Spring Challenge

The FMA Spring Challenge karate tournament is right around the corner! There will be divisions for Little Dragons (ages 5-6) all the way up through adults. FMA and non-FMA athletes are encouraged to participate. If you are new to competing, this is your chance to jump into karate competition and learn what it’s all about!




The FMA Spring Challenge will be a National Qualifier Tournament, sanctioned by USA Karate. Anyone interested in participating in USA Karate Nationals in Schaumburg this year is highly encouraged to participate.

Agenda

April 14, 2019
8am – 4pm
Baker Demonstration School

$50 for kata & kumite
$30 for one event
$40 for Little Dragons Division

Registration deadline is April 11

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Schedule

​8​:00 am: Little Dragons Division (male & female)
9:​00​ am: Ages 7 & Under White – Orange Belt Division (male & female)
9:​00​ am: Ages 7 & Under Green & Higher Division (male & female)
10:00 am: KIAI Division
10:30 am: Ages 8 – 9 ​White – Orange Belt Division (male)
10:30 am: Ages 8 – 9 ​Green – Purple Belt Division (male)
1​0​:​3​0 am: Ages 8 – 9 ​Brown – Black Belt Division (male)
11:30 am: Ages 8 – 9 ​White – Orange Belt Division (female)
11:30 am: Ages 8 – 9 ​Green – Purple Belt Division (female)
1​1:​3​0 am: Ages 8 – 9 ​Brown – Black Belt Division (female)
12:​15 pm: Ages 10 – 11 ​White – Orange Belt Division (male)
12:​15 pm: Ages 10 – 11 ​Green – Purple Belt Division (male)
12:​15 pm: Ages 10 – 11 ​​Brown – Black Belt Division (male)
1:​15 pm: Ages 10 – 11 ​White – Orange Belt Division (female)
1:​15 pm: Ages 10 – 11 ​Green – Purple Belt Division (female)
1:​15 pm: Ages 10 – 11 ​​Brown – Black Belt Division (female)
2​:​00​ ​p​m: Ages 12 – 13 White – Orange Belt Division (male)
​2​:​00​ ​p​m: Ages 12 – 13 ​​Green – Purple Belt Division (male)
​2​:​00​ ​p​m: Ages 12 – 13 ​Brown – Black Belt Division (male)
2​:​45​ ​p​m: Ages 12 – 13 White – Orange Belt Division (female)
​2​:​45​ ​p​m: Ages 12 – 13 ​​Green – Purple Belt Division (female)
​2​:​45​ ​p​m: Ages 12 – 13 ​Brown – Black Belt Division (female)
3​:​30​ ​p​m: Ages 14 – 17 ​White – Purple Belt Division (male)
3​:​30​ ​p​m: Ages 14 – 17 ​​Brown – Black Belt Division (male)
3​:​30​ ​p​m: Ages 14 – 17 ​White – Purple Belt Division (female)
3:​30​ ​p​m: Ages 14 – 17 ​​Brown – Black Belt Division (female)
3:​30​ pm: Ages 18+ White – Purple Belt Division (male & female)
3:​30​ pm: Ages 18+ Brown – Black Belt Division (male & female)

*division times are approximate, please arrive at least 30 minutes before your division is set to begin

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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.

Hilton Garden Inn, Evanston

Holiday Inn, Evanston

Hyatt House, Evanston

Residence Inn by Marriott, Wilmette