TKA News & Updates

The 2024 Season is here!!

The first tournament is upon us and I hope to see you all there!

Indiana Tournaments

All Indiana TKA Tournaments share this:

Season Fees:

  • Competitors – $45.00 (TKA members)
  • $50.00 (Non-TKA members)
  • Family (3 or More) – $100.00 (TKA members)
  • $150.00 (Non-TKA members)
  • Spectators – $5.00

Tournament Start Time:

  • Doors Open: 8 am
  • Black Belt Meeting: 9:30 am
  • Competition Begins:  10 am
 

Points: 

  • 1st = 10 pts
  • 2nd = 7 pts
  • 3rd = 5 pts
  • 4th = 3pts
  • Participation = 2pts

Events: 

  • Weapons
  • Kata
  • Kumite
  • Chanbara
 
Note:
All Indiana tournaments are double points this year except Brown’s Karate Academy on July 27th and it is a triple point event.  
All sponsored non-TKA event is a single point event. 

Foster Youth Karate Association

Saturday, March 23rd

Location:

NEW LIFE CHURCH
7010 EAST THOMPSON RD
INDIANAPOLIS

To view or print or print the flyer then click HERE.  

Host: Ernie Shearer 317-430-1050

All proceeds go to the Foster Youth Karate Association Scholarship Program

Complimentary headband for first 100 participants

Also Sponsored by:

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Midwest Karate Challenge

April 20th

Location:

EEL River Elementary
12723 Bethel Rd. 
Fort Wayne, IN

To view or print the flyer click:  HERE

Hosted by:

Ron and Anita Kuhn
(260) 638-8602 option 1
Email: pma@pmaftwayne.com
http://www.midwestkaratechallenge.com

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Remaining Schedule: 

  • May 11th – Day’s Martial Arts – R. Day – Connersville, IN
  • June 22nd – Webster’s Mixed Martial Arts – J. Webster – Parker City, IN
  • July 27th – Freedom Showcase – Brown Karate Academy – Knightstown, IN
  • August 17 – Foster Youth Association – E. Shearer – Indianapolis, IN
  • September 28th – Premier Martial Arts – R. and A. Kuhn – Fort Wayne, IN 
  • October 19th – Webster’s Mixed Martial Arts – J. Webster – Parker City, IN
  • November 16th – Shirokai Martial Arts – A. White – Marion, IN
  • December 7th – Foreman’s 2024 Season Finale – Foreman’s Karate – D. Foreman – Muncie, IN

Note:  All tournaments are submit to change due to schedule conflicts and other complications.   Please check back on this site for notifications of schedule changes.  

The League Tournaments

TKA Sanctioned The League Tournaments

These are single point TKA events. 

2024 KLASSIC KUP CHAMPIONSHIPS

July 13th - Columbus, Ohio

  • $500 – Men’s BB Sparring Grand Champion
  • $500 – Women’s BB Sparring Grand Champion
  • $500 – Adult BB Forms/Weapons Grand Champion
  • $150 – Adult BB Chanbara Grand Champion
  • $200 – Jr BB Forms/Weapons Grand Champion

For More Information Contact:

Master R. Perry
(614) 975-2217
tpak213@gmail.com

The flyer can be printed and viewed here: 
https://us-tka.com/2024-klassic-kup-championships/

 

PKC Tournaments

TKA Sanctioned PKC Tournaments

These are single point TKA events. 

BATTLE OF THE BELTS

Saturday, March 9th

This is a PKC Triple Point Event

8:15 am – Doors/Registration Opens
9:25 am – Black Belt/Rules Meeting
9:30 am – Score/Time-Keeper Meeting
9:50 am – Line up/Bow in
10 am Sharp – Competition Begins

Noblesville West Middle School
19900 Hague Rd.
Noblesville, IN 46062

Events:

  • Chanbara
  • Kata/Forms
  • Point Sparring
  • Weapons Kata

Early Bird Special Rate:  $60.00 for all events
At the door: $65.00 for all events
$5 discount for PKC Membership
$5.00 discount for immediate family

PKC Region 2

The flyer can be viewed, downloaded or printed here: https://us-tka.com/flyer-battle-of-the-belts/

Pennsylvania Tournaments

THE PITTSBURGH KARATE CHAMPIONSHIPS

Saturday, April 13th

QUALITY INN, 300 TARENTUM BRIDGE RD, NEW KENSINGTON, PA 15068
WHERE THE PA KARATE CHAMPIONSHIPS BEGAN

  • PKRA- DOUBLE MAXIMUM POINTS 
  • U.S.A.M.A. *** 3 STAR RATING
  • TKA SANCTIONED

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT KELU CALIGURI 724-859-5357 OR 724-335-9300- kellicals@gmail.com

51st ANNUAL PENNSYLVANIA KARATE CHAMPIONSHIPS

Saturday, November 16th

THE OLDEST KARATE TOURNAMENT IN PA AND THE 3RD OLDEST IN THE USA

QUALITY INN, 300 TARENTUM BRIDGE RD NEW KENSINGTON, PA 15068 – (724) 335-9171
WHERE THE PA KARATE CHAMPIONSHIPS BEGAN

  • P.K.R.A RATED – DOUBLE MAXIMUM POINT
  • T.K.A. SANCTIONED 
  • U.S.A.M.A. 4 **** STAR RATING

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: FRANK CALIGURI
(724) 335- 9300 OR E-MAIL: mastercaliguri@aol.com
www.academyofmartialarts.org