CALGARY CUP IS BACK!!!
The 2023 Calgary Cup Karate Championships taking place March 18, 2023 will feature a thrilling array of Kyokushin Karate matches, kata, and demonstrations at this premier martial arts event. This event offers something for EVERYONE involved in Kyokushin karate. Whether you have just started or have been training for years, there is a division or opportunity for you.
This year the event will be held in Calgary, Alberta at the Joane Cardinal Schubert high school.
Our championship committee has been working diligently to ensure that this event surpasses expectations and aims to set new standards for martial arts competitions. The weekend promises to be a memorable experience for all who attend the event. Our last full Calgary Cup in 2019 was marked with over 350 entries and we are working hard to once again have a well attended event. We will also be hosting our annual Calgary Cup Gala (FANDEMONIUM), an event that cannot be missed. Please make plans to join us for the 2023 Calgary Cup Karate Championships.
KAIZEN - meaning continuous improvement, ties in with our mission which is - to achieve the highest level of satisfaction by delivering the most positive and inspiring Kyokushin experience to all.
To provide an event which allows all students the opportunity to participate both competitively, recreationally and socially.
In the seventeen years since its inception, this event has grown into a premier top-tier competition on the martial arts landscape. Competitors from across North America and Europe have been attracted to the unique flavor of this tournament, which unfailingly delivers its signature blend of dynamic showmanship and respectful tradition, knocking its audience off their feet with excitement and awe. The feeling of the day is truly reflective of the essence that draws so many seekers to Kyokushin karate – an art for the mind, body, and spirit. Thank you to all who support this event by participating. We look forward to celebrating with you in March!
Brad and Michelle Gillespie,
2023 Calgary Cup Tournament Directors