you Reinstate ONLINE so that you can get your UserID and Password IMMEDIATELY for accessing the Members Only sections of this website!

YOU can help make the best of the reality…

Join, Renew or Reinstate beginning October 1st to take full advantage of this special program: up to 15 months of Membership (through 12/31/2021), immediate access to the Members Only content of this website, participation in the upcoming Virtual Convention, and lots more.

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About Don George 11 Articles
WJU #3911 INST: NPM OTHFAM #3912 Don has been instrumental in WJU's marketing and website initiatives. He is semi-retired, having owned his own international change-management and technology consultancy. He is also a writer. In his younger years, he was a professional musician, involved in the recording industry, and a "Philadelphia Mummer" playing and performing in a Stringband.