2018 PN AAU Karate District Championships

February 5, 2018

When:
Saturday, April 14, 2018
Check-in: 8:00 am
Events begin: 9:00 am

Where:
Lynnwood High School
Gymnasium
18218 North Road
Bothell, WA 98012

Rules Clinic:
Friday, April 13, 2018, 6:30
USA Karate Academy
1535 NE 177 St, Shoreline, WA 98155

Cost
1 event: $55, 2 Events: $65, 3 Events: $75
Synchronized Kata: $30 per team, or $10 per person

Entry Deadline:
By mail, postmarked by April 5, 2018. $25.00 Late Fee after April 5, 2018.

Online registration deadline is 8:00 pm, April 12, 2018.

Please Pre-register online (2018 PN AAU Karate District Championships & National Qualifier) if you can.

If you can’t pre-register online, pre-register by mail:

Make checks payable to USA Karate Club  (Check or Money Order, only; Credit Cards are accepted for only online registration (see above). No refunds. $25 fee for returned checks.

c/o USA Karate Club
20126 Ballinger Way NE
PMB 222
Shoreline, WA 98155

Spectator Fee: $5 for 11 and up,
$3 for 10 and under and seniors 62 Yrs. and Up

Divisions: KATA, KUMITE, KOBUDO, SYNCHRONIZED KATA
All Ages and All Skill Levels
(Age, on July 1, 2018, determines division)

AAU Membership required:AAU Youth membership must be obtained before the competition begins except where the event operator has a laptop available with an internet connect. Be Prepared: Adult and Non Athlete memberships are no longer instant and cannot be applied for at event. Please allow 10 days (14 days is better) for membership to be processed.Participants are encouraged to visit the AAU web site http://www.aausports.org to obtain their membership.

Rules: Modified AAU Karate rules will be in effect.

Further Information:

206-440-5533

USAKarateAcademy@gmail.com

Lodging:

The host hotel is The Embassy Suites in Lynnwood, WA. Book your rooms by March 30, 2018 to get the tournament rate. Attendees can begin calling in their reservations to 425-775-2500 or 800-628-0611. Let Embassy Suites know that you are with USA Karate Academy or Canadian Martial Arts Academy, to get the special rate.

Visit http://www.aaukarate.org for a complete listing of tournament rules and regulations.

Download tournament flyer.

Download registration forms.


In-House Tournament & Dojo Picture Day, 11.4.17

October 17, 2017

In-House Tournament at the USA Karate Dojo
1535 NE 177th St. Shoreline, WA 98155
On November 4, 2017

Set-up: 8am
Events begin: 9am
Break-down: 2-3pm

Entry Deadline: Register ASAP Registration accepted at the door

Cost:
$40 Flat Fee – one division or all!

Payment Options: Pay at the Dojo — Cash, check made out to USA Karate Club, or credit/debit forms of payment are available.

Events: Kata, Kumite, Kobudo, Synchronized Kata
Rules: Modified AAU rules will be in effect. See aaukarate.org.
Dress Code: Athletes must wear a solid white gi. Females must wear white tee or sport tank beneath the gi jacket. Sleeves and pants must be hemmed to appropriate length. Official Itosu- Ryu patch may be worn on the left chest. Officials must wear a solid white gi with appropriately hemmed sleeves and pant legs. An official Itosu-Ryu patch may be worn on the left chest.

Mandatory Equipment for Kumite Participants: Helmets with attached face shields for athletes under 18. Mouth guards and naugahyde fist pads for all, groin cups for male fighters of all ages.

Questions? Contact us via email: usakarateacademy@gmail.com, phone: 206-440-5533 or Joni’s direct line: 206-228-2392, or come in the dojo!

Download Flyer


Train With an Expert in Self-Defense, and other news

June 14, 2017

Grand Master Denny Lane, a highly sought-after tactical self-defense instructor, and one of Chuck Norris’ top students, will teach a seminar on July 27. I took his seminar years ago, and found it excellent.

For further information on self-defense classes, an auction fund-raiser, tournament results and information, and other news, please download the June, 2017, Newsletter.


April 1, 2017 – Pacific Northwest AAU Karate District Championships – Save the Date!

February 7, 2017

Save The Date! April 1, 2017

More information is forthcoming.

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Pacific Northwest Karate-do Classic 2016

October 1, 2016

Presented by USA Karate Academy

When:
Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016
Check-in: 8:00 am
Opening Ceremonies: 9:00 am

Where:
Lynnwood High School
Gymnasium
18218 North Road
Bothell, WA 98012

Registration Fees:
One Event: $55, two events: $65, three events: $75
Synchronized Kata: $30.00 per team (or $10 per person)

Entry Deadline:

Register online at karatetmaster.com, with your credit/debit card; Online registration deadline is  7:55pm, Nov. 3.  Or register by mail, postmarked no later than Oct. 28, with check or money order, payable to the USA Karate Club. (A $25.00 fee will be charged for all returned checks.)

For Mail Registration, include FORMS and PAYMENT to

c/o USA Karate Club
20126 Ballinger Way NE, PMB #222
Shoreline, WA 98155

Register before Oct. 28 for a free tournament t-shirt!

Fees are not refundable.

Spectator Fee: $5 for adults, children (10 & under) $3.

Rules: Modified AAU Karate rules will be in effect.

Dress Code: Athletes must wear a solid white gi. Sleeves and pants must be hemmed to appropriate length. (No rolled up sleeves or pant legs) One organization Karate patch may be worn on the left chest. Officials must wear grey slacks, a white shirt, a blue or red tie, black shoes, and a blue blazer. Coaches must wear coach’s attire, athletic shoes, and a team or coaches’ shirt or jacket.

Mandatory Equipment: Helmets with attached face shields for all athletes, 17 and under, mouth guards for all, groin cups for all male fighters, naugahyde knuckle pads for all, red, blue or white is acceptable. (No dipped foam or elastic cloth hand pads). Proper uniform and mandatory equipment required to participate.

Optional Equipment: Shin and instep guards for juniors, shin guards for adults, chest protectors for female & junior fighters, certified sport glasses with strap or soft contact lenses only, face shields attached to helmets for adults.

Disallowed items: Headbands, jewelry, colored t-shirts, metal hair clips. No long and/or dirty fingernails, or rolled up sleeves and/or pant legs.

For more information:
206.440.5533
USA Karate

Download flyers and registration forms

Tournament Flyer

Half Sheet Flyer

Tournament Registration Form

Tournament Info sheet

Team Kata Registration

Lodging:
A block of rooms is available at the Courtyard by Marriott Seattle-North/Lynnwood Everett for $139-$144 USD for
the nights of 11/4-6. Taxes not included.

Book online or by phone (1-888-236-2427) and request the 2016 Pacific Northwest Karate- do Classic block by Oct. 19.


Black Belt only training this Saturday and other news

March 30, 2016

1) Black Belt only training this Saturday (and the first Saturday of every month) from 11:30-1:30. All black belts in our infinity circle are invited to participate.

2) Register for our tournament by April 2nd to receive a voucher for a free tournament t-shirt!

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Buddy bucks, Tournament volunteer sign-up, Summer camp

March 14, 2016

Please pass the word:

1) Bring a buddy to class March 23 & 24. Earn buddy bucks and spread the love of karate.

2) Tournament volunteer sign-up sheet is posted on the display case by the office. We need your help to host a successful tournament!

3) Karate Summer Day Camp sign-up is coming SOON. The dates for this year’s camp are August 15-19.

Download Summer Camp pre-enrollment form


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