Taekwondo

Q: How do I get a USA Taekwondo membership/member number?

A: Visit http://www.usa-taekwondo.us/ and click on "Membership"  or "Log-In" on the home page

Q: How can I register for USA Taekwondo Events?

A: The easiest and most reliable way to complete registration is on-line through the Hang-A-Star system (http://www.usat.hangastar.com/) using your USAT member number. Once you are logged in click the EVENTS tab and find the event you would like to register for.

Q: How does one qualify for the 2013 USAT National Championships?

A: In order to be eligible for the 2013 USAT National Championships an athlete must have "participated" at a USAT State Championship.

Q: I have qualified for the World Class sparring division and only Grass Roots are showing up. How do I get into my qualified weight category?

A: If you have qualified at a state championship and are not able to register for World Class contact the events department at 719-866-4289 or travis.oosthoek@usa-taekwondo.us

Q: What divisions fall under Grass Roots Sparring at the 2013 USAT National Championships?

A: Grass Roots divisions are for 12 & older BLACK BELTS in Sparring and 15 and older in Poomsae. The Grass Roots division is for those athletes that did not place in the TOP 4 at a USAT State Championship or National Collegiate Taekwondo Championships. The winner (1st place, except for CADETS) of each weight category (sparring) and/or division (poomsae) will have the opportunity to compete in their respective World Class weight category and/or division the following day.

Q: What divisions fall under World Class Sparring at the USAT National Championships?

A: World Class divisions are for 12 & older BLACK BELTS. To be eligible to compete in the World Class category one must finish in the Top 4 at USAT State Championship, National Collegiate Taekwondo Championships. For the CADET (12-14) divisions, eligible athletes (those who "participated" at a USAT State Championship) can choose either World Class or Grass Roots.

Q: What divisions are open or require no qualification for the USAT National Championships?

A: Board Breaking, Weapons, Demonstration Teams are non-qualifying (Open) divisions at the 2013 USAT National Championships. 2013 USAT State Championships have the option to offer these divisions.

Q: Can my Demo Team add athletes/members to it prior to competing at the USAT National Championships?

A: No, the Demo Team must be the same athletes that competed at a USAT State Championship. A Demo Team may drop qualified members from their Team, but cannot add.

Q: Does my "PENDING" event registration status mean I can not compete?

A: Once you have successfully registered for an event, USAT considers you a participant in that event. “Pending" status means the athlete/coach still needs to provide documents to complete their registration, "Confirmed" means all documents have been received and/or verified by USA Taekwondo.

Q: How do I find out what documents are missing from my event registration if my status says "pending"?

A: Log into the Hang-A-Star system (http://www.usat.hangastar.com/) using your USAT membership number and click on "Event Registration Status" on the left hand side of the HOME tab. Under the "status" column, all boxes left unchecked contain the documents that have not been received to date.

Q: How do I go back and add a division if I skipped it during on-line registration process?

A: Log into the Hang-A-Star system (www.usat.hangastar.com) using your USAT membership number and click on “Event Registration Status” on the left hand side of the HOME tab. This will bring up a web page with links “Change my division”. Click this and update/add the needed division. 

Q: How do I go back and update/provide my "HOTEL" or "INSURANCE" information if I skipped it during on-line registration process?

A: Log into the Hang-A-Star system (http://www.usat.hangastar.com/) using your USAT membership number and click on "Event Registration Status" on the left hand side of the HOME tab. This will bring up a web page with links "Change Hotel Information" and "Change Insurance Information". Click those and update the needed information.

Q: If I have provided "HOTEL" and "INSURANCE", why does is not show as provided under the status column?

A: A USAT representative must manually go into the system and update and verify the information. Please allow time for this to happen.

Q: I need to provide my Black Belt Certificate to complete my registration, how can I do this?

A: Athletes should upload their Black Belt certificate into their USAT membership profile. Once this has been done a USAT representative will go into the system to verify the information. Please allow time for this to happen. Log into the Hang-A-Star system (http://www.usat.hangastar.com/) using your USAT membership number and click on "Upload pictures" on the left hand side of the HOME tab.

Q: I need to provide a personal photo to complete my registration, how can I do this?

A: Athletes should upload a personal photo (head shot) into their USAT membership profile. Once this has been done a USAT representative will go into the system to verify the information. Please allow time for this to happen. Log into the Hang-A-Star system (http://www.usat.hangastar.com/) using your USAT membership number and click on "Upload pictures" on the left hand side of the HOME tab.

Q: How do I make a payment if I skipped it during the registration process?

A: Log into the Hang-A-Star system (http://www.usat.hangastar.com/) using your USAT membership number and click on "Event Registration Status" on the left hand side of the HOME tab. This will bring up a web page with a link "Make a Payment" click this and follow the steps to pay with a credit card. *Please note we do not accept personal checks. 

  • If the registration system is "closed" you will need to complete payment onsite at the event check-in.
  • USA Taekwondo has a NO REFUND policy on all event registrations

Q: How can I see who is registered in my division/weight category or how many are registered in my division/weight category?

A: Log into the Hang-A-Star system (http://www.usat.hangastar.com/) using your USAT membership number and click on "Event Registration Status" on the left hand side of the HOME tab. This will bring up a web page with a link "View Weight Divisions". Click this and then find your division/weight category.

Q: How do I print my confirmation if I did not do it during the registration process?

A: Log into the Hang-A-Star system (http://www.usat.hangastar.com/) using your USAT membership number and click on "Event Registration Status. Under DETAILS you will see a yellow button. Click this to print your confirmation form.

Q: Who needs to send in the confirmation form? Where do I send my confirmation form?

A: Athletes under the age of 18 must have their parents/guardian sign the confirmation form. Confirmation forms should be sent back to: USA Taekwondo Attn: (Event Name), 1 Olympic Plaza, Colorado Springs, CO 80909

Q: What information/documents should I bring to event check-in/weigh-ins?

A: Athletes/Coaches should bring a picture ID (birth certificate can replace a picture ID) and any pending items from their on-line registration status. Documents may include; Insurance, Hotel, Confirmation, Payment, Black Belt Certificate, Proof of Residency or Proof of Citizenship

Q: What documents prove U.S. Citizenship?

A: U.S. Passport or Birth Certificate

Q: What documents prove U.S. Residency?

A: Social Security Card, Report Card proving enrollment at U.S. school, College transcript, Perminent Residency Card or Green Card