2019 Competitive Karate Calendar

You need to qualify at only one event below but you will want to gain additional experience competing against new opponents and under pressure.  You must finish in the top 8 in a National Qualifier in order to register for the AAU Karate National Championship or the 2019 AAU Junior Olympic Games.

Regional level events and competitions

  • February 23, 2019 | TBD, SC | AAU Karate SC State Championships and National Qualifier

  • March 9, 2019 | Raleigh, NC | AAU Karate NC State Championship and National Qualifier

  • April 13, 2019 | Richmond, VA | AAU Karate VA State Championships & National Qualifier

  • April 27, 2019 | Charlotte, NC | Southeast US SuperRegional Championships & National Qualifier

  • May 4-5, 2019 | Grasylake, IL (one hour north of Chicago | AAU Karate Mid-West Regionals

  • date TBD | Richmond, VA | AAU Karate Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships & National Qualifier

National level events and competitions

  • March 1-3, 2019 | Ft. Lauderdale, FL | AAU Karate Training Camp & tryouts for US Team for WUKF Slovakia

  • July 2-6, 2019 | Ft. Lauderdale , FL | AAU Karate National Championships

  • Aug 2-3, 2019 | Greensboro, NC | AAU Junior Olympic Games (karate portion)

International Karate Links

WUKF (World Union of Karate Federations) Events Calendar

WKF (World Karate Federation) Calendar

Introduction to Karate in the Tokyo 2020 Games by the International Olympic Committee [article]

Beyond dreams of the Olympics, there are many benefits of sport karate.    


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