Contact: Tammy Miller, 874-7465
Columbia Parks and Recreation is planning the 7th Annual Columbia Cup Open Karate Tournament. It will be held on September 21 at the Armory Sports Center. Registration begins that day at 8 a.m. with competitions starting at 10 a.m.
This tournament will involve forms, sparring, weapons and light competition. Foot and hand techniques score. Point areas are chest, stomach, side of body and head gear area. There will be no face contact under brown belt, no groin contact and no ground fighting. Trophies are awarded to 1st-5th place, along with grand champion trophy and black belt cash award.
Those who pre-register by Wednesday, September 18 can register for the discounted price of $35; registration at the door is $40. Registration forms are available at Columbia Parks & Recreation Administration (1 S. 7th St.), the Armory Sports Center (701 E. Ash St.), or online at www.gocolumbiamo.com. Please return registration forms to one of these locations or mail to Columbia Parks & Recreation, P.O. Box 6015, Columbia, MO 65205.
For more information, call Ray Walker at 424-3368 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.