Taekwondo Canada National Affiliation

February 2nd, 2016  / Author: RCabanatan

Re: 2016 National Affiliation

ATTENTION Members & OTA Club Owners-OTA Member CLUBS can now register their Club and their Members with Taekwondo Canada for National Affiliation. *OTA Membership mandatory.

(Taekwondo Canada National Affiliation Registrations will be the responsibility of each OTA CLUB  to submit to the OTA. Taekwondo Canada National Affiliation base Fees are $50/per Club and $2/per Individual .Valid until December 31, 2016.)

Registration Process:

The OTA Member CLUB will:
1) Download and fill out this spreadsheet
2) Email the spreadsheet to otatkdinfo@gmail.com by the 25th of each calendar month. All Fees are collected by the CLUB , & due by mail or drop off to:
Ontario Taekwondo Association (OTA)-4560 Hwy 7 East, Suite 500 Markham, Ontario L3R 1M5

The OTA will:
3) Verify the  OTA Memberships are up-to-date, and authorize for National Affiliation.

Detailed information & Frequently Asked Questions’s available at:

Please note that Taekwondo Canada National Affiliation would be required to participate at Taekwondo Canada Events.
This includes:
•Taekwondo Canada/NCCP Workshops
•National Referee Program
•Nationally sanctioned Training Camps (such as Future Champs Program)
•Canada Open International Tournament
•Canadian National Championships
•Processing Kukkiwon Black Belt Applications & Certificates.

All Black Belt national/international participants that require a Global Athlete License (GAL) must log on to the  World Taekwondo Federation Global Membership System (GMS) and register here:
https://www.hangastar.com/wtf/login.aspx    *Global Athlete License (GAL) fee is $125/Year

Thank You,

Master Rommel Cabanatan, ChPC
Operational Director
Ontario Taekwondo Association

2016 OTA Black Belt Challenge

January 19th, 2016  / Author: RCabanatan

Dear OTA Community,

The 2016 OTA BLACK BELT CHALLENGE on January 23 & 24, 2016  will be held at Bishop Reding Catholic Secondary School in  Milton.

This event is open to OTA Member Black Belts in Poomsae (U10-66+), and  Kyorugi (Cadet, Junior & Senior only)

Please note:

  • Cadet Kyorugi weight classes will be merged.
  • Facemasks mandatory for Cadets-(born in 2004 or earlier)
  • Senior & Junior Kyorugi:Olympic Weight Classes will be used for this event.
  • Appropriate Y-neck Doboks Mandatory for All Poomsae Competitors
  • Poomsae Categories: ALL Finals will adopt a Head to Head format.
  • Kyorugi Divisions: Double Elimination Format. 
  • 2016 OTA Black Belt Challenge Registration Package (*Updated January 10, 2016)

OTA BB Challenge Coach Jan 20
OTA BB Challenge Kyorugi Jan 20
OTA BB Challenge Poomsae Jan 20



Senior Kyorugi
Junior & Cadet

Thank You,

Master Rommel Cabanatan, ChPC
Operational Director
Ontario Taekwondo Association

Quest For Gold Ontario Card Nominations Announced!

January 14th, 2016  / Author: RCabanatan

Dear Taekwondo Community

On behalf of the Q4G Selection Committee:
MASTER JOHN HUH, Committee Chair

We are pleased to announce a draft list of athletes and alternates who have been nominated for Ontario Cards under the 2015-2016 Quest for Gold – Ontario Athlete Assistance Program (OAAP).

Quest For Gold Ontario Card Nominations Announced!

Nominated Athletes (not alternates) must complete the online application at www.questforgold.ca before January 25, 2016

Please read the handbook for detailed instructions.  Quest for Gold ONTARIO Card Athlete Handbook 2015-16


Master Rommel Cabanatan, ChPC
Operational Director
Ontario Taekwondo Association


December 17th, 2015  / Author: RCabanatan

The OTA is pleased to announce a Black Belt (Poomsae & Kyorugi) Training Camp  on  Saturday, January 9, 2016 in Burlington, ON.

Location:  Sport TKD-Burlington
Mount Royal Plaza, 2007 Mount Forest Drive, Burlington, ON L7P1H4
Date: Saturday,  January 9, 2016
Fee:  $20.00 payable at the door.

*All participants must be current OTA members. Training Camp is exclusive to Black Belt Competitors
(See Session# below.)

#1: 9:00-11:30 Poomsae All Ages-Black Belt
#2: 11:30-1:30 Kyorugi Training Youth & Cadet  Black Belts * corrected
#3: 1:30-3:30  Kyorugi Training Junior & Senior Black Belts
#4: 3:30-5:30  Poomsae All Ages-Black Belt
#5: 5:30-8:30  Electronic Protector & Scoring System Sparring/Training (Daedo) *Please bring your Daedo e-Socks.*Cadet, Junior & Senior Black Belts only.

Confirm your Attendance by Friday, January 8th, 2016
Email: otatkdinfo@gmail.com and indicate the Session# you plan on attending.


Master George Koh, Head Coach
Ontario Taekwondo Association

*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