*NOTICE* Nov 8, 2015-Presentation on Kukkiwon Promotion & Services

November 6th, 2015  / Author: RCabanatan


Dear Ontario Taekwondo Community,

Please accept this post as an open invitation designed for our Ontario Taekwondo Club Owners, Masters, Instructors and Kukkiwon Certificate recommenders.

A Presentation and information session regarding Kukkiwon promotion and services will be led by the Kukkiwon’s Deputy Section Chief, Master Park Chul Wung of the International Business Team. An Interactive Q & A session to be expected.

“Presentation on Kukkiwon Promotion and Services”
Sunday, Nov. 8th 10am-2pm
Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites Conference Centre & Spa
Violet/Orchid Room
8500 Warden Avenue, Markham, ON  L6G 1A5
Tel: 905-470-8500  www.torontomarkham.hilton.com

Kukkiwon – Nov. 8 (DAY PARKING PASS)

*This event is public and no registration or fees are required. This is not a course or a workshop*

Any inquiries regarding this event can be sent to otatkdinfo@gmail.com and shall be forwarded to the Kukkiwon Deputy Section Chief for an accurate reply.


Master Rommel Cabanatan, ChPC
Operational Director
Ontario Taekwondo Association

November 28 & 29, 2015 OTA Training Camp (Kyorugi)

November 2nd, 2015  / Author: RCabanatan

The OTA is pleased to announce Kyorugi Training Sessions on Saturday, November 28th & Sunday, November 29th .

Location: Sport TKD
754 Bathurst Street, Unit B. Toronto, ON M5S 2R6

Fee: $20 Per Day payable at the door.

*All participants must be current OTA members. (See Sessions Schedule# below.)

Saturday,  November 28-$20 for One or Two Sessions.
#1: Youth/Cadet- 1:00-3:00
#2: Junior/Senior-3:00-5:30
#3: Youth/Cadet-5:30-7:30
#4: Junior/Senior- 7:30-10:00

Sunday,  November 29-$20 for One or Two Sessions.
#5: Youth /Cadet-10:00-12:00
#6: Junior/Senior-12:00-2:30
#7: Colour Belt-2:30-4:00
#8: Sparring Matches-4:00-7:30

Coaching Staff : TBA
Confirm your Attendance by Friday, November 27th. by Email: otatkdinfo@gmail.com and indicate  Sessions Schedule#

Thank You.

2015-2016 Quest For Gold -Taekwondo Selection Criteria

October 25th, 2015  / Author: RCabanatan


The Ontario Taekwondo Association is pleased to announce the 2015-2016 Quest For Gold Program – Taekwondo Selection Criteria.

Q4G Selection Criteria

Please submit Page 7 of above document (Point Summary Sheet) by Dec 31, 2015 to otatkdinfo@gmail.com subject line: Q4G Selection Committee.

OTA will publish a draft list of nominated athletes for Ontario Card  by January 14, 2016.
*Only nominated athletes will be required to apply at:

Thank You.

October 24 & 25- Ontario Provincial Junior & Cadet Kyorugi Championships-Conestoga College, Kitchener ON

September 30th, 2015  / Author: RCabanatan

Dear Ontario Taekwondo Community,

Please find the Registration Packet & Athlete Point Ranking procedure for Ontario Provincial Junior & Cadet Kyorugi Championships-Conestoga College, Kitchener ON
(Payment options only by mail or drop off , at this time)

2015-2016 ONTARIO BLACK BELT CHAMPIONSHIPS-Junior & Cadet Divisions

Oct 24.-Junior Brackets (revised Oct 22)

Oct 25.-Cadet Brackets

*Periodically refer back to this post  for notices on Athlete Registration Lists, Changes in Schedule, Brackets, Results and General Updates.*
*Any errors & omissions please report to otatkdinfo@gmail.com

Thank You,

Master Rommel Cabanatan, ChPC
Tournament Committee, Chair

Provincials Registration List

September 12th, 2015  / Author: RCabanatan

See attached registrations received for the upcoming 2015-2016 Ontario Black Belt Championships for Poomsae  & Senior Kyorugi

Deadline for changes are Tuesday, September 15.

*Please note that 2015-2016 OTA Membership is required for all participating clubs, athletes and coaches.*

Email: otatkdinfo@gmail.com for membership inquiries and registration corrections.

Thank You.

Click Here for Poomsae & Senior Kyorugi Provincials List (Updated September 16)
Click Here for Poomsae Schedule (Saturday Sept 19)
Click Here for Recognized Poomsae Draw (Saturday Sept 19)
Click Here for Senior Provincial Championships Draw)(Sunday, Sept 20-Double Elimination)


OTA Membership Forms for Club & Individual (New & Renewals)

September 7th, 2015  / Author: RCabanatan

Dear OTA Community,


Membership Forms

The membership forms (Individual and Club) are available in the Administration/ Forms & Documents page on this site.

Fee Schedule for September 1, 2015 – August 31, 2016 season:

  • Club Membership: $300
  • Black Belt Membership: $25
  • Colour Belt Membership: $25

Click here for 2015-2016 OTA Membership Forms


Membership Expiry Date Extension

August 31st, 2015  / Author: RCabanatan

Dear OTA Community,


Please note the expiry date of ALL CURRENT Individual Colour Belt, Individual Black Belt, and Club for OTA members has been extended to a new expiry of September 5, 2015, without any additional charge to the members.  Renewal instructions and fee structures to follow.

Thank You for your patience.

Poomsae & Kyorugi Referee Seminars-Sept. 27, 2015

August 29th, 2015  / Author: RCabanatan

OTA’s Referee Committee is pleased to announce a Poomsae and  Kyorugi Referee Seminars on:

Sunday, September 27, 2015(9am – 5pm)
Jung Ko Taekwondo & Fitness
180 Steeles Ave W. Suite 200 (Upper Level) Thornhill., ON L4J 2L1

Delivered by OTA Referee Committee:
Master Bhajan Mann, Chair  (Kyorugi Seminar Conductor) &  Master Tim Johl, Vice Chair (Poomsae Seminar Conductor)


*These seminars meet the process to Certification, Upgrades, or NCCP requirement. A participant may only register for Poomsae OR Kyorugi Referee Seminar.

•Participant: Minimum 13 years old, 2nd gup and current OTA Member.
•Registration Fee: $60 *includes HST
•Bring: Dobuk, Pen/pencil, notebook, lunch.
•Contact: otarefereechair@gmail.com & CC: otatkdinfo@gmail.com

Poomsae topics Include: Poomsae Competition Rules

  • Proper techniques
  • Stances
  • Movements
  • Scoring : Accuracy,  Presentation

Kyorugi Topics include: Kyorugi Rules & Interpretation Proper dobuk and taekwondo shoes is mandatory; sparring equipment is optional.

  • Referee Fundamentals
  • Duties
  • Competition Rules
  • Hand Signals

Click Here & Submit with Payment upon Arrival

*Written Exam & Practical Evaluation required to earn Certificate.


September 19 & 20- Ontario Provincial Poomsae & Senior Kyorugi Championships

August 20th, 2015  / Author: RCabanatan

 Dear Ontario Taekwondo Community,

Please find the Registration Packet & Athlete Point Ranking procedure for this upcoming season.
Click Here for Packet and Paper Registration (Updated September 18, 2015)
Click Here for Electronic Sign Up (Payment options only by mail or drop off , at this time)

  • Ontario Provincial Poomsae Championships
  • Ontario Provincial Senior Kyorugi Championships

*Periodically refer back to this page for notices on Athlete Registration Lists, Changes in Schedule, Brackets, Results and General Updates.*

Thank You,


Master Rommel Cabanatan, ChPC
Tournament Committee, Chair

Announcement: National Poomsae Camp- August 29-30, 2015

August 20th, 2015  / Author: RCabanatan

Dear Ontario Taekwondo Community,

Ontario is hosting a National Poomsae Camp on August 29th-30th, 2015. This is a Taekwondo Canada Event delivering training and education for Competitive Poomsae. Ontario’s Black Belt Athletes, Coaches, Instructors and Referees are invited to take part in this official Nationally accredited event.

*This camp meets the mandatory requirement outlined in the National Team Selection Criteria for 2015  &  2016.

Athletes: Black Belts interested in Competitive Poomsae
Coaches: All levels – NCCP AI & DC certified coaches provide NCCP # to get Professional Development Credits – see details below. – see link below.

Featuring: Master Jung Jin Park , National Poomsae Head Coach
Date: Saturday & Sunday, August 29th – 30th
Time: Sat 9 – 5, Sun 9 – 5
Venue: JSC Taekwondo 719 Main St E, Milton, ON L9T 3Z3
Registration Fee:$150
Dress: Dobuk
Bring: Pen/pencil, notebook

Click Here for More Information and Registration Details