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Al Oerter Kickstart Youth Karate Tournament

Sunday, May 4, 2014

8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.

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Martial arts competitors aged 5 to 17 of all belt levels are welcome to compete at the Al Oerter Kickstart Youth Karate Tournament! Join hundreds of kids and notable guests, including International Champion Fighter Jadi Tention and 14 year old World Champion Danny Etkin. Athletes receive giveaways and recognition for their participation! 

The event promotes a safe and healthy lifestyle through martial arts training. A grant from Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids and sponsorship by Wellcare and Metlife made the tournament possible.

To compete:

Participants must show up early at 8:00 a.m. with the required safety gear, including a mouthpiece, chest gear, foot gear, hand gear, helmet and a cup for male competitors. Kids get a free Recreation Center membership, but parents must bring identification. 


Al Oerter Recreation Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park Accessible
131-40 Fowler Ave.
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Event Organizer

Queens Recreation

Contact Number

(718) 353-7853


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