Karate

Event Date

February 9, 2019

Location

West Catholic High School
1801 Bristol Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Directions

Tournament Director

Sensei Marcus Allen
marcus@stategameskarate.com
616.438.6850

Schedule

10:00am - 11:00am Registration
11:15am Rules Meeting - Mandatory
11:30am Competition begins
(Subject to change)

Format

The Meijer State Games of Michigan Open Karate Championships will be open to all styles and schools within the state of Michigan and surrounding states.

Divisions

Categories: Forms, Weapons, and Sparring
Adults: Brown Belts & under, Black Belt
Senior (40+), Super Senior (55+) and Kids (6 to 17): Novice and Advanced
Novice = less than 1.5 years (white, orange, yellow belts) 6th KYU and Below
Advanced = 1.5 years or more (blue, brown and black belts) 5th KYU and Higher

*Must have at least 5 participants to hold a division

Registration

Mail-in entry forms

2019 Form coming soon.

Entry Fee

Pre-registration: $35 for the first event and $5 for each additional event
Pre-registration deadline is February 1, 2019.

After February 1: $45 for first event and $5 for each additional event.

Onsite Registration Available at Higher Rate

Tournament Rules

Click here

Spectator Fee

$5 for adults
$3 for children 12 and younger

Important Information

Judges are asked to wear a uniform if judging

OPENING CEREMONY

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The Grand Rapids Griffins will be hosting “Meijer State Games of Michigan Athlete Night” on February 15th at 7:00 pm located at Van Andel Arena.

The first 300 athletes that purchase their “Athlete Night” tickets will get the opportunity to participate in the on-ice Athlete Parade during the first intermission! Additionally, the first 150 athletes will get the opportunity to high-five the Griffins starters inside High-Five Alley. The parade and High-Five Alley is open to all Winter and Summer athletes.

Tickets are priced at $13 for Upper Level Faceoff seats and only $19 for Lower Level Faceoff seating. Please click here to purchase your tickets today!

State games of America

This event is a qualifying event for the 2019 State Games of America. Any athlete who places 1st, 2nd, or 3rd has the opportunity to compete in the 2019 State Games of America hosted in Lynchburg, Virginia. Please visit the State Games of America website for more information


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