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Top spinning is considered by many to be one of the oldest toys in history. There are many examples of early references to tops. More information about top history can be found here.

In recent years there have been many developments with the technology of the top. Bearing tops, with a tip that spins, have been one of the biggest changes. Fixed tip tops and bearing tops are featured in National Championships in Chico, California and in the World Championships in Orlando, Florida. Below are results from the most recent World Championship:

2007 World Championships Final Results[]

  1. Matt Ritter from Tallahassee, Florida
  2. Takeshi Kamisato from Indianapolis, Indiana
  3. Jorge Alcoz (a.k.a. ta0) from Montevideo, Uruguay and San Antonio, Texas www.ta0.com
  4. David Buhrmester from Kansas City, Missouri
  5. Mike Hout from Miamisburg, Ohio
  6. Boyd Seth from Portland, Oregon
  7. Hamilton Yokota from Brazil