Fonseca Cup

After a brief hiatus, the Fonseca Cup is back for 2018, and better than ever!

Join us as competitors from all over the world come to Chicago for the 2018 Fonseca Cup. The Fonseca Cup provides athletes with an opportunity to compete in a high level, professional atmosphere with over $10,000 in prize money awarded to the winners. Some of the countries represented at this international event include Canada, Venezuela, Chile,
Dubai, Philippines, and Puerto Rico. This is the final tune-up event for many athletes who are
preparing for the ultimate titles in karate, the World Championships and Olympic Karate in 2020.


October 21st

Doors Open at 7am

Evanston Township High School

*staging times announced closer to tournament
We recommend arriving no later than 60 minutes prior to your staging time to allow warm-up time and to familiarize yourself with the venue




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Hotel Information

There are many hotel options in the city of Evanston and surrounding areas.  We suggest the following hotels for convenience to the tournament.

Hyatt House
Evanston –  1.2 Miles to tournament venue
1515 Chicago Ave
Evanston, IL 60201
$185 single/double
Offering complimentary wifi, full hot breakfast.
[click here for special Fonseca Cup rates]


Hampton Inn & Suites North Shore
Skokie – 4.1 Miles to tournament venue
5201 Old Orchard Rd.
Skokie, IL 60077
$139 double
[click here for special Fonseca Cup rates]


Hilton Orrington
Evanston – 1.5 Miles to tournament venue
1710 Orrington Ave
Evanston, IL 60201
$135 single/double
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