Ft. Lauderdale Class “A” Tournament

CLASS A TOURNAMENT EVENT – FT.  Lauderdale, Florida Saturday, December 1, 2012 – Broward County Convention Center
Broward County Convention Center 1950 Eisenhower Blvd Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33316 Special Guests – The Masters of Region 104 We are now registering competitors in our Tampa, Florida location!  Please see Sr. Master David Kowkabany to register for this exciting and competitive martial arts event! Please sign-up on the attendance sheet in the office ASAP so that we can keep you informed! You will pre-register with us in the office before attending (links to print the registration forms are below), however, the first step is to let us know that you are attending. Don’t just tell us on the floor in the middle of class; please take a minute to walk into the office and sign the actual tournament attendance sheet. This will ensure that you are provided with all of the proper information regarding the tournament, and that you are kept informed of our training clinics! Thank you, Sr. Master DK Registration Fees for Competition Form & Point Sparring – considered 2 events $35.00 Traditional Weapons $25.00 1st ATA-Xtreme OR Creative Event $25.00 2nd ATA-Xtreme OR Creative Event $15.00 3rd ATA-Xtreme OR Creative Event $15.00 4th ATA-Xtreme OR Creative Event $15.00 Combat Weapons Sparring $25.00 _______________________________________ Five events = $100 Six Events = $115 Seven Events = $130 Eight Events = $155 1st and 2nd family members will continue to pay full price for all events. 3rd family members and more will continue to pay $5.00 for each individual event. Please see your School owner to register for competition or you may also register onsite. HOTEL INFORMATION: Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina 1881 SE 17th Street Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 1-954-463-4000 Room Rate: $109.00 (Single / Double Occupancy) For Reservation call: 1-800-HILTONS Group Name: American Taekwondo Association Or book online at www.hilton.com/en/hi/groups/personalized/F/FLLGRHH-ATAC12-20121126/index.jhtml Must book Room by: October 30, 2012 for Special Rate Check – in time is 4:00pm Check – out time is 11:00am Directions: From Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport (FLL) to HILTON: Take US Route 1 North to SE 17th Street, and turn right. Turn left on Eisenhower Boulevard / Ocean World Drive. Make a quick right onto the service road. The hotel entrance is on your left. From HILTON to BROWARD COUNTY CONVENTION CENTER: Head West on SE 17th Street Towards Eisenhower Blvd (0.1 miles) Take Left onto Eisenhower Blvd (0.2 miles) Make a U-turn at SE 20th St (0.1 miles) 1950 Eisenhower Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 – about 2 mins —————- GOOD LUCK SCHEDULE OF EVENTS – CLASS A Saturday, December 1, 2012 Broward County Convention Center (Floridian Ballroom) – Ft. Lauderdale, Florida Doors open: 7:00 am Mandatory Black Belt Meeting: All Black Belts 14 years and up- 7:30 am All Black Belt ADULT Competition Slips will be collected at this time for ALL competitions Competition Bow in: 8:00 am STAGING TIMES – all times listed are estimates Be prepared for staging and/or competition times plus or minus 1 hour form the time listed. Times will vary depending on judging availability and number of competitors present. Especially Black Belts should prepare for time variances. NO TIMES LISTED ARE GUARANTEES START TIMES! DO NOT SCHEDULE DEPARTURE FLIGHTS BASED ON THIS SCHEDULE ROUND 1 Black Belt Adults 1st -3rd Degree: 8:00 am Black Belt Adults 4th-5th Degree: Will be called throughout the day Tiny Tigers White – Yellow age 4 & under REPORT TO RING 16: 9:00 am Tiny Tigers White – Yellow age 5 & up REPORT TO RING 19: 9:00 am Tiny Tigers Camo – Purple all ages REPORT TO RING 16: 9:45 am Tiny Tigers Blue – Red all ages REPORT TO RING 19: 9:45 am ROUND 2 ALL COLOR BELT XTREME/CREATIVE COMPETITORS: turn in entry forms to Secretary table- 10:15 am *** This is only for the purpose of ring assessments. It is neither staging nor competition time. OPENING CEREMONIES: 10:30 am Black Belt Juniors Traditional REPORT TO ASSIGNED RINGS: 11:00 am Black Belt Jr. ATA – Xtreme/Creative REPORT TO RING 1 right after Traditional Competition *** Age groups will be called as their traditional rings finish. Entry forms will be collected in their traditional ring, divided and rings assigned prior to competition. Time will be given to competitors to change into “Blacks” Special Abilities – all ages all belt levels REPORT TO RING 20: 11:00 am Color Belt ATA – Xtreme/Creative – adults and juniors – all ages, all belt levels: 11:45 am Black Belt ATA – Xtreme/Creative Adults: Will be called throughout the day *** Divisions will be called as soon as staff is able to relieve competitors who are judging. Time will be given to competitors to change into “Blacks” ROUND 3 COLOR BELT TRADITIONAL (Forms/Weapons/Point Sparring/Combat Weapons) COMPETITION STAGING TIMES *** Listed times are NOT competition times. Competitors will be staged at listed times and competition will begin as rings become available. Please see your instructor about staging procedures. Time may vary +/- 1hour Junior White – Yellow Belts – 17 & under: 12:45 pm Junior Camo – Purple Belts – ages 11 & under: 1:15 pm Junior Blue – Rec. Black Belts – ages 11 & under: 1:45 pm Junior Camo – Rec. Black Belts – ages 12 & up: 2:15 pm Adult White – Yellow Belts – all ages: 2:45 pm Adult Camo – Rec. Black Belts – all ages: 3:00 pm Jr. Black Belts Ring Assignments – Please Report to your rings at 11:00 am after Opening Ceremonies BOYS Boys 8& under 1st – 3rd Degree Ring 1 Boys 9-11 1st Degree Ring 2 Boys 9-11 2nd – 3rd Degree Ring 3 Boys 12-14 1st Degree Ring 4 Boys 12-14 2nd – 3rd Degree Ring 5 Boys 15-017 1st Degree Ring 9 Boys 15-17 2nd – 3rd Degree Ring 10 GIRLS Girls 8 & under 1st – 3rd Degree Ring 6 Girls 9-11 1st Degree Ring 11 Girls 9-11 2nd – 3rd Degree Ring 12 Girls 12-14 1st Degree Ring 13 Girls 12-14 2nd – 3rd Degree Ring 14 Girls 15-017 1st Degree Ring 15 Girls 15-17 2nd – 3rd Degree Ring 15 REGISTRATION FORMS TO PRINT! Simply click on the appropriate link! Traditional Forms, Sparring, Weapons, Combat Weapons Sparring Tiny Tigers Traditional Forms, Sparring, Weapons, Combat Weapons For Creative or ATA Xtreme Forms or Weapons Competition registration forms, please see Sr. Master David Kowkabany SPECIAL NOTE: As the tournament site is located wtihin Port Everglades, and therefore, there are special “security requirements” as follows: PORT SECURITY & ACCESS INFORMATION VEHICULAR ACCESS FOR DRIVERS AND PASSENGERS • Drivers and all adult passengers are required to present a valid, government issued, photographic identification at all port entrances. • Access by individuals with lost or stolen identification may be denied. • Meeting planners and promoters should encourage attendees to carry valid, government issued photo identification at all times. • Event registration badges DO NOT meet Port Everglades access requirement. BUSES / SHUTTLES SERVICE • Buses/Shuttles will have access through the Port’s Everglades main checkpoints or through the Convention Center’s shuttle gate with sufficient prior notice. • All drivers must present government issued photo identification. • Some vehicles will be randomly selected for a closer examination. This will not present an unreasonable delay. • Passengers are required to show government issued photo identification when boarding Buses/Shuttles. PORT ACCESS TO MINORS • A “minor” refers to anyone under the age of 18 years old. • Domestic minors – It is recommended that minors carry student identification if available. – Minors without identification, who present no obvious threat, will be admitted on a case-by-case basis. – Permission to enter will not be unreasonably withheld. • Foreign minors – It is recommended that visiting foreign nationals who are under the age of 18 present a passport or other valid, government issued, photo identification. – Minors without identification, who present no obvious threat, will be admitted on a case-by-case basis. – Permission to enter will not be unreasonably withheld. PEDESTRIAN ACCESS • The same rules apply to pedestrians and bicycle riders as for visitors in vehicles. LOST OR STOLEN IDENTIFICATION • Lost government issued photo identification should be reported to local authorities as soon as possible. • Port Security will work with the Convention Center to assist individuals with lost government issued photo identification on a case-by-case basis. WEAPONS • The Convention Center is located within Port Everglades which is governed by Federal Regulations concerning the possession of weapons. • NO WEAPONS are allowed through the Port Everglades checkpoints including weapons registered under “Florida Concealed Weapons Permit”. • Contact an Event Manager for details.

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