2013 Sport Accord Games: Team Information

June 07, 2013, 12:34 p.m. (ET)

The 2013 Sport Accord Games is an invitation only event. As such, 8 Male Teams and 4 Female Teams have been invited by the WTF to participate. The USA has been invited to have its Male Team participate in this event. The Sport Accord Games will take place October 23-24, 2013 in St. Petersburg, Russia. The Sport Accord Games is a Tag-Team competition. The stipulation is that this event will consist of teams of 6 male athletes whose combined weight total is equal to or less than 432 kg. The required date for USA Taekwondo to submit the names of our team members to the WTF is June 22, 2013.

USA Taekwondo is taking written applications for consideration for participation in this event. Applications for participation are due by 5:00pm MDT on Monday, June 10, 2013.  Any applications that arrive at USA Taekwondo after June 10, 2013, after 5:00pm MDT will not be taken into consideration. The 2013 Sport Accord Games Selection Procedures govern team selection.

Male athletes who participated in the 2013 National Team Trial are strongly encouraged to apply. Priority will be given to current National Team Members, followed by B-Team Members. For full details, please read the selection procedures.

2013 Sport Accord Games Selection Procedures

2013 Sport Accord Athlete Application

Applications should be sent to Meredith Miller by email (meredith.miller@usa-taewkondo.us) or fax (719-866-4642)