AAU Karate SC State Qualifier
Date: Saturday, May 15th 2021
Location: Hyatt Regency Greenville, 220 N. Main Street, Greenville, SC 29601, USA
PRE-REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED – PLEASE REGISTER IN PERSON
Cost: $70 per participant up to May 13th. Late registration is $100.Current AAU membership required. Visit www.aaukararate.org to join!
Spectators $8 (5 and under free)
Coaches Pass: $15 (Required Attire: Full team warm-up or AAU approved red or blue polo shirt and gi pants)
Competitors much pick up their competitor pass before the competition at the registration desk.
Event Schedule Friday May 14th
Referee Training 6pm taught by Sensei Steve Robinson
Pass Pick-up 6-7:30pm
Event Schedule Saturday May 15th
Venue Opens (Pass Pick-up) 8am
Staging Area Opens 8:30am
Referees Report 8:30am
Coaches Briefing 8:30am
Tournament Begins at 9am
Order of events: All Weapons Divisions followed by all Kata/Kumite divisions beginning with youngest age groups moving to older age groups
8:30am – All Weapons Divisions
9:30 am – 7 and under
10:00 am 8-9 year olds
11:00 am 10-11 year olds
12:00 pm 12-13 year olds
1:15pm 14-15 year olds
2:15pm 16-17 year olds
3:00 pm All Adult 18+
*We will NOT call you to staging earlier than times listed above
White uniform with only the AAU patch on the left chest, no piping. Belts should be white, green, brown, or black only. Required for all: White hand pads and mouthguard; Youth requirement (ages 17 and under): helmet with clear face shield. Required for males of all ages: groin cup. Optional: Shin protectors for all ages, chest protectors for females, foot covers are permitted for youth.
Athletes should only report to stating at their staging time
All divisions will run back to back (Kata then Kumite)
We will NOT run early, please do not report to staging before the listed stage time. The schedule is to allow for spacing and occupancy limits in the competition space
Shoes must be worn at all times in the Hyatt Hotel outside of competition area
Masks must be word at all times unless actively competing on the tatami
Hyatt Hotel is offering special pricing for attendees. Use code G-CKAR for discount rate of $129/night https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/group-booking/GSPRG/G-CKAR
Concessions will not be provided at tournament. The Hyatt does have Starbucks, Ice Cream Shop, and Roost restaurant in the lobby. Downtown Greenville is home to over 100 restaurants within walking distance of the Hyatt hotel. There are many good options just across the street or next door: Sushi Go, Jersey Mikes, Antonino Bertolo’s Pizza, Sweet Berries, and Menkoi.
More information added daily!