About the tournament
This is an open-style tournament for all ranks and ages to perform, compete and learn the value of: safety, sportsmanship, camaraderie amongst martial arts schools, good competition, and over-all fun! In conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness Month – we invite martial artists of all ranks and ages to come and compete!
Dedicated to breast cancer awareness & martial art competition at its finest.
The first 8 divisions will be contacted before the tournament so they will be prepared to begin at 8:30AM sharp. Please check-in early so you do not miss your start time.
This year we have Morning and Afternoon groups, please arrive during your check-in time(s). We hope this year this will help eliminate waiting time, as well as check-in congestion.
Rules and sportsmanship
Brackets are organized by age and rank; and gender if needed. All events will be performed during your division time slot.
4-5, 6-7, 8-9, 10-12, 13-15, 16-17, 18-24, 25-34, 35-44, Executive
By Rank/Belt (including matching belt stripes)
NOVICE -- White, Orange, Yellow belts
INTERMEDIATE -- Green, Purple, Blue belts
ADVANCED -- Brown and Red belts
BLACK BELT -- Black Belts, all degrees
We will be awarding 1st, 2nd and 3rd place medals for all divisions. Awards will be presented immediately after each division. Ages 4-9 will also receive competitor ribbons.
Food & Gear for Sale
Omega Salem Demo Team will be selling food and snacks during the tournament, to raise money for their team.
Spectator Entry Fee
Spectators are $5 per person or $20 per family
There will be 8 Competition Rings -- 3 Novice rings, 3 Intermediate rings, 1 Advanced ring and 1-2 Black Belt rings. Divisions run simultaneously and you compete in all events with your division. Awards will be presented immediately following each division on the medals platform.
NOVICE + INTERMEDIATE divisions will run YOUNGEST TO OLDEST
ADVANCED + BLACK BELT divisions will run OLDEST TO YOUNGEST
WHEN WILL I COMPETE?
Below is our "best" guess of when your division will start. (For example, if I am a 9-year-old green belt I may start at 11 am and finish 1.5-2 hours later OR if I am a 15-year-old Red belt I may start at 12:30). Please arrive for CHECK-IN based on your morning or afternoon competitor.
MORNING COMPETITOR START ESTIMATE
NOVICE = Ages 10 and under
INTERMEDIATE = Ages 12 and under
ADVANCED = Adults down to 14
BLACK BELT (all degrees) = Adults down to 18
AFTERNOON COMPETITOR START ESTIMATE
NOVICE = Ages 11 and older
INTERMEDIATE = Ages 13 and older
ADVANCED = Ages 14 and under
BLACK BELT = Ages 18 and under
Welcome Bow in, Announcements & Demo Team Performance
Morning Competitor CHECK-IN
Afternoon Competitor CHECK-IN
~ 5:00 PM
COME EARLY & Support the competitors!!
** IF YOUR DIVISION WILL COMPETE AT 8:30 AM (first!) we will let you know!