The 2019 Calgary Cup will showcase nearly 40 different divisions of karate action. The day will begin with the junior and senior kata (Forms) divisions. Watch as individuals of all ages and skills give an impressive display of Kyokushin Karate technique, including the exciting team kata with self-defence division. Next, the youngest (but most enthusiastic!) white and orange belt beginners, will show how they handle themselves in the ring with the beginner style divisions, with the older beginners fighting a little later on for division titles. In the late morning, enjoy the thrilling children's 12 and under knockdown, youth and intermediate knockdown division preliminary rounds. The fighting spirit of these firecrackers will leave you energized and wanting more. Doors open at 8:00 am. (Awards for Non contact kumite and all Kata divisions will be awarded in the morning awards ceremony).
After a short intermission the afternoon will showcase the pinnacle of Kyokushin karate knockdown fighting. Men, women and children will battle in the ring to see who will take home the cup in each division. The afternoon will begin with the semi finals of the knockdown divisions, progressing upward to Mas Oyama's traditional knockdown Kyokushin style of fighting - no pads, no gloves, and lots of power. These matches always are exciting and keep you on the edge of your seat. Competitors will leave you breathless as they smash boards with their bare hands and feet as part of the competition. You will also enjoy the grace and beauty of Kyokushin as you observe the final four competitors in the advanced kata division perform their movements with fine technique and precise accuracy. The afternoon will wind up with the finals for ALL knockdown divisions a demonstration of Kyokushin Karate that will surely leave you wanting more.
Tickets go on sale February 9th at a cost of $15.
Children 4 and under are free.
The 2019 Surfside Soiree Gala tickets will go on sale Starting February 9th at a cost of $20. Surfside Soiree Gala Tickets are available to Participants and Family's of Participants. This year participants who register for 2 or more divisions before February 25th will receive a free Surfside Soiree Gala Ticket.
Please email Cara at firstname.lastname@example.org for event and gala tickets