2018 USA Taekwondo Championships

USA Taekwondo is excited to be bringing the biggest show in taekwondo - the 2018 National Championships to beautiful Salt Lake City Utah, from July 2nd to July 9th 2018!

Following on from our super successful tournament in 2017 in Detroit we are going to be raising the bar once more, to ensure you have the most amazing experience of the competition calendar.

Information Packet

All the pertinent information you need to plan a successful 2018 Nationals...

-USA Taekwondo Points of Contact


-2018 Major Changes & Important Reminders

-Registration Info, Deadlines & Fees

-Method of Competition & Competition Rules


-Dobok & Equipment Standards

-Divisions & Weight Categories

-Weigh-Ins & Bracketing

-Coaching Requirement - CIDP

-Referee Information


-General Information

-National Dan Testing

...can be found HERE.


Registration is now officially open for the 2018 Taekwondo National Championships in Salt Lake City, Utah!!! 

Go ahead and log on to your Hang-a-Star account and register now, it's that easy! Keep in mind the early registration deadline is on June 7, 2018. If you want to get the early bird prices register NOW! You do NOT want to miss this year's National Championships!

We have great things coming this year at Nationals such as choosing the inaugural All-American Athletes! Don't forget our new TUSAH US National Rankings System, plus more! We will post and share all the great things coming to Nationals as we get closer! Register Now and we will see you there!



CLICK HERE to see the full tournament schedule for the week of July 2-9.


Once you have looked at the schedule and figured out the plan for your trip, you can book your hotel RIGHT NOW at the very best rates available. Click THIS LINK to reserve your room(s).

Salt Lake Trip Planner

Now that you are all set and ready to go, to get you even more excited, check out the Salt Lake Trip Planner.

Whether you like your days around Nationals to be action-packed or leisurely, you'll find it easy to plan your days in Salt Lake to get the most our of your Salt Lake City vacation.

Salt Lake Events

Salt Lake's event calendar is bursting at the seams with fun stuff for every inclination, every day and night of the week.

Check out the SALT LAKE EVENT CALENDAR during your time at Nationals.

And don't miss out on these events with the Real Salt Lake soccer team and Salt Lake Bees minor league baseball team, including special discounts for USA Taekwondo National Championship competitors...

REAL SALT LAKE SOCCER (a portion of each ticket goes to USA Taekwondo)

July 4th game with fireworks

July 7th game 


SALT LAKE BEES (discounted tickets in all price ranges from July 4-8)


Use Promo Code: 2018USATKD


You're never far from your next great Salt Lake meal because a surprisingly diverse assortment of cafés and restaurants are waiting for you. From great American classics to dining options from every corner of the world, you will find exactly what your tastebuds are craving for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Eat hearty to keep up your energy - Salt Lake also boasts a vibrant nightlife with nightclubs, sports bars, piano bars, pubs and martini bars; which means there's plenty here to keep you up long after the sun goes down. 


Salt Lake Attractions

There are two main factors involved in planning the perfect trip: making sure everyone has fun and experiencing things you don't experience every day. Luckily, there's so much to see and do in Salt Lake, the hardest part about planning your trip will be narrowing down your options, which range from the weird and unusual to the beautiful and exhilarating.