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Community development is core to what Aroundsquare is all about, and we put a lot of time and energy into engaging with the community, supporting the growth and expansion of the community, and organizing events where players and enthusiasts can come together. 

Get Involved:

  • Retail our stuff: If you represent a shop and would like wholesale information, hit us up
  • Recommend a retailer: If you know about a cool shop that might be interested in our stuff, hit us up
  • Clubs and events: If you're interested in organizing a club or purchasing skill toys in bulk for an event or group, hit us up
  • Charitable donations: If you're involved with an organization working with people who may benefit from these toys, hit us up
  • Micro-distributors: If you're interested in repping these toys as a micro-distributor, hit us up
  • Ambassadors: If you produce cool content and have a sizeable following on any social media platform, hit us up

Connect Online: 

This list includes community initiatives (those by community members) as well as official Aroundsquare community sites. 


Tell Us Your Story: 

We're always interested in hearing from folks about how they use our products, and the ways in which they've positively impacted lives. If you've got a story, please share it with us!

Local Retailers: 

Here's a list of our growing number of stockists carrying AO2 gear. If you know a shop in your area that's hip to the jive, point 'em our way! And if the folks below aren't carrying what you're looking for, let 'em know what you're interested in, and we'll see what we can do!


Help us connect and grow the community by posting online with your AO2 gear, and tagging us. You can tag us on most platforms using @aroundsquare and #aroundsquare .. In addition, here are a few of the common hashtags you'll see the fam using online

  • #slingfresh for new tricks and possible new tricks
  • #15sfreestyle for short clips
  • #BERETR for BEgleri REpeater TRicks
  • #begleriplus for posts that cross communities with begleri and other skill toys or EDC items
  • Product hashtags: #ao2titans #ao2hydras #ao2hybrids #ao2mks #ao2kbone #ao2deadeyes #ao2crew etc.

Projects and Initiatives:

Aroundsquare has a lot on the go, but we're always up for more. If you have ideas you'd like to see become reality, and especially if you're prepared to lend a hand to make that happen, hit us up! Here are a few of the things we have currently on the go.
  • AO2 Crew - Aroundsquare's pro team, pushing the boundaries of play #ao2crew #knightsoftheroundsquare
  • B-Bank - Providing free skill toys to folks who might benefit #ao2bbank
  • Single Grip Open - An annual begleri contest, with a caveat 
  • Sling It Forward - Spreading begleri love
  • Sling Fresh - Encouraging trick innovation in the begleri community #slingfresh
  • SlingSlam - An annual begleri freestyle event, with no caveats
  • Open Source Toys - Spreading great ideas
  • Play Research
  • Play Advocacy 
  • Skill toy and EDC gear development: begleri, monkey knuckles, knucklebone, deadeye, knucklebaton, cardistry, K-OS pens, and more
  • Consulting - AO2 Consulting maintains a client base with projects focused on education, governance, M&E, and social sector development