Archive for April, 2013

Canada Open: May 2 – 5 2013

Monday, April 22nd, 2013


Last Day to register

Over 700 athletes and 11 countries already registered!

You are invited to the 2013 Canada Open, being held in the City of Toronto at the Westin Harbour Castle Hotel from May 2-5, 2013.

The 2013 Canada Open is positioned to be the premier taekwondo event leading up to the 2013 World Championships being held July 2013 in Puebla, Mexico. As a result, senior athletes will have the opportunity to earn important ranking points towards their seeding at the World Championships.

After a successful 2012 Canada Open featuring Sparring and Poomsae athletes from 13 countries, the 2013 Canada Open will expand and feature:

  • Senior and Junior Sparring Divisions
  • Senior and Junior Poomsae Divisions
  • Colour Belt Tournament
  • Para/AWAD taekwondo Tournament
  • Daedo True-Score PSS system
  • WTF Sanction – G1
  • IVR for all elite black belt sparring matches

Kindly read the information package carefully for all details.

Referee Seminar (Mississauga) – May 11, 2013

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

The OTA’s Referee Committee will be hosting a Referee Seminar on

May 11, 2013 (11am – 7pm)

Master Seung’s TKD Academy – Argentia Branch
2895 Argentia Rd,  Mississauga, Ontario


Certification opportunities will be available for:

  • Kyorugi Competition
  • Referee Class Upgrade (refer to OTA website for eligibility)


It is a 2 day seminar; Day 1 – Theory & Day 2 – Practical Evaluation at an upcoming tournament. All applicants must be at least 13 years old, at least 2nd gup and a good standing member of the OTA.

Prior to the seminar all participants are required to carefully study the WTF Sparring Competition Rules and Interpretation. Proper dobuk and taekwondo shoes is mandatory; sparring equipment is optional.

Referee Seminar Registration forms and fee must be sent to:

Ontario Taekwondo Association
9078 Leslie Street, Units 5-6
Richmond Hill, ONtario  L4B 3L8

No later than May 6, 2013