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coaches credential (Floor Pass) APPLICATION Process 

Receive your USA-NKF signature event floor pass by completing our online application! Completing this application online will replace traveling to competitions and attending a mandatory course in person.

Notice: In order to receive a floor pass for this years event you must follow the link below and complete the application. The coaches course onsite is separate from this application and does not grant you access to the floor.

Click here to sign up now!

How does it work?

1. Click here to view the application.

2. You simply read the content, respond to the questions, verify your completion of all SafeSport requirements (instructions listed below), and provide your e-signatures where necessary.

3. Upon completion and approval of this application we will print your floor pass for the requested USA Karate Signature Event and you can pick up your pass a the pre-registration desk.

4. An incomplete or rejected application will not be granted a refund. It is the responsibility of each coach to verify their own information before completing their application to ensure it is not rejected.

How much does it cost?

$75.00 per signature event. (Coaches registration will now only be $75.00 per event) This way if you only attend one signiture event you are not paying for all of them.

What will I learn?

- USA-NKF Coaches Code of Conduct 
- USOC Coaching Code of Ethics
- USA-NKF Athlete Agreement
- USA-NKF Introduction to Coaching
- USOC Safe Sport Training

SafeSport Instructions:

SafeSport accreditation is a two step process, a NCSI background check, and the online SafeSport training course. To complete the NCSI background check go to and complete the necessary information with the self-registration number 26244495 (please note: this can take up to 10 days to process and additional information may be requested from NCSI, failure to provide this information may result in a Red Light which will result in a rejected application without a refund of the $75 application fee). To complete the SafeSport training course visit and complete the SafeSport course. Both of these steps must be complete to receive a coaches floor pass, and both are valid for two years once complete.