Michigan Central Great Lakes Qualifier

     The Bedford Goju-Ryu Karate-Do Kyokai are the proud sponsors  of the Michigan Central Great Lakes Qualifying Tournament for the 2009 USA-NKF National Championships and Team Trials – July14 to 19 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

 

When;                                      Saturday May 30, 2009

 

Where;                                     Bedford High School Gymnasium,  8285 Jackman Rd. Temperance, MI. 48182

 

Directions;                        Take I-475 and Exit Secor Rd NORTH,Take Secor to Dean Rd. And Turn RIGHT (East)                                                 Bedford H.S. is at the corner of Dean and Jackman Or SEE www.mapquest.com for door to door driving instructions.

 

Events;                          Open Kata            (All Divisions – Beginner, Novice, Intermediate, Advanced)

                                    Weapons Kata            (All Divisions)

                                    Mandatory Kata            (16+ Advanced Divisions Only) The WKF Shitei Kata list will be used.

                                    Kumite                        (All Divisions)

 

Fees;                                      $40 Up to four individual events, $5 Additional for late registration after May 24, 2008

Spectator Fee;                        $5 ADULTS, $2.50 CHILDREN

 

Time;                                      9:00 TO 10:00 Late Registration

                                    10:00 Competition Begins

 

Order of Events;                        10:00 AM             1st             All Adult Advanced Divisions– Compulsory Kata, Open Kata,                                                                         Weapons, Kumite

                                                            2nd             Team Friendship Match

                                    1:00 PM             3rd             Child – Kata, Weapons, then Kumite – Beginner, Novice, Inter.,                                                                         Advanced

                                                            4th            Youth – Kata, Weapons, then Kumite – Beginner, Novice, Inter.,                                                                         Advanced.

                                                            5th             Adult – Kata, Weapons, then Kumite – Beginner, Novice, Inter.,

 

Awards;                        Gold, Silver, & (Dual) Bronze Medals (1st - 4th place)

 

Rules;                                    USA-NKF Rules – Rules may be downloaded at www.usankf.org   It is the competitor’s                                                 responsibility to know and understand these rules.

 

USA-NKF memberships are required to qualify for the 2009 National Championships and Team Trials in Fort Lauderdale, Florida from July 14 to 19. USA-NKF memberships will be available at the tournament.

 

Pre-registration;                          ( Pre-register by May 23rd to avoid the $5 Late Fee ) Send registration and checks (payable to                                     GKK) to;           

                                                            GKK Tournament

                                                            C/O Mark Cramer

                                                            3836 Elmhurst Rd.

                                                            Toledo, Ohio 43613

 

Day of Tournament Registration;                        9:00 TO 10:00 Saturday May 30, 2009   $5 Late Fee Charged

 

Information;                        Mark Cramer – 419-475-1499 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Referees Contact;            Mark Cramer – 419-475-1499 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.