2017-2018 Ontario Provincial Championship

August 15th, 2017  / Author: KTong

Dear OTA Community,

Please be advised that the first 2017-2018 Ontario Provincial Championship is a two day event that will take place on September 16 & 17, 2017 at Dunbarton High School in Pickering, ON.

Further details and registration instructions to follow.

 

Master Ka-On Tong
Executive Director

Cancellation – 2nd JSC Taekwondo Championship

August 15th, 2017  / Author: KTong

Dear OTA Community,

Please be advised that Master Jung Jin Park has informed the OTA that the 2nd JSC Taekwondo Championship tournament previously scheduled for September 16, 2017 has been cancelled.

 

Master Ka-On Tong
Executive Director

2017-2018 OTA PROVINCIAL BLACK BELT EVENT

July 24th, 2017  / Author: KTong

Dear Ontario Taekwondo Community,

The 2017-2018 OTA PROVINCIAL BLACK BELT EVENT scheduled for August 12th & 13th has been CANCELLED.

The first 2017-2018 OTA PROVINCIAL BLACK BELT EVENT will be held on September 17, 2017 and the second event will be held in January 2018.

Further details to follow in the coming weeks.

 

Thank You,

Master Ka-On Tong
Executive Director

OTA Referee Seminar (Central Region)-Sunday, May 21, 2017

May 12th, 2017  / Author: RCabanatan

OTA’s Referee Committee is pleased to announce a Kyorugi Referee Seminar on:

Sunday, May 21, 2017 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Master Kang’s Black Belt Martial Arts Academy
2501 Eglinton Avenue East
Scarborough, ON M1K 2R1
**REGISTER NOW! **

*These seminars meet the process to Certification, Upgrades, or NCCP requirement.

•Participant: Minimum 13 years old, 2nd gup and current OTA Member.(Fee of $25.00 valid Sep 1, 2016-Aug 31, 2017)
•Registration Fee: $60 *includes HST
•Bring: Dobuk, Pen/pencil, notebook, lunch.

•Contact: otarefereechair@gmail.com with the following ASAP:
•Subject Line please indicate KYORUGI -REFEREE SEMINAR

Kyorugi Referee Topics include:

Click Here & Submit with Payment upon Arrival

*Written Exam & Practical Evaluation required to earn Certificate.

Team Ontario Delegation-2017 National Championships, Calgary

May 10th, 2017  / Author: RCabanatan

Announcing O.T.A. Delegation for the 2017 Canadian National Taekwondo Championships, being held in the City of Calgary, Alberta at the Olympic Oval from May 25-28.
Details available on:

http://taekwondo-canada.com/2017-canadian-national-taekwondo-championships/

Head of Team: Master In-Kyung Kim
Team Manager: Master Young-Hab Kim
Head Coach: Master George Koh
Coach: Master Sung Min Son
Coach: Master Jerome Cabanatan
Coach: Master Matt Ross
Poomsae Coach: Master Jung-Jin Park

Ontario athletes requiring access to a qualified Coach at official events, may request by  Email: OTA Head Coach, Master George Koh masters@ottawataekwondo.com with the following ASAP:

“Subject line: Ontario Coach Request”
Athlete Name:
Day/Date of Competition:
Category:
Club/Team Name:
Contact email of athlete’s personal coach:

URGENT: TEAM OUTFIT ORDER DEADLINE ON TUESDAY MAY 9TH/ 2017

May 4th, 2017  / Author: RCabanatan
The 2017 Canadian National Taekwondo Championships is fast approaching & will be held on May 25-28, 2017 in Calgary, Alberta.
The OTA will sponsor a 2017 Team Jacket & Ontario Dobok,to Junior, Cadet & Poomsae athletes ranked Top 10 overall in 2016-2017 OTA Season.
Order deadline is TUESDAY MAY 9TH/ 2017

UPDATE **Uniform Pickup Date & Location Change**
Tuesday May 16th to Friday May 19th
Captain Sports
351 Steelcase Rd West #3
Markham, ON Canada
L3R 4H9
sales@captainsports.ca
905-946-0800

Eligibility for Sponsored Team Ontario Outfit:
Proof will be Required and checked with Taekwondo Canada.
Please Email: OTA Tournament Chair & Points Administrator, Master Mark Warburton sarniataekwondo@gmail.com with the following ASAP:
  1. Athlete Name
  2. Proof of 2017 Canadian National Championships Registration.
  3. Team Jacket size: XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL
  4. Kyorugi Dobok Order: size range 130cm, 140cm, 150cm..until 210 cm OR
  • Poomsae Y Neck Dobok Order: *specifics below required*
  • Male Poom size range 130cm-180cm
  • Female Poom size range 130cm-180cm
  • Male Dan size range 150cm-200cm
  • Female Dan size range 150cm-200cm
  • High Dan size range 170cm-200cm
Names, Outfit Sizes and Proof of Event Registration must be received before TUESDAY MAY 9TH/ 2017 to OTA Tournament Chair & Points Administrator, Master Mark Warburton: sarniataekwondo@gmail.com
 
Good Luck to ALL  !!!

Employment Opportunity Notice

April 12th, 2017  / Author: RCabanatan

The Ontario Taekwondo Association (OTA) is currently seeking an enthusiastic, effective and committed individual with excellent management, planning, organizational and interpersonal skills to serve as Operational Director.

  • Start Date: May 1st, 2017
  • Deadline for applications: April 19th, 2017
  • Job Location: Toronto, ON

Job Description & Application Procedure

OTA Referee Seminar(Eastern Region)-Sunday, April 9/ 2017

March 26th, 2017  / Author: RCabanatan

The OTA Referee Committee will be piloting a new initiative for those interested participants residing in other regions of Ontario. We are pleased to offer this Kyorugi Referee Seminar concurrently via live-stream in Ottawa, Ontario:

Sunday, April 9, 2017 (9:00am to 4:00pm)
Phoenix Taekwondo Academy
800 Industrial Ave
Ottawa, ON K1G 4B8
Live-stream Course Conductor: Master Sonia Villeneuve, Vice-Chair (Kyorugi)

*All candidates are strongly encouraged to review the WTF Competition Rules and Interpretation (available at the link below) prior to attending the seminar.

Participant: Minimum 13 years old, 2nd keup and current OTA member (Fee of $25.00 valid Sep 1, 2016 – Aug 31, 2017)
Registration Fee: $60 *includes HST
Bring: Dobuk, pen/pencil, notebook, lunch
Contact: otarefereechair@gmail.com & CC: otatkdinfo@gmail.com
Subject Line: please indicate KYORUGI REFEREE SEMINAR (live-stream)

**REGISTER NOW! ** The OTA Referee Committee encourages attendance from coaches & instructors (and OTA Officials to refresh/upgrade) Major changes will be implemented for the upcoming tournament season*

*These seminars meet the process to Certification, Upgrades, or NCCP requirement.

Kyorugi Referee Topics include:

Click Here & Submit with Payment upon Arrival

*Written Exam & Practical Evaluation required to earn Certificate.

OTA Referee Seminar (Central Region)-Sunday, April 9/ 2017

March 16th, 2017  / Author: RCabanatan

OTA’s Referee Committee is pleased to announce a Kyorugi Referee Seminar on:

Sunday, April 9/ 2017
Master Myung’s Taekwondo – Richmond Hill
460 Elgin Mills Road East Unit 14
Richmond Hill, ON L4C5E7

**REGISTER NOW! ** The OTA Referee Committee encourages attendance from coaches & instructors (and OTA Officials to refresh/upgrade) Major changes will be implemented for the upcoming tournament season*

*These seminars meet the process to Certification, Upgrades, or NCCP requirement.

•Participant: Minimum 13 years old, 2nd gup and current OTA Member.(Fee of $25.00 valid Sep 1, 2016-Aug 31, 2017)
•Registration Fee: $60 *includes HST
•Bring: Dobuk, Pen/pencil, notebook, lunch.
•Contact: otarefereechair@gmail.com & CC: otatkdinfo@gmail.com
•Subject Line please indicate KYORUGI -REFEREE SEMINAR

Kyorugi Referee Topics include:

Click Here & Submit with Payment upon Arrival

*Written Exam & Practical Evaluation required to earn Certificate.

Final List of Ontario Card Nominations Announced!

March 6th, 2017  / Author: RCabanatan

The QFG Selection Committee & ONTARIO TAEKWONDO ASSOCIATION are pleased to announce a FINAL list of athletes who have been nominated for Ontario Cards under the 2016-2017 Quest for Gold – Ontario Athlete Assistance Program (OAAP). The athletes nominated were selected using the sport specific selection criteria developed by ONTARIO TAEKWONDO ASSOCIATION, approved by its Board of Directors and applied by the Selection Committee.

SENIOR CARD MALE
WILLIAM RODGERS
JORDAN STEWART

SENIOR CARD FEMALE
RACHEL CUMA
RUXANDRA RODGERS

JUNIOR CARD MALE
JOSHUA CLEGHORN
LEAN ATENDIDO

JUNIOR CARD FEMALE
EMILY WAUNG
VANESSA ROMANSKI

Congratulations to All!

Regards,

Master Rommel Cabanatan, ChPC
Operational Director