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Two Americans Among Winners of Circus Photo Contest 

Posted 9/30/2014 9:47:28 PM by Don Covington
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Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - Monte Carlo, Monaco
The World Circus Federation has announced the winners of its 2014 circus photography contest.


Video Highlights of Circus Juventas 2014 

Posted 9/29/2014 1:40:13 PM by Don Covington
News from Circus Juventas viewed 59 times

Monday, September 29, 2014 - St Paul, Minnesota
Circus Juventas presented its latest production entitled NEVERLAND this summer in St Paul


Circus Historian Richard Reynolds 

Posted 9/27/2014 12:44:20 PM by Don Covington
News from Lane Talburt viewed 140 times

Saturday, September 27, 2014 - cyberspace
Videographer Lane Talburt shares an oral history of Richard Reynolds on the distinguished circus historian's 80th birthday.


Historic Circus Photos 

Posted 9/26/2014 2:13:40 PM by Don Covington
News from Salt Lake Tribune viewed 205 times

Thursday, September 25, 2014 - Salt Lake City, Utah
The Salt Lake Tribune has published a series of historic photos of circuses in Utah.


Settlement Reached in Circus Accident Case 

Posted 9/25/2014 12:37:43 PM by Don Covington
News from WJRT TV viewed 272 times

Friday, September 26, 2014 - Saginaw, Michigan
A settlement has been reached in the injury suit filled by a motorcycle stunt rider injured in a Shrine Circus in Michigan.


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Remembering the Glory Days of the Rail Shows

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The Purpose of the Circus Fans Association of America is:

  • Education & Understanding - To provide educational resources related the circus. To promote an understanding and appreciation of the art of the circus.
  • Communication  - To be a point of contact between the people of the circus, artists or executives, and the outside world.
  • Support - To help ensure the Circus will continue to exist among us as a social, educational and recreational art form. Visit our Calendar page to view support events..
  • Preservation- The National Circus Preservation Society (NCPS) is a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization affiliated with CFA. Its main goal is to develop, promote, and advance information and knowledge for a better understanding of the American Circus, and to preserve the circus as part of
    American history.
  • Publishing - CFA has been publishing The White Tops, the official magazine of the CFA, since 1928.


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