Karate Challenge

The annual David Deaton Karate Studios Karate Challenge is our first all school function of the year. The students are competing for individual trophies as well as the coveted school trophy (for the school winning the most 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places in Forms, Fighting, and Weapons).

Saturday, April 9, 2016
Christ Presbyterian Academy
2323 Old Hickory Blvd. Nashville TN, 37215
(Get directions below)
All Schools Are Closed For This Tournament

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The purpose of the tournament is to:

  • To help educate the student body on how to handle stress and pressure in a competition format
  • To help raise funds for Project Sparrow which helps with tuition for financially challenged families

Detailed information on the who, what, when, and where is listed below and, of course, you can always stop by the front desk or email us with any questions.

Registration starts Monday, March 7.

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Entry Fee Information

  • By Thursday, April 7: $40 (BBC $36).
  • After April 7, or at the door (day of event): $45 (BBC $40) No Discounts

Each competition entry fee includes 2 spectator tickets. Additional spectator tickets are $3 each. Children 3 and under are free. There will be additional family member discounts on the tournament fee when you pre-register. Check at the front desk for discounted price.

Cash or Check Only (No Charge and Debit Cards).

Schedule of Events

Times Stated Below Are For All Ages.

No shoes are allowed on the gym floor. Competitors and officials only in competition area!! Spectators must stay on the bleachers.

TimeBelt LevelEvent
8:00Black Belts and BB Cand.
Juniors (7–11)
Teens (12–17)
Show Up
8:30Black Belts and BB Cand.
Juniors (7–11)
Teens (12–17)
Begin Com­pe­ti­tion
(Includ­ing Bo Kata)
9:30White / Gold / OrangeShow Up
10:00White / Gold / OrangeBegin Com­pe­ti­tion
11:00Purple / Blue / Green Cand.Show Up
11:30Purple / Blue / Green Cand.Begin Com­pe­ti­tion
12:30Brown Cand. / Brown/
and Green
Show Up
1:00Brown Cand. / Brown / and GreenBegin Com­pe­ti­tion
2:00Adults (18 and up)
All Belt Levels
Show Up
2:30Adults (18 and up)
All Belt Levels
Begin Com­pe­ti­tion
(Includ­ing Bo Kata)

Karate Tournament Divisions

 

Children’s Divisions

Each age group will have a sep­a­rate divi­sion for;
White, Gold, Orange, Blue, Pur­ple, Green, Brown, and Black Belt.
Under Black Belt Age Divisions
5 and Under
(Lit­tle Drag­ons)
6–78–910–1112–1314–1516–17
Black Belt Age Divisions
8-910-1112-1314-1516–17
Girl's Fight­ing Age Divi­sions
12-1314-1516-17

Adult Divisions

Note: Adjust­ments will be made if there is not at least 3 com­peti­tors per division.
Men (18–34)
White | Gold | Orange | Blue | Pur­ple | Green | Brown | Black Belts
Women (18–34)
White | Gold | Orange | Blue | Pur­ple | Green | Brown | Black Belts
Exec­u­tives: Men (35–45)
White | Gold | Orange | Blue | Pur­ple | Green | Brown | Black Belts
Exec­u­tives: Women (35–45)
Same divisions as Executive Men 35–45
Exec­u­tives: Men (Over 45)
White and Gold | Orange, Blue and Pur­ple | Green and Brown | Black Belts
Exec­u­tives: Women (Over 45)
Same divi­sions as Exec­u­tive Men Over 45.
More information about our karate tournaments and scoring

Directions to Tournament

For alternate directions, please use the below map.

From Hendersonville:

  • Take Vietnam Veterans Parkway to I-65 South towards Huntsville.
  • Merge onto Old Hickory Blvd. (via exit 74B toward Brentwood)
  • Continue on Old Hickory Blvd. until 2323 Old Hickory Blvd.
  • School is on the left.

From Mount Juliet area:

  • Take I-40 West toward Nashville.
  • Keep left to take I-24 West (via exit 53 toward Memphis)
  • Merge onto I-65 South (via exit 5 toward Huntsville)
  • Merge onto Old Hickory Blvd. (via exit 74B toward Brentwood)
  • Continue on Old Hickory Blvd. until 2323 Old Hickory Blvd.
  • School is on the left.


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Photos from previous tournaments

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